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Style For Style: Put Your Vogue to Work

What's stylish, bulky, and arrives at your doorstep every month? Why, it's Vogue magazine of course. After you've carefully dissected every page of the fashion bible, there has to be a way to continue putting it to good use. While most people would simply throw their old magazines in a fashion coffin, we Fab ladies know better than to neglect our chic confidant. That's why we've found three ways to put your fashion mags to use long after they've been read and reread.

To find out how to put your Vogues to work,

  • Use your mag to elevate your computer screen in the office like I've done. It helps my posture, plus, it makes my work environment look ultra-Fab.
  • Use your fashion mag as a pseudo iron. Lay your clothing item (i.e. this adorable Marc by Marc Jacobs Essex Faille Dress, $548) on the bed and use your heaviest mag — September and March issues, respectively — to smooth out the wrinkles. You can also leave on the wrinkled area for a few hours for extra smoothing power.
  • Recycle by using magazine pages as stylish gift wrap (speaking of, stay tuned for our Fab Gift Guide). Cut out the pages you love, tape them together, and wrap away.
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shopdiary shopdiary 9 years
instead of using bubble wrap, i once used the glossy pages of vogue as package filler.
starrynite45 starrynite45 9 years
great idea to wrap gift with magazine page xD hehe
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Thanks fab! I'm going to use the gift wrap idea; my gifts will stand out from the commerical paper!lol.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
I like the pic of the mag under your comp. Too cute! Sometimes i do that too as my Macbook can get too heated and I use the mag like a mat for stability purposes too.
DCStar DCStar 9 years
Fab, I love that you're using the Marie Antoinette issue. The pictures in that are insanely gorgeous. I'd also recommend making collages of the fabulously wild advertisements, and putting them in a frame. For example, I cut out a picture of a dog, and put it on a beach, and affixed a giant piece of jewelry to his collar! It makes for a super cheap and quirky decoration you can change with your whims.
shoesaddict shoesaddict 9 years
love the dress, tried them on but it didnt fit my frame:(
hboogie hboogie 9 years
I usually just cut out the photos I like, paste them into my lookbook and recycle the rest of the magazine.
emalove emalove 9 years
Vogue is a great magazine, I buy it whenever I am in a drugstore. Lucky is my most favorite though! I haven't missed an issue since it began publication.
Ava-Gardner Ava-Gardner 9 years
I always wrap my ebay items in Vogue!
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
I love the envelope idea, thanks liza0183!!! I just started ripping out the pages of outfits I can easily copy and place them in three hole punch sheet protectors and keep them in a binder divided by seasons. Usually the night before I skim through pages select an outfit for the next day, that way I don't have to worry about any closet trauma!!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Great ideas!
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Great ideas!
liza0183 liza0183 9 years
I use the mag ads as envelopes I have been doing this for years!! Its awesome to send to someone & their fav designer is on the envelope :)
citizenkane citizenkane 9 years
I love the present wrapping idea!! I have 3 or 4 VOGUES under my lamp on my bedside table. It lifts up the lamp, but looks chic, too.
CestLaVie CestLaVie 9 years
CestLaVie CestLaVie 9 years
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Hehe cute ideas!!!Pefect way to hide your magazine at work too ;)
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Hehe cute ideas!!! Pefect way to hide your magazine at work too ;)
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