Entries Tagged as 'Kansas City'

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Susie Bubble + Peggy Noland

Lo and behold, I open up my Style Bubble RSS feed today, and Susie’s designer crush of the moment is none other than Kansas City’s Peggy Noland. Gotta love it! I took the image above of Peggy’s KC shop earlier this summer, covered in stuffed animals, and Susie showed the inside of Peggy’s new shop [...]

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Summer Sales

I actually like to pay full price for things, because then I know everyone making money on the item got paid what they’d planned to get paid. (Which was, ideally, a fair wage at every step of the way.) In theory, when stores make all the profit they want off an item, they’ll be less [...]

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

25% Off at Habitat Shoes This Weekend

A few nights ago, I fell asleep with two things running through my head: Coldplay’s Strawberry Swing and a pair of Chie Mihara shoes I have my eye on. (They work on you like that.) This weekend, Chies will be more attainable than usual at the Habitat Shoes Spring Shopping Party — online, get 25% [...]

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

The Economy: A Great Designer

Today in the Star, Jenee Osterheldt wrote a column about fashion as a sign of the times — that spring styles are increasingly comfortable and increasingly “classic.” She called me last week for my thoughts… Janette Crawford, the blogger behind www.fashionlovespeople.com, says people are repurposing the clothes they already have, and when they buy, they [...]

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Lego Wear, Everywhere

Not to belabor the point, but. Coolhunter spotlighted Lego accents yesterday. Iconic retro brands possess strong currency right now. The latest hails not from the annals of fashion or apparel but from the world of toys – we’re talking about LEGO, the multi-colored building bricks that we all grew up with. While LEGO is still [...]

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Bought: Two Pairs of Locally Made Earrings

Aren’t they both so sweet? (Especially as photographed on NYLON‘s Camilla Belle cover from this month!) The cloth-wrapped button earrings are by StellaWear, a side project of a Hallmark graphic designer. Available in store at Bon Bon or on the StellaWear Etsy page. The brushed acrylic black hearts are by Bon Bon co-owner and jewelry [...]