Category Archives: Designer Profile

The Exchange | Erin Schmitt of Grey Paw Designs

Deciding on a collar for my Jack Russell Olive has been a strenuous process, a completely unnecessary, strenuous process. My search for Olive’s new collar has carried on for an inappropriate amount of months, and my trigger finger was nowhere … Continue reading

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The Exchange | Isabelle Benoit Founder of Bullet Blues

French native Isabelle Benoit’s strong military bloodline and ardent appreciation of those who serve their country led to the creation of Bullet Blues. A 2011 trip to the American Cemetery in Normandy where close to 10,000 courageous men were laid … Continue reading

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Questions Answered | Sheena Sood of abacaxi

Last November Sheena Sood (pictured above) journeyed though the desert in Rajasthan, India, weaving in and out of the country’s vibrant cities collecting eye-catching textiles as she made her way to Delhi. Five months later abacaxi was born. Inspired by … Continue reading

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Questions Answered: Shana Luther of Shana Luther Handbags

{Shana Luther pictured right with the William Tote} Handbags are essential to a woman’s wardrobe and as designer Shana Luther puts it, “If you have to carry one, why not make it an awesome design?” Her passion for designing fashion … Continue reading

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Q&A Michael McWilliams founder of digz apparel

Most pieces of clothing hold more sentimental value than monetary worth. They can tie us to certain moments or experiences, which explains why we all own at least one item of clothing that has endured years of rugged wear & … Continue reading

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Questions Answered // Jessica Gold Newman of Dobbin

Jessica Gold Newman subscribes to the theory that less that lasts trumps more that doesn’t. Every item in her womenswear line Dobbin contains the elements of a luxury label; fine tailoring, high-end Italian stretch fabrics (the same fabrics design houses … Continue reading

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Q&A with Michelle Vale: Creative Director of Michelle Vale

The current backbone of American-manufacturing rests largely on the shoulders of a growing number of small business owners. It is no secret that major corporations have scaled back domestic manufacturing in recent decades, while the American-made movement has experienced a … Continue reading

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Q&A with Tina: Founder of Tees by Tina

Inspired by a desire to maintain a quality wardrobe without having to completely rehaul her closet during weight fluxations, Tina (pictured above) devised a solution: a line of “One Size Fits Most” wardrobe essentials. Her flattering silhouettes and patterns adjust to a woman’s … Continue reading

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