November 28, 2007

Holiday Window

Happy Holidays from ALTER!

Home Decor

Home Decor Department

Cork Tealight Holders. ($15 ) **SOLD OUT**After You're done with those bottles of booze, why not make them the centerpiece of your next dinner party. These tealight holders come in packs of 3, all at different heights and are really fun! (Bottles and tealight are not included)
T-Party Vase ($68 )**SOLD OUT**
This Porcelain Flower Vase is made up of different cups that stack togheter to make a very kooky vase reminiscent of the Mad Hatter's Tea Party in Alice in Wonderland.

Phrenology Head with butterfly motif ($45 )**SOLD OUT**
Phrenology is a theory which claims to be able to determine character, personality traits and criminality on the basis of the shape of the head (i.e., by reading "bumps" and "fissures") These porcelain sculptures take the classic head figure used in this practice but decorates it with colorful bugs. Great for a bookshelf or coffee table.

Owl Candle ($25)**SOLD OUT**
These cute candles are 6" tall and come in tan or brown.

Nick's Hand ($36)**SOLD OUT**

Porcelain Flower Tealights ($18)**SOLD OUT**

Porcelain Palm Leaf Bowls **SOLD OUT**

November 24, 2007

It's Holiday Season

We have just received our holiday gift giving items for everyone on your list. Fun objects for your home have been added to the shop along with gorgeous scarves and unique clothing its one stop shopping for your holiday season. Images of these homeware items will be posted in a few days. Instead of waiting for them just come on down and see it first hand. limited stock available.

We have also beautiful gift certificates designed and hand screened by artist, David Ulrich. These are not just any old gift certificates they are gorgeous pieces of art as well. You won't be ashamed of giving anyone this certificate, its artistically done and packaged well to be the best present under the tree.

November 18, 2007


So many vintage items have arrived for men and women...a small example of some great accessories are:

Here is a small selection of the many 1980's skinny ties that have just come thorugh our door. These hot ties are all one-offs and very many to choose from in many more colors. ($38)

**SOLD OUT** A sweet selection of Mens vintage boots and shoes ranging from enginered boots to Brogue shoes have also come in.
This amazing pair is two different leathers and has a side zip for quick slipping on and are very chic. ($75)

**SOLD OUT** Ladies we also have many vintage boots for you to choose from from sizes 6-10! Slouchy, Clean, Suede, Leather, Tall or short you name it you can find your fun winter boot here. ($65-105)

Da*Nada Rabbit Fur Scarves

Da*Nada has produced more of the Rabbit Fur Scarves that was mentioned earlier in the blog. Now with more color options to choose from its going to be a hard choice to which one you'll want to curl up with.

Da*nada Rabbit Fur Rope Scarves ($75)**SOLD OUT**

Da*Nada Rabbit Fur Rope Scarves- Detail

Da*Nada Rabbit Fur large Pom Pom Scarf-($75) **SOLD OUT**

Bowler Hat

Fedora's are everywhere, though they look great on why not stand out in the crowd with a Bowler Hat. This one by Peter Grimm is called the Busby HAt and is made of wool felt with a black grosgrain ribbon and a silver cross on the side.

Busby Hat-($38)**SOLD OUT**


TAKEL, a new mens shirt label from Los Angeles, is rocking our socks off with these great cotton shirts for men. Great details and nice fits make these a perfect update to your shirt closet!

"Topanga" ($75)**SOLD OUT**

"Topanga" detail

"Corral" ($75)**SOLD OUT**

"Corral" detail

"Marquis" ($75)**SOLD OUT**

"Marquis" detail

November 15, 2007

Accessories are Necessities

New Maxx & Unicorn Wallets have arrived in brand new colors and skins.
These sleek looking and feeling wallets are so gorgeous. They are made of supple Kid Leather and come in these four great new colors! ($85) Dont forget you can also have these wallets embossed with your friend, boyfriend or dad's name to make this the best holiday gift for the guy in your life. embossing in gold foil or regular is only $10 more
Also in stock is red, black and the classic brown.

from top left to right: Putty, Yellow, Navy and Olive ($85)**SOLD OUT**

We are also very excited to carry products from the luxury publishing house, ASSOULINE from France.

If you have not yeard of this amazing company here is a little background:

“As Cartier is to watches, Assouline is to books.” (Time Out NY)

Assouline is the first luxury brand in the world that has used its publications as medium. For the past ten years, Assouline Publishing has created fine illustrated books dedicated to fashion, photography, art and design.

Renowned for their highly original graphic concept, Assouline books are a work of art that capture culture and brings it to life. The spirit and ‘savoir faire’ of these works have contributed to the creation of a unique and eclectic, chic and elegant brand that is immediately identifiable. Today, Assouline publications can be found around the globe.

Furthermore, Assouline has designed a highly exclusive line of limited edition gift items. This luxury line of special gifts is sold exclusively in select Assouline boutiques.
Now at ALTER you can get your Assouline fix!

ASSOULINE leather covered sketch books with silver edged pages and Skull and crossbone motif
left to right: White, Black, Orange, Red and Sky Blue ($48)**SOLD OUT**

November 14, 2007

Preloved for the ladies!

Preloved for the ladies are in...These reconstructed sweaters are quite unique and warm. Each one is a one-of-a-kind. ($140)**SOLD OUT**


Front- **SOLD OUT**

Back**SOLD OUT**


November 13, 2007

New Stuff for the boys!

The amazingly unique line called PRELOVED has arrived. This line based out of Canada reconstucts vintage into beautifully crafted items that would never read as reconstructed! Here is what we have received for the boys...womens also on the racks their photos will be uploaded tomorrow.





November 6, 2007

ALTER Early Fall SALE 11.7.07 till 11.11.07

RUN on down beacuase we have slashed prices on many pieces for women and men to make room for even more amazing fall collections coming in the week!
Almost all of the Womens and Mens Vintage is up to 50% off! Get some bargains for your fall wardrobe.

We are also now opened on Tuesdays! the updated shop hours are
TUES-FRI 1-9 p.m. SAT 12-9 p.m. and SUN 12-8 p.m. closed Mondays.

November 2, 2007

Prophetik for Men

Prophetik for Men has arrived. We are very excited to have this great line from good ol' Memphis TN.

Italian hoodie-Brown ($115)**SOLD OUT**
made from recycled cotton mixed with acrylic this Green-Spun fiber has made the best, most comfortable and chic deconstructed hoddie we have slipped on our bodies.

Mick Jagger velour Blazer-Purple ($120)**SOLD OUT**
Gentlemen, if you dont have a purple velour blazer in your colset then what have you been waiting for? Maybe this one! What else would scream rock 'n' roll then this little number. Its trimmed in a brown corded piping and the one button closure is a large silver gothic designed button. Mick would be so proud!

Warm It Up

It's getting a little brisk out there, so it's time to bundle up a bit!

Cheap Monday, Sherpa Cord jacket- Black ($150)**SOLD OUT**
This one is real cozy!

Kill City, Skull Print Hoodie- Red or Black ($85)**SOLD OUT**
Layer it under all your jackets for a funky splash of color and print.


Greenpoint Tee - Grey ($30)**SOLD OUT**
Start with this vintage-like feeling Tee under your zip-ups and shirts while representing the hood!

Schmoove, Dessert Punch-Black ($138)**SOLD OUT**
and dont forget to dress up the feet. These shoes have been nicely broken in and look hot with skinny jeans!