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Sassy Glass Instert Final (front)

Sassy Glass: A Stylish Hands Free Option

Lets face it – networking can get somewhat interesting when you combine shaking hands while holding your refreshments in one hand and a wine glass in the other. Of course you could: A.  Ask a friend to hold your drink. [...]

April 4, 2014 handmade accessories, Menswear, Women's Wear
Pin Show 2014

Pin Show Dallas 2014 – Review

The Pin Show, as usual, rocked my face off.  I didn’t know what to expect when I heard the venue was The Goodyear Plant, but now I’m convinced Julie and her team can pull off a successful fashion show anywhere.  This year’s [...]

March 1, 2014 Emerging Designers, handmade accessories, Jewelry, Menswear, Pin Show 2014, T-Shirts, Women's Wear
Venque (4)

VENQUE – Fine Bags Made with Innovative Fabrics

I would find it extremely difficult to keep a straight face if someone told me these bags weren’t as magnificent as they look. Better yet, I would probably recommend that they have their head examined. The maker(s) of Venque  are [...]

December 27, 2013 handmade accessories, Menswear, Venque, Women's Wear
Nicholas King Handmade Cuffs & Bangles

Nicholas King: Handmade Cuffs & Bangles

A sight to behold, Nicholas King is creating some of the finest handmade bangles and cuffs you’ve ever laid your eyes on. From mystic butterflies to skulls and bones, Nicolas King is creating one of kind pieces and setting the [...]

July 8, 2013 Bangle, Cuffs, handmade accessories, Nicholas King, Women, Women's Wear

a Sharee Design:Custom Recycled Necktie Purse

Have an old necktie laying around that you want to put to use? Submit those ties to Sharee Johnson of Sharee Designs and she”ll craft one awesome looking purse or clutch for you.  This reminds me of a Project Runway [...]

June 10, 2013 Custom, handmade accessories, Purses, Sustainable, Sustainable fashion, Ties, Women's Wear

Lombardi Leather:Buckle-Less Handmade Leather Belts

If you ever wondered how those tiny holes magically appeared  at the base of your favorite shirts, you may be surprised to know that your belt buckle should receive some credit. Scratches on the back of your guitar? Yup, those [...]

June 8, 2013 handmade accessories, Kickstarter, Menswear, Women's Wear

Sword & Plough: Repurposed Stylish Military Tote Bags

Stylish, durable and repurposed, Sword & Plough has figured out a way to transform military surplus fabrics into an awesomely designed tote bag. Sword and Plough’s Tote Bags are made from  re-purposed parachutes, canvas tents, Gore-Tex sleeping bags, and an [...]

April 23, 2013 handmade accessories, Kickstarter, Military Apparel, Military clothing, Totes
Studio Swine Bespoke Button Covers

Studio Swine: Gold & Silver Plated Bespoke Button Covers

 Studio Swine is looking to jazz up your wardrobe this year with the “first ever clippable button”.  Azusa & Alex have spent over a year prototyping, perfecting and testing the worlds first clippable button, which are now available for pre-order.  [...]

March 10, 2013 Accessories, Bespoke Buttons, Clippable Buttons, handmade accessories, Jewelry, Kickstarter, Men, Studio Swine, Women's Wear
The Pin Show

Pin Show Dallas 2013 Designer Preview (Volume 3)

Pin Show Dallas 2013 designer preview continued… KICKIE BOLDNESS – Bold is an understatement.  Kickie Boldness is raw, urban and fashion forward. MELANCHOLIC DESIGN – Steam punk fashion made for the streets.  This line has a sense of fashion with a [...]

February 18, 2013 Emerging Designers, Fashion Contest, Fashion Event, handmade accessories, Jewelry, Men, Menswear, T-Shirts, The Pin Show, Women's Wear
The Pin Show

Pin Show Dallas 2013 Designer Preview (Volume 2)

Pin Show Dallas 2013 designer preview continued… RAGGDAHL – I don’t throw around words like these but – this stuff it what fashion’s all about.   RaggDahl fulfills your need for fashion with out sacrificing wearability. My name is Christine, [...]

February 18, 2013 Emerging Designers, Fashion Event, handmade accessories, Jewelry, Men, Menswear, T-Shirts, The Pin Show, Women's Wear