Australia has no shortage of great independent designers. One of my favourite amongst them is Limedrop, a playful men's and women's wear label headed by Clea Garrick and Nathan Price. The current collection (AW'09 - the label is based in Australia) is titled Huntsman and features classics like tartans and cable knits presented in new edgy silhouettes.

I love the versatility of the collection and the mix of masculine and feminine elements.
And a sneak peak of the Spring Summer 09/10 "Places I've Never Been" collection!
Pour La Victoire confuses me. While certain styles scream office footwear circa the mid 90s, the majority of the collection leaves me with a severe case of the wants. Take the Ella Zip Ruffle Sandals for example...
Since first seeing the I Clothing Spring Summer '09 lookbook many months ago, I have been dreaming about the Agnes dress - a pink silk number with angled overlay detailing on the shoulder. So amazing! And now - finally - their SS'09 pieces are available in their online boutique!

My favourite styles:
Visit: I Clothing
With today being Earth Day, it is only fitting that we spotlight one of our favourite eco-labels - Elroy. Designer Leanne McElroy uses only sustainable and socially responsible fabrics and the collection is locally produced in Leanne's hometown, Vancouver. Known for modern, clean designs with beautiful detailing, Elroy is a label to watch.

For today only (April 22nd), use the coupon code "earth" to save 15% off your order.
Visit: Elroy
Shopflick - a video-powered marketplace for indie-inspired goods - is giving away a $200 Gift Certificate to one lucky Paper-Doll reader. Shopflick offers a brand new type of online shopping experience where you can actually watch video clips from great indie designers like Raquel Allegra, The Battalion, Popomomo, KidViskous and many more.

How to Enter:
Visit Shopflick, then use the comment box below to tell us what you would purchase with the gift certificate. We will select our favourite answer at the end of May.

Note: The gift certificate can only be applied to items from on-site vendors. All on-site items have an "add to cart" button (not a "buy now" button). Make sure you're only including on-site items in your entry!
I love the whimsical work of French artist Julie Thevenot for her label Rabbit on the Run: simple relaxed cuts adorned in luxurious silks and lightweight cottons adorned with bold graphic prints.
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