Category Archives: retail

WHATS NEW AT PROENZA

If there is one thing Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez do best, its innovation. The pair are known for their unique expression of art and youth culture through expert tailoring and customized fabrication. With the launch of the PS1 in 2008, the two designer behind mega-brand, Proenza Schouler, redefined what it meant to be an “it-bag”. The newest editions to their handbag line-up include spectator stripes, python and a perfectly florescent neon. Although they are undoubtedly stunning, these pretty bags will cost you an even prettier penny… start saving ladies.

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ASOS SS12 PREVIEW

Headed to the ASOS SS12 preview last week and it totally blew my mind. Their use of fabrication is incredible considering the price point. I loved all the tropical inspired hot shorts and mini dresses. The lucite tinted visor and perforated backpacks were so cool too. I am always so impressed by the evolution of ASOS as a private label brand. Some of my favorite shots below….

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TIP TOE

 

 

I am seriously loving this metal toe trend happening right now. From Louis Vuitton to Bebe and everyone in between. Its fresh and encompasses both the pointed toe trend happening as well as metallic. Love love love!

LOUIS VUITTON

GIVENCHY

 

NOWHERE by Elin Kling

BEBE

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Après Ski Jewelry

As always, I am quite fond of geometrics, glitter, and color – especially when combined – as Après Ski has done with this collection of theirs…

Golden Ink Porcelin Jewelry

Golden Ink is a small collaborative porcelain jewelery company from Melbourne Australia comprised of Abby Seymour and Katherine Wheeler. I am in LOVE with their pieces and would love to have one of every design.

Which also reminds me…I need to buy a kiln…

SUPER Sunglasses Autumn 2011

The Panama silhouette set the standard for the new Super Autumn 2011 collection. The colors below span the entire season.

The America frame is created to invoke a particular Americana: jukeboxes, Cadillac and Johnny Cash, seen through the lens of a 90’s Wrigley’s commercial.

The Paloma silhouette comes with a round shape, still rare to the SUPER collection.

More to come…

Marc by Marc Jacobs 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Watch

Woop Woop!! With lightning bolts for hands and a black/white graphic face, the watches are also inscribed with ‘Love Marc Jacobs’ at the back and comes with a leather and metal straps. The watches also will come packaged in a limited edition box that has a graphic inner lining similar to that on the face.

Miu Miu Mini’s for Fashion Night Out 2011

Miu Miu gets ready for Fashion Night Out, September 8th, with a shrunken collection of a few of it’s Autumn 2011 collection.

Bonjour!

Bonjour from beautiful Paris! We are here covering three major tradeshows and have started the week with coverage of the retail scene. Day one included stores such a BHV, MANGO, ZARA, STRADIVARIUS, PROMOD, BOCAGE and ADIDAS. Although the temperatures still feel like summer, the retail stores are filled with rich colored suede, fur and leather. Major trends across each store included SHOPPER TOTES, METALLIC CHOKERS and CUFFS, WIDE BRIM FEDORAS, MINI CROSS-BODY bags and FUR TRIMMED hats and gloves. Check out our collages below for more insight into PARIS AT RETAIL and follow along as we explore all of Europe from tradeshows to retail and everything inbetween!

Kelly Wearstler Jewelry

So addicted to the look of raw materials combined with simple geometric forms…

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