Australian accessories designer Elke Kramer takes us on a journey through the Far East for spring 2011 in a jewelry collection entitled "The Shake of Ophelia." Collaborating with photographer Chris Morris, the lookbook depicts a 19th century English rose who escapes from the lap of luxury to accompany a traveling spice merchant on an adventure across Africa. With a magical mix of bony, jasper, deep beetroot, bloodstone, and ash in layered, twisted and knotted patterns, Elke'a tasseled earrings and bangles with oversized stones are complimented by Morris' beautifully textured images. Elke's jewelry is available online and in select boutiques like Opening Ceremony, Urban Outfitters, and Collette starting in September 2010.
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