October 30, 2008

Just in: Brown Sound- Men

New coat from Brown Sound.

Foxhole wool Jacket in Navy by Brown Sound $195.00 **SOLD OUT**
This is a smart looking jacket which can be easily worn out at night in place of a blazer.

detail view

New at Alter: Rojas

We are pleased to have the Los Angeles based line, Rojas here at Alter. Designer Freddie Rojas makes clothing that is fresh, funky and very wearable. You can learn more about his line on his MySpace page.

Above: Bow Print A Line dress, black/mauve print. $89.00. **SOLD OUT**
There are pockets on the sides built into the drape of the dress... really cute fit.

Back detail of Bow Print A-Line dress.

Above: The Classy Neck dress, black. $130.00. Cocktail party anyone!?**SOLD OUT**

Above: Vidal Sasson dress, black. $130.00. **SOLD OUT**
Great cut, great fabric (super soft cotton) and adorable fit with cinched bottom.

October 24, 2008

Women's Winter Coats from Triple 5 Soul

New winter coats and jackets for women in from Triple 5 Soul. Looking for something warm enough to get you through the brutal NYC winter? Trust these beauties designed by true New Yorkers.

Above: "Start Up" down jacket. $245.00 **SOLD OUT**

Zipper and button detail. Built to last!

Above: "Start Up" jacket in Black. $245.00 **SOLD OUT**

Above: The "Corporate Wool" coat in Black. $249.00.**SOLD OUT**
Outer shell is a wool/poly blend, it's going to keep you feeling warm and dry!

The "Corporate Wool" coat in Grey, $249.00. **SOLD OUT**

October 23, 2008

New warm stuff: DaNada Scarves

DaNada a knit wear designer from Washington D.C knows a lot about how to keep you warm but looking cool this winter...

(left to right)**SOLD OUT**
Zip It Scarf in black and white $69.00
This scarf has two invisible zippered pockets so you can keep your hands warm or keep your Metropass in quick reach.
Spiral Scarf in Black $65.00
A new version of a DaNada classic this scarf is made up of multiple rope like strands, some twisted some braided. It has a great drape when wrapped around the neck.
Zip It Scarf in black and green $69.00

DaNada Challah Scarf in black or grey $69.00**SOLD OUT**

October 19, 2008

New Arrival: Black

Black, a new label we are stocking from L.A. has sent us
the perfect little faux leather jacket. Expect more amazing things from them soon.

Black, Moto Jacket in black $148.00 **SOLD OUT**

Just in: Poetic License Boots

It's sexy boot season!

Poetic License Luella boot in Tan $200.00**SOLD OUT**

Just in: Sam Edelman Shoes

UPDATE: 7/23/09: This shoe is officially sold out! :( It was a Fall/Winter 08/09 style that we managed to keep in stock for a long time, but alas- all good things come to an end.
As far as we know, they are not making them again, but we will post on here if by some chance we get them in again.

Sam Edelman Simona Shoe in Black $120.00**SOLD OUT**
Sam makes some beautiful leather shoes with comfort in mind like the Simona shoe above.
Inspired by mens shoes the Simona is perfect with tights or fitted jeans.

Sam Edelman Oxford Shoe in Tobacco $120.00**SOLD OUT**

October 16, 2008

Just in: Penfield Coat

Penfield makes some gorgeous coats that infuse a good fashion sense with great functionality.
The Rockford jacket that we had from Penfield sold out extremely quickly. Don't be left out in the cold with this beauty.
Penfield: Halstad Coat in black $285.00**SOLD OUT**
This coat is 80/20 Goose down insulated. It is also made up of 100% Nylon waterproof and windproof fabric. The hood is fully detachable allowing you to have a more sleek looking jacket so you can pair it over your sharpest suit.

upper detail **SOLD OUT**

A flap pocket detail and another pocket above it with a water proof zipper. You also see in this image the second sleeve layer which has a jersey cuff helping to protect you from any harsh wind.

October 15, 2008

Just in: Kill City Denim for guys

Mod Fit Stretch Twill in black $69.00**SOLD OUT**
The Mod stretch Twill Denim is a 5 pocket jean with a 10 inch rise, a 15 inch leg opening and a 33 inch inseam (all Kill City jeans are this length.) The fabric has some good stretch to it for maximum comfort.

October 14, 2008

October 9, 2008

Just in: Stiska shirts - Men

Stiska, a great design house out of San Diego has sent us some brilliant shirts for you guys who like your clothes to have a whole lot of attitude.

Stiska, Unleaded button down shirt in blue/black plaid $85.00 **SOLD OUT**
This shirt has a lot of amazing details and thought put into its design. The paid pattern switches direction from straight up and down to cut on the bias. This manipulation of pattern really gives this shirt a unique spin.

detail shot

Stiska, Drill button down shirt in black/white $89.00**SOLD OUT**
From a distance you would think that this shirt is just your basic black and white buffalo check button down. This is Stiska were talking about nothing is just basic with their shirts.
Like the Unleaded shirt above the Drill shirt plays with pattern direction as in the placket, breast pockets and even on a portion of the left sleeve closer to the cuff.

