Indie Fashion Mall in Buenos Aires – Galeria Patio del Liceo

Indie Fashion Mall in Buenos Aires – Galeria Patio del Liceo
Galeria Patio del Liceo, galeriapatiodelliceo.com, exemplifies an awesome movement in retail. Located in a heavily trafficked shopping district of Buenos Aires, this small shopping mall off the main drag features a wide variety of independent designers.  Artists and entrepreneurs joined together to revitalized this three story complex with 30 to 40 spaces situated around a beautiful ...

Beautiful Clothes By Mexican Fashion Designer Carla Fernández

Beautiful Clothes By Mexican Fashion Designer Carla Fernández
Amazing Fashion in Mexico City My favorite find in Mexico City is local Mexican fashion designer, Carla Fernandez. Her designs are known for their unisex and universally flattering silhouettes, and her company is devoted to preserving the centuries old design techniques across indigenous Mexican communities. Several different materials are featured by season and traditional skills in ...

Tropicals in Ojai

Tropicals in Ojai
Ojai is one of my favorite places in the world.  The gorgeous valley feels like an open possibility and the languid pace of the town makes me feel like I’m falling into place like a puzzle. We go up often for the the farmer’s market, www.ojaicertifiedfarmersmarket.com, and last weekend we had a double header of ...

Denim, suede and Spring

25. March 2013 fashion 0
Denim, suede and Spring
A couple things I’m building in the store and in my own closet right now: vintage suede, denim and white cotton all around pieces. It gives me a basic, but unique starting point for warm weather.  Denim pieces have been including mid length skirts and elastic waist dresses.  I’ve also found a lot of beautiful ...

Downtown LA Style

Downtown LA Style
This morning I hit my favorite farmer’s market in Atwater and was stoked to find a great new sewing studio on Glendale Blvd.  Sew La, www.sew-la.com, has great atmosphere, beautiful fabrics and reasonably priced classes. Then I went by the quarterly vinyl show in Chinatown and saw a couple of amazing designers.  My favorite jewelry ...

Unique Los Angeles products

Unique Los Angeles products
  Last weekend I checked out the local artisans at Unique LA in the fashion district.  I loved all the craftmanship involved in each piece and the prices are remarkably low since you’re buying direct from the creator.  I saw everything from clothes to salts and it was engaging getting to speak with each different ...

TEMPTU – Beauty meets Technology

TEMPTU – Beauty meets Technology
Last weekend we shot Temptu which marked my first personal experience with airbrush.  Working on the script in the weeks leading up to the shoot I quickly discovered that any educational question regarding airbrushing all goes back to comfort with technology. I’m also using Temptu this quarter for my Branding class at FIDM (and I’m ...