Going Gaga

Totally obsessed with Lady Gaga’s new video, Bad Romance.

Can’t. Stop. Watching.

Chock full of creepy animals, sexy bitches, and Alexander McQueen, this video has me hooked from the opening tableau! My favorite parts? Gaga’s first get-up, complete with gold-screened mani at 0:10, the ultimate McQueen outfit – alien shoes and full-body sequin-y scales – at 3:27, and the utterly insane polarbear cape and True Blood hottie at 3:44.

Basically, I just DIE through-out the entire thing.

And, okay: I know this is sooo not news! In fact, if you haven’t watched Bad Romance, yet, you’re living in a hole – or might as well be – but I love it so much, I had to share anyway!

xo
Elissa

Elissa

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Elissa founded Calico in downtown New Bedford, MA in 2005. She can usually be found at Calico HQ snapping pics for Instagram and heading up photoshoots with the team!

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Ready to Rock n’ Roll

Hi Blog-Lovers!

Sorry our entries have been less than frequent! We have been uber-busy with photoshoots, events, and preparing for our holiday pop-up shop on Westminster in Providence! We have oh-so-much we wanna share with you…

Last weekend, Calico attended The Rock n’ Roll Yardsale in Providence, RI!…

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Rock n’ Roll Yardsale/Record Show events happen in both Providence and Somerville throughout the year, and we always have a great time – selling sweet vintage, shopping the crazy vinyl selection, and meeting tons of other creative and talented vendors…

IMG_8795…Like our friends, Joe Segal, and Julie Miller. We love them.

This last event was particularly fun, since it was held in a vacant retail space located literally NEXT DOOR to our new pop-up location! The construction crew was inside, spraying the walls white, while we hyped Calico’s impending pop-up to every passerby!

IMG00679Seriously, my DREAM of dreams, our new space is a white box with high, exposed ceilings, a concrete floor, and giant, minimal glass windows: PERFECTION.

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Our newest intern, Lizzy, stopped by to see us at Sunday’s event. It was a crazily gorge’ sixty-degree day, and we set-up outside. We just love Lizzy’s style, and I made her pose for about 50, 000 pictures, to adequately capture the utter coolness that was her outfit!

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IMG_8766Channeling 80’s Chanel

IMG_8742Loving Lizzy’s Louis V. Speedy Bag…

IMG_8770…This uh-dorable candy-shaped brooch…

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…And SICK vintage 80’s oxfords with leopard print vamp!

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Lizzy left and came back later with her cuuute dog, Molly!

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Team Calico capped off the night, hangin’ with the fab Amy Lynn Chase, proprietor of Haberdash Vintage and blog-mistress of PunkyStyle. Sooo fun!

Check out our Facebook for more pics from Rock n’ Roll Yardsale and other recent events, plus, behind-the-scenes sneak peeks at recent photoshoots for Calico’s Fall/Winter and Holiday lookbooks!

xoxo
Elissa

Elissa

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Elissa founded Calico in downtown New Bedford, MA in 2005. She can usually be found at Calico HQ snapping pics for Instagram and heading up photoshoots with the team!

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Popping Up

Calico is super-excited to announce our up-coming pop-up location in Downcity Providence!

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We’ve secured the most amazing space in the heart of the city, and we can’t wait to stock it with our most covetable vintage boots, bags, coats, and accessories! We’ll also be offering the best selection of show-stopping, jaw-dropping, one-of-a-kind vintage party dresses around! Just in time for the holidays!

pop_up_02_arrowThe corner of Eddy and Westminster Streets.

pop_up_01Outside our soon-to-be pop-up location.

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This historic Providence neighborhood features such shopping destinations as Design Within Reach, American Apparel, Clover, and Craftland – to name just a few! – and we’re thrilled to be joining them for the holidays! Conveniently located at 220B Westminster St, between Tazza and Oop!, our Calico pop-up shop will be open daily, November 27 – December 31.

Can’t wait?

Us neither!! We’ll also be in Providence this weekend at The Rock n’ Roll Yardsale! This FREE event is organized by our friends Chris and Jen from What Cheer? Antiques and it’s always a BLAST! Held in a giant retail unit, just steps from our future pop-up, this yardsale will be rockin’ and rollin’ from 12 to 8pm, Saturday, and 12-6pm, Sunday.

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This season is their first ever two-day R+R event, and it’s packed full of awesome live bands, DJ’s, handmade gifts and paper goods, vintage clothing and housewares, and – as always – the BEST vintage vinyl dealers around! If you love records, like we do, you’ve gotta check this out!

Can’t wait to see you in Providence!

xoxo,
Elissa

Elissa

Blogged By Elissa

Elissa founded Calico in downtown New Bedford, MA in 2005. She can usually be found at Calico HQ snapping pics for Instagram and heading up photoshoots with the team!

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