DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace

Earlier this month Lauren and I escaped city life with our dear friend Grace, of The Stripe, for a weekend chock-full of sun and DIY. With an abundant supply of rhinestone and brass curb chain, we decided to try weaving the components together to make our own collar necklaces. It was fun to see how wonderfully different the pieces turned out  – each so fabulous in their own unique way! Honestly, isn’t that the best part about DIYing with friends?

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Who’s That Girl

We’re excited to be sharing an exclusive sneak peek into Free People‘s September catalog, which launches tomorrow and has us anticipating cooler temperatures. Wherever the Free People girl may go this fall, she’ll always look effortlessly cool in worn-in denim, animal prints, studded accessories and vintage-inspired coats. Love!


Swash London Fall 2012

If wearable art is your thing, then please let me introduce you to Swash London. Husband and wife duo Sarah Swash and Toshio Yamanaka have designed a collection covered in hand-drawn and painted motifs, ranging from flowers to animals and inner clock workings to equestrian bits and everything in-between. Paired with the most fabulous pom pom hats, how can you not be fascinated by these far out ensembles?


Black Rock City

Burning Man takes place this week in Northern Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. It’s hard to believe that once a year tens of thousands of people gather to create Black Rock City, an entirely fabricated town dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. And after the week is over, there is absolutely no trace of human life leftover whatsoever. Honestly, amazing. Have any of you participated in this annual gathering?


TRIWA x Dominic Wilcox

Last season TRIWA collaborated with two of our favorite street artists Supakitch & Koralie to create a small collection of watches. Recently the Swedish watchmakers worked closely with British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox to create three pieces of artwork inspired by this season’s timepieces. The miniature scenes represent the process of watch production from the delivery of parts to the assembly and refinement. Dominic says “I’ve always liked the idea of little people living in a secret miniature world.” So cool!


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