December 24, 2015

Delicious Make-Ahead Christmas Breakfast Recipies

 

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Ahh, Christmas morning, one of the most magical times of the year. We love the woodsy pine scent of the Christmas tree, the festive twinkling lights, and of course, the oodles of brightly wrapped gifts tucked under the tree. Make your Christmas morning even more fabulous with these delicious breakfast treats that are sure to become apart of your holiday traditions.
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December 22, 2015

Gift Ideas for Vintage-Loving Girls With Style Society Christine Adelina

 

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One of our favorite things about the holiday season is finding a fabulous gift for that special someone. Few things go better with sipping on eggnog and watching the twinkling holiday lights than watching your friends and family unwrapping the perfect present. Style Society blogger Christine Adelina of Once Upon A Style has created a handy-dandy list of last minute unique gift ideas for the vintage-adoring ladies in your life. Read on for more.
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December 18, 2015

Seasonal Sips To Help Get You Through The Holidays

 

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You can usually find us spending the week before Christmas shopping for last minute gifts, finding the perfect party ensemble, relaxing with family and friends, and of course prepping every festive detail for our holiday celebrations. If you’re anything like us, you’ll want to relax with a holiday-inspired beverage or save these recipes for your fabulous seasonal soiree. Read on for a few of our favorite wintery drinks. Simply shake, stir, and enjoy!
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December 17, 2015

5 Unique Last Minute DIY Gift Wrap Ideas

 

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We adore so many things about the holidays but the one thing that’s at the top of our festive list is gift giving. Finding that perfect present for that special someone is an amazing moment. And while there are many fabulous options when it comes to gift wrapping, we prefer unique and creative ways to jazz up our gifts with a pop of personality. That’s why we pulled together a few simple DIYs from our favorite blogger to make your holiday presents stand apart from the bunch.
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November 14, 2014

Budget Friendly Holiday Style

 

Nothing gets us in the seasonal spirit more than slipping into a dazzling retro cocktail dress. And now that holiday season in full swing, its time to start thinking about all of the fabulous festivities, fetes, and cocktail celebrations that are surely on your calendar. If you’re on the hunt for festive finery that won’t break the bank, take a peek at these under $150 holiday ensembles for some budget-friendly pin up style.

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December 4, 2013

Retro Cocktail Inspiration: The Dirty Martini

 

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Here at UV we love a good cocktail, but what we love even more is a fabulous ensemble inspired by one of our favorite classic libations, the dirty martini. We paired the oh-so lovely Green Martini Print 1950s Flare Dress with the Pinup Girl Black Milena Grosgrain Evening Purse and the Black Strappy Domina Heels. Finish your retro look with a pair of deco inspired Nude Swarovski Crystal Fan Earrings by Tarina Tarantino. Finally, pour yourself something dirty!

The Dirty Martini

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounce of your favorite vodka
  • Splash of olive juice

Directions:

  • In a shaker, combine plenty of ice, vodka, and olive juice
  • Shake for 30 seconds and strain into a martini glass
  • Garnish with an olive