Websites that tickle our fancy …

 

 

WHY WE LOVE HIM: Arturo Rios Designs : Arturo loves the colors of nature, flowers and particularly birds. His inspiration comes from what he see’s in everyday life, combining vintage materials with modern ideas! His collections are truly amazing and handcrafted in the heart of Los Angeles!Visit his site @ http://arturorios.com/

WHY WE THEM: DEEPA GURNANI : Beautiful jewelry, clutches, hair accessories, & much more! http://deepagurnani.com/

Valerie WHAT WE LOVE: POMP & PLUMAGE :An indie coutureline of wedding accessorieshandmade in Canada by husband and wifedesign team Denise and Ian Cole. Crafty with feathers in the most elegant way!http://www.etsy.com/shop/pompandplumage

Epic Earrings By Regina Odio

WHY WE LOVE HER:  Unique and individualized custom feather creations. All creations are one-of-a-kind and are handmade with love by Regina Odio!You pick the degree of “epic-ness”:
1) Is there a pair posted on the page that you know you like (size, style, color, etc
2) Color of hardware (silver, gold or black)
3) Color(s) of feathers
4) Maximum length desired
5) Fluffy or not fluffy
6) Maximum amount you are looking to spend (the styles are almost all negotiable in pricing as I can change them up to be more or less intricate)Any charms that you would like… (angel wings, music notes, hobbies, etc)You discuss, and voila!http://www.facebook.com/epicearrings

WHY WE LOVE HER:  Spirited, Gorgeous & Talented, Lizzy Ziogas reaches deep down to create one-of-a-kind personal adornments. Each adornment is embellished with feathers and is handcrafted with love and intention. Namaste adornyourselfgoddess

WHY WE LOVE HER: A milliner of accessories for women who demands “more than shallow trends and throw away styles”. She “presents designs of traditional quality with a singular attention to detail. Always fashionable, drawn from science and nature, timely and timeless – superior designs”.

AdrinAdrina WHY WE LOVE HER: A maker of fine objects, Adrina’s work spans from fabric to events. Adrina is an artist designer curator facilitator orchestrator conductor advisor instigator business woman.

Atelier WHY WE LOVE THEM: An incredible Atelier creating the finest hand-crafted jewelry for over 40 years. Couture – custom – family owned and operated.

WHY WE LOVE HER: Adding a touch of whimsy to formal and everyday collections, this migrating designer has a unique line – jewelry and fashion including him, her, kids and preggers.

WHY WE LOVE IT: This world class lounge in Downtown Los Angeles designed by Andrew Meieran combines styles ranging from Art Nouveau to Industrial Gothic. Come for cocktails, incredible food, or even host a private party in this LA landmark. Jazzy music will be playing, old movies will be projecting on the walls and you can even get a shot of Absinthe from a golden-faced green fairy!

WHY WE LOVE THEM: Founded in 1986 in Brooklyn, New York, this cultural organization is keeping Caribbean traditions and heritage alive.  The hand-beading and feather work is out of this world!  You can see their one-of-a-kind creations at Carnival parades and purchase them on-line for your very own..

WHY WE LOVE THEM: Offering the largest collection of independent fabric designers in the world, Spoonflower makes it possible for anyone to design, print and sell their own fabrics. Be as creative as you want and use your custom fabric to make your own incredible fashions. Premium natural fabrics – Eco-friendly textile printing – Great prices!

WHY WE LOVE THEM: With their catchphrase “Fashion Takes Flight”, these amazing designers understand that feathers are one of this season’s hottest accessory!  They have an incredible, customizable collection definitely worth checking out.

WHY WE LOVE HER: Featured in Fashion Magazines, on television and at Star-Studded Red Carpet Events, Michelle Monroe’s line includes distinctive hand-crafted handbags and a superb jewelry collection. You can find her unique designs in boutiques nationwide and on her website.

WHY WE LOVE THEM: Buy one-of-a-kind vintage and handmade items, or become a seller of your own designs at this on-line marketplace.  With tons of categories, there is something for everyone.

WHY WE LOVE THEM: Based in Concord, New Hampshire, this photojournalism-turned-documentary wedding photography team take the time to capture the essence of your day by photographing natural, candid moments and the little details of your wedding that you’ve put so much work into.

WHY WE LOVE HER: The “grand dame of Austin fashion”, Gail Chovan is celebrated for her ongoing body of design work, for her provocative and often theatrical shows, and for the award-winning creativity of her retail boutiques, Blackmail and Vivid.

WHY WE THEM: These sassy gals provide original and unique clothing and accessories for babies – check out their precious angel wings!

WHY WE LOVE IT: A boutique inspired by two little girls and their love for everything fancy.

WHY WE LOVE HIM: This incredible designer of menswear, women’s wear, swimwear, children’s wear, evening, bridal and sportswear creates sophisticated, sexy and distinctive looks that are influenced by his Latin culture.

WHY WE LOVE HER: Incredibly unique digital art, paintings and illustrations.

WHY WE LOVE HER: Anh Volcek creates a collection of dresses and separates named L’une.  French for “the one,”  Lune is about becoming one with your clothes.

WHY WE LOVE HER: Designer Leah Chalfen combines her unique brand of sophisticated, American whimsy with classic millinery techniques.  Favored by high fashion editors and photographers, her beautifully bold creations are wearable from the runway to reality.