Thursday, April 26, 2007

Handbag Design Competition

Marie Claire and Glam Media have created a competition for aspiring handbag designers. Designers can submit their handbag sketches on, where the fashion community will vote on them. The winner will receive a trip to New York, a one-night stay at a lux New York hotel, and he/she will get to be a Marie Claire "accessories editor for a day." The final 8 bags will be auctioned off on with all the proceeds going to charity. Register here.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Strappy Summer Sandals

This years summer sandals are stappier and sexier than ever. Straps come in a variety of options from tie ups, ankle straps, and criss cross. It seems the more straps the sexier the shoe. Check out some of these looks: Exchange by Charles David $105 at Piperlime Stuart Weitzman Ovalteen Sandal $198 at Nordstrom. Latika $95 by Guess and Perennial espadrilles $158 at Antrhopologie

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Earnest Sewn Sample Sale

Earnest Sewn is having a NY sample sale from April 24 to April 28. All items will be $22-$75. Sale hours run from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Earnest Sewn, 829 Washington Street (between Gansevoort and Little West 12th streets).

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Gap Design Edition: Doo Ri, Rodarte and Thakoon

Doo.Ri, Rodarte and Thakoon, winners of the 2006 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund have designed a collection of white shirts exclusively for Gap. The bows and flowy lines are a nice addition and the white shirts still seem fresh without being boring.

Christine J. Brandt Jewelry

This amazing jewelry line by Christine J. Brandt is anything but ordinary. The line is earthy, yet there is something other-worldly about it. Fashioned from ethically mined crystals and farmed (rather than logged) wood.

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Decorative Doormats at Anthropologie

The rainy season is upon us and what do you need to protect the interior of your house but a stylish doormat. Say goodbye to grandmas welcome mat. Anthropologie has released a collection of beautifully designed mats from $38-$48.

Friday, April 6, 2007

Phillip Lim 3.1

Phillip Lim's sophisticated fashion line is in its second year of production. Now available at over 250 shops worldwide, Philip Lim has quickly grown. With its refined sense of style and luxurious fabrics I am sure we will be seeing a lot more of Lim.

Thursday, April 5, 2007

Kate Moss Top Shop Collection

London based Top Shop has released a preview of their collection designed by Kate Moss. The collection has a lot of rocker influences, skinny jeans and suites, short short dresses and skirts that only the likes of Kate Moss should really be wearing. Available in stores May 1st, 2007.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Two Space Studio

In need of spring frocks? I really like this dress design by Two Space Studio. It looks really comfortable and you can either dress is up for work/ and going out or pair it with flip flops for a bbq. Price: $135.

Sunday, April 1, 2007

Sunglasses by Karen Walker

Finally the sun is out and it is time to update your eyeware. There are some great new sunglass designs on the market. I am really intrigued by some of the bold designs by Karen Walker. 70's meets 80's.