The Felt Art Wonderland of Once Again Sam

The Felted Wonderland of Once Again Sam Etsy Shop

This blog may contain affiliate links.  I certainly spend a fair amount of time on Etsy. Don’t we all? It really works that way–suggesting items, like little pieces of candy, leading us down the rabbit hole of hand-crafted treasures… Speaking of rabbits, one evening, I started a search with “cute taxidermy,” and ended up at a felted […]

Welcome to Catacomb: An Interview With The Brains Behind It All

Welcome to Catacomb: An Interview With The Brains Behind It All

On March 26th 2016, Catacomb Shop Houston closed! But don’t think it’s over for the founders Blake Jones & Ashley Cid. These two have been powerhouses of Houston design before Catacomb ever existed. We talked to Ashley Cid about what’s next for them. BB: What’s next for Milk + Honey Vintage? AC: In regards to clothing […]

Modern Designed 4th of July Desktop Wallpaper

free 4th of july computer backgrounds

DOWNLOAD LAND OF THE FREE WALLPAPER Do you ever want to get into the spirit of the holidays without being a total cheeseball? For example, I love fireworks but I’m not much of a fan of red, white, and blue. I’m excited about the 4th of July but I like celebrating in a modern and […]

Grrrl Power & Aliens: Meet Punkheart Patches

Stay Weird Brooch, Alien Felt Jewelry Punkheart Patches Grrrl Power & Aliens: Meet Punkheart Patches

I would like to introduce you all to the ambitious Miss Wendy ‘Punkheart’ Martin. She’s the dreamer behind Punkheart Patches, an adorable brand of handmade patches and brooches. Her candy-colored badges are stitched up with lace and love and feminist power! Image by Kristin Leigh Images by Wendy Punkheart via Punkheart Patches Anyway, I think her […]

Meet Dawn Bell: The ‘Belle’ of Houston’s Vintage Scene

Dawn Bell Vintage Collector and Host of Houston Vintage Event

Dawn Bell is a gal after my own heart, as we are both artists and creative in terms of fashion and vintage style. Her career is vast, ranging from styling glamorous campaigns for Elaine Turner to spearheading Fashion Camp and Houston Vintage, both of which are gaining a following throughout the community. She also owns a warehouse/classroom/vintage […]

5 New Artists Participating in Pop Shop Summer Festival 2015

Cardinal Eyewear Makers at Pop Shop Houston Summer Festival 2015

Cardinal Eyewear Cardinal Eyewear is a Latin American Company that has become a creator of hand-made eyewear for both men and women. They only use certified wood from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and Carl Zeiss optics to create very hip and minimal frames. The company has strong commitment to the preservation of our environment, social […]

Meet Zahira Gutierrez of the Wild Moccasins

Square Photo of Zahira Gutierrez Singer of the Wild Moccasins Houston TX Indie Band Photo by Sean Askandari of Dress Yo Self Blog

Meet Zahira Gutierrez musician, bandmate of the Wild Moccasins, artist from Houston Texas. We talked to her about her latest endeavors and what inspires her. BB: How long has Wild Moccasins been together? How has it changed over the years? ZG: We’ve been together for about 8 years now. Members have changed, styles have changed, […]

My Top 5 Lush Products

Lush Cosmetics - Georgetown, VA Top 5 Lush Products to try

Greetings ladies, gentlemen, and fellow Lushies! It’s been a little over 8 years since I first discovered the marvels of the natural and cruelty-free company, Lush Cosmetics. For the longest time, I only knew about their luxurious bath goodies, but a couple months back my life had changed. I was making my usual rounds in the bath […]

Best Summer Art Festivals in the US

Wine Lands at Outside Lands Festival San Francisco Best Art Festivals

Every summer I daydream about taking a road trip to visit all of my favorite festivals. Some of these are music festivals, other are art festivals, but most of them fall into some weird category of what-kind-of-festival-is-this-anyway kind of festival. Pop Shop was created because I was so inspired by all of these events. A […]

Memorable Moments from New Mexico Fashion Week

Memorable Moments from New Mexico Fashion Week Fashion New Mexico

On my way back from California, the boy and I stopped in Albuquerque, NM for an overnight stay in a popular Route 66 motel and that it was the night of New Mexico Fashion Week‘s epic runway show. We ended up running a little behind schedule, so I arrived during intermission. I had only missed […]

The Best Songs with Omnichords

Omnichord 80s Electronic Auto Harp Cool Musical Instruments

The omnichord is a used-to-be-obscure instrument that has become over the last few years because of it’s awesomeness. It’s easy to play with a unique – sprinkly-magical-vintage keyboard sound. It was made by Suzuki in the early 1980s and sounds like the times. It is an instrument that’s perfect for beginners, for learning to play […]

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