Saturday, July 18, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
When I was compiling my list of dream designers that I would carry in LA DAMA at the top of my list was TEAMO.The dream team behind TEAMO is Mexico City-based designers Roberto Sánchez and Rafa Cuevas. I ran across an article about them in Nylon magazine and it featured this gorgeous orange dress from one of their lines that was inspired by The Day Of The Dead. I fell in love with this collection instantly. When you hear "Day of The Dead" in the U.S.the first thing that pops into someones mind is a skeleton wearing funny clothes, but for TEAMO it was all about beautifully draped clothes and bright NEON colors. I cut out the article and pinned it on my wall for inspiration. The Latin based clothing line is more than just t-shirts and dresses-it aspires to be a lifestyle. This lifestyle is one where whoever wears the clothes isn't afraid to be themselves. Many of TEAMOS collection has religious and Gothic influences. With their first U.S. show at fashion week in New York this September TEAMO is about to show everyone that Mexico knows a little something about fashion too.
Chloe Sevigny rocks the TEAMO Lucite Skull Bangle
Rafa Y Roberto
M.I.A. wearing the Courtney Love t-shirt
The Misshapes love the Vincent Gallo shirt (My personal Favorite)
Starting in September LA DAMA will be carrying TEAMO. Rafa and Roberto are some of the nicest people you could ever know. They have a strong following of devoted fans and we are honored to be one of the few stores to carry this line in the U.S.....but not for long, I hope.
Thursday, July 16, 2009
La Dama is officially open for business! There are still many more awesome products coming into the store that haven't been listed and I was going to wait until they were to launch, but I just got too excited with what I already have and I just don't think it's fair to keep you away any longer. I will post pictures of all the new stuff coming soon to LA DAMA, but for now stop reading this blog and scroll over to the right hand side, click on La Dama Boutique-shop now.....and well, SHOP!!
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Lately i've found myself going on jewelry binges, I don't mean breaking the bank by buying diamonds or one of a kind jewels. I've pulled out my old beat up silver charm bracelet, the silver heart necklace my husband gave me three years ago with a picture of my son in it, and i've started to have an obsession with gunmetal necklaces and rings, antique charms, and anything that looks like wearable art. While on the hunt for any jewelry that looks like it's survived a war I found and fell in love with Digby & Iona. Aaron Ruff is the amazing talented designer behind this jewelry line and every piece is unique, playful, and charming. Imagine how excited I was when I found out that La Dama was going to start to carry Digby & Iona. Do yourselves a favor and invest in a piece of Aaron's art.
"fighting bears" ring from the "fight or flight" collection
"Filigreed spyglass" from the "Wanderer in a sea of fog: Vol 1" collection