|Sheer layered top - Hugo Boss - $395|
|Transit linen shirt - $350|
|Cardigan - Rosso Puro - $325|
|Assorted shirts by Culturata - $195|
Culturata always features an ecologically minded construction, which is surprisingly rare in the fashion industry. Dying and printing can consume vast amounts of water and chemicals, and release pollutants into local atmosphere and water tables. Culturata only works with textile manufacturers committed to earth-friendly production, and never outsources its construction, choosing to make all of its outstanding clothing in Italy.
Come check out the SS 2012 collection of sport and dress shirts at Butch Blum, available in trend-right styling for a young professional's budget.
|Zip jersey jacket - Transit - $495|
|Squares by Roda - $65|
|Relwen navy pocket sweater - $175|
|Crochet trim scarves - $155|
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|Martin Margiela Handbag - $1445|
A fabulous neutral shade of peachy beige that will accent - but not overwhelm - any spring outfit makes this supple lambskin handbag from Martin Margiela unique. Try it with spring pastels, as it looks terrific with pale pinks, lavenders and blues.
|Assorted spring socks - Marcoliani and Pantherella - $25-29|
|Jeweled tee - $195...Jasper teardrop necklace - $495 (By Aireheart by Sydney)|
U-Neck - $125...Cardigan - $135...both by DearDear is a terrific resource for inexpensive Women's items in intriguing configurations. These garments have a wonderful crochet trim at the bottom, lending a bit of handmade feel to a simple basic.
|Cotton shrug - $265 - BP Studio...Tank - $135 - Schumacher...Skirt - $495 - Moschino Cheap and Chic|
On May 3, we participated in the Northwest Hope and Healing fashion show, which was a great success. Here's some shots of our models from the show...thanks everybody for helping make this a fun event!
|Jacket - Martin Margiela...Polo - Agave...Pant - Gardeur|
|Jacket - LBM 1911...Vest - YRS...Shirt - Culturata...Pant - MAC|
|Jacket - Herno...Shirt - Transit...Short - Benson|
|Suit - Z Zegna...Shirt - Sartoria Partenopea...Tie, Square - Dion|
|Blazer - Luciano Barbera - $1995...Shirt - Culturata - $195|
|Excited for his Hamilton custom shirt|
|Expertly pouring a Mack and Jack's|
|Yummy nibbles from BOKA|
|The Capelli's crew giving a hot towel shave|
|WHICH kind of pants did you want?|
|Sweater - Jean-Paul Gaultier - $535|
A fabulous little basic by a master of quirky French fashion, this sweater's convertible neckline will have all your friends talking. The ribbed material is loosely cut around the neck, so you can wear it as a cowl, off the shoulder, or any other way you like.
|Linen dress - Jean Paul Gaultier - $585|
Featuring a multi-closure detail up the sides of the dress and a shirred elastic waistline, this is a darling little dress for a warm day, and easily layered for cooler evenings.
|Suit - Giorgio Armani black label - $3295|
Shirt - Hamilton Bespoke - Price upon request
Men's luxury buyer
|Men's Martin Margiela sweater - $875|
Using a heavy-gauge cotton yarn and an innovative variation on the classic shaker stitch, Maison Martin Margiela have created this clever cardigan - a wardrobe basic with a twist. The color is unusual but easy to coordinate - pretend it's navy or charcoal and go from there.
|Gimos - $1355|
Luciano Barbera began his design career in the 1960's, when a Uomo Vogue photographer captured a photo of a young Barbera wearing a suit of his own design, made of fabric from his father Carlo's mills. The photo was seen by fashion icon and founder of the legendary Louis Boston store, Murray Pearlstein, who encouraged the young Italian to produce his own clothing.
|The young Luciano Barbera|
Look for Barbera garments for men and women at Butch Blum, where we share Sr. Barbera's passion for individuality and intelligence, not to mention beautifully made Italian clothing.
|Gimo's - $1575|
This leather is perfect proof of Gimo's labor-intensive process, which uses multiple layers of coloring, abrasion, conditioners, and more. The result is a skin that is butter-soft and incredibly supple, molding itself to your body immediately.
|Martin Margiela extra-long tank dress - $545|
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|Silk one-shoulder print dress - $495 - Fuzzi|
This silk dress by the masters of fabric at Fuzzi demonstrates that a great print still needs an eye-catching cut to be truly fabulous. Featuring an a-line skirt and a soft, asymmetrical single shoulder design, this is a terrific style for a day-into-evening look.