Thursday, December 20, 2012
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Holidays and its preparations can drive us literally crazy and we shouldn't forget to make time for ourselves and recognize the need to tone it down in between such busy periods. After all, how can we really enjoy these beautiful days when they are only cramped with stress, without reminiscence of what they are really about? Here's a cool way to take a few minutes out and make them worth while you relax... Read The Very Best Of Fashion Blog Links, tightly edited by IFB's selected editors (Independent Fashion Bloggers). Only the best, so you are not wasting your precious time! Be inspired and enjoy!
Edited by: Jess of Fresh Jess
Season’s Greetings! Around & around we go in a frenzy of holiday parties, gift shopping and spending time with loved ones. The holidays are in full swing, and yet, this week’s Links a La Mode featured bloggers have managed to stay stylish through it all. Each month, I’m more and more impressed at the thoughtful perspective shared in your blog posts. Whatever it is that you’re passionate about, you’re all doing an amazing job in channeling that passion and bringing it to the forefront in your posts. Shine on! Enjoy the vibrant colors, beautiful sights and wonderful tastes of the season as you read through this week’s picks.
LINKS À LA MODE: THE IFB WEEKLY ROUND UP: NOVEMBER 29TH
- All Things Kate: Peachy Keen
- Banjo Eyes: Fancy Pants
- Buy Any Means Necessary: Holiday 2012 Gift Guide for Him & Her
- Elegant Idiosyncracy: On the War Path
- Fashion Moriarty: Passion in Fashion
- Fear No Beauty: Behind the Scenes of a Great Gatsby Photoshoot
- Glamgerous: If I Were a Boy
- Idilvice Fashion: We Don’t Have a 80% Off Sale
- Mis Papelicos: How to Back Up Your Blog + Tea in the Garden
- Not Daydreams: A Simpler Life: Eva Mok
- Not Dressed as Lamb: My 40 Year Olld Face, Uber-Photoshopped
- On a Brick Lane: Paint Me Red
- Polished Panache: How to Survive a Vintage Market If You Aren’t a Hipster
- Sara Constance: A Touch of Burgundy
- Slowburn Fastburn: Rusty Heart
- Style. Love. Repeat: DIY Above-the-Knuckle Rings
- Style Tab: Ways to Wear: Holiday Party Dress
- The Penny Rose: A Christmas Story
- Vogue Villain: Dressed in Paintings
- Youth Savage: Little Women and Heavy Husbands: a Response
Shopbop Promo Code: Joomi Lim, Uintah, Penfield, Joie Shoes, L’Agence, Marie Turnor, Yigal Azrouel, Sandy Hyun, Melissa & Tibi Shoes
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Friday, November 23, 2012
and Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American customers!
Chances are this is your first blog post NOT advertising a Black Friday sale (Or your first newsletter NOT advertising a Black Friday sale).
We think that's cool. Yes, that's right. We're NOT having a sale. We pride ourselves to be individualists. That also means we like to have sales when others don't. We certainly won't have them because everybody else has them. And to be frank, we could not afford to sell our clothing at 80% off - no way!
You heard right. Going sale percentages are 50%, 75% even 80% off... as witnessed by IDILVICE herself recently at a mall on 34th Street in Manhattan (header image). A 10-15% off sale or even 25% off won't do any longer.
Have you asked yourself why in the world are they offering you such low prices? Duh, the economy! But it's the economy because most items on local shelves nowadays are imported from China and from other faraway places, not made in local factories, which employ your neighbor or maybe yourself. That's why. But you already knew that. Yet, you keep buying those cheaply made items, which do absolutely nothing to save your beloved world and your beloved America. In the contrary, you are aware that the little money you spend will keep China afloat but will eventually bring America down. If that's what you want...?
Instead you could save that small change and make it become a larger sum, which will allow you to buy a quality American made product, which supports your dream! Or, do something altogether different with your money. Don't buy anything, give it to someone in need.
This way, you will soon see your favorite American products on sale again in an economy that's booming...
