click here to maximize your minimalism!
click here to view my favorites from the archives. gee
are you a fonts enthusiast? a typophile?
find the beauty on your daily walk! take time to notice the details of your landscape.
there is nothing like seeing a great handbag in action.
plastics are our future. how can you resist plastic? it is so shiny and pleasing. I have a penchant for plastics.
chronicling my quest for the one true
have you ever noticed the similarity between nyc fire call boxes and benevolent Kannon, goddess of mercy?
every design, fashion and art magazine I read lately features some important directional artist making big contributions to their genre. and where do they live? brooklyn!
who says there are no more 'new ideas' in art and design? the newness is in the juxtaposition.
this is how I really get things done. with my little green co-worker/task-master.
clothing & accessories design
useful, economical, modular pieces that can be mix-matched in numerous
ways (because why can't fashion be useful and lasting? I think
it can!) So I say Maximize your Minimalism!
Satin Karate Belt featured in Dec 06 Real Simple
Voted Best Designer 2006 Style Bakery
'On the Rise'
Daily Buss Feature
in the blog press
the girl who ate everything
(into) the fray
far too cute
couture in the city
high fashion girl
furniture (especially chairs from the 50s and 60s), uniforms, repeating patterns, menswear, Oscar Niemeyer,
traditional Japanese architecture, the Rimpa School and Ogata Korin's 8-Point Bridge, Matisse, bromeliads,
succulents and other waxy flora
bamboo, coral, moss, woodgrain, silhouettes & other cut-outs, plastic,
low-resolution images, the photo copier, off-registration prints, Max
Ernst's Lunar Asparagus, NYC fire call boxes that look like Kannon, Fauvist color sense, the Noguchi Museum,
pretty much all of Abstract Expressionism
magazines of current
Domino, Elle Decor (British), ARTnews, Art in America, Wallpaper
favorite heel style
the wedge, but a sleek modern interpretation
current shoe obsession
alas, the sneaker. (because I live in nyc and walk a ton!) but not too
sneakery of a sneaker. more of a sneaker disguised as a shoe, like a mary
jane style or a high-tech looking black one with a metallic accent. how
about Royal Elastics? I must go try some on. I really like the non-sneakeryness
of their styles.
bussbuss feature today!
I randomly clicked on BussBuss today to see what was new, and I found my own design featured. How cool!!! BussBuss is featuring my Bamboo Cowl Top
in a piece called Spring Trends: 15 Key Spring Pieces, 7 Fabulous Looks
. According to BussBuss, you can wear the Bamboo Cowl while Running Errands, spending A Day at the Museum, and having Cocktails with Mr. Right. Yes, I agree. The Bamboo Cowl Top
would work for all those outings.
BussBuss editor and style expert Kelly Lee shares the top trends for spring and shows us how to mix and match 15 key pieces for 7 fabulous looks that will take you from the office to cocktails and beyond. Best of all, all pieces can be bought online in a click - no traipsing through the stores required.
Spring's Top Fashion Trends:
1. Ruffles, Tiers and Pleats
2. Arty Floral and Graphic Prints
3. Canary Yellow
4. Metallics and Shine
5. Non-Leather, Oversized Bags
6. Pastels, Nudes and Blush Hues
7. Grey Matter
8. Luxe Trench Coats
9. Hot Pink
10. Statement Necklaces
If you like the top, you can shop the Bamboo Cowl here
. This item is in stock and ready to ship. Tell your friends!
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