4 Easy Steps to Transition Your Wardrobe From Summer to Fall

Transitioning your clothes from one season to the next doesn’t have to be a chore.

Feeling Fall

    The season of change and contrast is upon us. Crisp mornings…epic nights, Homecoming, party going. Guest lists, wish lists, and to-do lists.  More to do–less time to prepare, from outside festivals to inside dinner parties, there are a plethora of events to prepare for! This fall we invite you to shift gears, slow… Continue reading Feeling Fall

The New Fall Mix

The New Fall Mix. The feeling of the moment is one part nostalgic and one part modern.

Designer’s Notebook: Color Workshop – Classics

[Designer's Notebook: Color Workshop - Classics] Start the season right with classic colors from Stella Carakasi. Recharge your basic blacks and introduce softness with winter whites. Find your staples for the upcoming months! Travertine is a classic neutral - grey with a touch of limestone - shown left as the Take Note Vest. This chameleon-like color can… Continue reading Designer’s Notebook: Color Workshop – Classics

Designer’s Notebook: Color Story for Early Fall

[Designer's Notebook: Color Workshop for Early Fall] For fall, Stella presents a line up of rich neutrals that have an old world aesthetic. Neutrals are complemented by fresh bamboo, bittersweet and cameo, then harmonized by a vivid, watercolor mesh print. Ivory, that warm white keeps everything on the lighter side... Gives the moody colors an elegant… Continue reading Designer’s Notebook: Color Story for Early Fall

Designer’s Notebook: Color Workshop Featuring Cameo

[Designer's Notebook: Color Workshop Featuring Cameo] Cameo... flesh, nude...Somewhere between terra cotta and sandalwood. Is it even a color? In a way- It's a bit revealing. Is it a neutral? Actually , yes, it's the ultimate neutral. Less about color, more about attitude. Back to shades of grey, black or stark white. Cameo doesn't crumble… Continue reading Designer’s Notebook: Color Workshop Featuring Cameo

Designer’s Notebook: F14

[Designer's Notebook: F14] Early Fall 2014, Pre-Fall or Transition. No matter what you call it, this is the season that we anxiously await. This is the time to add new dimension to your wardrobe. This excitement is not without warrant. Stella Carakasi's Fall 2014 Collection is a gorgeous collection of essentials, statement pieces and pure… Continue reading Designer’s Notebook: F14

Dharma Talk at Stella Studio

Vivian here all aglow about the special event on Sunday at the Stella Studio. The Dharma Talk with Lama Lakshey Zangpo & fundraiser for The Joru Foundation was a great success! If you missed it, check it out here: Stella & Kersten's Intro (audio) Lama Lakshey's Dharma Talk (video) Kersten Ancheta is one of the Directors… Continue reading Dharma Talk at Stella Studio

Looks for Every Body # 6

Yarra here, amazed that we are on the sixth edition of this blog. Thank you to everyone who has been following these posts! The outfits for this week's post are about an upbeat attitude and finding joy in dressing. With it being cold and gloomy outside, it's easy to get into a style rut. Mix… Continue reading Looks for Every Body # 6