Don't get us wrong: We love shopping at big, mass-retail stores. But, we also dream of being the savvy sartorialist who lands the rare find, discovers a new designer, and walks away with something that won't be spotted on 10 different people within a city-block radius. Thankfully, there's a way to satisfy both of those desires. And, we scouted out eight such examples hiding in the racks and on the e-commerce sites of some major merchandisers.
From clothing to home and accessories to stationery, little bits of indie are everywhere. That is, if you know where to look. Ahead, we pinpointed a few of the current small(er) stars you can find in bigger markets. But, be sure to grab them fast. Once these capsule collections are sold out, it's usually for good.
One year ago today, the Rana Plaza garment-factory building in Bangladesh collapsed into a pile of twisted metal and concrete, killing 1,100, and injuring around 2,500. By far the worst apparel accident in the world’s history, the gruesome collapse was shocking but not surprising to those familiar with how the fashion read
You’ve spied the Céline slides and those gorgeous Sophia Webster butterfly heels, but now it’s time to shop super-special shoes you can actually afford. After all, a sweet pair of steppers doesn't have to come with a crazy case of buyer's remorse. In fact, this spring, our favorite shops are serving up some amazing read