Here's a little history on Fashion Made In America: More than 3 years ago, The New Yorker Magazine published an article (with newly elected First Lady Michelle Obama - herself a noted supporter of American Made Fashion - on its cover), which focused on 'Made In America' products. IDILVICE Fashion was mentioned in it along with the few local designers, such as Oscar De LaRenta and Anna Sui, left being manufactured in New York City. Read the article now! The writer and publishers already saw back then were we would be with this in 2012 and beyond. Designers like Oscar De LaRenta, Anna Sui and IDILVICE, do not have 80% Off sales in 2012 and neither will they in 2013.
In 1950, nearly a third of employed Americans worked in factories. In 2009, it was about ten per cent. I suspect today it's less than that.
No time for sadness. Are you with us? The best times are yet to come!
And in the spirit of always ending on a good note, what are we looking up to when we are not as strong as we would like to be? Heroes and heroines. Love. Family. Although this is not the latest Hollywood release, we think Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games embody the perfect heroes for times like these, ridden by super storms and financial crisis. May their strength and love for each other bring you hope this season!
As always, new items are added daily! Check out the New Arrivals
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Graphic sweatshirts are always a natural Must-Have item for Fall and Winter, but never were they as much fun as IDILVICE's large face Animal Sweatshirts!
They are loved all over the world, even Switzerland (Read the Swiss BlaaaBlaaa blog post).
Perfect to have them peek out from under a heavy coat. They add that much needed splash of color during grey days and they actually guarantee smiles... So hurry now and order yours as a gift to yourself! Or your boyfriend or girlfriend, in case you are looking for an impressive gift this season.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Friday, November 9, 2012
Check out IDILVICE Fashion's Sexy Sweaters: ANIMAL Themes - SPORTY Style - GOTHIC Inspired in the newest campaign and find the coupon codes for 10% off, while supplies last!
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Friday, October 19, 2012
Monday, June 25, 2012
Check out IDILVICE Fashion's Top Trends: MAXI - ANIMALS - HI LOW HEM - CHIFFON in the newest campaign and find the coupon codes for 10% off while supplies last!
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Monday, April 9, 2012
Yeeha! Taylor Swift is in love with Peeta Mellark from the Hunger Games! This cool collage from Polyvore is one of my very favorites so far! What would Katniss say though?! She'd look fab in this Peeta Mellark Dress too, but I guess Taylor snatched it first :)
In case you wondered, the background is the Schwarzwald (Black Forest) in Southern Germany.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Saturday, March 31, 2012
...yes, that's what happened! I went for coffee and ended up on this style blog... that's how it goes sometimes... check it out!
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Yep, you guessed right! Katniss and her team from the trilogy The Hunger Games will certainly be featured on IDILVICE clothing! I want that beautiful strong girl on all my fashion pieces, skirts, dresses, jackets... here are 2 to start!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
This of course is not the first time you see an image of me - ha! No certainly not, sometimes it seems all I do is having my picture taken... but seriously, not always are they so cool as this recent portrait created by photographer Carl Posey. This collection has recently been featured in the photographers newsletter.
His eye popping images always have that special extra, uniquely obscure feel. In an era of personal promotion, these images are priceless and can make someone stand apart from the rest, be used for press, advertising and also in online shop banners, on facebook fan pages, newsletters, etc. The commission of a professional photographer is a incomparable valuable investment for an entrepreneur such as myself!
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Just a reminder that IDILVICE fashion is made in USA. This is important in a time when American jobs are scarce, we need every job to stay right here and IDILVICE has been and will be made locally. We are pioneers. We are the future. So whenever you can, buy American. The job you save may be yours...
- New York, NY, United States
- Just like the rare Swiss mountain flower Edelweiss - a symbol of prestige and distinction - the clothing brand IDILVICE (pronouced "Edel-vice") was born in the mountains of Switzerland and since then it's flourishing on the concrete of Manhattan and recently even in the rolling hills of the San Francisco Bay Area. However as the spelling indicates, the label is not meant to be associated with too much folkloric alpine tradition, but rather and probably in the contrary, with unconventionality. The IDILVICE label was founded in 1995 by Swiss Native fashion designer Idil from the city of Saint Gallen, Switzerland, who's foundation dates back to the 7th Century and which became famous for their quality textile products, especially embroidery textiles, which are still popular with Parisian Haute Couture designers today. In search for something less traditional, Master Graphic Designer Idil ventured out to New York City where she fell in love with American Pop Culture.