lookbook

Elizabeth Suzann

i was so pleased to get an email from Elizabeth Pape introducing me to her line Elizabeth Suzann. a self taught designer, Elizabeth is based in Nashville and her design focuses on simplicity, clean lines, and longevity.

I use all natural fibers – silks, linens, cottons – many of the pieces are hand dyed and painted, and I try very hard to make versatile, seasonless pieces that will serve more than just one function in a wardrobe and can be worn a multitude of ways.  It is my hope that by producing and consuming mindfully, we can focus on craftsmanship, reduce waste, and truly love the clothing we put on our backs. Everything is sewn here in Nashville (by me, currently) and we just this month moved into a studio space so we’ve got some room to grow.

you can see her new studio space here (love me a good studio tour) and shop pieces from the shop on her website. i loooooove that Anais peach watercolour midi dress, as well as this rad charcoal painted silk number. everything is fantastic though, so be sure to have a browse. looking forward to seeing more from Elizabeth in the future.

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Jewels Trois

another edition of Jewels! please click on the images to be taken to the relevant designer / shop.

Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss
Jewels Trois // Miss Moss

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Northern Sun

Jennilee Marigomen just shot the lookbook for Canadian outerwear brand Northern Sun. the company was established in the seventies, and quickly became synonymous with finely crafted, Canadian-made jackets and parkas that stand up to the demands of an unforgiving climate. they have had a see the entire lookbook here.

Like the Arctic sun after which it is named, Northern Sun has returned from a brief winter’s hibernation. The newly risen Northern Sun carries the same commitment to quality craftsmanship and timeless style that defined the brand from its conception. A partnership between Canada and Switzerland, Northern Sun manufactures everyday goods that are equally inspired by life in the city and experiences in the outdoors.

Photography: Jennilee Marigomen. Styling: Redia Soltis. Makeup: Jennifer Latour. Models: Chelsea and Wes.











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Confezioni Crosby SS 13

they have done it again. Confezioni Crosby, who i have featured numerous times, has a beautiful new summer collection that will make you want to go on holiday forever.

Confezioni Crosby is a collaboration with a historic New York based manufacturer of mens uniforms and traditional work garmets. The idea was born from the challenge of transforming real american work wear into every day clothing for women, changings its proportions and fits and adding touches of softness and femininity. It is a contrast that throws the idea of functional clothing into an unexpected key, giving it a new meaning.













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giantLION AW13

man, my favourite designers have been releasing some killer lookbooks lately! here’s the AW13 collection lookbook from giantLION, photographed  by husband and wife team Amber & Jon aka Live It Out Photography. LOVE the look of that thick cross ring. you can shop giantLION on their website.

giantLION is a line of handcrafted jewelry formed in 2011, distilled from the fascinations of owner and designer, Caroline Whittington. Using raw stones, bronze, sterling silver and 14k gold, Caroline crafts delicate, timeless pieces that draw inspiration from nature, history and symbology. The giantLION collection ranges from playful to effortlessly elegant, always with a subtle, sophisticated edge. Each piece is designed to age with grace and serve as an affirmation of style, daily reminder, treasured gift, or simple note to yourself.











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Jane Sews S/S 2013

i’ve been waiting for the release of the new collection from Durban-based Jane Sews ever since spying some sneak peaks on their Instagram (especially those cute sandals). they just released this sweet lookbook, which features that iconic Loves Me, Loves Me Not side table from Cape Town based furniture designers Vogel. i own a few Jane Sew pieces myself, so I plan to add a few more to my collection – especially love that blue layered midi dress & the sweet button down skirt.

Photographer: JoNo Nienaber  /  Stylist:  Adele Schmitz / Hair & Make up: Volenti Main-Bailie  / Model: Julia at Boss Models











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