I LOVE FINDING NEW DESIGNERS THAT ARE NOT SO MAINSTREAM...BUT AT THE SAME TIME THEIR CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES ARE SO FABULOUS YOU KNOW THEY'RE GOING TO EXPLODE ON THE FASHION SCENE...HERE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITES THAT YOU MAY OR MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT...CHECK THEM OUT
HAYDEN-HARNETT by TONI AND BEN...brooklyn based handbag line...their handbags, accessories and apparel are made from the best leather and fabric. they have a store in brooklyn ny...211 franklin street...you can also find their products @ anthropologie, nordstrom, amazon.com, barneys coop...go to their website to find out more information...haydenharnett.com
SUNNER by SUSAN DENNER LEE & SIMON LEE...they design the cutest tunics, dresses, and tops you will find...look for their stuff @ shopbop.com, activeendeavors.com, & pinkmascara.com
TASHKENT by CHEYENNE...cheyenne morris is the brilliant designer behind this fierce shoe line that debuted winter 2006...check out her site taskentnyc.com to see the latest collections...to purchase a pair go to shopbop or aerluxe.com, shopbird.com or anthropologie
HARKAM by DARENA YEE...this designer makes very feminine, floaty pieces...nice blouses and dresses...you can find harkam @ azaleaonline.com, adasa.com or pinkmascara
NIEVES LAVI by SAM NIEVES VALEZ & SHARON LAVI...beautiful dresses with unique design patterns unlike anything i've seen before...check out their fall 2007 collection at nieveslavi.com...
purchase the one of a kind dresses from neiman marcus, saks 5th avenue, or a store near you (click on store locator from the main website)