June 30, 2009

New: Takel Western Shirt

New color in the Johnny Western Shirt from Takel!

Johnny Western Shirt by Takel, Mid Evil blue, $75.00.

Johnny Western Shirt by Takel, Mid Evil blue, print detail.

Johnny Western Shirt by Takel, Mid Evil blue, back view.

New: Parke & Ronan Swimsuits for Men

Hitting the beach this weekend? Haven't bought a new bathing suit in 5 years? We suggest a pair of these swim shorts from Parke & Ronan, now available at Alter. Clean, tailored fit swimsuits in fast drying mico fiber materials.

Parke & Ronan 4 inch inseam swim shorts with drawstring tie in Black, $70.00.
Available in waist sizes 30, 32, 34. Stretch micro fiber material with full mesh lining.


Parke & Ronan 4 inch inseam swim shorts with drawstring tie, back view.



Parke & Ronan 4 inch inseam swim shorts with drawstring tie, detail.


Parke & Ronan 4 inch inseam swim shorts with drawstring tie in Navy, $70.00.
Available in waist sizes 30, 32, 34. Stretch micro fiber material with full mesh lining.



Parke & Ronan 4 inch inseam swim shorts with drawstring tie, back view.


Parke & Ronan 4 inch inseam swim shorts with drawstring tie, detail.





Parke & Ronen low rise, slim fit swim shorts with snap waistband, Navy, $75.00
Available in waist sizes 30 and 32 only. Micro fiber material with full mesh lining.


Parke & Ronen low rise, slim fit swim shorts with snap waistband, snap detail.


Parke & Ronen low rise, slim fit swim shorts with snap waistband, cinched back detail.

Re-Stock: First by Jeffrey Campbell Huarache Shoe

Just in time for the 4th! We just received one more case of this handsome summer shoe. These shoes look even more amazing as the get worn in and beat up.

This brown leather Huarache style lace up shoe is perfect for sock-less Summer wearing. They'll look great with shorts, jeans or even a nice summer suit.


Huarache Shoe by First by Jeffrey Campbell in brown $125.00 **NOW ON SALE $99.00**
Sizes 44 and 45 only, as of 9/20/09.


Above: Profile view of the woven leather.


Above: lace detail

June 27, 2009

Sky Candy

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Stunning clouds over Greenpoint last night (6/27/09)


Current wimdow display at Alter 140.

June 25, 2009

New: Ginnie Sandal by Sam Edelman

New sandals in from Sam Edelman this week. The Ginnie sandal in Chestnut leather is a nice alternative to a typical gladiator sandal, with it's thicker ankle cuff and brass buckle. Available in women's sizes 6 through 10 (full and half). $85.00.


Ginnie Sandal by Sam Edelman, $85.00.


Ginnie Sandal by Sam Edelman, back view.


Ginnie Sandal by Sam Edelman, sole detail.

June 24, 2009

New: Womens Boots by OTBT


Above: The Ashland Boot, womens lace-up canvas boots by OTBT. These shoes are constructed with high quality materials, authentic colors and a tough sole designed for maximum durability and functionality. OTBT ("off the beaten track") shoes are the ultimate travel shoe, and now available at Alter! Womens sizes US 6 - 10.


Ashland Boot by OTBT in Grey, $89.00.


Ashland Boot by OTBT in Grey, side view.


Ashland Boot by OTBT in Grey, detail.


Ashland Boot by OTBT in Olive, $89.00.


Ashland Boot by OTBT in Olive, side view.


Ashland Boot by OTBT in Olive, detail.

June 23, 2009

New: Black Spot Books

Alter is very excited to be carrying the work of Margaux Kent and her line, Black Spot Books.
This expert bookmaker from Pennsylvania has creatively found an outlet for using all the scraps she collects from her normal size bookmaking. Using vintage and found leathers Margaux exquisitely hand binds, stitches and builds these usable and wearable books.
Each one is one-of-a-kind and truly a piece of art. An amazing gift for anyone who loves reading, writing or just enjoys beautifully crafted objects.

Sizing of the book charms:
1 inch high
3/4 inch wide
3/8 inch spine
38 sheets (76 pages)
on copper loop with 22 inch copper chain



photo courtesy of Black Spot Books


Black Spot Book Necklace, Brown leather, Small $60.00 Out of Stock
All book necklaces come on 22" copper chain that enhances the antique quality of its book charms.


Detail of pages and binding Out of Stock


Black Spot Books, Black leather, Large $75.00 Out of Stock
Each Book Necklace comes with a card stating the date of creation, materials used, number and is also signed by the artist.


Detail

June 19, 2009

New: Necklaces by Erin Considine

Brooklyn based jewelry designer Erin Considine has brought us some beautiful necklaces for Summer. Made of braided and crocheted hand-dyed yarns, these necklaces feel nice against the skin during sticky summer days.


Multi strand yarn necklace by Erin Considine $40.00


Yarn necklace with block beads by Erin Considine $60.00


Yarn necklace with block beads by Erin Considine $60.00


Yarn necklace with antique skeleton key by Erin Considine $70.00


Yarn necklace with antique skeleton key by Erin Considine: detail.

Vintage Preview

Tons of new vintage goods now in store. Please note, all Vintage pieces you see on here are ONE-OF-A-KIND and will not be around for long. Come in and take a look!


Vintage burgundy leather boots, Size 10 $85.00


Vintage distresses tan leather boots, Size 10.5 $85.00


Vintage brown leather lace up boots Size 11/11.5 $85.00 Sold!


Vintage tan leather Chelsea boots, Size 11 $85.00 Sold!


For Men: Vintage Western Shirts $45.00, Blazers $98.00, and Shorts $59.00


Mens vintage rack detail.


For Women: Vintage dresses $55.00 - $85.00 and button down shirts $45.00


Womens vintage rack detail.


Cloth Guatemalan belts (approx. 45" long) $15.00 each!

New: Vintage Ties & Bowties

We have an all new selection of skinny vintage neckties and bow ties. They make a perfect Fathers Day gift at the recession friendly price of $28.00 each.
Dad not hip enough? Then get one for yourself to pair with a This Old Thing? vest and you'll be the sharpest looking guy at the party.


Assorted vintage neckties $28.00 each.


Assorted vintage bow ties $25.00 each!


Smashing all white vintage bow tie in perfect condition $25.00