May 28, 2009

New: John Fluevog Shoes

We are pleased to announce that Alter now carries John Fluevog Shoes!

The Canadian designer has been a long time favorite of ours, so we are thrilled to bring the exceptional style, quality and comfort of Fluevog shoes to our customers. Stay tuned for more styles from John Fluevog available at Alter in the coming months.
*You may recall John himself making an appearance at Alter last year.

The first style we are offering is the Men's CBC Radio, available in this decadent Green leather and also in Black canvas (perfect for summer).

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio in Green Leather. $180.00 **out of stock**
*As of 6.24.09 only size 11 available in Green Leather...

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio front view. **out of stock**

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio top view. **out of stock**

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio in Black Canvas. $180.00

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio in Black Canvas.

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio lace & stitching detail.

John Fluevog Shoes: CBC Radio: TUNE IN, TURN ON, VOG OUT!

May 26, 2009

New: Anne Arden McDonald

Brooklyn based jewelry designer, Anne Arden McDonald creates some beautiful and organically inspired pieces. We love the textures and weight of her rings and necklaces.

Anne Arden McDonald, Pendulum Necklace in Sterling Silver $125.00
The Pendulum has been an object that has been inspiring Anne with her photography, installation art and now jewelry. This solid sterling pendulum hangs on a gorgeous 18" chain. Anne works hard on details and it shows not only with this necklace but in the decorated clasp.

*Note all the rings below come in one size, they all vary and should be tried.

Rings for Women:

Anne Arden McDonald Spiral ring in Sterling silver $85.00
A ring size 5 or so this spiral ring has a smooth texture but a lot of character.

Anne Arden McDonald Fern Ring in sterling silver $85.00
Anne uses a lot of actual objects to create her jewelry from. This ring was created from an impression from an original fern leaf.

Anne Arden McDonald Tiny shell ring in sterling silver $85.00
Anne found this beautiful shell in Florida when she was 7 years old. She has held onto it for so many years and now it found a place within her jewelry collection. The details are stunning in this one!

Anne Arden McDonald Lace ring in sterling silver $85.00
In this ring Victorian Lace is formed, molded and then cast in sterling silver.

Anne Arden McDonald Couple ring in sterling silver $85.00
A ring with the idea of couples embracing creating one.
(we have medium and large in this ring)

Rings for Men:

Anne Arden McDonald large Seahorse Ring in sterling silver $85.00
Amazing! This ring like many of her others are made from real objects. Yes this cast was made from a real seahorse and the details are perfect. This ring is around a 10 or 11 ring size.

Anne Arden McDonald Twig Ring in Sterling Silver $85.00
A small twig is molded into a ring like formation to create this natural beauty.

Anne Arden McDonald Bird Stamp Ring in sterling silver $85.00
A vintage wax stamp that would be used to seal letters back in the day was used to create this image. Large size only

May 21, 2009

New: Melissa Sandals

The latest plastic dreams from Melissa have arrived. These three new sandals are just in time for the glorious weather we're having here in NYC!

Women's sizes 6 through 10 available in all styles. Fashionable, Functional and Affordable! Check these beauties out...

Melissa SIN IV thong sandal, Black $59.00

Melissa SIN IV thong sandal, side view.

Melissa x Campana Zig-Zag flats, Black $59.00
Melissa has been doing the collaboration thing for some time now and the Campana Brothers are two designers they continue to make great looking shoes with.
Brothers, Fernando and Humberto Campana
are two of the most famous South American designers.
Since 1983, Fernando, who graduated in architecture,
and Humberto, who studied law, have worked together
in the field of design, or better between art and
design. In their joint studio, a sort of converted garage,
in São Paulo, Brazil, they develop furniture which are
often based on everyday, ready-made materials
,waste products as well as industrial goods.

Melissa x Campana Zig-Zag flats, Off-White $59.00

May 20, 2009

ALTER Event: Love Brigade 5/21/09

We are excited to be introducing the work of Brooklyn based, LOVE BRIGADE into our women's shop this season. The line, EX.OH by Love Brigade is the secondary line for this design trio and it was created with a lower price point in mind. Their unique design aesthetic has only been enhanced with this new series and we are loving its futuristic edge.

Here is a sneak peek at just a few of the items that we have on the racks for the
LOVE BRIGADE @ ALTER event that will be taking place tomorrow, Thursday May 21 from 7-10 p.m. at the women's shop.

Love Brigade Shard Dreams Dress in Coral $138.00
A jersey tank dress with abstract shapes screened on the front. The mesh detailing can be worn by tying the ends across your waist or just hanging down


Back view

Love Brigade Dream Dress in black $144.00
Similar to the Shard Dream dress above but with silk detailing.

Love Brigade Shoulder slit tee in black $55.00
A unique twist on a V-neck tee.

Love Brigade Shoulder slit tee with print $59.00
This all over printed tee was created from an image of sound that Love Brigade so creatively used to make an original pattern. Each tee is one-of-a-kind.


Love Brigade Zip Pencil Skirt in black $95.00 **SOLD OUT**
A high waisted pencil skirt with an exposed zipper and darts. This piece looks amazing with the shoulder slit tee from above.

May 19, 2009

New: TAKEL Shirts

Spring/Summer shirts from California based Takel are now in stock. These shirts will work for a casual look with shorts or jeans, or tucked in with a tie and jacket for a more formal appearance. Fabrics are 100% cotton, sizes Small to XL available.

Takel Oliver Shirt, Blue $72.00 SOLD OUT
A nice chambray-like material with classic double breast pockets.
Pair this up with some Hyden Yoo Shorts and roll up your sleeve's for a casual summer look.

Oliver back view SOLD OUT

Takel, Clean Shirt, Sterling Blue $75.00 SOLD OUT
A thin pinstripe print with single breast pocket.

Clean Shirt fabric detail. SOLD OUT

Takel Johnny Western Shirt, Red/Blue plaid $75.00 SOLD OUT
Classic western style shirt with snap down front and cuffs.

Johnny Western shoulder detail. SOLD OUT

Johnny Western back view. SOLD OUT

Takel Johnny shirt, Blue $75.00 SOLD OUT

Johnny shirt fabric detail. SOLD OUT

Takel Buddy Shirt, Grey $72.00 ON SALE $59.00
Perfect weight and color to wear when the summer starts to sizzle.

Buddy Shirt fabric and pocket detail. ON SALE $59.00

Buddy back view. ON SALE $59.00

May 16, 2009

Womens Spring Sale Starts... NOW!

Just a sample of Women's items now on sale at Alter...

Kill City funnel neck dress was: $84, now $39.00

Kill City hooded tank was: $69, now $45.00

Cheap Monday Viv Tank was: $50, now Out of Stock!

Cheap Monday Viv Tank was: $50, now Out of Stock!

Cheap Monday Amelie Tank was: $35, now $24.00

Cheap Monday Lena Tank was: $45, now Out of Stock!

Cheap Monday Lena Tank was: $45, now Out of Stock!

Cheap Monday Tindra Tank was: $45, now $28.00

Cheap Monday Tindra Tank was: $45, now $28.00

Cheap Monday Nancy Jacket was: $100, now $79.00

Cheap Monday Sonja Top was: $65, now $35.00