A few of my favorite ethical jewelry brands: DLC (profile coming soon – stay tuned!), Hovey Lee (same here), Nettie Kent and Raven + Lily. Continue reading
I could go on for hours about Carrie Parry. Her line embodies sophistication and timelessness but combines them with innovative quirkiness and whole lotta sustainability. Carrie describes her style as: “Classics. Sophistication with a bit of whimsy. Clothes that are fashion-forward but not trendy. Pieces that you’ll keep coming back to year after year and will be passed down from generation to generation.”
Carrie’s background informs her designs in exciting and unusual ways, such as the injection of polka dots into her last season which I suspect have some connection to her years designing costumes for a traveling circus in England. The upcoming Fall/Winter season is called Leharia and has the combined inspirations of the geometric lines and shapes of Bauhaus design and prints and colors of India’s Festival of Colors.
I love that for the season’s look book she photographed Continue reading
A few hours ago, I didn’t know a whole lot about Vivienne Westwood and now I’m totally fascinated. This woman defies all description, but I’m going to try to explain her anyway.
This is a woman that, when she received the Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth in 1992, didn’t wear underwear and was photographed with her hoo-ha out at Buckingham Palace.
Three years earlier, she’d appeared as Margaret Thatcher on the cover of Tatler with the caption “This woman was once a punk.” Thatcher was reportedly less than pleased.
Is she eccentric? Just a tad. Is she talented? Without a doubt. A true artist (as in Continue reading