I didn’t know that I needed a bejeweled pineapple turban until now. Or, better yet, a minature coconut tree hat. Luckily, Tami Bar-Lev has provided the world with both, along with many other surreal and headpieces. You haven't seen high fashion until you've seen a sparkly fish wrapped in newspaper and draped over someone's eye. And if you're a bride-to-be sick of veils and tradition, she does wedding fascinators, too! Yay!
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BY Megan Hinshaw in Crafty on Nov 26, 2012 |
I like maxin’ and relaxin’ in my comfy clothes as much as the next gal, but I'm starting to realize that being overdressed may not be a bad thing. Recently, I've been contemplating expanding my wardrobe into the realm of hats. A dashing chapeau demands attention and not just any one will do. A handmade hat deserves admiration.Thankfully, Holly Slayton, owner of Artikal Millinery, will be bringing her amazing headware to the upcoming BUST Magazine ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Nov 19, 2012 |
Oh, the weather outside is frightful…but Alex Silva’s cozy handmade knits are beyond delightful. Her intricate circle scarves—in luxe merino wool—are perfect to pair with even the drabbest of winter coats on chilly days. I’m especially loving her candy-colored Aztec Knit Print Scarf:
I’m also dying over these high-waisted knickers in a delicious dusty green. I’m picturing ‘em with an off-the-shoulder oversized ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Nov 17, 2012 |
Get your best pin-up, rockabilly, or burlesque-style hair accessories at Dollsville NYC. Dollsville creator Laura combines her love of vintage music and culture with 10 years of experience in the NYC fashion industry to create beautiful, unique fascinators, cocktail hats, veils, bows, and more.
All items are hand-sewn, sculpted, and painted — and they’re all gorgeous, eye-catching standout pieces. If you’re lusting after your ... Read More
BY Grace Evans in Artsy on Nov 17, 2010 |
Another vendor that will be attending London’s Craftacular is Rebecca Coffee’s Millinery.Coffee is a Milliner from London. She has been making hats for almost 2 years, since she quit her office job to do something more creative. With a degree in Textiles already under her belt, she enrolled in a Millinery class at Kensington and Chelsea College. She loved the course so much that she completed the full time program this past summer.
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BY Alison Berry in Crafty on Aug 03, 2010 |
Hey there knitters/crocheters/crafters! Do you have a loved one or someone you know deployed overseas in any branch of the military? Want to do something to do something to say "thank you" to the men and women of the U.S. Military? Well, you can!
Operation Gratitude is collecting warm scarves and caps for the their 2010 Holiday Drive. So what better than to donate handmade?
Operation Gratitude is a non-profit, volunteer-based corporation ... Read More
BY Susan in Style File on Dec 18, 2009 |
One of my fave BUST Holiday Craftacular vendors sent me this head piece today at left, that I am totally in love with. It's called "Champagne Celebration" and will look totally cute for a holiday party involving the drinkable kind of champagne! Now, I am not someone who gets really into hair accessories, I am either wearing my hair down, unwashed and scrappy, or tied back. Since I dye my hair far too much I end up not wanting to draw any more attention to it, but ... Read More