“I’m best known probably for my miniatures of high-fashion items,” Phillip Nuveen says about the tiny bags and furniture pieces he sells on Etsy.
A 'pro-black' shop claims Etsy banned it, saying the site doesn't support black shop owners.
At 32, I simply don’t have the patience to rummage around most thrift shops looking for that one pair of perfect-fitting jeans in just the right wash. The good news is that it’s easier than ever to shop for vintage denim online, where shops like Re/Done, Denim Refinery, and even Urban Outfitters offer plenty of old-school styles, sans the musty smell of the vintage store.
Recently, H&M filed a lawsuit against Forever 21 for copyright infringement. The lawsuit is nothing new to Forever 21, which is similarly known for taking inspiration from existing designs. Forever 21 also looks to smaller, indie designers and sources like Etsy.
A stack of 14K gold filled and sterling silver hammered rings from Handmade at Amazon. Photo: Courtesy of Handmade at Amazon Etsy’s been the go-to portal for artisanal goods for nearly a decade, but that’s not stopping Amazon from encroaching into the startup’s territory. On Thursday, the e-commerce monolith launched “Handmade at Amazon,” a spinoff site that features handmade products ranging from jewelry and artwork to furniture, kitchen supplies, home décor, and bedding. “Knowing an item has a unique story behind it creates a personal experience that customers have told us makes owning handmade items special,” Amazon’s Peter Faricy said.
Phoebe Philo accessorized her SS 15 collection with hands made of porcelain that held coat collars closed. Then, Alexander Wang upped the ladylike factor at Balenciaga with pave ‘B’ pins on his coat collars for his resort show. In New York, a handful of models at Marc by Marc Jacobs wore printed, beaded, and tassled pins on their coats and jackets. One of the labels’ two designers, Luella Bartley, told Style.com the collection was full of, “hard-core idealism,” and indeed the pins did feel political.