Spring is approaching fast, and we all know what’s just around the corner: swimsuit weather! If you think it’s too early to start prepping your beach bod, think again – it’s never the wrong time to hit the gym! And thanks to this week’s Sew & Tell guest, you don’t have to sacrifice style OR comfort when you do.
Dari and her sister Pamela Passarello are long-time passionate runners who happened upon the perfect solution to an age-old problem: how to find a comfortable headband. After fruitless searching, Dari finally made her own, and suddenly found that everyone else wanted one, too! Sparkly Soul Headbands were born, and they now offer a variety of styles and colors, so you can transition easily from workout to work to play and look effortlessly fabulous the whole time. On today’s show, Dari will talk about how Sparkly Soul began, some of the perfect occasions and uses for the headbands, a few new styles in the works, and she even offers some great advice for beginning runners!
Plus, another week of fantastic new releases – you’ll hear tracks from Gainesville’s ASPE, UK’s Veronica Falls, the debut from hardcore rockers The Virginmarys, Miracles of Modern Science, a special Jamie Lidell Valentine’s single, and more. So tune in, turn it up, and get inspired – spring is just around the corner here on Sew & Tell!
Sparkly Soul Headbands, by Dari and Pamela Passarello
(Photos courtesy of Sparkly Soul, Inc.)
Sparkle Group Shot!
Lavender with custom logo
The new simple satin option!
*Follow Sparkly Soul on Facebook & Twitter for updates on new products, events, and special discounts & giveaways! And find them on Pinterest & Tumblr for sparkly inspiration, product information, and fan photos!
NYFW Fall 2013 Collection slideshows & Fashion News Updates from the interwebs
*You MUST see Jenny Packham’s breathtaking Fall 2013 collection!!
*Phillip Lim and Donna Karan are among the many other designers who brought some amazing things to the runway; Fashionista also loved MK & Ashley Olson’s new collection, but I was kind of bored… what do you think?
*Michael Kors and Yohji Yamamoto put a new spin on sportswear chic for F/W 2013
*One of my faves, Suzanne Rae, took her design cues from nuns (!), while another eco-starlet, Samantha Pleet, was inspired by the Post-Impressionists
*And John Galliano managed to be an offensive and inflammatory idiot… again.
(Photo by Donte Parks)
March 7 – Academy of Sciences/Golden Gate Park – San Francisco, CA
March 14 – SXSW Festival – Austin, TX
March 21 – Glasslands Gallery – Brooklyn, NY
March 22 – O Patro Vys – Montreal, Quebec
March 28 – Beauty Bar – Chicago, IL
May 27 – Sasquatch! Music Festival @ Gorge Amphitheatre – George, WA
(Photo by Robin Silas Christian)
March 6 – Black Cat – Washington, D.C.
March 7 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
March 8 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
March 9 – Great Scott – Allston, MA
March 10 – Divan Orange – Montreal, Quebec
March 12 – The Garrison – Toronto, Ontario
March 13 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH
March 14 – The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
March 15 – High Noon Saloon – Madison, WI
March 16 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN
March 18 – Hi-Dive – Denver, CO
March 21 – The Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA
March 22 – The Media Club – Vancouver, British Columbia
March 23 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
March 26 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
March 29 – Troubadour – West Hollywood, CA
March 30 – The Casbah – San Diego, CA
Miracles of Modern Science
(Photo by Jen McManus)
Feb 21 – The Studio at Webster Hall – New York, NY
March 23 & 24 – Hotel Utah Saloon – San Francisco, CA
March 26 – Bunk Bar – Portland, OR
April 1 – The Walnut Room – Denver, CO
April 7 – Upstairs @ World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA
We review the news of the week. Discussion of new movie, ‘Shirley.’ Music by Vagabon and Worriers | listen
Did he really think these politically vocal liberal artists would let him use their music? | read
The Black & queer musician uses his art for justice, but is taking it to a whole new level. | read