Archive for June, 2010

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Shuffleboard giveaway. You’re always giving us that summer feelin’. We wish all of you could have taken home a dress but… The winner is: Julia Henderson- Salt Lake City, Utah – Wear it in the shining sun Julia. For any who didn’t win, July is almost here, and [...]

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It’s pretty official, Summer is here. And to mark the advent of barbecues and bicycle riding, we are giving away a striped “have some watermelon and throw a water balloon” Shuffleboard dress. Think how well it will shade your swim suited self on the way to the beach – Imagine showing the world that you [...]

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Japanese magazines are way better than ours. Part catalog, part style guide, all Kanji. The latest issue of Japan’s Free & Easy is all about boots, bikes, and cameras. You don’t even have to be a casual reader of ours to know how that appeals to Launderette.  An amazing archive of American men’s fashion, Free [...]

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Lauren Child, author of the Charlie and Lola children’s books, has illustrated a wonderful edition of the classic, Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren. Lauren’s whimsical, floral fabric collages are such a natural fit for Astrid’s outlandish and playful heroine. Many girls have looked up to Pippi with wonder, so Launderette put together a style guide [...]

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Gonna go out on a limb saying it, but a leather Oxford is one of summer’s sexiest shoes. Not always the first you think to dig out when the weather warms, oxfords are not only timeless but seasonless. The right pair goes with everything. Jeans and dresses and shorts – take on whole new looks [...]

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We love fashion that is presented in new and interesting ways. Here are three very different campaigns, each capturing a specific style and mood. Eley Kishimoto Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 Dreamy and ethereal like shy, little girls on cotton candy clouds. Brooklyn Industries Summer 2010 Fun and nostalgic like the good days of hot dogs and lemonade. [...]

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Go ahead and wait for the DVD to see the documentary Babies. In the meantime, here are some nursery decorating ideas from around the world. Let wall painter Ami Suma add a little bit of whimsy to your walls. Baby’s best friend can liven up a nursery with Walk In The Park wallpaper by Osborne [...]

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