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Having started her fashion career designing menswear, Rachel Comey understands that construction and fit are imperative for a successful garment. Armed with a degree in Sculpture, Rachel respects the fluidity of fabric as a sculptural medium. Often her clothes seem daunting until the piece is tried on and suddenly it takes on a life of it’s own. Using daring cuts, bright patterns, and an artist’s eye, Rachel creates clothing that is modern and timeless all at once.
Rachel Comey Secretariat Clog, Grey Suede, $308.00
Les Fleurs Locket by Brehan Todd by brehanclaire on Etsy
Vintage resin and brass floral lockets in many luscious colors. No two are exactly alike because each was hand molded. Open the hinged door and place your favorite photo inside. Handmade, original design. Almost any color can be ordered. Specify color preference in your message.
La Dauphine features teardrop-crystal-dipped silver strands and mixed ice rhinestone chains tumbling from streaming lengths of Dior-grey grosgrain ribbon. Framing the neck, knotted silk and velvet bows showcase vintage crystal brooches!
This piece was designed by The Glamourai exclusively for Shrimpton Couture.
It closes with an adjustable hook-back clasp, allowing it to be worn from 17" to 19" around. The front drop adds another 4" to the front length & the ribbon streamers cascade 9.5" down the back. The bracelet pictured is also available in another listing.
Glenda Gies Black Matellasse with Brooch Jackie Handbag Glenda Gies brings old Hollywood glamour and sophistication to her Black Matellasse vintage handbag. Glenda has traveled the world and back to find one-of-a-kind vintage fabrics for her namesake line of upscale handbags. This instant conversation starter is made from a high quality black matellasse and is topped off with a stunning handmade brooch. This handbag is truly timeless and because it is black it can be used throughout all seasons. Glenda uses the finest metal closures on each bag. Inside you will find yet another detail gorgeous contrasting fabric that makes these bags true beauties. The inside of this handbag is lined with lovely pink fabric.
USD $238.00 at Layla Grayce
Jessie Steele is a line of high quality hostess aprons crafted for the domestic goddess. Featuring lively colors and strong black and white combinations with flirty patterns and cuts, this line brings a vintage-like quality back to your kitchen! These aprons make for a wonderful hostess, wedding or shower gift. Machine washable. One size. 55% linen, 45% cotton. USD $20.00
Pictures of the Leaning Tower of Pisa cake that Cake Boss personality Buddy Valastro of Carlo's City Hall Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey made for my sister's wedding. The "Leaning" cake was one of two segments featured on an episode of the Cake Boss on the TLC channel this past Monday. If you'd like to watch a repeat of the show this week view the Cake Boss TV schedule at http://tlc.discovery.com/tv/cake-boss/cake-boss.html
happy friday dears. any plans for the upcoming weekend? i'll be busy painting an elementary school classroom, making it all spick-and-span for when school starts again in late august. before we're all off on our separate ways, i thought i'd share this girly music video by the british band Alessi's Ark. It's clever and adorably stylish.