Posts from the ‘News’ Category

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    Cool decor from Sacred Art

    May 3rd, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    I forgot to share some pics I took of the cool decor at the Sacred Art event by Aisel Design, where everything was part of the display!

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  • necklace & earring by Delisch
photo by Crystal Birns
model is Izabelly Santos
make up by Lisa Cadence of Faces Salon

    Celebrate Delisch

    April 30th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    Delisch, the stunning handmade jewelry by Denise Peacock, is celebrating 12 years in business. Woohoo for small business! So, make Sunday your small business support day and before or after you visit Jill Alexander’s new store opening stop by the Delisch studio to help her celebrate! Here’s the info:   Happy Mother’s Day and Happy […]

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headpiece designed by Tessa Spangler
Metal rib cage by Tulio Flores

    Rachel Riot @ Sacred Art presents Abyss

    April 30th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

      Thursday night I went to the VIP opening for Sacred Art presents ABYSS, an immersive art experience in San Jose. I went to support my designer friend Rachel Riot of Manic Designs, who had some pieces in this experience. Here’s what the event was about: “Sacred Art is an immersive art experience with spiritual […]

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    More about JAD

    April 29th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    As I mentioned in my post about Jill Alexander Designs she is opening a new store in Los Gatos. So, guess where I will be this Sunday May 1st? The Jill Alexander Designs store opening at 130 N Santa Cruz Ave in Los Gatos! Celebrating with snacks, drinks and friends old and new ! I […]

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    spring in santa cruz- Jill Alexander Designs

    April 27th, 2016 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    To continue my investigation of spring style in Santa Cruz here is my interview with Jill Alexander of Jill Alexander Designs. I have known Jill for many years. We first met when she showed her first collection at Fashion Art Santa Cruz. I have watched her grow from that runway to showing at New York […]

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    ladies of a certain age

    April 26th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    For those of you who also follow me on Facebook you may know that I sometimes share pictures from “Advanced Style”, which is a photographer who takes street photos of stylish women who are of an advanced age in New York. As a response to this blog and inspiration from the documentary Iris, M Sophia […]

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    Pacific Trading Company, part 2 “Look Closer”

    April 22nd, 2016 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    T: So, tell me a little bit about your “Look Closer” campaign. R:Basically, we have a lot of brands that have an amazing story and made a commitment to change the way fashion is produced. We have so much product in the store that, I think, it’s hard for our customer to always get the […]

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    Spring in Santa Cruz series- Pacific Trading Company, part 1

    April 20th, 2016 | News | admin | 2 Comments

    Here is my interview with Rama’ Zoe, who is one of the buyers for Pacific Trading Company, Tina: Ok, let’s jump right in-when do you start planning for spring? Rama’:  I’m usually thinking about the next spring while it’s spring. I don’t start buying  until August. That is when the first shows are and the […]

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  • photo by Crystal Birns
model Izabelly Santos
make up by Lisa Cadiente of Faces Salon
dress by Tobin W. Keller

    Spring series

    April 19th, 2016 | News | admin | No Comments

    So, I had a light bulb moment. There has been a lot of talk in the fashion world lately about the timing of the runway shows, how social media instantly makes those designs and ideas available to everyone and then how long it then takes those fashions to get to the marketplace. By the time […]

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    Brunello Cucinelli

    April 18th, 2016 | News | admin | 1 Comment

    This is one of my favorite brands but unless I win the lottery you won’t see me wearing it anytime soon! It is a quiet luxurious brand that is outrageously priced. Their designs are almost simple but with stunningly beautiful fabrics and small exquisite details but a t-shirt usually runs over $300. Here’s hoping I […]

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