Category Archive: fashion

blazing a trail in the world…

…of new african fashion! while at lacma for the surrealist exhibit, i browsed through their bookstore for inspiration and came across this recently published resource, new african fashion by helen jennings. a fantastic… Continue reading

is it just me…

…or is missoni looking to vintage pucci for inspiration? image above: pucci ss/1964 frankly, i was surprised to see this especially since missoni is such an established house with a very distinctive take… Continue reading

viva vlisco…

…dutch wax prints! i have just been turned on by the most amazing textile design house ever! vlisco hollandais is a dutch wax print company that has been around since 1846 and is… Continue reading

p.s.

…there wasn’t anything i didn’t love about effie trinket! this color palette makes me sick it’s so gorgeous! the only question is, how many effie’s are we going to see come halloween?

millinery madness…

…brought to you by arturo rios! if anything could breath life back into the bygone era of beautifully adorned hats and fascinators, it would be these breathtaking creations by los angeles based milliner,… Continue reading

new turkish vines colorways…

…now available on etsy! i’ve been very productive this past week and am uploading additional product in new colorways to my etsy shop!  these two pillows are in the island color combo.  they’re… Continue reading

kate does florence…

…and milly for sperry topsider. i first fell under the spell of florence broadhurst on a trip to sydney back in 2006.  i found the beautiful book above at a little home furnishings… Continue reading

gettin’ busy…

…and making new cushions! these are a gift hence the gold piping whereas the one for production will come plain.  feels good to be sewing but i need to get down to making… Continue reading

recent additions…

…to my library pucci pushed me even further into other design resources like hennesey+ingalls where i picked up the last met retrospective catalog of alexander mcqueen. inspiring by as much as the thought… Continue reading

a lifetime of pucci…

..my true love gave to me! christmas came very early this year as my partner lit my love of print with the gift of the limited edition,  PUCCI: by taschen!  the cover is… Continue reading

louis vuitton spring 2012…

…so i don’t normally blog about fashion in the traditional sense but i had to give props to the louis vuitton spring 2012 women’s show.  the show itself is breathtaking with a dream… Continue reading

the affair continues…

i have always wanted a shirt dress but could never find anything that i thought to be flattering so i can honestly say i struck gold with this vintage ethnic print dress from… Continue reading

staying au courant…

…with a current affair! a current affair has struck downtown once again and is quickly becoming my go to for one of a kind elements of splendor!  at a time when there are… Continue reading

spoonflower answers…

…my fabric needs and my answer arrived in today’s mail! if you’ve followed my previous posts, you probably came across one that details my foray into silk screening fabric for a little side… Continue reading

at last, anthropologie gives us…

…color blocking for adults! i love these shoes so much and i know they are going to go to a good home.  but alas, at $488, it won’t be mine!  think about how… Continue reading