clothing

Syrup

you may remember that i’ve posted about Japanese mail order clothing line Syrup before. i had a gander at their latest ranges, which include an Alice in Wonderland line and a Moomin line – as well as their Autumn Range. i can’t really tell you much more than that since google translate isn’t exactly helping me learn Japanese. you can get a pretty good idea of what they offer by checking out their digital autumn catalogue, or just by clicking around the site blindly like i did. it’s fun, trust me.

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Kristy, Marky & Kuwaii

photographer Kate Berry recently snapped the lovely Melbourne home of creative couple Kristy & Marky. Marky is a musician, currently touring with his band Monnone Alone, and  Kristy is the talented lady behind fashion label Kuwaii. i just had to include scenes from her cool little shop (also photographed by Kate) and some of my favourite pieces from her latest collection Landscape.

home & shop photographs by Kate Berry, clothing pics courtesy of Kuwaii.

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Myrtle FW 12

Whitney sent over the latest lookbook for her LA based shop Myrtle (you may remember the fantastic Tomboy Style lookbook from earlier this year). it was photographed by Megan McIsaac, and features designers such as Ermie (who wouldn’t recognise those first two dresses), Elkin, Feral Childe, Micaela Greg, and Samantha Pleet amongst others.

clothes: Myrtle /photographer: Megan McIsaac /models: Renee Lilley and Kate Smithson /stylist: Whitney Bickers

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Wolcott : Takemoto

i was contacted by Natasha & Joy introducing their new line Wolcott : Takemoto – and what a wonderfully simple and wearable collection it is.

Wolcott : Takemoto was founded by Joy Wolcott and Natasha Takemoto – Seattleites turned Brooklyn dwellers. Natasha studied at FIDM in San Francisco and Joy studied at Seattle Central School of Apparel Design and has interned with Mociun and most recently as a design intern for Rachel Comey for a full season. WT was founded with the notion of creative independence and design integrity with clothing that puts thought towards fit and quality.

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of a kind

of a kind is a pretty unique shopping experience in that they feature an emerging designer each week who releases a limited edition item in a small batch for the public to snap up (and they do – everything that i have browsed through is sold out.) it’s a lovely way to find out about new designers, as well as learn about them & their process.

this week they are showcasing the work of sara dudzinsky & her jewellery label better late than never. i was just thinking yesterday how i haven’t bought or worn a pair of earrings in so long, probably because most of the stuff i see in shops are still terrible hangovers from the gypsy/bohemian trend.  that’s one of the reasons why i like her double crystal studs – they are clean & simple with just a bit of quirk.

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these two

oh man, i am still very much in love with blouses. especially peachy ones.

lovisa superstarkate wilson

nag nag nag, but i need it to be cold again to wear long sleeves.

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