Though she’s based in Brooklyn, designer Kelsy Parkhouse continues to find inspiration in her southern California roots for Carleen, her line of cool, quirky women’s wear. Folk-art motifs, fine art and domestic manufacturing are also mainstays for the emerging designer. After her thesis collection at the Pratt Institute found rave reviews in 2012 and receiving the inaugural Liz Clairborne Concept to Product Award, Kelsy ventured out on her own straight out of school and never looked back.
When you walk into this Edmonton shop you’ll never want to leave. Brought together by pure passion in menswear and fashion, ANNMS provides a simple yet unique source for the discerning guy who seeks menswear choices unparalleled by others. Their belief that minimalism simplifies the shopping experience and that is reflected in everything from their brick and mortar design to their logo. Without relying on bright colors and loud graphics, they let the quality of the products do the talking, anonymously.
In 2013, this New York boutique opened at the intersection of Lower East Side and Chinatown — a place founders Helena Barquet and Fabiana Faria felt captured their approach to design: creative, emerging and authentic. Many of Coming Soon’s relationships with the designers they carry begin with studio visits, making for a collaborative and personal approach when it comes to their selection of quirky homewares and gifts.