When I shop at thrift stores, I buy fashion that I wouldn’t otherwise buy new. While I adore classic staples, I like bold statement pieces like one such Lulu Guinness purse that I found at Housing Works this weekend. Read on for the deets behind my mega steal.Comments
Gretchen Jones is rocking the West Coast. After returning to her former home of Portland, Oregon, the accomplished designer behind her eponymous label has joined the design team at beloved American heritage brand Pendleton. In addition, she’s launched “The Neutral Territory”, a year long experiment in fashion without color.
I chat with the designer, the Project Runway (season 8) winner and 2012 inductee into GenArt’s “Fresh Faces in Fashion”, about everything from her inspiration and design process to tips for emerging designers and the wisdom she’s picked up along the way in an exclusive interview, below.
Guest column written by REBECCA MIR GRADY