Daily Gems & other musings — designer

Style Board: Flower Power

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Style Board: Peridot

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We can’t think of a better way to soak up summer than with Peridot, the stone of love and fortune.  This installment of our Style Board pairs our favorite, summery green hue with viv&ingrid classics.    

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: Kika Vargas

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We recently discovered an article on the Elle Magazine website that featured some of our current favorite (and recently featured in our Designer Spotlight series!) designers, as well as some new (to us) creators.  We love discovering new names, and this installment features the talented Kika Vargas - read on to learn more about her!  The Colombian born designer was born in Bogotá and currently calls it, Madrid and New York home.  She studied fine arts at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and fashion design at the the Istituto Marangoni in Milano, Graduating in 2008.  She's an award-winning designer, was the first...

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: Minju Kim

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Youthful.  Playful.  Avant garde haute couture.  Not necessarily styles you would expect to normally find in one place, but when you look at Minju Kim's designs, you'll be able to see just how perfectly they can work together.  A true, raw talent to say the least! Minju is a South Korean fashion designer known for her use of bold prints and juxtaposition of a vibrant, youthful vibe mixed with unmatched couture detailing.  After studying fashion in Antwerp, she "has made her career through designing brave and daring collections with large motifs and a color palette representative of a packet of sweets.  She is quoted...

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: Caroline Hu

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Image via Hong Kong Tatler   We're so excited to share our newest discovery in the fashion world in this installment of our Designer Spotlight - meet Caroline Hu, an emerging designer that we know you'll love as much as we do! Caroline Hu was interested in the arts from an early age, studying oil paintings eventually led to a passion for fabrics and, in adulthood, fashion design.  Caroline now has her own namesake line, with a collection of romantic dresses that quickly gained a following that included celebrities like Jemima Kirk and Julie Gilheart. Currently based in New York,...

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