September 30, 2008

Autumn in Greenpoint

A fashion editorial featuring clothing available this fall at Alter. Shot on location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. September 22, 2008.

Photography by Amanda Bruns
Make-Up and Hair by Belinda Zollo
Models: Jon and Ryan from Fusion, Yulia and Elena from Muse
Styled by Roy and Tommy of Alter

Ryan (left) wears: Vintage Dior Blazer, U.S Rags polka dot cardigan, Stiska shirt, Cheap Monday Carrot Pant, Vintage loafers, San Diego Hat Co. fedora, Kahn bag by Matt & Nat.
Jon (right) wears: Vintage Scarf, This Old Thing reconstructed waistcoat, vintage necktie, Takel shirt, Cheap Monday Mod Pant, vintage boots.

Jon (left) wears: Cheap Monday Beck Coat, Half Life cardigan, Cheap Monday Tee, Cheap Monday Autobahn Jeans, Zuriick Thomas Boot, Spitfire DNA Cowboy Sunglasses
Ryan (middle) wears: U.S. Rags reconstructed motorcycle jacket, Penfield Chatham flannel, U.S Rags strip U-Neck tee, Alex & Chloe spike necklace, Cheap Monday Straight Fits, vintage boots.
Yulia (right) wears: San Diego Hat Co. Felt Bowler, Preloved Mildred Sweater, Triple 5 Soul Knickers and vintage shoes.


(from left to right)
Ryan wears: Vintage military jacket, This Old Thing dickie, U.S Rags thermal, vintage belt, Cheap Monday Straight Fit Jeans, vintage boots,
Yulia wears: Preloved Jezebel sweater dress, vintage cashmere tank, vintage belt and boots, Mimsy handbag.
Elena San Diego Hat Co. jersey newsboy cap, Mad Marietta chain necklace, Fame Braille Bracelet, Triple 5 Soul IQ Blazer, Triple 5 Soul IQ wide leg pant, vintage shoes.
Jon wears: Vintage western shirt, blazer and scarf, Cheap Monday Autobahn jeans, Zuriick Beata shoe


Elena wears: Cheap Monday Monica coat, vintage boots, Patent and chain bag


September 26, 2008

Penfield for Men

Just a post or two ago we mentioned the much anticipated Rockford Jacket from Penfield would be arriving soon. Well its already here and its awsome! Made of 80/20 of Goose down insulation this coat's fabric is also water resistant and windproof. The front and back shoulder yoke has a traditional red/black plaid fabric. This coat also has two breast pockets as well as 2 lower welt pockets.
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Penfield- Rockford Jacket in Black $200.00 **SOLD OUT** as of 10/5/08
Penfield- Rockford Jacket in Tan $200.00**SOLD OUT**

Detail

SALE: Zuriick

The Yellow Ake Slip-On and White Ake Skip-On from Zuriick**SOLD OUT**




September 22, 2008

New: Penfield - Men

Penfield, a company based out of Massachusetts, has been creating high quality outwear wear since 1975. We just received their amazing plaid flannel shirt which by the way fits like a glove.
We will also be stocking their outerwear jackets in a few weeks time. Check out a sneak peak of one jacket that we are getting that has been featured in October's GQ magazine.

Chatham Shirt in Blue/ Black Flannel $78.00 **SOLD OUT**
This shirt has a very soft feel to the fabric. You will definitely stay warm with this one but most importantly you will also be looking very sharp in this shirt.

Chatham Shirt in Purple/Black Plaid Flannel $78.00 **SOLD OUT**


October's GQ Magazine features the Penfield Rockford Jacket above (we will be getting that in a few weeks).


September 19, 2008

Just in: Alex & Chloe Unisex Jewelry

Alex & Chloe Jewelry has arrived just in time for the Fall Kickoff Event...(See next post)
Alex & Chloe is a line based out of California that has created a stir within the fashion set with their bold, cheeky but yet very minimal jewelry collections. We are very happy to have them in the shop for Fall and we think you will be even more content when wearing one yourself.

Alex's Sword in gold acrylic with gv chain $65.00

Spike necklace in sterling silver $115.00 ***SOLD OUT***

Minimal 1 in gold acrylic on gv chain $55.00

Button necklace in oxidized sterling silver $115.00 ***SOLD OUT***

Dream Reflector necklace w/ multi charm $110.00

Can Tab Necklace in oxidized sterling silver $98.00 ***SOLD OUT***

Sharp Pyramid necklace in oxidized sterling silver $120.00

Tusk Necklace in oxidized sterling silver $115.00 ** SOLD OUT


Alex's Cube in gold acrylic w/ gv chain $60.00

September 18, 2008

Fall Fashion Kick Off Party at Alter: 9/23/07




It is that time again! We're kicking off the Fall season this Tuesday, September 23rd with a little soiree at the Alters. Stop by to check out the stunning new merchandise and have some champagne between 7-10PM. 

September 17, 2008

New: Preloved

Just received women's Fall collection from Canadian design house Preloved (men's will be here in a few weeks). These beautiful garments are created by re-purposing vintage garments (knit sweaters, wool trousers, etc) into uniquely designed one of a kind pieces.
You can take a sneak peak at their Fall/ Winter 2008 Runway Show which took place during
L'Oreal Fashion Week in Toronto.

