Say "sayonara" to the Monster Mash. The playlist for your costumed fete doesn't have to be campy to capture the spooky spirit of Halloween. Here are 16 carefully curated tracks from indie rock and alternative artists (with a few vintage
Y'all, I am tired. I wanted to come back from my trip to Chicago with lots of great stories and tons of pictures. Instead, all I have is a collection of blisters, a few pairs of shorts caked with mud (I need to get on the laundry, I know) and a dozen or so snapshots from my Instagram account ( @formalfringe, follow me there and on Twitter!). Still, my trip to the Lollapalooza music festival was an absolute blast! There was great food, great sights and way too many amazing bands. My favorites were Delta Spirit, White Rabbits, FUN. and Jack White (you might know him as one half of The White Stripes). If you like live music and you ever get the chance, go. Until then, live vicariously through my terrible (sorry!) iPhone photos.
Full disclosure: I've never seen an episode of Mad Men. But what I have seen is guys and gals everywhere going crazy for a totally swingin' '60s aesthetic. We're talking tulip skirts and boatneck sweaters, cufflinks and carefully parted hair. So why