I am so glad that stumbled across Mexican textile artist Victoria Villasana. She takes black and white photos of cultural icons, such as Marilyn Monroe and Nina Simone, and embroiders atop of the image. But not only that, she takes her artistry to the streets by creating everything from murals and “yard bombings.” It is fascinating to see her […]
When I first discovered Tongoro Studio, my eyes literally lit up.Based out of Dakar, Senegal, everything is 100% made in Africa, sourcing materials and partnering with local tailors right in West Africa. Pisst.. Everything is ethically made and affordable too. So when I found out that they were releasing a new collection this month you could only imagine […]
Terrazzo is back and better than ever.We all remember seeing this everywhere on the floors in grade school and office buildings. But designers such as Max Lamb are using this material in such an unconventional and modern ways, combining different colors, shapes, and sizes. Not to mention it’s kind of awesome how its made. Check it out […]
One word wow. If I had to imagine what an Ikea catalog would have looked like back in 1971, Resturant Varna would have been a great example and Verner Paton would have been the editor-and-chief. Known for his use of futuristic design, geometric shapes, and bold and exotic colors, Resturant Varna’s decor is an ode […]
We all need an embroidered gown in our life. Am I right? Even though I do not have many galas or balls planned in the near future, Cucculelli Shaheen will definitely convince you to find one. This husband-and-wife duo is shelling out some impressive couture gowns with 3-d body scanners that enable them to get the perfect […]
Commissioned by one of his friends,Fashion Designer Matthew Williamson decided to take on the challenge of interior design. The Nama Bar in in Deià, Mallorca, incorporates the designers use of bold and bright prints and colors to create a warm,inviting yet sexy atmosphere.
Summer may be over but I am still marveling over this summer’s “it bag”. Cult Gaia’s Ark bag has literally been everywhere, but I am just hopping on this train. Believe it or not, I have heard very little of this brand before a couple of months ago. I can’t wait to see more.
Right now I am currently obsessed over plaid menswear. Let’s be honest we have all scrummaged through our mother’s closet and found that horrid plaid blazer. With the god awful shoulder pads, do you remember? Well, that blazer has just taken over this fall season and I am loving every minute of it. Imagine the “80’s power-suit” on steroids.One […]