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Music Festival Ready

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Coachella has kicked off festival season in all its wonderful, sweaty, fringed glory. With dozens of more events on the docket for summer 2017 (Summerfest, Bonnaroo, and Pitchfork to name a few), music fans are flocking from all across the globe to hear their favorite bands and enjoy a carefree, unforgettable weekend of fun in the sun. If you're of of these lucky festival-goers, after you've purchased your tickets one big decision still remains - what will you wear?

Yes, because aside from the alway-amazing sites, people watching and performances, we know that these festivals are also significant fashion events (isn't that the sole motive some of us even sign up to go in the first place?!). Some popular fashion pieces of last year's round-up included: chokers, suede hats, statement coin necklaces, flare pants, lace-up tops, flower crowns (yes, they're STILL doing that), whispy whites and gladiator sandals. While many of these will undoubtedly make reappearances aga…

Meet Abby

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Sun is finally out after what seems like months of rain and countless glooming days. As the weather gradually warms while we approach spring, now's the perfect time to introduce our new luxe collection, The Abby. I am so excited to share our collection handmade in sunny California using quality hardware and premium leather. The Abby combines retro inspired chevron print with modern day practicality. It's our new favorite go-to-bag! It's versatile and go seamlessly from day to night. We also designed a front pocket perfect for your cell phone and added a removable strap to function as a crossbody bag!

Take a glance at inspirational outfit below to go with the Abby and be sure to check out our new arrivals on our website! 









Happy Travels!

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Spring has finally sprung! If you're the adventurous type, you're probably already planning your next destination to explore. We are excited to introduce Edith! Our newest convertible fanny pack ideal for your next adventure (or just running around town managing your daily errands). Either way, this stylish compact fanny pack will keep all your essentials close to your side and handsfree! You can wear this bag in three ways: fanny pack, crossbody and/or clutch. It's really the only compact bag you will ever need for all your travels and beyond :) We also designed a matching slim wallet (coin pouch included) made for him and her! Visit our shop! Enjoy springtime and happy travels!


Mei Vintage + Bezar

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Hi! It's already June and that means Summer fun is about to start!! We would like to share some exciting news from Mei Vintage! We're doing our first Pop-up Shop with Bezar.com, the Design Marketplace. We have lots of great handbags that will go on sale starting early Sunday, June 7th (that's tomorrow!!). You're invited so be sure to stop by and join through this link, and get $10 towards your first purchase!

Thank you for supporting local designers and small businesses!!

Art of Indigo Dye

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April was the perfect month to take a trip  back to my motherland, Taiwan. It was low tourist season so it wasn't so crowded. The weather was in its  low 70s and a lot of my favorite tropical fruits like pineapple, star fruit, guava, dragon fruit, and papaya were all in its peak season! This trip took a bit of planning and I had a list of  things I must do and see while I'm there. One of the items on my list was to learn about the ancient art of indigo dying. I've heard about the indigo dying center through my mom's friend. This place was a hidden gem tucked away in a small historic town called Sanxia. It's a charming little town with small streets filled with shops selling nostalgic souvenirs, beautiful handcrafted ceramics and signature treats.

Sanxia was well known for its history as a dying center.  I spent a day there learning and testing natural tie dye techniques, which reflects the tradition of using indigo. To create the beautiful indigo blue dye, they ex…

Lookbook Sneak Peek

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Spring is one of the best season for capturing the beauty of  our natural surroundings. Here are some advance preview of our latest lookbook photo shoot taken in Palos Verdes and some in the studio.  Thanks so much to talented Dylan Kronen, Mathilda Bernmark and our beautiful model Sasha Zimnitsky! It was a pleasure working with all of them and so excited to introduce our latest collection with everyone!










Textures. Patterns. Oh My!

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This is my first blog post of 2015! How exciting! One of my goals this year is to spend more time blogging and share my creative process with you! I always feel like doing something more with my pins to help me with my creative process so here you go! Lately, I've been obsessing over nature inspired prints (both organic and abstract) with minimalist and dreamlike interruptions using textures such as paint brush strokes, motifs, and watercolor patterns just to name a few. 1/ Boro Asa, Textile  2/ Rikka Ayasaki "Twlight" painting 3/Ceil Touchon, Asemic Calligraphy 4/Lee Ufan "Line" painting 5/ Vintage Kimono, Unknown I've recently added few new kimonos to my personal collection with various abstract patterns and made few samples that will be part of the upcoming 2015 collection.  I'm really happy with the way it turned out so you’re getting a sneak peak here! Stayed tuned, I'll be rolling out fresh designs in the beginning of 2015! Cheers to an amazi…