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CITY / June 28 2011 10:58 AM

A Dozen Places to Tan Under the Manhattan Sun

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In the shade of skyscrapers on the hardest of concrete, finding a space to lay your body down under the sun to catch a few rays can seem impossible. Your fair sheltered skin is begging for a tan, and we all know tanning beds are not the answer, so we’ve scoured the city for places to lay out. Some of these places are free for all. Others are free of all other people. However you choose to do it, here’s where to find the sun in Manhattan.

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INTERVIEWS / June 10 2011 9:50 AM

Exclusive Interview: Amy Levin Talks Collegefashionista Street Style

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Behind the thrills of all the clothes and reviews, there are also all the Wintours, and Karlfelds with all the spunk and magic that make it all happen. And in today’s tech savvy generation, there is no excuse for any trendy girl to not follow the bible blogs of street style religiously, some more than others, and the first one on that list is Collegefashionista.com. That is why FashionIndie has the wicked exclusive into the mind of Amy Levin, Collegefashionista’s very own founder.

Exclusive Interview: Amy Levin Talks Collegefashionista Street Style

 

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CITY, FASHION / May 16 2011 1:25 PM

5th Ave Wallscape Give Hint To New Uniqlo Campaign

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5th Ave Wallscape Give Hint To New Uniqlo Campaign

We and the rest of NYC are patiently awaiting the arrival of the new UNIQLO flagship to open up on 5th Avenue. To build some more excitement for the store, Uniqlo has officially changed its wallscape. The new wallscape  offers a sneak peak of the the brand’s new “Made for All”  campaign which launches this fall. (Just in time for the store opening)

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CITY, FASHION, STREETSTYLE / May 13 2011 11:44 AM

BOUTIQUE CRITIQUE :: A. Turen : Look 4

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At A. Turen, everything is made with care. That’s just the nature of the designers Ashley Turen keeps in the store. Her hand painted pieces hold their ground next to select designers and and wild accessories. The painting is abstract, meant to give each garment it’s own pattern. How did Ashley get into painting? “I have loved painting since I was about 7 years old. It was only about three years ago that I changed my medium from painting on canvases to clothing. The same technique applies.” See it here.

Want to shop? Mention Fashion Indie when you go to A. Turen and get 10% off!

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CITY, FASHION, STREETSTYLE, TRENDSPARK / May 9 2011 10:33 PM

BOUTIQUE CRITIQUE :: A. Turen : Look 1

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Across from the comically delicious Meatball Shop on Stanton St. in New York sits a boutique that boasts some ballsy moves of its own. Alongside brands like Timo Weiland, Martin Margiela and other emerging talents, storeowner Ashley Turen carries her own collection of hand painted pieces. Here’s where balls of steel come in to play: she hand paints vintage Chanel bags and coveted concert tees (see them here this week). For the shopper that wants something rich with history and a fresh coat of paint, A. Turen is the destination.

Want the look? Shop A. Turen and get 10% off when you mention you FashionIndie!

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BACKSTAGE / May 1 2011 8:17 PM

Desert Trendspotting: Western Vintage

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The winter weather is finally turning and we’ve started to switch out our wardrobes to get set for summer.  While filling out our closets, we’re checking off our list of summer staples: maxi dresses, vintage prints, short boots, ripped up tees, and worn in denim have all made the cut.  For some style inspiration, we’ve turned to the hundred degree heat of the desert at the Coachella Music Festival.  Pick up some tips on western-vintage summer dressing from the style mavens below:

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