August 29, 2014

STREETSTYLE: DESERT DREAM

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This week we journey on into the wonders of the desert. Think earthy tones & textured details that include tasseled embellishments and shaggy fringe that burst with an edge. There’s no de-nile that you’ll be a walking modern day goddess. Get inspired with this week’s street snaps…>>

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August 28, 2014

Symbolism : Desert Voyager

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The clothing we choose can take on a symbolic meaning, whether we know it or not. The shirt that we always gravitate to and the bracelet that we can’t help but wear everyday. These are the pieces that go beyond style or adornment and start to cross into the realm of meaning and emotions. Here we break down the collection that we’ve brought into the shop this week and visually communicate the feeling each piece evokes in us.

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Infinite Universe ‘Hieroglyphs’ TeeThe first look was translated from the literal textures found within the desert environment. Sands and hieroglyphics mask this look as they do in most Egyptian deserts.

 

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Something Else Tassel CardiganSubtle nods to structural elements found within this garment inspired the statuesque and repetitive background. It was important to recognize the complex constructed qualities that pyramids and the like are composed of.

 

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Deja Vu Tassel ScarfThis look was heavily influenced by the idea of mirages and the almost bi-polar weather that surfaces as day morphs into night. Suddenly covering up for warmth is necessity as the cold creeps over.

 

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Gypsy Junkies ‘Wildheart’ Bowler BlouseThis look exemplifies the heat and brightness found within the desert. It was important to connect these two ideas while keeping in mind accessories that lent a practical defense against such climates.

 

 

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Aten Pendant NecklaceThis accessory references the cultural history of Egypt’s Past, while providing a new and current perspective dually. Embellishment played a huge role in Egypt’s culture, just as it does presently.

 

 

S H O P  ‘ D E S E R T  V O Y A G E R ‘ 

August 27, 2014

IN THE MOOD: CAFE STAR

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“To search expectantly for a radio signal from an extraterrestrial source is probably as culture bound a presumption as to search the galaxy for a good Italian restaurant. And yet, this has been chosen as the avenue by which it is assumed contact is likely to occur.” -Terence McKenna

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Fountain by Isamu Noguchi. Image by petespix75 #Fountain

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S H O P   T H E  T H E M E

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August 21, 2014

Back to the future with Pierre Cardin

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This week’s theme ‘ Fiber Management ‘ was inspired by ideas we had of technology from the past that’s not so much about the future, but ideas of what the future could be. One of our favorite designer’s, Pierre Cardin, was an innovator and pioneer in fashion with his use of geometry and bold choice of colors that made him a forward-thinker. His bubble dresses, tunics, eyewear and unique head gear were out of this world. Cardin was a true example of freedom of expression and how far creativity (along with fantasy) could take you. Look on at some highlights from his space-age vision… >>

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August 14, 2014

The Look: RACQUET

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Hey Teresa! Describe the look that you are wearing. 

Hey! I’ve got on the High Waist Faux Leather Skort paired with this awesome Egyptian inspired tee & necklace (coming to the shop soon!)

What do you love about this look?

I like the proportion of the skort and how big the pleats are. Also, I can’t stop wearing this Egyptian print tee from Infinite Universe, it’s so light and comfortable.

What was your inspiration in putting this outfit together?

I’ve been feeling kind of spiritual lately and this is kind of like a reflection of the mind vacation that I’m taking. There’s a lot of symbolism in the print and necklace.

The weekend is upon us. Where would you wear this to?

Just hanging out with my friends wherever we end up. It’s an outfit for serendipitous events.

August 13, 2014

IN THE MOOD: RACQUET

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A meridian is the half of an imaginary great circle on the Earth’s surface, terminated by the North Pole and the South Pole, connecting points of equal longitude. The position of a point along the meridian is given by its latitude. Each meridian is perpendicular to all circles of latitude. Each is also the same length, being half of a great circle on the Earth’s surface.

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S H O P   T H E   T H E M E  ‘ R A C Q U E T ‘

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August 7, 2014

STREETSTYLE: Fall Back

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It may still be hot as hell outside, but it’s that time to start thinking which fall essentials to stock up on once it starts to cool down. Think: knits with meshed hems, oversized fuzzy coats, classic prints (plaid is here to stay!), and chunky textures that’s summed up with a 90′s twist. So take note & hop on board with some fall inspiration from our favorite street pics of the week! >>

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