Back view
A clean look with a bias cut shoulder yoke.

A double edged collar on one side.

Just in: Matt & Nat Bags

We love Matt & Nat and it seems like you ladies do too as they seem to sell out within days of us receiving them. Here is the latest from the best vegan bag makers.

Sade Clutch made of Japanese Paper in Pewter $135.00 **SOLD OUT**
The best clutch ever made.

Avril Bag made from Japanese paper in black $239.00 **SOLD OUT**
Just behind the front two handles you will find some great pockets. The interior of the bag has a suede like feel and a nice size compartment for all your things.

Camden bag made from Japanese paper in black $239.00 **SOLD OUT**
The Camden bag has a bit more slouch the the Avril bag. The handle is a great size for over your shoulder and will fit comfortably over your winter coat as well.

October 8, 2008

New: Military Surplus

Leather Repelling gloves in black $35.00**SOLD OUT**
So, you probably won't be repelling anytime soon, but you will always look ready and hardcore when sporting these bad boys.
Unisex- Fingerless Wool Gloves in Green or Black $14.00
The perfect NYC winter gloves.

(unisex) Helmet Bag in black $45.00
This new modernized design now features a shoulder strap. If you've never carried one of these helmet bags, then you don't know what your missing. Two large front pockets and a padded interior make this a great laptop bag. The large interior compartment will fit everything you need and there are two more pockets inside to keep you organized.

(unisex) Helmet bag in Olive $45.00

New: Triple 5 Soul- Womens

Here are a few items from Triple 5 Soul that we have received recently...

Chemistry Sweater Tunic in Oatmeal $139.00**SOLD OUT**
This amazing knit tunic has a very cozy texture to it. Layer it with a shirt underneath and some tights and boots and your set to go. Hood is removable.

Social Study Zip up hoodie in Teal $95.00**SOLD OUT**

Ruffle jacket in black $99.00 **SOLD OUT**

Secret Society Handbag in army green and brown**SOLD OUT**

Messenger Bag in Burgundy $99.00 **SOLD OUT**

October 5, 2008

Spitfire Sunglasses

Womens Spitfire Sunglasses $38.00**SOLD OUT**

Unisex Spitfire DNA Cowboy Sunglasses $38.00**SOLD OUT**

October 3, 2008

New: Kitchen Orange

Kitchen Orange never settles on making boring clothes. They have a knack for incorporating draping and tailoring in all of their pieces. If you like clothes with a strong design aesthetic then you are going to love this seasons collection.

Handcuff Jacket in french terry jersey: Black $215.00 **SOLD OUT**
This jacket has a strong military influence and just like the military there are many secrets and hidden details. You can wear this piece a few different ways... above it is shown in its original form; a skirted bottom which has side pockets (bonus), a high waisted belt, epaulets and twisted wrist belts -Maybe that is where the handcuff title came from?

Here is the other way you can wear this jacket just by unzipping the lower half leaving you with a cropped jacket. We have also styled this piece by unzipping the lower portion only half way it half way which will give you an interesting drape and cutaway look.

Blast Sweater in French Terry- Navy $124.00**SOLD OUT**
Here is a prime example of Kitchen Orange using draping and tailoring.
A fitted waistline mixed with a more dramatic upper then back into a fitted sleeve.
You also have an over sized hood to keep you cozy.

Cheaters Hoodie in french terry jersey- Wine $135.00**SOLD OUT**
The fitted sleeve into a bit puffy shoulder is somewhat of staple for K.O. Another staple is the bubble shape which this hoodie has. Rock it with leggings and you got a sweater dress or pair it up with jeans and you got a top.

New, Hot Stuff: Kill City Men

Govenor Wool Blend Vest with zippered pockets in Grey $78.00 **SOLD OUT**

Detail of zippered breast pocket

Officium Distressed Tee with adjustable suspenders in white $54.00 **SOLD OUT**
This hand distressed tee features little clusters of holes here and there, looks like you may have had this piece for a while. The attatched suspenders are adjustable and are buttoned behind the neck. A little bit more special then just a plain white tee.

Mod Fit Coated Jeans $110.00**SOLD OUT**
This coated denim has a nice allover sheen to them. Perfect pair of jeans to go from a casual day into a fun night out.

Old flame flannel western shirt in blue/purple $85.00 **SOLD OUT**
People are going to think that this shirt was handed down to you when they feel how soft it is.

Detail shot

Old flame flannel western shirt in brown/red $85.00**SOLD OUT**


Poplin Mod Shirt in white/ black $58.00 **SOLD OUT**
It may have a classic feel but the smaller sized collar with contrasting color and cuff makes this shirt very modern.

Detail of cuff, collar and print