The 504 special comes to Liamolly

Congratulations are due to Liamolly. With the help of over 200 backers the brand has raised the capital needed to purchase a knitting machine and move production to its home base of New Orleans! I could not be more excited for company founder Seema Sudan and her team. Very little American knitwear is actually made in the USA these days.…
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Support the cause: Anthropologie favorite Liamolly wants to go local

Anthropologie mainstay Liamolly is one of my favorite brands. I love their sweaters, their dresses and their adorable children’s clothing. Yesterday founder Seema Sudan reached out to the brand mailing list about an amazing project they’re starting: moving production of Liamolly’s clothing home to New Orleans. From the email: Our friends at the knitting mill in Asia, increased our minimums…
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Checking in with Leifsdottir

Last Thursday Leifsdottir presented its Fall 2010 collection in Gramercy at the Prince George Ballroom. The 95-piece collection was inspired by the surreal, dreamlike works of Salvador Dalí and his flamboyant life in Catalonia, Spain. Designer Johanna Uurasjarvi called the collection “The Catalonian Affair” after the streets Dali once roamed. Leifsdottir has always been a label about structure and this…
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Recent Zara wins + wants

MOCK NECK SWEATER
PACK OF PEARL AND ACETATE BARRETTES
ANIMAL PRINT LEATHER MINI CROSSBODY BAG
MULTICOLORED STRIPED TOP
WATER RESISTANT HOODED TRENCH COAT
PLEATED SKIRT
RUFFLED EMBROIDERED SHIRT
TORTOISESHELL WIDE HEELED SANDALS
FAUX SUEDE SKIRT
CONTRASTING LACE DRESS
CROPPED FLEECE COAT
MID-HEIGHT HEELED ANKLE BOOTS WITH STRETCHY PANELS
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
OPENWORK SWEATER
SLINGBACK LEATHER HEELS
ANIMAL PRINT BOX BAG
PLEATED DRESS
PRINTED KNIT TOP
OPEN KNIT TOP
LACE TOP
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
PACKABLE RAINCOAT
WIDE HEELED SLINGBACKS
PLEATED SKIRT
POCKET CAPE
METALLIC THREAD RUFFLED TOP
SATIN SKIRT
FAUX LEATHER SKIRT
STRIPED SWEATER
EVERYDAY BACKPACK
ANIMAL PRINT MINI BAG
DOUBLE BREASTED TRENCH COAT WITH BUTTONS
SEQUIN RUFFLED TOP
SPLIT LEATHER FRINGED CROSSBODY BAG
DOUBLE-FACED JACKET
LEATHER EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
LEATHER MID-HEEL SLINGBACKS
SPLIT LEATHER HEELED COWBOY ANKLE BOOTS
ROCKER LEATHER CROSSBODY BAG WITH CHAIN
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
HOUNDSTOOTH COAT
STUDDED SLINGBACK BALLET HEELS
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
HEELED SUEDE ANKLE BOOTS
PRINTED MINI DRESS
DOUBLE BREASTED BUTTONED COAT
REVERSIBLE XL KLIMT TOTE BAG
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
BELTED JACKET WITH POCKETS
FAUX SUEDE FRINGED OVERSHIRT
OVERSIZED COTTON COAT
HEELED LEATHER SQUARE TOE SANDALS
TIED KNIT TOP
HEELED SLINGBACK VINYL SHOE
TEXTURED KNIT DRESS WITH RUFFLES DETAILS
SATIN SKIRT
FRINGED PLAID JACKET
SUEDE LOOK COAT
SCALLOP TRIM POPLIN SHIRT
STUDDED EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
RUFFLED BLOUSE
SATIN DRESS
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
SPARKLY KNIT BLOUSE
ANIMAL EMBOSSED SHOPPER BAG
FLORAL ORGANZA HOOP EARRINGS
BELTED COAT
EMBROIDERED SKIRT
BELTED TRENCH COAT
LACE TOP
FAUX PEARL BEJEWELED EARRINGS
BACKPACK WITH RING
OVERSIZED COAT WITH POCKETS
STUDDED ANIMAL PRINT SNEAKERS
RUFFLED DRESS
LACE TOP
TOP WITH TIE WAIST
SEMICIRCULAR CROSSBODY BAG
ANIMAL PRINT TOP
MULTICOLOR KNIT DRESS
FRINGE JACKET
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
ORGANZA FLOWER EARRINGS
ANIMAL PRINT BLOUSE

Leifsdottir Spring 2010 Presentation: The Clothes

Leifsdottir designer Johanna Uurasjarvi surrounded by some of her lovely creations Update 9/12 11:06 PM: Slideshow now available! The theme of Leifsdottir’s Spring 2010 presentation was The World Awaits You. Travel manifested itself in bold prints, soft hues and lustrous fabrics. The models walked around the room in each outfit, stopping to pose at three or four designated points. To…
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Leifsdottir Spring 2010 Presentation: The Scene

The scene: life everywhere. I thought it might be fun to set the scene a bit. Hopefully this post will leave you feeling as though you were there. The show was crowded from the start but during the second hour the room was absolutely packed. I found it thrilling! I overheard a lot of positive feedback. I saw some recognizable…
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Metapost: I Leifsdottir-ed

For the past two weeks I’ve been asking all the people I know in the fashion world: “Can you get me into the Leifsdottir Spring 2010 presentation??!?” I hadn’t had any luck and had pretty much given up hope until last night when out of sheer luck an invitation came my way. Thank you very, very much to the people…
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I heart Pink Studio

Anthropologie does a great job of selecting brands to carry in-store. Somehow they take all these different backgrounds and blend them into one cohesive thought. As I’ve become more engrossed by the store I’ve gotten a bit better at guessing which brand submitted which piece. One of my favorite brands is Pink Studio. Their About Us page sums up nicely…
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