While browsing the interwebs, we stumbled upon these colorful pieces from Knotty Gal and we were immediately smitten. Knotty Gal specializes in “handmade accessories for a cause” (a portion of all proceeds goes to the Bhandari Girls’ School in Bangladesh).
Shop their very first collection here.
Category Branding, Creative Persuasion, Designing Women, Global Citizen, Jewels, Ladies do it Best, Shop til' you drop, T+S, We likes
Tags Accessories, Bangladesh, Hand-made, Knotty Gal, Montreal, NYC, Shop, Statement necklaces, Tendances, Travel
We truly love Franck & Oak refreshing branding strategy. In less than a year the Montreal-based online store has become THE online destination for stylish gentlemen in Canada and beyond. And for their latest collaboration, they teamed up with trendsetter and (not -so) local dandy Chromeo‘s Dave 1 for a capsule collection featuring “essentials you can effortlessly combine.”
More info here.
Category Collaborations, Design, Fashion, Fresh talent, Made in Canada, Shop til' you drop, T+S, We likes, You'll never shop the same again
Tags Brooklyn, Chromeo, fashion, Montreal
In New York next week? Swing by Toubab Paris private sale to shop these unusual and scenic accessories!
What? ‘Toubab paris’s private sale
Where? Babel Fair, 260 Elizabeth Street, NY – NY 10012 (France)
When? Thursday June 13 from 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
Category Africa is the Future, Art, Design, Designing Women, Events, Good design = Good business, T+S, We likes
Tags New York, Sale, sale | vente, Toubab Paris
Even though the Sun has decided to play hide & seek (at least here in Montreal), it’s never too late to do some last minute shopping for the ultimate summer accessories. The ‘Nkwor’ collection by designer Andrea Iyamah is simply stunning with its beautiful mix of pastels, fun prints and original cuts. Shop the full collection here.
Complex Magazine couldn’t have chosen a better cover-girl for their June issue than Miss Knowles herself. The images shot by Julia Galdo + Cody Cloud aka JUCO are simply sublime and refreshing. Read the full story here and cope the print issue as soon as you possibly can.
The month of May is always an exciting time for us and so far we’ve been blessed with amazing weather (my Montreal folks, let’s forget about the last 2 days, shall we?). Here are some of my favorites pieces for the month, things I have been coveting for a while and others that will be available as of this month.
“XEWA” Tunic T-shirt by Africa is the Future | Cropped denim shorts by Rag & Bone | Asos Bag | Sidewalk skimmer in suede by Madewell | “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | ‘Random Access Memory‘ by Daft Punk
Category Africa is the Future, Art, Books, Branding, Fashion, Judge a book by its cover, Ladies do it Best, Packaging, Shop til' you drop, T+S
Tags Africa is the Future, Asos, Daft Punk, Madewell, Rag & Bone
After months of anticipation, I was extremely excited to find out that Fafi’s collaboration’s with French lingerie brand, Undiz is out next April 11!
Although I could easily buy the whole collection, yes even the men’s boxers are too die for, here is a selection of some of my favorite pieces. Peep the full collection on Fafi’s blog.
Category Branding, Collaborations, Designing Women, Good design = Good business, Ladies do it Best, T+S, We likes
Tags fafi, Graffiti, Paris, Sam, street art, Undiz
HOLST+LEE recently launched a new collection called CLASSICS which features this stunning series bracelets. The New-York designing duo and their line of hand-made bold & beautiful accessories have been under our radar for a while and we’re always eager to see what what they have in store for us!
Shop the full collection here.