With two sticks and string, a gang of wannabe knitters, and a community atmosphere, Wool and the Gang has changed “Nanna’s knitting shop” forever. If you haven’t heard of it, Wool and the Gang, is a fashionable, new retail concept that opened in Soho in November 2009. It’s part stylish design studio, part DIY knitting […]
Entries Tagged as 'Stores'
August 25th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Brands, Contemporary, Stores
July 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Brands, Contemporary, Stores
If Imogene + Willie was a celebrity I’d be in jail for stalking right now. This retro-fitted gas station, now cool hip apparel boutique “swept me off my feet”. I’ve been obsessed with it, talking nonstop to friends and family and even a few strangers I corralled into listening, since learning about it. Calling Imogene […]
July 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Brands, Contemporary, Stores
It was love at first sighting when I spotted designer Pierre Colorado’s Blake Standard Spring 2007 collection in New York – one year after his official launch. He was a senior designer at Abercrombie and Fitch (with an FIT degree in fashion design) when he saw the need for chic, sophisticated easy sportswear for all […]
June 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Product Merchandising, Stores
I found a gem of a jeans store in Pittsburg a few months ago with my friend Catarina Brown, Search on the Run blogger. The Pittsburg Jean Company is on East Carson Street on the southside nestled between Perlora and Mallorca. It’s located in an 1892 historical building with a tin ceiling, hardwood floor, and […]
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June 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Brands, Stores
Tim Burton, the visionary director of “Alice and Wonderland” knew Charlotte Tarantola’s line of tees and sweaters were “scene stealers” when he gave her access to his show’s art. She didn’t disappoint. Flowery friends, tea time treats and pocket watches tumble abundantly throughout her beautiful prints for this collection. She captures the allure and mystery […]
May 12th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Stores
Upstairs on 7th (Washington, DC) is packed with sophisticated clothes, funky accessories and lots of heart. Owner, Ricki Peltzman makes sure you get plenty of all three every time you visit. Peltzman buys exclusive designs in “slow fashion” – limited edition, beautifully crafted, timeless clothing from fashion designers like Ivan Grundel, Sarah Pacini, Butter by […]