Posts Tagged ‘designer’

November 11th, 2013 | By | 582 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Vanessa Mooney Dresses, Studs and Rock 'N' Roll with Jewlery Designer Vanessa Mooney

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We were always curious to meet the mind behind the eclectic (and sometimes eccentric) pieces of Vanessa Mooney Jewelry. So we traveled to the land of Angeles to meet their maker – the brand’s namesake, Vanessa Mooney. What we found: piles of treasures form around the globe, endless imagination, a room full of vintage dresses, Neverending Story-like head pieces, and what you, you may say is a dreamer (and the one bringing said turquoise and gold-filled dreams to life)… (more…)

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October 13th, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Show Me Your Mumu The Mumu, Miami and NY Mullrats with Founders Cammy and Cologne

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Designers Cammy and Cologne dish out heaps of bold prints, vintage details and over-the-top personality. We visited them at their offices in LA, and it turns out, that spirited style doesn’t end at the mumu. Read on for more on the mumu, Miami and a photo tour of the Show Me Your Mumu HQ… (more…)

July 3rd, 2013 | By | 767 Comments

Brand Spotlight: Boys + Arrows Interview & SWELL Selects with Boys + Arrows Designer, Meagan Scott

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Not only do we heart Boys + Arrows outlaw/hippie-chic bikinis, but after chatting with Boys + Arrows designer, Meagan Scott (half of the sister-duo behind the free-spirited brand) we most-definitely would love to chill with her poolside and/or tag along on any of her crazy adventures around the world. We would wholeheartedly explore untamed jungles or kick back on deserted beaches with this chica, espesh when the must-haves in her beach bag include an endless supply of music and margarita ingredients. Who could ask for a better partner-in-crime than one that would also bring an endless supply of killer bikinis?! After reading the Q&A below, you’ll see why we want Meagan as a friend of our very own… (more…)

July 2nd, 2013 | By | 48 Comments

Brand Spotlight: Lovers + Friends

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Currently loving: Lovers + Friends.
New to SWELL, Lovers + Friends is made for the fun-seeker, the adventurous, and for the girl who knows what she wants, and isn’t afraid to wear it. For the girl with the work hard-play harder mindset. Its strong aesthetic is made up of equal parts aloha, edge, pretty, playful, wild and whimsy. In short, it’s a collection for the open & style-minded. Born in LA, the collection walks the line between bohemian and polished, transitioning from Santa Monica to the downtown scene seamlessly.
Check out our buyer’s picks from the Summer ’13 Collection: Lovers + Friends

Read on for who’s wearing it, notes from L+F Designer, plus learn how you can score a L+F tank…. (more…)