Posts tagged "History"
Shop by Style: The LBD

Shop by Style: The LBD

The LBD -- no wardrobe is complete without it! Our latest Shop by Style showcase reminds you that LBD does not imply "little boring dress." From gowns to minis, the wonder of the universally flattering hue (or I guess, absence of) lies in its storied past...
Playwright David Adjmi on His Version of Marie Antoinette

Playwright David Adjmi on His Version of Marie Antoinette

If Adjmi's interpretation of this royal lass strays from the actualities of her life, then we don't care! Cussing, dancing, and self-realizing are perfect for our version of Marie's legend.
The A.R.T. Reintroduces France's Most Memorable Queen, Marie Antoinette

The A.R.T. Reintroduces France’s Most Memorable Queen, Marie Antoinette

The story usually goes "rags to riches," but the American Repertory Theater reminds us that sometimes history proves itself otherwise. In Marie Antoinette, playwright David Adjmi tells the story of France's most notorious Queen on the downward spiral from riches to rags.
CLAW World: Analogue Digital Series by WBK

CLAW World: Analogue Digital Series by WBK

Without the innovative thoughts and vivid imaginations of a select few, we would still be watching black and white television or tugging at uncomfortable corsets. Australian artist Works By Knight developed his "Analogue to Digital" series to pay homage to notable modern innovators.
The Phenomenon of the Cone Bra

The Phenomenon of the Cone Bra

Blogue tipped us off to these wild vintage bra ads peddling the infamous cone style and we can't stop checking them out. Seems that everyone was interested in oomph and lift long before Victoria's Secret burst onto the scene.
CLAW World: Design Inspiration

CLAW World: Design Inspiration

Please welcome Claw, a legend in her own right with a an extensive catalog of knowledge on fine art and street art over the last several decades. We are thrilled to see what she'll be whipping up as the Art & Design voice in "Our Girls" roster!
Chick of the Month: Malia Lazu

Chick of the Month: Malia Lazu

Malia Lazu is heading up Future Boston Alliance, Selkoe's organization to encourage the retention of Boston's talented creatives. We are sure there are lessons in the group's call to action that speak to millennials in cities and towns nationwide. Check out this inspiring read!
Photo of the Week: 5.21.12

Photo of the Week: 5.21.12

I'm digging this vintage Dior ad, mostly because I'm sure green, blue, and yellow were not necessarily popular hues at the time. It is a nice reminder though that the wild pigments of the 21st century aren't as groundbreaking as we may think!
Fast Company Chats With Greg on Karmaloop's Origins

Fast Company Chats With Greg on Karmaloop’s Origins

Fast Company linked up with our big boss, Greg Selkoe, to discuss the company's humble origins -- and why we should all be sending "Thank You" cards to his dad.
Fashion Group International Event with Mr. Selkoe

Fashion Group International Event with Mr. Selkoe

Karmaloop CEO Greg Selkoe spoke at the 75th anniversary of Boston's Fashion Group International membership. Recap after the jump!
First Look: Karmaloop's Fall Ad Campaign

First Look: Karmaloop’s Fall Ad Campaign

Head Women's Buyer, Jasmine Imani, gives a behind-the-scenes look into our latest ad campaign!
What's New: Insight

What’s New: Insight

Here at the Kloop headquarters, we are really feeling the new fall line from Australian brand, Insight.  In case you haven’t already heard all about ‘em, here’s a bit of history: Insight Clothing emerged from humble beginnings from Sydney’s Northern Beaches in the late 90′s as a complimentary line to the already established Insight Surfboards....
M.I.S.S. Feature on Dina Selkoe

M.I.S.S. Feature on Dina Selkoe

It is no surprise that our creative director and co-owner of Karmaloop.com, Dina Selkoe, has been honored by M.I.S.S., the premier women’s online lifestyle magazine, in their Women Making History feature. Dina is half the reason why Karmaloop even exists and she is nothing short of brilliant, cool and chic. Dina is certainly making history....