Friday, February 27, 2009

Spring is beginning to bloom in Velouria

New goodies for spring are starting to arrive, just in time to spread a little cheer during this crazy Seattle weather!

(Photo courtesy of Una)

Local designer Una has brought in her new spring collection full of adorable organic cotton jersey tops and dresses in rich colors like graphite, saffron and tomato that are not only flattering but extremely comfortable. Each piece can be worn solo or layered for the fluctuating temperatures.

(photo courtesy of She Bible)

Also in are new Classic style dresses from California based designer She Bible that compliment the voluptuous and lean figures alike. Made of a bamboo, hemp, and cotton jersey blends, the Classic dress is one that can be worn comfortably with a pair of sandals to the market, or dressed up with a great pair of heels for a night on the town.

Don't forget to check out new screen printed tunics and feminine tops from in-house designer Zuzupop as well! Notions of lace, flowers and antique keys adorn each style and are embellished with hand sewn sequins for an added touch.

New designs and accessories are arriving daily, stop in and check them out!


Friday, February 20, 2009

New Jewelry from Birna Sigurbjornsdottir

Sweet Pea
(Photo courtesy of Birna)

New designs for spring have arrived from local jewelry designer Birna Sigurbjornsdottir. Originally from Iceland, Birna takes her inspiration from the ruggedness of the northern seas and incorporates it into her work.

Long Tulip
(Photo courtesy of Birna)

Each piece is adorned with silver accents, gemstones and pearls creating a one of a kind piece that is eye catching and unique.

Have a favorite gemstone in mind? Birna will gladly create a custom piece to accent your wardrobe. Stop on by to see her lovely designs!


Friday, February 6, 2009

New Bath Products From The Bubble Roome

(Photo courtesy of The Bubble Roome)

Just in at Velouria are handmade bath products from the Brooklyn based folks at the Bubble Roome. Choose from their Goodness Bars of soap in scents like grapefruit and tangerine, Bath and Body Wash in lavender and geranium, Mineral Salts in spearmint and eucalyptus, and Walnut Brown Sugar Scrubs.

(Photo courtesy of the Bubble Roome)

Each and every Bubble Roome product is handmade and hand wrapped in post-consumer wrapping. They are also vegan, paraben-free, sulfate-free, and made without any synthetic fragrances, preservatives or dyes.

A perfect gift for pampering either for you or that special someone this Valentines Day.


Sunday, February 1, 2009

February is for Lovers

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and what better way to show someone you care than with an adorable hand made gift from one of Seattle's indie designers!

Local designer Run Grady Run creates unique hand screen printed cards with catchy sayings like "You drive me wild" that will help get your heartfelt message across to your sweetie.

Also, from local designers Randl are an assortment of Sweetheart Animal Patch kits that are a perfect way of showcasing your DIY style and reminding that special someone of your affection. Choose from from a variety of animals like birds, foxes and even hippopotamuses!

Love is in the air, can you feel it?
Check back soon for more Valentine's Day ideas and goodies!