Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

McMullen Pre-Spring Looks

The holidays are over and it is time to start thinking about pieces that will take you from Winter to Spring! McMullen is receiving our Pre-Spring collections that are full of classic American style--a soft palette of neutrals to pair with all of the color arriving soon for Spring!

We love the cozy sweaters by Adam and by Malene Birger; dresses by 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Rachel Roy, and DVF; easy knits by L'Agence and ALC; chinos and denim by Rag & Bone; classic wide leg trousers by Ports 1961 in a year round tropical wool and nude accessories to pull it all together. Get ready for Spring...

Saturday, January 1, 2011

January Designer Focus: Etten Eller by Christina Bloom

Chrisitna Bloom, also known as "Tini", is the brain child behind the creative jewelry line, Etten Eller. Inspired by natural settings throughout the world to images from favorite films and personal past times, designer Tini Bloom crafts jewelry with an eye for detail. Each piece feels like a keepsake heirloom and, in keeping with her appreciation of history, is named after a date significant to the designer.

Bloom treats gold-filled and sterling chains by oxidizing and distressing, then asymmetrically places intricate watch parts throughout. Each necklace and pendant is named with a date (when Amelia Earhart went missing, when Dylan went electric) to reinforce the idea of timestamps as memory markers.
Designer Cristina Bloom is a master at transforming industrial pieces into pretty, pretty jewelry. After all, most pieces flaunting mechanical parts are clunky and masculine, with their gritty appeal rooted in the Steampunk movement. Bloom’s Etten Eller line takes a deliciously different turn, presenting ethereal selections that are airy and refined, with a decidedly feminine twist
Find these great pieces at McMullen
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Left: EttenEller Spike Pendant- $385
Right: Etten Eller Disc Pendant-$425