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Monday, April 30, 2012

Wilder Style: Edith A. Miller (or) Stripes I've Known and Loved (For Gentlement, Too!), Part II


You know when you lose your favorite pair of sunglasses and then go out and buy another pair and then the old pair turns up? That's how I felt when I found out about Edith A. Miller today; last week I wrote about stripes, and then the best stripes ever appear a few days later. But you know what? It's my blog and I'll cry if I want to. And in this case, I am crying over the beauty of these lovely cotton, fairly inexpensive shirts. And over the equally awesome striped menswear, like The Hill-Side tie above, that I found for you dapper gentlemen (after the jump).

Edith A. Miller is the sister company of the brand Robert P. Miller. According to the Steven Alan website, where I found these bad boys, Jennifer Murray and Nancy Gibson wore the same Robert P. Miller shirt to a party, realized that other women besides themselves were wearing them, and convinced the elder (and more male) Miller (who in actuality is a company and not a single person) to make a women's line. And so Edith was born (who is also not a real person, but I think I'd like her if she were).

I love the lightness of the shirts; they look very French and lovely and tomboyish. So clearly I'm into them. You can find the full Edith collection here, on the Steven Alan site.




Also, I didn't think it fair to write about women's wear and not about men's, because I've been neglecting you guys lately. I found a few lovely little bobbles and clothes that might make a man happy, and thought I'd share with you. Sharing is caring. And I care (often too much).




Corgi Socks via J.Crew

 

Hemp and Cotton Stripe Tie from Ball and Buck (whose new store opened on Newbury St. in Boston two weeks ago! Wahoo!)  



Uniforms for the Dedicated striped shirt via Hickoree's Hard Goods


Adorable striped notebook. Everyone needs notebooks.

2 comments:

  1. Ooooh so love the Hill-Side tie! The colours are just fantastic!

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    1. Thanks, Meghan! Just checked out your site--it's beautiful! xx

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