A Local Blogger's Picks:
Diane Vadino

Diane Vadino worked in fashion magazines until she decided to strike out on her own. She created a shopping and style blog, bunnyshop.org, in 2005, then penned a book in 2008, Smart Girls Like Me ($12, St. Martin's Press, dianevadino@etsy.com), about a online fashion magazine assistant in '90s New York. Here, her must-visit haunts:

"I think Brooklyn's just about the most creative place on earth, and lots of my favorite designers are based here or elsewhere in New York City. I'm a huge fan of how lovely and delicate Lyell is."

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