Saturday, May 29, 2010
Friday was an exciting day because we received a nice big order from The Laundress.
Not everything that we received is available on our online shop just yet.
In store, but not yet online you will find:
The sweater stone
The stain brush
We have also put both men's and women's lark cashmere/cotton sweaters on sale, find them in our online shop
Have a great weekend everyone!
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
We have tickets ($12) available at Lark for Christopher Smith's new album release party and show.
The show is on Friday May 28th at the Western Front, doors open at 7pm.
We'll see you there!
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Friday, May 21, 2010
We have been adding pictures to our product pages from Volume 1. of the editorial that did not make it to the final edit.
As you look through our product shots you will find editorial shots hiding within.
Volume 2. is coming very soon...
Thursday, May 20, 2010
One of our favourite Barbour Jackets was featured in getting beat like you stole something, though this blog typically focuses on mens wear they know a good line up of women's wear when they see it.
Along with the Barbour Antique Union Jack International they also featured some of our other favourite outerwear from Chimala and Mackintosh.
A History of Architecture wrote about some of the images from volume 1. of our spring summer look book. If you missed it, check out Lark About where Natsumi posted some "deleted scenes" that were not included in the official look book.
We can't forget to mention Hype Beast who really get what we are all about. They also featured our Frank Leder Handkerchiefs a little while back.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Monday, May 17, 2010
Check out our Spring/Summer Women's Editorial Vol. 1 slide show
Check out our Spring/Summer Men's Editorial Vol. 1 slide show
If you want to scroll through at your own pace click here.
Thank you Alexa Kirsten Stroth and Wesley Fields for modeling in volume 1 for us.
Friday, May 14, 2010
There are a lot of things to love about Grey Manner starting with the fact that they spell 'Grey' with an 'e' and not an 'a'. Recently they were on set with Natsumi while she was shooting our summer look book. They took some great behind the scenes pictures, and wrote nice things about us.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
plain-woven fabric, originally made completely of cotton fibres but later also of man-made fibres (we like the ol' fashioned cotton fibres), which derives its colour and pattern effects from carded or combed yarns. The name comes from the Malay word genggang, meaning "striped," and thence from the French guingan, used by the Bretons to signify cloth made from striped colouring. Medium or fine yarns of varying quality are used to obtain the plain, checked, or striped effects. The warp and the weft, or filling, may be the same, even-sided and balanced
The Chimala gingham short sleeve pull has all of the details one expects of high Japanese design. The popover style with front pleat and back loop with gathers make this shirt unlike any other.
This Lova gingham shirt is not yet available online, but if you can visit us we recommend that you come and give it a try. The resin buttons and fine Italian fabric are amazing.
A Short History of Gingham
Gingham made its first appearance in the 17th century, where it was imported to England and then migrated to the American colonies. Originally, using two different color fibers to produce a striping effect created gingham. But as time went on, gingham fabrics began to appear that had a checkered pattern, as well as plaids. Blue and white was the color combination of choice for many years.
The production of gingham was a major economic boon to Manchester England and the surrounding areas. In the New World, gingham made the textile industry a powerful force in what is now the Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama.
Alexander Olch ties and suspenders!
Okay ladies, I don't know if you've been waiting as long as I have for a great quality gingham shirt with a great fit, so you may not entirely understand my enthusiasm. But I can't even believe how much I love these gingham shirts made for us by Makie!!!
We've got four beautiful and classic colours for you to chose from. Now your only challenge is figuring out what to wear the other 3 days of the week.
One of the best qualities of a well made gingham shirt is how easy it is to look after. It launders easily and well. They look casual and sharp, they make your wardrobe more interesting without going over the top, and if you aren't in the mood to press them they can still look tidy.