Your first glimpse of the April catalog has arrived…
Brigitte Bardot is one of my favorite 60’s style icons of all time. When her name springs up a blonde bombshell comes to mind with an incredible and unique style. To me she has defined beach chic apparel and brings glamorous beach-side style to the forefront of many people’s thoughts. Read More
Going to Coachella? We’ve got the makeup tutorial for you! Our makeup artist Deanna demonstrates how to get a smokin’ look featuring model Hailey Clauson. Read More
I always love our April catalogs – it’s festival fashion at its best, and this year our team shot in Joshua Tree, California, setting the scene for four girls on a road trip through the desert. Read More
Psst… there are some April catalog sneak peeks in there! Can you guess the location??
with earth day literally just around the corner, i felt that the timing was perfect to tell you guys about some special bags we’re carrying right now that are made out of recycled materials. not only are these bags gorgeous, but you can take comfort in knowing that they are crafted out of repurposed items like vintage military bags, vintage fabrics and old leather jackets.
the gorgeous belmont backpack by ashley watson is my favorite. the vancouver based designer draws her inspiration from leather jackets she finds in thrift stores, and each bag is crafted from recycled leather jackets, incorporating features like pockets and seams to make them unique and special. the leather is perfectly worn and soft, carrying with it a history all its own.
i fell in love with both of these bags by foley and corinna when i saw them on sasha pivovarova in our april catalog, but i love them even more now that i know they are made from recycled and vintage materials. dana foley and anna corinna met when they both had booths at the chelsea art and antique market in 1998 – dana sold her original creations and anna sold vintage clothing. they joined together and started designing pieces that were both original and incorporated vintage elements. the musette satchel is made of vintage military bags with delicate, hand-crocheted fringe, and the bora hobo is made of varying, colorful found fabrics so they are each one-of-a-kind.
this fanny pack is another favorite, by artists and revolutionaries – an organic and eco-friendly label based in brooklyn. their philosophy is “to create unique handcrafted items, using eco-friendly materials and processes.” like the designers above, they use repurposed and up-cycled materials in addition to hemp and organic cottons. the fanny pack is made of repurposed vintage leather and has unique details like buttons and pockets, and a braided belt buckle strap.
happy earth day!