Ballard's Artwalk is this Saturday from 6-9 PM and at Velouria we are really excited to be featuring designer Susan Fedore's line, UNA. On Saturday we will have an expanded collection of her clothing in the shop with new Fall designs--we're sure her flattering necklines and screen-printed detailing will win you over!And we're thrilled to be showcasing art by Urban and Amy, a collaboration between husband and wife duo Amy Bengtson and Urban Guy Allen. We love their graphic, often industrial-inspired wooden art and can't wait to have it on our gallery walls for the next month. Amy, a talented jewelry artist as well, will have a special collection of etched and inlaid wood necklaces and earrings on hand for Saturday evening. Come on by and check it out!
We're also pleased to introduce to you the clothing lines Akemi Okamoto out of San Francisco and Hubris out of Portland! We hope you'll like these newest additions to our always-expanding group of independent designers as much as we do! See you soon!
Our featured local designer, Frankie Four, will have an expanded selection of vintage-style bikinis and one-piece bathing suits in rad retro and retro-inspired prints forthis Saturday's Artwalk! Every lady needs one of these flirty and flattering suits before heading to the beach!
And we're very excited to present ourartists of the month, Hayley Alexis Snider and Stephen J. Silva of HANDS Workshop who will be showcasing their playful map prints and photographs inspired by road trips they've taken across the country. Check out some of their work here and here.
It's also Sidewalk Sale time inBallard. This Thursday through Sunday, enjoy discounts on lastseason's clothing and sales on select designer's goods! It's also agreat time to enjoy Seafood Fest in Ballard on Saturday and Sunday...
And finally, Chika and Jared welcomedLisle Keizo (pronounced Ly-uhl Kay-zoh) on June 27th. All are happy, healthy, and getting to know each other! Although little Lisle may not make it to this week's Artwalk, we hope to see you heresoon!
This month we are bringing the summer indoors! Our friends Jean and Dylan of Ladies and Gentlemen Studio will be showcasing a line of limited edition terrariums for the month of June. They will be in-store with a special selection of their workshop inventory on Saturday evening from 6pm-9pm --check out some of their designs here: http://www.ladiesandgentlemenstudio.com/ We love everything they do!
BLOC NECKLACE SERIES
BLOC NECKLACE SERIES
Also Jean of Ladies & Gentlemen Studio will be launching some exciting new colorful necklaces from their BLOC Collection. The BLOC necklaces contrasts a mix of sleek aluminum, copper, or brass tubes with vibrantly painted raw-wood building blocks in basic geometric shapes strung with natural leather cord. It’s a playful object with a sophisticated modern look that's versatile and easy to wear.
MORE IN THE SHOP...
Have you ever seen a kokedama string garden? Take a look at our window next time you're passing by, the suspended plant spheres were made and skillfully arranged by the multi-talented Amanda Heifner. We think it's the best window display we've ever had!
We're also delighted to welcome a few new designers to the shop. We have undergarments (for women AND men!) and graphic t-shirts by MakeItGood out of Portland, and special occasion dresses by Dear Faithful out of Vancouver, B.C.