Rachel Sees Snail Shoes

rachel sees snail shoes

While in Portland for a short visit over the summer, I had the chance to visit Rachel Corry’s studio for her handmade shoe brand, Rachel Sees Snail Shoes. I fell in love with her handmade sandals and clogs and her shop displaying her refreshing style through local, handmade goods. In addition to Rachel’s gorgeous line of shoes, she also offers shoe making classes. Upcoming classes are on the November 13th and January 15th. Details here. Below, the fun and colorful new look book from Rachel’s shoe line, shot by Airyka Rockefeller.

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Pine Tree Sweater

pine tree sweater

pine tree sweater

What a treat to see this Pine Tree Sweater created by Quince, who took inspiration from this Hetterson\Frolic! collaboration a few years ago using their yarn for this pine tree dress, and created a sweater using the same concept of embroidery. Who wouldn’t want to wear this completely unique, cozy sweater this fall? Get the pattern here.

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On Our Bookshelf: Oh Comely

oh comely
 
The great thing about the recent surge of independent publishing is you can really pick and choose a magazine that speaks to you. One of my all-time favorites is London-based Oh Comely. Stories and interviews about women of all ages and backgrounds get tossed together with girly, exquisitely styled and photographed fashion editorials. From the writing to the photography, I am usually super pleased I succumbed to the irresistible cover at the newsstand. The most recent issue (issue #30), is all about sisters. Having three sisters, of course I had to get the magazine and I think the fashion editorial is so brilliant. I love the mix of photography with embroidery. Beinta a photographer from the Faroe Islands is responsible for the gorgeous photos and the incredible embroidery is by Julia Petronella Reinert Hansen. Check it out.
 
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