8/28/2009

Vintage Finds

Oscar de la Renta Knit - crocheted blouse

Marissa crochet shawl at Nasty Gal

Beautiful vintage designs at Beulahveda

Beulahveda has a beautiful selection of vintage sweaters to choose from. Some are hand made and some are designer labels.


In addition, there are some very nice jackets and trench coats available, at unbeatable prices.
Beulahveda is an online vintage clothing boutique offering vintage clothing, accessories and jewelry for women. Vintage collections include unique, hand-picked items from the 1940's, 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's.

8/19/2009

Knitted Neck Warmers, a.k.a. Snoods

Burberry Prorsum Milan Autumn/Winter 2009 collection
- that neck piece is actually fur, not knitting.
This is a very easy look to duplicate at a more inexpensive cost.


Check out a new trend featured on Elle UK. These are easy to make as well, with a circular knitting needle and your favorite chunky yarn.

Missoni Fall 2009 RTW

Read an article about snoods, here, by Emma Sells, Junior Shopping Editor.

8/14/2009

Beautiful New Free Patterns at Berroco

"Drift" cardigan pattern, knit with Vintage yarn. Vintage yarn is an acrylic, wool, nylon blend. You can either view the pattern online, or download it as a .pdf file. I like the colors "Fennel" and "Sloe Berry".

"Tarte" tank knitted in Mica yarn, which is a cotton, silk, nylon, linen blend. This yarn is sturdy and has a nice sheen to it for added dimension. I like the colors Vivianite and Abalone, in this particular yarn.


Please note that these patterns are not intended for beginner knitters. They are both at the intermediate level.

8/07/2009

Cute Sale Swimwear






Crocheted Bikini seperates at Old Navy for $9.99 each.
Beaded babydoll cover up (detail image) at TopShop for £12.00 (about $20).

Crochet trim halter cover up, for $11.99 at Chadwicks.
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check out the Chadwicks blog for some great fashion tips.

8/04/2009

Beautiful Knitted Details on High Heels


Restricted Dynamic Woven Slingback Platform available in sizes 5 - 8, and in two colors. They remind me of the high fashion label Missoni, and can be considered a knockoff, by some. I am not a fan of stacked wood grain heels, but I adore the wood grain heel and platform design on this particular shoe. These shoes are really one of a kind, and are extremely hard to find. The knitted design is almost never available on most websites. Believe me, I have looked. I actually found these first, and then found the high fashion version.





Here is the Missoni designer version, which is also stunning. However, I personally prefer the previous because it looks a little more feminine and delicate.



Here is the same design in a pump, which I would love to own. I do like the sculptural heel. This is a very modern shoe. Find the designer shoes at Zappos Couture.

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