Fashion

Micaela Greg at West Coast Craft

by Nancy on December 16, 2014

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When I first walked into Micaela Greg‘s booth at the West Coast Craft show, I was oohing and aahing over their soft and beautiful knitwear for women. Then out of the corner of my eye, I found a table with their kids’ line. I brought along my friend, Lisa, to take pictures at the show, and we just about fell over when we saw these adorable sweaters and sweatpants for babies and toddlers.

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Micaela Greg is founded by two sisters, Marie and Karen Potesta, and all of their clothing is made in California. They use the softest Italian yarn—the kind that you want to wear all day and just live in. The kids’ sweatpants have modern and cute geometric patterns, and coordinate perfectly with their striped sweaters!

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{ All images by Lisa Wong Jackson }

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One of my favorite things to give (and get!) is jewelry. So when I saw the Myers Collective booth at West Coast Craft, I was so excited. At first glance, displayed on the table, the jewelry looked very structured. But once I picked them up, I was amazed by the delicate movement of each piece.

It turns out, Jenny Myers, the designer of these handmade creations, is also an architect. Her jewelry incorporates sleek, clean lines with elegance and femininity.

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My favorite piece was Jenny’s necklace combo, Line 01A/01B/01C. Made with Japanese silk cord and brass, they come in three different sizes which you can wear separately or all together. I love how versatile they are, and that they can easily go from day to night.

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anthology-mag-blog-meyers-collective2{ All images by Lisa Wong Jackson }

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Forage Haberdashery

by Anh-Minh on November 5, 2014

forage_eyeglasscasesYep, it’s the first week of November and I’m trying to get a head start on my holiday shopping. I remember first coming across the work of the very talented Stephen Loidolt and Shauna Alterio of Forage Haberdashery and Something’s Hiding in Here about four years ago, after they did a show at The Curiosity Shoppe in San Francisco. (Those of you who’ve been Anthology readers for a while may recall that their Philadelphia home was featured in Issue No. 6.)

I have some of Stephen and Shauna’s early pieces—bow ties as well as artful objects—and truly treasure them. I was thrilled to see that they’ve expanded their line to include scarves and eyeglass cases, two things that I definitely have a use for. I love that they continue to handcraft their wares, incorporating new, vintage, and deadstock fabrics. Everything is one-of-a-kind and limited edition, so get ‘em while you can—for yourself or those on your holiday list. Plus! Now through November 9th, sale items are an additional 30% off with the promo code FALL.

forage_scarves If you’ve got a few minutes, be sure to check out the Dreamers + Doers: Forage Haberdashery video (by Urban Outfitters) that offers a glimpse of Stephen and Shauna’s home, studio, story, and work process—along with their adorable son Sawyer:

{ Images via Forage Haberdashery }

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Jewelry by Uhuru

by Joanna on October 20, 2014

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Honestly, how cool is this jewelry from Uhuru? These pieces take inspiration from the design elements of Uhuru’s furniture collections, but translate them into a wearable form. The collection includes a variety of one-of-a-kind rings and necklaces made of natural wood, accented with precious metals. And each is produced in New York City using the same means of production as Uhuru’s furniture. I especially love the pieces that feature knots and holes in the wood, giving the jewelry an organic yet architectural and modern feel.

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{ Images via Uhuru }

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Maika Carryall Tote

by Anh-Minh on September 18, 2014

maika1I am a sucker for a good tote bag. And for me, a good tote bag should be simple enough in style that I can carry it on myriad outings: lunch dates, editorial meetings, interviews, photo shoots. It should be roomy (able to hold the basics—keys, wallet, phone, notebook—as well as a few copies of Anthology) and feature at least one internal pocket (so I don’t waste time fishing around for small things like my lip balm).

These bags by San Francisco-based Maika fit the bill, and I love that they’re available in a variety of patterns, printed on recycled canvas with eco-friendly inks. The leather straps with brass accents are classic. Bonus: The lining is waterproof. But if you’re not in the market for a tote, Maika also purveys other bags, travel cases, pouches, and buckets. And they currently have a bunch of stuff on sale!

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{ All images from Maika }

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