Cindy Chao, the only living jewel artist showcased in the Smithsonian Institute's permanent collection, happens to be a dear friend of mine. Lucky me! She designs jewels with an artist's eye and a level of workmanship equal to that of a seasoned master craftsman. Her exquisite Solstice Cuff,...

Friend of Mine is a two year old Sydney label founded by Teale Talbot and Letitia McLean. It made its runway debut yesterday with a high energy show of cool girl clothes worn by a bunch of super cool girls, styled by one of the coolest in the business – Sydney model/blogger Alexandra Spencer,...

I love funky tshirt labels, they add a bit of life to my plain and super monochromatic tshirt collection. I was recently introduced to this really cool brand by its designers who are 3 brothers from Paris that have slight obsession with New York. For the launch of their collection and to...

When a friend of mine told me this I cannot help but saying this for Fendi bags always give us the impression of elegance, feminism and gentleness. But when I saw this Fendi Roll Bag Tote, I was completely shocked by its unique way expressing wildness, individualism and strength. Compared...

Designers Letitia McLean and Teale Talbot from Friend of Mine cited Anita Pallenberg in the film Performanceas their main inspiration. The collection had a strong woman in mind, and the brand isn't afraid to be sexy. A white suede mini dress with a raw edge opened the show and a range of...

Good morning AMW Friends! I will be sharing to you a recent Bridal gig that I have done and I am so excited to share this to you not only because they are my clients but because the bride is an old friend of mine! I've known her since elementary so it was an exciting moment not only for them...

So Anele Tshabalala is a friend of mine, her sister is also a good friend- we studied journalism at DUT together- and she's one of the sweetest kids ever. She's like a pure soul and I've never seen her angry with anyone! Ever! I was so surprised when I saw these images of Anele and her...

Artists in New York design the collection, followed by artisans in Madagascar crafting these beach-friendly handbags above through proper living wages provided by Mar Y Sol. Following this type of unique business model allows families in Madagascar to be financially independent as well as...

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Label Spotlight: Sarah's Bag Sarah's Bag I'm absolutely loving the designs of this label by Lebanese designer Sarah Beydoun. (Below with her "Clutch me sabah trio" bag) Her label started off small 10 years ago, when she first started making handbags and since...

Seafood Curry at Menkui Tei (63 Cooper Sq) Chili with a side of Nachos and Red Onion at Olive Tree ( 117 MacDougal St) Ham, Cucumber, and Cheese Croissant Sandwich, Curried Tuna Salad, and Hibiscus Iced Tea and Pomegranate Lemonade at Made Fresh Daily (226 Front St between Beekman St &...

 

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