April 30, 2010

New: Summer Items for Men

Just received some lightweight button down gingham shirts from Crate, as well as two new short sleeve shirts and a perfect pair of mens shorts from Cheap Monday. Take a look!

Crate Gingham Shirt, Black & Grey $78.00 OUT OF STOCK
Ultra lightweight slim-fitting button down shirt available in Small-XL
These shirts are running on the smaller side, size up.

Crate Gingham Shirt, collar detail.

Crate Gingham Shirt, Navy & Yellow $78.00 NOW $48.00
Ultra lightweight slim-fitting button down shirt available in Small-XL
These shirts are running on the smaller side, size up.

Crate Gingham Shirt, fabric detail.

Cheap Monday Eric Shirt, Blue Plaid $60.00 NOW $49.00
Short sleeve button down with slim collar, available in XS to XL.
Cut straight across the bottom, looks great untucked.

Cheap Monday Eric Shirt, fabric detail.

Cheap Monday Eric Shirt, Grey Plaid $60.00 NOW $49.00
Short sleeve button down with slim collar, available in XS to XL.

Cheap Monday Eric Shirt, collar detail.

Cheap Monday Five Shorts, Washed Black $65.00 NOW $30.00
These are easy shorts you can wear all summer. Straight fitting just-above-the knee length shorts with button fly. Available in waist sizes 28 to 36.

Cheap Monday Five Shorts, front detail.

Cheap Monday Five Shorts, back view.

April 29, 2010

Jeffery Campbell Crayton Shoe on SALE

The Crayton shoe by Jeffery Campbell {NOW ON SALE}.
This vintage inspired design is modernized with the great mix of leather and canvas. Can be worn with or w/out laces.

Crayton by Jeffery Campbell in Black $128.00 NOW $95.00

Crayton by Jeffery Campbell in Brown $128.00 SOLD OUT
This saddle brown leather and olive canvas mix has a very distinguished look to them.

April 28, 2010

Cheap Monday Spring 2010 Womens

New from Cheap Monday, for Women...

Cheap Monday Scarlet dress in black $90.00 SOLD OUT
Silky tank dress with pleated neckline, waist belt and side seam pockets

Neckline detail

Cheap Monday Snake Cut Out dress $48.00
A knee length jersey dress with slashed cut out detail. Layer it over jeans and a tank or over another tank dress. For ultimate chicness wear it as a beach cover up this summer!

Cut out detail

Cheap Monday Hanna Tank $38.00 SOLD OUT
A sheer tank top with fringe detail sewn onto the front.
Now that is a going out top!

Detail shot

Cheap Monday Elsa Tank $35.00 SOLD OUT
We love this asymmetrically designed top. One strap is a tank the other is a spaghetti strap. The front closure is also asymmetric. Cheap Monday at its best.

Back view
Cheap Monday has put a lot of design into this top and they didn't skimp when it came to the back. You can see here a crop like effect that can be cinched in when the waist tie is done up.

Cheap Monday Elsa tank $35.00
also available in lilac

Back view

Cheap Monday Freja Tank in black $55.00 SOLD OUT

This unique gauzy vest is a great layering piece. Leave it opened or all buttoned up, either way it is a simple but interesting addition to any outfit.

Back view

Cheap Monday Spring Jean Shorts in light blue $65.00
Your favorite summer shorts to be.

Back view

Cheap Monday Spring Jean shorts in grey $65.00 SOLD OUT
Also available in classic grey

Cheap Monday Circle Bag $45.00
These cute bags are too fun not to carry everyday.

April 25, 2010

New: Rojas S/S 2010

A new delivery from L.A's design darling Freddie Rojas has arrived.

Rojas BF Dress in Coral plaid $135.00
This sweet button down dress is made of an interesting gauzy fabric that is plaid on the exterior and gingham check on the interior.

Fabric detail

Back detail

Rojas Mini skirt in Asphalt $89.00
A high waisted skirt don in stretch cotton. Bring back your inner 80's girl out with this stone wash number.

Fabric detail

Back view. This skirt has a full zipper closure on the back.

This is just a sneek peek into what we have just received from Rojas.
We have more selections in the shop including a chambray sleeveless anorak, an A-line gauzy dress and more.

April 21, 2010

Exclusive! A sneek peek into THE FIX

We gave REFINERY 29.com an exclusive inside look at what THE FIX will be bringing you this weekend. We are also running a contest with Refinery! Up for grabs is a prize pack of amazing accessories. Send in your best 80's moment photo to Refinery's Facebook page and you could be the lucky winner.

April 18, 2010


Alter is pleased to announce THE FIX. A one weekend only pop up shop in the Lower East Side featuring rock inspired vintage fashion and modern accessories. See press release below, and visit www.thefixnyc.blogspot.com for the most up to date info.

April 16, 2010

New Key Spring Pieces for Men

Nortwick Linen One Button blazer in black $155.00 SOLD OUT
What is more chic then a linen blazer? This one is a hit! A must have in any gentleman's wardrobe.


Back View

Life After Denim Walkabout shirt in Black/ White $89.00 NOW $56.00
This super soft cotton fabric is a great weight for the warm days ahead.
The bias cut pattern on the sleeve is nice twist to this otherwise classic shirt.

Detail shot:
Epaulets and double pocket front

The sleeves are convertible into short sleeve with the hidden tab feature.

Cheap Monday Six Pocket Chino in Olive $69.00 SALE $50.00
A cotton flat front trouser with a modern cargo pocket

The double pocket, one welt the other with a flap is featured on one one leg only.

Back view

April 15, 2010

New: Preloved Spring Collection, Part II

This season Preloved has really pumped up the style quotient with their designs.
Reconstructed garments never looked so chic!
Note: We have more color combo's in the shop. These pieces are all unique and one-of-a-kind.

Preloved Rummer Top $125.00
V- neck tank top with ruffled shoulders and back. This top is made from 3 different vintage polo shirts.

Back view: The ruffle cascade follows around to the back

Preloved Rummer Top $125.00

Back view

Preloved Martina Skirt $155.00
The Martina skirt is a high waisted skirt with two hip pockets. It is a bit longer in the back versus the front. This skirt is made up of 3 different vintage shirts.
Many cool color combos in this skirt available as well.

Fabric detail

Back view
Here you can see the use of the original breast pocket from the shirt on the back hip.

Preloved Olive Top $148.00
A V-neck top that looks great with skinny jeans. With an elasticated waist line and cap like sleeves this top is made up of 3 different vintage shirts.

Back view

Preloved Belen Pant $175.00
These trousers are amazing! A paper bag waist line and drop crotch all in one! Made from 3 different men's trousers these sit on the high waist and cinch in beautifully with the belt.
The length is also a Capri length so they look hot with heels.
These pants only come in sizes S or M as they are designed to be over sized to begin with, feel free to size down.

Waist line detail

Back view
As you can see here a different fabric is used for the back and there is a cool effect of color blocking on the back of the leg as well.

Preloved Sabrina Vest was $185 now $139.00
The Sabrina vest is one classy vest. Made from vintage men's trousers you can rock this to the board meeting or funk it up with a leather belt and tights.

Preloved Isadora Dress was $120 now $158.00
The Isadora dress is A-dorable. Super tailored fitting dress with exposed zipper front. Two diagonal hip pockets and defined high waist. This dress fits like a glove and its very classy on.
Made from multiple vintage trousers and faced in vintage bed sheets.
You can unzip the dress and wear it like a vest over another dress or with a T-shirt and jeans.