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Outerwear that's both chic and fully functional is hard to come by, especially when we're talking about the clothing we need for our hiking or mountaineering trysts (at least in our city-bound dreams). Last night Eddie Bauer along with The Smile launched Bauer's fall '11 collection that was full of warm, quilted jackets and great layering pieces that would look right at home in the urban jungle as well as, well, a real jungle. Inspired by the late Eddie Bauer's life in Washington state's Olympic Peninsula, the palette was heavy on neutrals but pops of bright reds, orange, green and yellow featured in both mens and womenswear kept the clothing fresh and on-trend. The party also featured a short film directed by Phil Pinto, Slanted & Enchanted (trailer below), that tells the story of three sets of travelers while beautifully showcasing the collection. Enough said, click ahead to see some party shots!
Eddie Bauer Fall 2011 from Mariko & Rachel on Vimeo.
When March rolls around, there's nothing you want to do more than break up with your winter essentials, right? Sure, you and those cozy sweaterdresses and turtlenecks have been through a lot together (read: ice storms and consecutive too-cold-too-go-outside-days), but that relationship is over. Time to move on to read
Living a stylish life isn't something that just happens to someone. Sure, if your budget is without boundaries, or you can devote every weekend to making thoughtful purchases at flea markets, vintage stores, and niche designer boutiques, you probably don't need any help curating a beautiful existence. Wait, that's read