Archive for the 'Prêt-à-Porter' Category

A jacket is like a man’s purse. You can take it off and on easily and it will hold everything you need to without filling your pant pockets. Now that winter’s in full swing, a good coat is indispensable. Finding one that doesn’t seem like it should be summiting peaks however; is another task all […]

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Tough luck at the Halloween Superstore? We’re not surprised. Try these do-it-yourself costumes for your kids and your munchkin will be the hit of the parade.   Beehive You’d be Lion if you don’t think this is adorable. Maiden Voyage Coos and Hoots Gnomes, they’d look cute in your garden Pretty, pretty peacock Give this […]

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Which Twin Peaks siren will you be inspired by this Autumn? Audrey Horne J. Crew sweater in heather saddle; Land’s End pleated skirt Donna Hayward Ralph Lauren hunting shirt; Urban Outfitters mens vest Annie Blackburn Oscar de la Renta vintage shirt; Madewell silk skirt Log Lady Polo vintage red horn rim glasses; Lands End collared cardigan

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  Christian Siriano. Like walking through red hot flames.   Derek Lam. Color and geometry; love how these qualities pop, pop, pop!   Stella McCartney. Reinvented the polka dot. Made them sexy and sophisticated.

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Expert bootsmith and friend, Raul Ojeda opened his own bespoke shoe shop this weekend, and Launderette was lucky enough to attend the launch party. Many fine cheeses were sampled. Don Ville Shoes is a beautiful storefront, and on-site workshop in Los Angeles, CA. Fine leathers, and walls full of shoe lasts stand at the ready. […]

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There’s a new sock about town, its website, beautiful, and copy, quite witty. Chuck Butler Supplies introduces its first season of dynamite foot socks. Brooklyn based designer, flag maker, and Teddy Roosevelt scholar: Jeff Butler warns the wearer of his socks are in danger of grave envy, and extreme comfort – boasting to have plumbed […]

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Red is for blossoms gracing your head. White is for the Summer air tickling your knee caps. Blue is por la mar on your feet. Happy Independence

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We know technically, Flag Day means stars & stripes, but Launderette loves a good nautical theme. Why not wear some of things you can say with signal flags: “I am on fire and have dangerous cargo”,  “I wish to communicate with you,” and “Come Alongside.” 1. Francis shift dress 2. Lilly Pulitzer dress 3. Flag […]

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There’s no reason a girl suit shouldn’t be cute. Designer Cynthia Rowley teamed up with Roxy to produce these stunner 2 mil spring suits. If the plan is to be in the water a lot this summer you might want to check these out. Your wetsuit choices just went from black, and black, to all […]

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As Summer peaks its little head out, Launderette has a few big plans within the next couple of months. We like surprises, so without giving too much away, we can tell you that some of them involve the French New Wave and outfits — lots of cute outfits. In the meantime, here are several Summertime […]

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