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We’re going to have to echo what ‘80s pop star and Go-Go lead singer Belinda Carlisle said when she infamously (and might we add, melodically) declared heaven a place on earth. Only this time, it's not just a celestial destination, but a dreamy clothing line based in Oakland. Designer Kaila C. Niles' line Heaven brings out-of-this-world textile-centric wares that feature intricately dyed tops and dresses to the Bay Area’s style set.
The pieces breathe new life into items tossed aside in thrift and secondhand shops and the beautiful, tie-dye elements make the garb just like new again! “All pieces are one-of-a-kind, re-purposed vintage, of only natural fabrics and exceptional cuts, dyed with care,” says Niles. And just when you think it can’t get any better, just wait! Niles also produces mega-attractive lamps, too. Double whammy, anyone? The clothing items are currently available on Mother’s Daughter (an R29 fave!) and Niles will release the lamps come late fall. But, you don’t have to wait an eternity to view ‘em … you can peep Niles' stellar sartorial and home-design selection in this standout slideshow! Get ready to swoon.
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