Rainy day project: hand painted head wrap…
I grew up in a city that built the world.
We normally preface each of our blog stories with a little missive about where we are and whom we’re seeing and what she’s (and sometimes he’s) doing. But our NY capsule designer, Natasha, spoke so eloquently of her experience in the fashion industry that today I’m just going to pass the mic to her.
I have a special treat for you all today! Our incredible graphic designers made these amazing desktop and iPhone backgrounds for you all to download and enjoy :). Visit our flickr page to download the large versions of each – we have a variety of different sizes for your computer desktop, iPhone 4 and iPhone 5! Read More
Fancy some of the very best people watching LA has to offer? Put this in your calendar. The second Sunday of every month, up to 20,000 people roll in to shop and sort the 2,500 booths of vintage, furniture, antiques, textiles (and much more) of the Rose Bowl Flea Market. Designers, celebrities, stylists, interior decorators… LA’s creatives flock to this (said to be the largest) market once a month, each with their own unique eye for what they are looking to bring home. Me? I prefer to sit in an old vintage recliner, coffee in hand, sunglasses snug and tight… and let the beautiful eclectic people watching begin. Ok, and a chunky piece of turquoise. Come find me next time for a chat will you? Read More
This past weekend, San Francisco residents were graced with quite a gift. West Coast Craft premiered its first year at the Fort Mason center both Saturday and Sunday. Over 150 handpicked beautifully curated vendors displayed their highly skilled craft mediums; perfumers, soap makers, textile artists, home goods and furniture designers, artisan candy crafters… well, you get the gist. Every corner of handmade-craftdom was covered. Artists came from Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco and all points in between. Walking the rows of this event, you felt the proud representation of the West Coast and all of its talented artistic pioneers. Read More
Mara Hoffman was born in Buffalo, NY and is now based in New York City, creating collections season by season, delivering a colorful array of prints and interesting silhouettes. She manages to bridge the gap between hippie cool and contemporary fashion and always has her signature prints present in her collections. Her designs have worldly influences and a flair for fantasy. This month we launched a special collection of Mara’s pieces that are unique and eye catching. Here’s an interview with the lovely designer!
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Download the vertical or horizontal version of the May calendar over on our flickr page!
The brand was founded by Australian art director and stylist duo Melanie Kamsler and Tamila Purvis, two talented women who met while working at RUSSH magazine. Drawing on inspiration from old and new – ancient historical figures, artists, muses and cult musicians – they create pieces that are sculptural and heavy with mysticism. Read More