8/31/10

NEW ARRIVALS - GLEN ARTHUR FOR CHESTER PILLOWS

Pillows - $385 each
Generally we don't purchase housewares, but we make exceptions when they're especially fabulous - like these pillows by Glen Arthur for Chester! Made of suede and hand-decorated with suede squares and glass beads, they're available in four colors (pictured below) and are sure to be a fabulous addition to your home decor!

8/30/10

GIORGIO ARMANI MISURA TRUNK SHOW

Clive Owen's Misura suiting for the film "Duplicity"
On Tuesday and Wednesday, September 14 and 15, during our normal business hours of 10am-6pm, enjoy the opportunity to select from the 2010-2011 collection of Giorgio Armani Misura clothing for men. Mr. Armani’s master tailor, Mario Vergani, will be on hand to personally assist you in measurements and fabric choices from the Fall/Winter collection. 

This event is RSVP only - please send an email to promotions@butchblum.com if you would like to schedule time to be fitted by Mr. Vergani. Additionally, if you would like to pre-shop fabrics before Mr. Vergani's arrival, our professional sales staff would be happy to assist at any time convenient to you.

8/27/10

NEW ARRIVALS - BOGLIOLI SUITING

$1795
$1745
$1695
While the demand for suiting in the northwest waxes and wanes, the suiting at Butch Blum consistantly remains the best and the most interesting. At Butch Blum you can always find the most subtle colorations, best quality fabrics and most labor-intensive European tailored men's clothing in the area.  

One of our favorites this season: Boglioli. These three are a great example of how beautiful Italian fabrics can be, paired with of-the-moment silhouettes and traditional, sartorial construction.

8/26/10

8/24/10

NEW ARRIVALS - CROSSLEY

Top - Jacket: Crossley - $185...Pants: Coppley - $295
Bottom (left and right) - Jackets by Crossley - $295 each
One of our favorite new collections (our first season was S/S 2010), Crossley is an Italian sportswear company for a younger, fashion-conscious guy who likes great quality and great value.  These pieces are created from recycled fibers, woven into new fabrics and sewn into great, close fitting cuts. One of our largest buys for F/W 2010, stay tuned for more from this great company! 

8/22/10

MANNEQUIN MOMENTS - BOGLIOLI

Shirt - Boglioli - $395
Sweater - Giorgio Armani - $695
Pants - Coppley - $295
Shoes - Timberland Boot Company - $255

8/21/10

MANNEQUIN MOMENTS

Jacket - Z Zegna - $895
Ties - Luciano Barbera - $225 each
Men's cardigan - Giorgio Armani - $675
Women's cardigan (upper right) - Hugo Boss - $295

8/19/10

BB PHOTOSHOOT WITH FASHION NETWORK SEATTLE

Fashion Network Seattle and Butch Blum are proud to present "THE BOYS OF SUMMER" an end of summer photoshoot shot here in Seattle featuring BB clothing. Here are some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the shoot, courtesy of FNS and the BB interns, Amber and Margie!

8/18/10

NEW ARRIVALS - INIS MEÁIN

Jacket - Inis Meáin - $675
Shirt - Giorgio Armani - $495
Sweater - Boglioli - $675
Pant - Valentini - $375
Shoe - Timberland Boot Company - $275
We are proud to re-introduce Inis Meáin clothing, an Irish company known for its spectacular knitwear, to Seattle! Keep your eyes peeled for more from this amazing line. 
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8/17/10

WEAR IT BOTH WAYS - MALENE BIRGER TUNIC

Tunic - By Malene Birger - $425
Skirt (left) - Alberta Ferretti - $695
Leggings - (right) - Majestic - $115
Shoes - (left) - Delman - $395
Boots - (right) - Delman - $495

Available in beige and black or black and white, this super cool chiffon tunic top by 'By Malene Birger' is one of our favorite finds for fall. Check it out in our latest Style Boost here!

8/16/10

BUTCH'S PICK - Z ZEGNA JERSEY BLAZER

Blazer-  Z Zegna - $895
The ultimate soft, packable, pristine-perfect blazer from Z Zegna! This amazing jersey fabric is a shade of grey that goes with everything from black wool pants to blue jeans and will take you from a jaunt downtown to dinner at an elegant restaurant. The PERFECT travel blazer too, as the fabric is as wrinkle-resistant as it gets.

STYLE BOOST - ANN


Style Boost has a new home at Sullivan's on 6th and Union! This fabulous steakhouse has a retro 1940's feel and a fabulous bar that is the epitome of chic - perfect partners for Butch Blum and Marco Two Union!

Our Style Star had a small budget and needed pieces that flexed from spring/summer to fall/winter, and we gave them to her! Check it out...Style Boost Success!

-Kent Rogers
BB Style Guru

8/15/10

MANNEQUIN MOMENTS - CIVIDINI











Skirt, sweater, and top - Cividini
Hat - Fabbiana Filippi
Necklace - By Malene Birger
Bag- MS by Martine Sitbon

8/14/10

NEW ARRIVALS - LBM 1911

Jacket - LBM 1911 - $895
Shirt - Giorgio Armani - $495
Tie - Luciano Barbera - $225
Pocket Square - Trovare - $55
Isn't this great? This very polished stonewashed wool jacket has a denim-like texture perfect for jeans, but is elegant enough for a dressier pant in a fashionable office environment. 

8/12/10

NEW ARRIVALS - MEN'S ACCESSORIES

Asst socks - cotton/nylon blends - Marcoliani and Pantherella - $27
Who says the ladies are the only ones who get fun accessories! Check out these socks and belts for guys, new and newly re-ordered for Fall!
Belts by Remo Tuliani and Soft Collections by Bill Lavin - $125-155

8/11/10

NEW ARRIVALS - FALIERO SARTI SCARVES

Assorted Cashmere, Wool, and Silk blends...$365-965
Come see our new scarves by Faliero Sarti- artisanal Italian textile specialist and one of our favorite accessory vendors. These scarves are hand-decorated and are made in EXTREMELY small batches...truly a one-of-a-kind item! 

8/9/10

STYLE BOOST FILMS TOMORROW (8/10)

It's that time again! We're picking one lucky STYLE STAR from Sullivan's bar on 6th ave and Union at 5pm, August 10 (TOMORROW!)...WHO will our lucky style star be!? We need you there to find out! See you soon, fashionistas! 

Kent Rogers
BB STYLE GURU

8/7/10

CARLA'S PICKS - TRANSIT

Leggings (wool/lycra with silk lining) - $325
Blouse (cotton/lycra) - $295
Belt - $195
Scarf - $85
Boots - $495 (By Delman) 

8/5/10

THE MAGIC OF ARMANI FABRICS

PhotobucketGiorgio Armani has shipped us some amazing sport coats this season...check out some of the gorgeous new fabrics in the F/W 2010 collection, click the photo to enlarge!