Sew & Tell

Premiere DateDec 30, 2011
Categories Media Talk
00:00 DJ Marie (Underneath: Hanging On Active Child)
01:53 Interview with Mary O'Regan
08:22 DJ Marie
09:44 The Lamb Little Scream
13:14 Holocene Bon Iver
18:44 When Will I See You Again (White Sea Remix) Lord Huron
23:52 NW 4th St. Levek
26:02 DJ Marie
27:29 Interview with Mary O'Regan
36:41 DJ Marie
37:47 Like A Diamond Sharon Van Etten
41:15 Creep On Creepin' On Timber Timbre
45:10 New Year's Eve Tom Waits
49:32 DJ Marie
51:08 Interview with Mary O'Regan
58:48 DJ Marie
60:55 Desire Anna Calvi
64:39 Pumped Up Kicks (MNDR 4 Track Remix) - Foster the People
66:36 Finish

Happy New Year! Can you believe that 2012 is here? And already it promises to be an exciting year for both fashion AND music. Today’s Sew & Tell guest is the perfect guide to help us look back and remember the trends and style developments of 2011, as well as anticipate what’s coming for 2012. Mary O’Regan is the senior fashion editor for Metro Magazine, a publication dedicated to all the great culture in the Twin Cities region. In addition, Mary maintains a fabulous blog called Art of Wore, and serves as editor-in-chief for several bridal publications. As evidenced by her sharp, incisive, instructive, witty writing and beautiful blog, Mary is plugged directly into the pulse of current fashion, and on today’s show, she’ll be talking about fashion in 2011, 2012, what it takes to develop a successful fashion blog, and she’ll even share her own fashion New Year’s resolution.

I also have a playlist that I’m super excited about today, filled with my top tracks from the past year. It’s unabashedly weighted towards hauntingly beautiful, slightly sad music, but… what can I say? That’s what I love. So you’ll be hearing this year’s releases from Little Scream, Bon Iver, Timber Timbre, Levek, Tom Waits, and more. Turn up the volume, throw open your closet doors, and get ready for a brand new year of looking gorgeous.

Fashion Editor Mary O’Regan
(Photo courtesy of Mary O’Regan)

Selections of Mary’s Trend Pics for 2011 & 2012*
(Photos courtesy of Art of Wore, Sartorialist, Citizen Couture, Facehunter, Vanessa Jackman, Street Style Aesthetic, Hel-looks, Streetfsn)

Wide-leg trousers
(Photo courtesy of Citizen Couture)

Long skirt
(Photo courtesy of Facehunter)

(Photo by Wayne Tippetts, courtesy of Hel-looks)

Sheer fabrics
(Photo courtesy of Vanessa Jackman)

(Photo courtesy of Streetfsn)

Sequined 70’s-inspired glam
(Photo courtesy of The Sartorialist)

Mixed-print pairing
(Photo courtesy of The Sartorialist)

Blazer layering w/ skirt
(Photo courtesy of Street Style Aesthetic)

*Click here for the full, fantastic post on street style trend-spotting from Mary’s blog Art of Wore. Also, check out one of Mary’s recent pieces in Metro Magazine – a great guide to de-mystifying formal wear.

Mary’s Pics for MN Designers

Kevin Kramp
(Photos by ACM Photography/Carlos Mendis + Kevin Kramp)

George Moskal
(Photos courtesy of George Moskal)

Emma Berg
(First photo by Stephanie Rau, all others by Eric Melzer)

Max Lohrbach
(Photos by Stephanie Colgan)

Bon Iver
(Photo by Annah Legg)
Feb 27 & 28 – Wellington Town Hall – Wellington, New Zealand
March 3 – Red Hill Auditorium – Perth, Australia
March 6 – Thebarton Theatre – Adelaide, Australia
March 8 – Sidney Myer Music Bowl – Melbourne, Australia
March 10 – 12 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre – Meredith, Australia
March 11 – 13 – Sydney Opera House – Sydney, Australia
March 15 – 17 – The Tivoli – Fortitude Valley, Australia
April 27 – May 6 – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – New Orleans, LA
July 1 – 8 – Roskilde Festival – Roskilde, Denmark
Aug 7 – 11 – Oyafestivalen – Oslo, Norway
Aug 8 – 12 – Flow Festival – Helsinki, Finland
Aug 9 – 11 – Way Out West Festival – Gothenburg, Sweden

Sharon Van Etten
(Photo by Dusdin Condren)
Feb 10 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
Feb 11 – Black Cat – Washington, D.C.
Feb 12 – Cat’s Cradle – Carboro, NC
Feb 14 – Wexner Center – Columbus, OH
Feb 15 – Southgate House – Newport, KY
Feb 16 & 17 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
Feb 18 – Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN
Feb 21 – Lee’s Palace – Toronto, Ontario
Feb 22 – Il Motore – Montreal, Quebec
Feb 23 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
Feb 24 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
Feb 25 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
March 1 – Cargo – London, United Kingdom
March 2 – Point Ephemere – Paris, France
March 3 – Botanique – Brussels, Belgium
March 4 – Paradiso Kleine Zaal – Amsterdam, Netherlands
March 6 – Gruner Salon – Berlin, Germany
March 20 – Avalon – Hollywood, CA
March 21 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
March 23 – Aladdin Theater – Portland, OR
March 24 – Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, British Columbia
March 25 – Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA
March 28 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
March 30 – The Mill – Iowa City, IA
March 31 – Luminary Center for The Arts – St. Louis, MO
April 1 – Rhinos – Bloomington, IN

Little Scream
(Photo by Brantley Gutierrez)
March 20 – Lucky Bar – Victoria, British Columbia
March 21 – Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, British Columbia
March 22 – The Crocodile – Seattle, WA
March 24 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
March 27 – The Starlite Room – Edmonton, Alberta
March 28 – Republik – Calgary, Alberta
March 29 – Amigo’s Cantina – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
March 30 – West End Cultural Center – Winnipeg, Manitoba
March 31 – First Ave/7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN

Host Britt
Britt (formerly DJ Marie) has a passion for all forms of art, as well as for the creative process. She has a BA in Communications/Theater and a Post-Bacc in Photography from Maine Media Workshops. Britt began…