Walking along Oderberger Straße (Berlin) a couple of weekends ago (on the way to my new favourite Sunday activity - Bear Pit Karaoke in Mauerpark!!), I noticed that the space once home to potipoti is now occupied by another designer. Turns out - this is actually good news. potipoti is relocating to bigger, more central space at Rosenthaler Straße 66, with an official store opening party tonight. The new boutique will also stock La Casita de Wendy, Beyond the Valley, El Delgado Buil, Martin Lamothe and Cecilia Sörensen!
For those of you who won't be passing through Berlin any time soon, potipoti has a great online store.
I haven't worn a graphic t-shirt in about 10 years. So, I surprised myself recently when I fell in love with the beautifully illustrated t-shirts from Adieu. This morning, I browsed onto their blog for news of new styles, only to find out that the SS'10 collection is so much more than just t-shirts! So exciting!!
Canadian based mono is a succession of capsule collections and projects that explore the spaces between art, craft, design and fashion. The (pictured) series "Shard" - is a collection inspired by the collision of twilight and night.
Despite working in fashion and looking at clothes all day long, I always gravitate towards comfortable, wearable designs for my own wardrobe. So it comes as no surprise that I am drawn to labels like Indonesian-based rebeldnce. SS'10, a collection that truly melds comfort and fashion, is presented in an array of greys, lemons, and an amazing lace print that I cannot wait to get my hands on.
The Aussies do it again! This time, my attention has been caught by Sydney based label Es-Trella. Strong tailoring, beautiful draping and bold pops of colour combine to create a collection that is both undeniably feminine and rebellious.
Es-Trella was founded in 2007 by partners Sarah King and footwear designer Tristan Blair. In 2009 Sarah took over reigns as sole designer, and the results have been amazing. I'm excited to see what's next for the label...