Westerlind

Swedish born Andrea Westerlind started NY-based showroom, and newly launched online shop, Westerlind with the intention to revolutionize the outdoor marketplace by offering functional, utilitarian clothing and accessories that are also beautiful and fashion-forward. herself a lover of hiking and the outdoors (and fashion!) Andrea often references the Swedish saying, “there is no bad weather, only bad clothes.”

Dedicated to bridging the gap between the Outdoor and Fashion markets, Westerlind focuses on forward-thinking design, craft process, functionality and style. Adventure and creativity are at the root of Westerlind’s concept – expressed through a thoughtful offering and a left-of-center attitude. It’s all about thriving in the frenetic life in the city and balancing this with simplicity and beauty of the outdoors.

Westerlind

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Beautiful Dreamers

i could kick myself for not knowing about Brooklyn based shop Beautiful Dreamers while we were in NYC – and it was right around the corner from where we were staying, too! they stock pieces by designers Jesse Kamm, Erin Considine, Electric Feathers, Clyde (those hats!) Lauren Manoogian, Agnes Baddoo (those beautiful leather bags) and many more.

Our store was conceived to be a nexus for authentically creative designers and artists pursuing high standards of craftsmanship, sustainability, ethical practices, and consciousness. Our aim is to create a meaningful connection between supplier, maker, and consumer through beautiful dreams and beautiful objects.

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Sofi Wolf SS14

i love this lookbook for Sofi Wolf because it’s quite cleverly set in the Met, officially my favourite art museum since our recent visit to NYC. especially that beautiful room in the fourth picture – i wandered in there and found myself alone, surrounded by Klimt, Mucha and Odilon Redon (my favourite!) …in a city, and a museum, that is usually filled with people it was nice to savour a moment of quiet with such beautiful works. the lookbook was put together by Lydia Fine and Tony Blahd.

Our Spring/Summer 2014 collection heralds a new panoply of optical and visceral sensations. Inspired by a view overlooking the breathtaking New York City Highline, we chose to celebrate our surroundings in our prints: plants, people, buildings, crisp turquoise sky blues tamed by dusty roses, vibrant Emerald City greens and even the impossibly haunting lavenders of the sun setting over the Hudson River.

Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14
Sofi Wolf SS14

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Clay Opera

sweet fired things by Clay Opera.

I am passionate for clay, glazes and paints. Each mug, salter or plater coming out of my workshop has its own story, different inspiration. Each of my items has its indvidual character that I want to share with their future owners. At the start of XXth century, writer Nadezhda Mandelstam announced the beginnign of an era of ugly things. I would love to bring back the beauty in everyday things, soap dishes, sugar-bowls, butter churns…

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Prints

i’ve been doing some gift guides (i hope they have been helpful?) but my favourite gift to give has always been a print or framed artwork of some kind. when i was a poor student this was always my solution for cash-strapped gift-giving. find a beautiful print (beg, borrow, steal, copy) pop it into an inexpensive frame and you usually have a very happy gift-receiver on the other end. but you don’t have to go to the same desperate extremes as i did – just buy a nice print. here are some i like.

Mr & Mrs print by Black and Type Shop:

Prints // Miss Moss

HEY Posters by Kyuhyung Cho:

Prints // Miss Moss

 Fox Trot by Alicia Makes:

Prints // Miss Moss

Gelataology Prints by Studio Fludd:

Prints // Miss Moss

Black Bouquet prints by Tad Carpenter:

Prints // Miss Moss

Metallic Prints by Yield Design Co:

Prints // Miss Moss

Let It Go print by Ricardo Garcia:

Prints // Miss Moss

Prints by Hysj:

Prints // Miss Moss

Prints by Anna Dorfman:

Prints // Miss Moss

Phases of the Moon print by The Adventures of:

Prints // Miss Moss

Network print by bastisRIKE:

Prints // Miss Moss

A Black Cat by Hello Jenuine:

Prints // Miss Moss

Prints by Anne Ulku:

Prints // Miss Moss

A Teapot’s Dream by Oana Befort:

Prints // Miss Moss

Prints by Christopher Dina:

Prints // Miss Moss

My Food is all Natural by Retro Whale:

Prints // Miss Moss

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SuTurno

SuTurno is a Madrid based design company headed by designers Julia Vergara and Javier Gutierrez Bayo. you may remember their beautiful Blondell scarves which made the blog rounds a few months ago. they have just released their new AW13 collection sporting four new prints: the dramatic Ondina, the sparkly Bengala, and the Brick and Inutiles scarves. you can buy them all at their online shop.

The new designs find inspiration in the beauty of the theater drapes, some clay tiles, the so-called Neomudéjar architecture or some personal memories of a family photo shoot. Subtle colouring, hand painted shapes and playful geometry are still ingredients of our style at SuTurno.

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