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Take note — these two ladies are going places! We'd like to introduce you to Cary Vaughan and Jenna Wilson, the textile-obsessed duo behind Brooklyn-based ace&jig. Their incessant passion for quality is evident in every step of their intricate, bi-continental design process. And, we're delivering you all the details (along with our favorite pieces to shop right now)!
Vaughan and Wilson's collection of seasonless silhouettes transport us to the beauty and sensuality of India, where their custom-designed yarn-dye woven textiles are handcrafted (with the help of an ancient hand loom!). That's what we're talking about! And, in keeping with a simplistic, organic philosophy, the clothes themselves are not fussy or overstyled — unassuming striped patterns populate a collection of accessible, wearable fashions. From a houndstooth bomber jacket to a reversible metallic-embellished kimono, these ace&jig stunners (plus tons of true vintage gems) are right here for the taking.
Click through to see (and shop!) 15 of our favorite pieces. Like you really need another reason?
Braving the seasonal elements can be miserable, but there's no denying this weather does make for some remarkable scenery. Whether it's the snow-capped Alps or a bustling Christmas village in Philly, these sights define in their own special ways what a winter wonderland looks like.
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For fashion designers who do one line incredibly well, the thought of expanding into other areas is always accompanied by a fear of falling short of expectations. Few brands become as well known for menswear as they are womenswear, for example, and accomplishing that in an incredibly short timespan is rarer still. Public read