Alicia Estrada of Stop Staring!
June 2, 2008
Vintage-inspired clothing has long been leaking its way into mainstream fashion. Exemplified by such glamour pusses as Dita Von Teese, this pin-up Old Hollywood type of chic oozes sex appeal and elegance. For years one label, Stop Staring!, has been at the forefront of this retro-tinged trend and as a result, has been embraced by…
The Jewelry Artist, Bridget Lynne
April 2, 2008
Jewelry designers are a dime a dozen. The barrier to entry is lower than the fashion industry. It’s something very simple to do. The mastery of jewelry design is a completely different matter. Schools pour over the complexities of classical jewelry…
Satoshi Date: Video Interview
March 3, 2008
Ask any designer about their experiences starting out and they may wince in shame. The painful first-time experiences of designers are completely common. There are so many different things that can be said to explain their not so ostentatious beginnings: the collection wasn’t ready, some of the invited guests did not show up…
Interview: Christine Rhee
February 1, 2008
Christine Rhee went from being an architectural design student to a full blown fashion designer. After seeing a preview of her fall 2008 collection, we’re convinced that no wardrobe will be complete with something from this new talent. Christine Rhee is one to watch.
January 2, 2008
In recent years, the surge of independent designers has seen an all-time high. From hand knit scarves to commissioned furniture, artisans who know their craft and can identify with a client’s need for something unique continue
Simone Williams Interview
December 4, 2007
Simone Williams is a new breed of designer that bucks trends and creates pieces for her clients. Born and raised in East London, Williams learned at a young age from family members that designing can be a labor of love. Since that time
November 1, 2007
For the past few years, Amity Cooper has designed intricate handbags great for using, but best for collecting. Her label, Star 50 bags is now on the verge of wide reception with colleges and collectors alike. Adding a few states each season…
Hip, Hot and Healthy
October 15, 2007
It seems almost too good to be true. A handbag that is good for you. This is what yoga enthusiast and health nut, Lauren Bailey set out to provide for (More...)
Humble Beginning (Brook.There) Interview
September 7, 2007
In a few short seasons, Brook DeLorme has made quite the name for herself in Portland’s hipster chic scene. Focusing on wearable garments in sustainable fabrics, DeLorme knows where the future of fashion is headed and is taking it on full force.
August 13, 2007
The fashion industry is always turning out a new trend. For the past decade, it seems handbags have constantly been on the cusp when it comes to the topic of what we want, yearn for, and absolutely must have.