Check out how our stylish friend and layering-master, Hiroko Kato, takes her signature denim Ines dress from a children's birthday party to a museum date with friends. Thanks Hiroko!
LOOK 1: CHILDREN'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Adding a pair of cuffed, blue denim under the dress makes the Ines feel more like a tunic - easier for running around with the kiddos.
Ballet flats keep it practical but chic.
We are thrilled to welcome Marcia Patmos of M. Patmos to our blog today. After years of working collaboratively within the fashion industry, Marcia has used her collected experience to create a collection so perfectly fitting and true to herself. Focused on incorporating the most ethical, eco-conscious production methods possible, Marcia welcomes the creative challenges that working smaller and locally pose. Elegant, fine-tuned, practical, and functional, it is no wonder that M. Patmos is quickly becoming both our staff and customers' favorite this season. Thanks, Marcia!
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We are so thrilled to introduce Kelly Ording, a Bay Area painter and muralist who we collaborated with for our fall collection. Influenced from a life-long love of Asian art and a deep connection to water, Kelly's work is a perfect blend of precise control and organic ease. We love Kelly's ability to play with perfection and the unknown -- bold, graphic lines layered on hand, coffee-dyed canvases. Her work is colorful and impactful, but meditative in her use of repetitive linear motifs and negative space. We first fell in love with Kelly's work many years back, and it has been such an honor...
Jennifer D'Arbenzio is a ceramicist based out of Brooklyn, New York. We fell in love with the way Jennifer re-imagines the forms and shapes we interact with every day, in black, delicate porcelain. Her work forces you to look twice at the often over-looked items we all know and own, and to appreciate their design and functionality. Jennifer was kind enough to give us a glimpse into her beautiful studio, and to tell us more about the unique and truly special way she was introduced to ceramics. Stop by both stores to take a peek at her work, or
Joshua Friedman and Lindsey Muscato are the husband and wife duo behind Los Angeles based furniture company, Base 10. Lindsey, a long time friend and past employee, has exhibited her own work in our stores before, so we are thrilled to feature this new venture for her and Josh. We took a moment to learn a little more about the processes involved in each piece -- from initial idea to final product -- and to hear how the company has evolved alongside the birth of their son, Leon. The Samos Lounge Chair, Chu-Kou Table, and Phi Stool are all available exclusively in our Marin store...