June 30, 2010

New: Men's Shorts & Canvas Bags

Its July! Summer is in full swing. If you guys are heading to the beach, Hamptons or just to a BBQ then here are some items you may need to get to keep it looking good.

A fun colored tank, good looking pair of shorts and a heavy duty canvas bag to throw all your stuff into. Your ready to go to the beach.

Paratrooper bag in khaki $38.00
100% canvas messenger bag.

Interior view, multi external pockets and a zippered internal pocket.

Pocket details

Another look that could translate well at any summer outing.
Pointer stripe shoes now on sale!

Comune David shorts in Olive $54.00 NOW $43.00

Back view

Euro School bag in black $48.00
A great bag that can work as your laptop bag for during the week or a quick weekend getaway bag.
The front flap has a Velcro tab closure and a with zippered pocket

Under the flap you will find two snap front pockets, multi sleeve compartments and best of all a slot for a ruler (included)
The depth of the bag can be made larger or smaller with the use of the wrap around zipper detail. This bag is made up of 100% cotton canvas.

June 25, 2010

New: OTBT Boots & Shoes

OTBT Hutchinson Boot, Black and Brown $160.00
Leather ankle boots with slightly pointed toe. Boots feature a side zip closure and recycled tire rubber soles. These boots look cute with dresses and shorts in the Summer and will transition easily into your fall wardrobe.
Available in sizes 6.5 to 10 (these run a half size small, size up).

Hutchinson Boot, side buckle view.

Hutchinson Boot, sole view.

Hutchinson Boot in Brown leather.

OTBT Hammond Shoe (womens), Brown $120.00
Distressed leather oxford style women's shoe with recycled tire rubber sole.
Available in sizes 6.5 to 10 (these run a half size small, size up).

Hammond Shoe, front view.

Hammond Shoe, lace detail.
Hammond Shoe, recycled rubber tire sole detail.

June 23, 2010

This weekend: Last Saturdays In Greenpoint

The Greenpoint Business Association has organized a community wide event called Last Saturdays which kicks off this Saturday June 26th! All members of the Greenpoint Business Association (GBA) will be offering perks of all kinds from noon to 6PM that day. Check out the GBA blog for all the deets! Alter will be offering a store wide discount as well as Champagne Mimosas in the afternoon, watch for our e-mail later this week with more information.

New: M:ZERO by Melissa

Plastic Dreams, now available for men! We are thrilled to be stocking M:ZERO the brand new mens line by Melissa Shoes. The seamless black plastic oxfords have subtle "brogue" detailing across the toe, a simple but sharp detail. They are very lightweight and comfortable, wearable in any season. Take a look!

M:Zero 1, Black Plastic $130.00
Limited quantities, available in Men's size 9 only.

M:Zero 1, profile.

M:Zero 1, view of insole.

M:Zero 1, sole view.

M:Zero 1, Gray Flocked Plastic
Limited quantities, available in Men's sizes 9, 10 and 11.

M:Zero 1, profile.

M:Zero 1, sole view.

June 22, 2010

New: Jean Paul Gaultier + Melissa

The highly anticipated shoe collaboration between Melissa and Jean Paul Gaultier has arrived just in time for summer. These semi-translucent, injected plastic stilettos are available in this stunning olive green color, women's whole sizes 6 through 9.

Jean Paul Gaultier + Melissa Shoes, Olive $275.00

Dita Von Teese, the Queen of Burlesque and a fashion maven in her own right posed for the third issue of Plastic Dreams a full magazine dedicated to design, fashion and everything Melissa.

June 18, 2010

New: Dear Creatures

New rompers from L.A's design darling, Dear Creatures

Dear Creatures Resort Romper in navy/beige stripe $119.00
This shorts romper is made of comfortable stretch jersey. Two side seam pockets feature as well as adjustable spaghetti straps.

Detail shot

Dear Creatures Cafe Romper in chambray $129.00
BACK IN STOCK: this popular shorts romper is back in the shop! They will go quick just like the first batch.

A well tailored design made from chambray shirting.

Back view

June 17, 2010

New: Wish

Alter is excited to now be stocking WISH from Australia. Lately we have been attracted to Aussie/New Zealand labels (see Backstage). They seem to understand great fabrics, fun designs and good prices. Check out what Wish has to offer below.

Wish Dakota Tunic in grey $118.00
This 58% Silk and 42% cotton tunic has a light an airy feel. Belt it for a fun little dress look.

Fabric detail.
The subtle polka-dot fabric is emphasized by the small circular studs on the shoulder line.

Wish Quasar Dress in black $148.00
This soft poly jersey dress features a draped neckline which is open to the high waist so layer this dress with a colorful tank top underneath.

Detail shot
3/4 rolled up sleeve, zippered pockets and drawstring waistline

Wish Recall Dress in Grey/ Black $139.00
A lovely princess cut dress w/ a military inspired waist detail

Waist detail
Back view

New: Leather Bags by GG

GG is a New York based handbag line that uses supple Italian leathers to create beautiful bags.
GG's bags are designed and all made in New York City!

GG Natalie bag in honey $138.00

Leather Detail

The Natalie bag is convertible from tote size to handbag.

GG Natalie bag in black $138.00

Natalie bag with flap down converting it from tote to purse

GG Cathy bag in black and brown $169.00 *Out of stock
This tote sized handbag is made up of color blocked leather with alternating black and brown.
The horizontally sliced strips of leather adds a funky effect to this dressy bag.

Back view
The Cathy bag is also convertible from tote to purse by using the longer shoulder strap.