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Austin, Fashion/Design

Winner of the Vinca Jewelry Giveaway, I Wear Chest Hair on My Face For You

Sorry for the delay in announcing the winner of the Vinca mustache jewelry giveaway!

Yesterday I was feeling just too damn lazy to record a video of myself. Yesterday I spent the day watching puppy and kitten videos.

I was kind of feeling lazy today too, so I will warn you that in this video I:

a.) Just got out of bed, therefore have no makeup on to cover up the circles of darkness under my allergy-riddled eyes

b.) Didn’t brush my teeth, but luckily you can’t smell my breath through the video

c.) Wear chest hair on my face

I do not wake up with chest hair on my face. I spirit gummed the living shit out of the chest hair and stuck it to my face. This means I will have glossy glue patches on my chin for the rest of the day, but you’re worth it.

If you’re the winner of the giveaway, please shoot me an email at laurenmodery at gmail dot com!

I wish I could give you all the gift of mustaches, but I will be having more giveaways soon! Also, Vinca’s jewelry is super affordable (more…)

Austin, Fashion/Design, Pop Culture

Giveaway: Mustache-Themed Jewelry by Austin Designer Vinca!

Today is Election Day!

I voted. If my lazy ass can vote, then your lazy ass can definitely vote too.

Even my 85 year-old non-lazy ass grandmother voted today! Yay right-exercising grandmas!

You’re probably going to be inundated with election news stories and blog posts today. To break up the monotony and to prevent yourself from turning into a small, crying red-headed child who mistakenly calls the POTUS an untrained horse, this post is not only going to be an election-free post (except for the little blurb written before this), it’s also going to be a gift-giving post.

In honor of the month o’ the ‘stache (and prostates), I’m having a mustache-themed jewelry giveaway from my favorite Austin jeweler, Vinca.

If you’re not familiar with Vinca, it is about to become your new favorite thing. Adorably creative laser-cut jewelry designed and produced by a team of kick-ass Austinwomen? Yes, please!

This booming company has been featured in Seventeen Magazine, Redbook and (more…)

Austin, Fashion/Design

Vinca: Your New (Or Already) Favorite Locally-Made Jewelry

source: Vinca USA

Nestled in a garage apartment in Central Austin is Vinca, the inspired jewelry company of Amanda Dimova. Vinca concocts plastic, wood, crystal and leather jewelry and decorations for kids and the kid in every adult.

Ten of thousands of cupcake earrings, unicorn rings and mustache necklaces have been designed, cut and shipped out of Dimova’s 200 square foot space. At alone, Vinca saw over 11,000 pieces sold.

Not too shabby for a business initially started as an experiment.

Amanda Dimova grew up in Brownsville, Texas at her parents’ shoe factory, Bear Feet. As a child, she learned to be creative with the excess leather lying around the factory. It was here that she developed her entrepreneurial spark.

“I always had this idea I would either continue the shoe business, or use it to make something new. From a young age I aspired to be self-employed, though I wasn’t quite sure how it would happen,” Dimova says.

In middle school, the Dimova family moved (more…)

Austin, Fashion/Design

Ladies Need Mustache Rings

Have you guys heard of Vinca USA? Maybe you’ve seen them on lately!

This Austin-based company makes adorable and kitschy jewelry in their very own backyard!

Keep your eye out for my CultureMap piece next Monday about this inspiring company.

In the meantime, here is a photo of me with my brand new mustache ring. Only $10! Love it!