Themba Mngomezulu was introduced to fashion by a mother that sold second hand clothes to support the family. So when he grew up, there was a natural gravitation to the fashion industry. Themba began making clothes for himself and for friends, before starting his own fashion brand in 2002, Darkie Clothing.
Planet money is a joint venture between the NPR and This American Life, to explain the American economy to its people. Every t-shirt in the world is the result of a global journey, with Planet Money’s t-shirts, they actually tell you where their t-shirts have been. You can meet the people that grew the cotton to make the fabric, the factory workers that worked on the spinners that made the fabric.
The US economy is a system that affects everyone in the country, but not a lot of people understand. A group of mixed media journalists decided to make the economy something fun to discuss. So they developed t-shirts that help explain the economy and make it fun to find out about.
Claire Pettibone is a wedding gown designer gaining a name for herself for her delicate, intricate, and incredibly romantic gowns. With her use of layers of vintage, chantilly, guipure and silk laces as well as beading and floral detailing, Claire’s gowns have rich textures and flowing, feminine dress shapes.
The Artful Gentleman is a Kickstarter project by Jake Wall & Nate Johnson, who create personalized suits, shirting and separates for both men and women.
Eva Kolenko’s photography covers portraiture, fashion, lifestyles and even video, she thrives on new experiences and uses photography and video to experience and interpret the world around her. Her inspiration ranges from nature to pop culture and everything in between, while her portfolio has both personal and commercial work.
The Sweet Mint Tulip dress from Everly at Deloom is perfect for the upcoming spring, and it is 15% off!. The chiffon dress features a semi sheer overlay and is fully lined, has tulip sleeves and a petite keyhole neckline.
* The Sweet Mint Tulip dress is for sale for $30.60 through the Deloom.com website
Spring is here and Summer is just around the corner, and in that spirit Nordstroms has released a range of shoes for babies to big kids for the new season. The range of shoes is from various designers like Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Toms and Nordstroms themselves. The shoes include sandals for play and for that occasional wedding that allow children to attend.
This is a little fashion tip for the gents out there. The “preppy” look with brightly coloured skinny jeans, leather elbow-patched fitted blazers and leather wing-tips is very in fashion at the moment. Though the one element of the look is elusive, how to tie a bow tie.
Kanzashi are hair ornaments used in traditional Japanese hairstyles. Historically, Kanzashi were used during the Jōmon period, when it was believed that a single thin rod or stick was considered to have mystical powers to ward of evil spirits, so they were worn in the hair. Sakae fashions beautiful Kanzashi in the form of detailed flowers and butterflies for the modern woman. [Read more...]
Orla Kiely is a well known Irish fashion designer based in London. Orla began her design career in hats, but has since moved on to handbags, and clothing and her familiar designs have been featured on kitchenware, cars and now wallpaper. The house of Orla Kiely has released their 2013 Spring-Summer collection with a Mad Men inspired video called “Darling”.