feather fashion

Zendaya vogues in feathers for VOGUE July 2017

by The Feather Place NYC on August 2, 2017

in FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS

VOGUE magazine is always bringing the freshest trends and designs to our thirsty, fashion-craving eyes, and the July 2017 issue is no exception. We here at TheFeatherGirl would like to lavish special attention on the July 2017 issue because – FEATHERS!!Former Disney-teen-princess-turned-fashionista Zendaya on the cover of Vogue July 2017. Striped Rooster Coque tails and Ostrich. Top by Calvin Klein.

VOGUE July 2017 sees Disney-teen-princess-turned-fashionista Zendaya adorned with feathery tops and hats and jackets that are sure to ruffle your feathers (in a good way!)

Zendaya wearing various feathered pieces.

From the cover to the editorial, Zendaya and photographer Mario Testino show off the ease and elegance of wearable feather fashion — from the flirty Fausto Puglisi ostrich feather-trimmed shirt, to the absolutely gorgeous J.W. Anderson chain-mail dress with sectional Grey ostrich, these pieces truly highlight that fashion and feathers are a match made in heaven! And the black marabou feather pom-pom earrings by Tuleste (pictured far left) are the epitome of chic elegance!

Zendaya and nieces sporting ostrich feather-trimmed hats by Gigi Burris.

And don’t forget to visit  THE FEATHER PLACE website, where you’ll find feathers and products that you can use to make your own stunning feathery designs! If you’re in the NY or LA area, be sure to stop in at our showroom locations.

The Look of Love | Ursula Andress in Casino Royale

We recently watched the film Casino Royale and couldn’t believe the amount of feathers that were used in the costume designs. From Natural White Coque Tails to luxurious Ostrich Floss and Boas; Ursula Andress as Vesper Lynd embodies the Look of Love in the ultimate spy spoof of all time; Casino Royale 1967 .

CasinoRoyaleCollageHere are some of our favorite movie stills featuring the stylish Vesper Lynd in her feathered best. We especially love the Ostrich Floss Feathered turban and Natural White Coque Tail Feather caplet she wears.

The Look of Love | Ursula Andress in Casino Royale

Watch the music video from the film below. “The Look of Love  was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song (1967).

Handmade Feather Accessories

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on December 23, 2015

in FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS,JEWELRY

Handmade Feather Accessories

We are showcasing our favorite top three Esty shops and designers that have caught our eye with their stunning feather pieces. So many to choose from, we had a hard time deciding who to list! Here’s our favorite handmade feather accessories that we couldn’t wait to share with you.

Handmade Feather Accessories - MayflyJewelry

Let’s start with Mayfly Jewelry from Portland Oregon; Designer Sonya has wonderfully crafted the true beauty of the Pacific Northwest in her collection of delicate feather earrings all priced reasonably.  She uses rooster saddle, rooster schlappen, turkey quills and Lady Amherst pheasant tippets in her collection.

Handmade Feather Accessories - VelvetandSlate

VelvetandSlate “Each piece is hand crafted with special attention paid to the finishing details. The feathers are real, and each is unique and organic in nature, making every piece of jewelry one of a kind. Every item is made in the USA”  Karisa Perrone.

Karisa uses Lady Amherst, peacock plumage, silver pheasant and wild turkey feathers in her collection, Visit her Esty shop to explore her handcrafted feather jewelry. We love the guinea feather gold painted necklace! Did I mention she does custom orders.

Handmade Feather Accessories - Noemiah

Based out of Montreal, Canada; Noémie is the designer behind the brand Noemiah. Her feather jewelry line is unique and stunning. You will be amazed with her selection accessories, there is something for everyone in her collection. My favorite is her  Dusty Mint Statement necklace is beautiful using ostrich feathers, if your looking for something more simple her Minimalist Modern Brass Jewelry Arrowhead Feather necklace is a must have! Noemie uses ostrich, rooster hackle, guinea and pheasant in her jewelry collection. If you’re looking for something custom, you may request for a custom order.

 

Stunning Native American Fashion Exhibit

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on December 18, 2015

in CULTURAL ARTS,EVENT,FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS

The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts just launched it’s new exhibit Native Fashion Now and it’s the first large scale exhibit showcasing contemporary Native American fashion.

Orlando Dugi (Diné [Navajo]) Cape and dress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012 Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers; Courtesy of the designer, Santa Fe. Hair and Makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Mona Bear. Photo by Nate Francis.

“It was just the right time,” Kramer said. “The stars aligned, and we committed ourselves to doing this exhibition that is just as much about celebrating Native American creativity as well as it is an exhibition celebrating fashion.”- Exhibition curator Karen Kramer via Mic

Among our favorite are these feathered designs from Orlando Dugi, (Diné [Navajo]). Cape and dress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012 (Above & Right Below)

Native American Fashion- Left- Wendy Ponca, Osage. Dresses, 2015. Right-Orlando Dugi, Diné -Navajo-. Cape and dress from Desert Heat Collection, 2012

Native American Fashion - Sho Sho Esquiro (Kaska Dene/Cree) Wile Wile Wile dress, “Day of the Dead” Collection, 2013 Seal, beaver tail, carp, beads, silk, rayon, and rooster feathers; skull and tulle fascinator by Dominique Hanke (British) for Sho Sho Esquiro. Photo by Thosh Collins

Sho Sho Esquiro (Kaska Dene/Cree) Wile Wile Wile dress, “Day of the Dead” Collection, 2013

David Gaussoin, Diné -Navajo- and Picuris Pueblo and Wayne Nez Gaussoin, Diné -Navajo- and Picuris Pueblo. Postmodern Boa, 2009. Consuelo Pascual, Diné Navajo and Maya. Gunmetal Pleat dress, 2010.

David Gaussoin, (Diné [Navajo]) and Picuris Pueblo and Wayne Nez Gaussoin, (Diné [Navajo]) and Picuris Pueblo. “Postmodern Boa,” 2009. Consuelo Pascual, (Diné [Navajo]) and Maya. “Gunmetal Pleat” dress, 2010.

Native Fashion Now On view November 21, 2015 to March 6, 2016 Located in the: Special Exhibition Galleries

Click here for the exhibition press release.

Feathered Dresses from Rent the Runway

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on November 20, 2015

in FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS

Have you ever wanted to wear one of those designer feathered dresses that are all the trend but couldn’t afford to buy it? Well we’ve got the solution for you… Rent the Runway!

“Rent the Runway is revolutionizing fashion by giving women access to thousands of designer dresses and accessories…”

Rent your favorite feathered frock this holiday season! Here are our favorite Feathered Dresses from Rent the Runway! Take it up a notch with a Marabou Jacket, Shrug or Shawl from The Feather Place.

Tracy Reese Flutter and Fly Dress $30 Rental $428 Retail

Tracy Reese Flutter and Fly Dress $30 Rental ($428 Retail). Crimson Ostrich Feather Fringe details are perfect for this years Christmas party!

CYNTHIA STEFFE White Heron Shift - Feathered Dresses from Rent the Runway

CYNTHIA STEFFE White Heron Shift $65 Rental ($350 Retail).  

Nanette Lepore Night Moves Sheath $30 Rental ($398 Retail).

Don’t you think that these feathered mini’s are perfect for New Years!!! Pair them with strappy heels and bold accessories for a polished party look!

Nanette Lepore Night Moves Sheath - Feathered Dresses from Rent the Runway

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Milly Take Flight Dress $45 Rental ($775 Retail). Ostrich Fringe is so Fancy!!!

Elizabeth and James

Elizabeth and James Flight of Fancy Jacket and Freedom Sheath $70 Rental ($495-$595 Retail).