Please note, all of the items below are samples of the fits and styles that we have in stock from Preloved. They do not necessarily dictate what color's we have. As previously stated Preloved is all one-of-a-kind garments meaning that each garment has its own unique colorway.
Come on in and see all the different varieties that we have in the following models.


L'Amour Dress- Strapless lined dress with contrasting belt, made from 3 pairs of vintage wool trousers. $175.00**SOLD OUT**

Manby Sweater- made form 1 sweater and 1 button down shirt $ 118.00**SOLD OUT**

Mildred Sweater- Double-breasted cardigan with a shawl collar, made from 4 vintage sweaters $148.00**SOLD OUT**

Miss Casswell Sweater- Cropped cardigan with an asymmetrical closure and over sized collar, made from 3 vintage sweaters $129.00**SOLD OUT**

Ava Sweater- 3/4 length swearer that can be worn front to back, made from 3 vintage sweaters $124.00**SOLD OUT**

Jezzebel Dress- Deep V-neck sweater dress can be worn front to back made from 4 vintage sweaters $140.00**SOLD OUT**

September 11, 2008

New: Renee C.

More fabulous knitwear from our girl Renee.

Renee C. Square sleeve striped Tunic in Navy/Grey $68.00**SOLD OUT**

Renne C.: Striped Shawl in Brown/ Grey $68.00**SOLD OUT**

New: Renee C.

Renee C. Polka Dot Bomber in black and white $95.00**SOLD OUT**
This cute bomber style jacket is designed with a zipper closure which is underneath the horn toggle tabs.

Renee C. Stripe Knit dress/ Tunic with cutout shoulders, Blk and Grey $75**SOLD OUT**

New: Zuriick's

A brand new boot from the guys at Zurrick.
This high top sneaker/boot hybrid is made of super soft leather upper and a rubber sole.

Zuriick: Thomas Boot in black leather $110.00**SOLD OUT**

Detail: Here a close up of the supple leather.**SOLD OUT**

Thomas boot in Red $110.00**SOLD OUT**
A pop of color for fall with this red boot will be a very fashion forward choice.


Sole Detail: The purple sole has now become a signature of the Zuriick shoe line. **SOLD OUT**

September 9, 2008

More: Matt& Nat

Alter loves Matt & Natt...

Zebrano Satchel in black $205.00**SOLD OUT**


Here is another viewpoint of the bag to show how compact its design its. **SOLD OUT**

New: Triple 5 Soul- Women

More Triple 5 for your soul...

Toefl Shirt short sleeve in White $86.00**SOLD OUT**

Academia Knickers in charcoal grey $88.00**SOLD OUT**
The cutest little knickers in a pinstripe poly/cotton/spandex blend.
Wear them with a simple top, black tights and heels and you will be looking hot.

September 4, 2008

New Delivery: Matt & Nat

A new shipment of Matt & Nat bags are in.
If you recall from our previous post introducing this line, Matt & Nat is a vegan bag collection from Montreal, Canada.
All of their amazing bags are made of non leather materials but they feel and look just like the real thing.

The Portishead bag in Grey $ 225.00**SOLD OUT**
This easy to carry bag is made of Japanese Paper and has many pockets and details.
The two zippers on the front corners of the bag are pockets.

The Portishead also comes in black with contrasing color zippers. **SOLD OUT**


open view **SOLD OUT**


The Sade clutch in brown $135.00 **SOLD OUT**
This material is composed of recycled cardboard!
Like all Matt & Nat bags this clutch houses many pockets to keep yourself organized.

New: Cheap Monday Fall 2nd Delivery

More coats and jackets for your choosing have just arrived.
Cheap Monday's outerwear will keep you looking sharp this fall.

Leo jacket in black $110.00**SOLD OUT**
This jacket is made up of a coated cotton and will be great on a rainy day

Leo Jacket in Army Green $110.00**SOLD OUT**


Tor Parka with faux fur hood in Black $156.00**SOLD OUT**
This coat also features thumb holes in the cuffs to keep the wind out.

New: Cheap Monday Fall 2nd Delivery

Our 2nd Fall delivery from Cheap Monday has just hit the racks. Here is what we got:

Cut Out Shoulder Sweatshirt with over sized hood in "Black" or "Grey" $58.00**SOLD OUT**

Case Knit Dress in off white $115.00**SOLD OUT**
This dress also comes in Black and is 80% cotton with 20% wool
The little zipper detail on the shoulder line is a fun touch.

Helena Skirt in Black $56.00**SOLD OUT**
The helena Skirt is made up of 100% coated cotton.

Frida Coat in black $140.00**SOLD OUT**

Monica Coat in Black $ 190.00**SOLD OUT**
This coat is very classy.

Split Neck Sweater in black. $90.00**SOLD OUT**
Just like the case knit dress above this sweater is 80% Cotton and 20% Wool

Agnes Cardigan in Dip Dye- $90.00
We love this cardigan for its unique dye process but also because of the short cut- away back
Agnes Cardigan also comes in solid black (*sold out) for $75.00