Tag Archives: ikat

infinitely interchangeable

A striped, swingy A-line skirt; a charcoal grey boat-neck pullover; near-perfect nude heels:  all of these elements are infinitely interchangeable, totally flattering and perfect “update your spring wardrobe” pieces.

Now make your laptop as chic and happy as you are by encasing it in this amazing, rhododendron print Orla Kiely sleeve. Why shouldn’t you tote your computer around in something pretty enough that you’d want to carry it on your hip?

crochet three-quarter sleeved sweater, French Connection – $138
grey striped jersey skirt, Tillvaro Designs (local) – $48
rhododendron print laptop sleeve, Orla Kiely – $93
nude peep-toed lace-ups, Chelsea Crew – $62
beaded ikat earrings, Seven Swans (local) – $80

Photography by Paola Nazati.

urban safari

Take a glamorous trek through your day in a look that is both relaxed and uber chic. Just remember Asheville, you don’t need an excuse to look amazing! This ensemble is just wearable enough to jaunt about town in and yet totally perfect for dinner and a movie. Later try the ikat top with a pencil skirt or the perfect cargos with a striped tee to maximize your style mileage.

chiffon ikat blouse, Collective Concepts – $72
cargo skinnies, Level 99 – $102
woven belt – $16
rhinestone and pearl earrings, Lenora Dame – $66
mustard crossbody bag, Latico – $174
forest green t-straps, Chelsea Crew – $58

Photography by Jameykay Young.

New Shipment: Mani Designs Jewelry

We’ve just put out a new shipment of beautiful handmade works of wearable art by Amber Mahler for Mani Designs.  I am in awe of her technique and ability to make the silver take on the found object’s, usually seed pods or flowers’, fine details.  Sterling silver lost wax cast earrings, $120 and necklace, $160; ikat printed scarf, $20.