July 28, 2011

Videos: Capsule Trade Show

Capsule New York from Paul Tamayo on Vimeo.

Capsule is one of our favorite trade shows. Great clothes, great people and loads of fun.
Check out this video showcasing the show from set up to the after party.

Preview Fall 2011: Mink Pink

MINKPINK Fall Campaign 2011 from rebecca on Vimeo.

July 26, 2011

Restock: Maxx & Unicorn wallets

MAxx and Unicorn wallets have been restocked. Three different colors to choose from. 

 Maxx & Unicorn wallet in calf skin camo $88.00
This soft calf skin wallets comes in a classic camouflage motif of black, greens and olive.
interior detail shown above

full interior shot of wallet. 
One large compartment for bills and receipts. Two interior side pockets for cards.
Maxx & Unicorn wallet in brown $88.00
The original cow hide wallet in beautiful brown color. 
This one ages beautifully with wear. 

Interior shot of brown wallet

Maxx & Unicorn wallet in black cow hide $88.00
A rich back cow hide leather wallet. Classically chic.
interior shot of wallet

July 25, 2011

New: AJ Morgan Sunglasses

Brand new summer sunglasses now in from AJ Morgan.

$20.00 Each!

CLICK HERE to shop now.

July 23, 2011

New: Jeffrey Campbell Shoes

Two new styles from Jeffrey Campbell now available at Alter, in store and online. These are two awesome early-Fall styles that we think you're going to love.
Check them out in the online store for more views!

 Jeffrey Campbell Brody Boot, Black $145.00 SOLD OUT
Black and grey patterned leather boot with five gold snap closure at back. Top folds down. 4" wooden heel with cushioned insole and rubber out sole. Fits true to size. 

 Brody Boot, back snap view.

 Brody Boot, fold over view.

 Jeffrey Campbell Gwenyth Boot, Brown $179.00 SOLD OUT
Classic lace-up ankle boot with detailed stitching.
3" stacked wooden heel with 1/2" rubber outsole. Fits true to size. 

Gwenyth Boot, profile.

July 22, 2011

Press: X-RAY Magazine

European magazine X-Ray has a great article about the rise of Alter in this months issue!

"X-Ray is a magazine for fashion professionals. It is distributed to buyers, agents, designers and opinion leaders at Central and Northern European markets, and in addition, you will find it at some well-curated magazine stores. It is published in separate German and English editions."

**click on article to see larger size**

New Arrival: Renee

Renee Binding cardgian in black $72.00 SOLD OUT
An original wrap cardigan with extra long waist tie allowing you to style this piece any way you want.

Back view
Interesting seam work and a mix of materials can be seen on the back.

The same piece is worn here "upside down" creating a full wrap dress. Genius!

Renee Scoop Fringe Top in black $54.00
 Dolman sleeve, scoop neck top with fringe along neckline.

July 21, 2011

Restock: Huarache Shoes

The Huarache shoe in tan is back!

Jeffery Campbell Huarache shoe in tan $140.00
Available in sizes 41-46
Very limited stock available so act FAST!
at our Franklin St Men's store and online

New Arrival: Bag by ALTER

ALTER reconstructed military tote bag $98.00
Roy Caires, one of the owners of ALTER beautifully reconstructed a vintage Swiss military backpack into this amazing canvas and leather tote bag. Each bag is individually made and has unique characteristics.
 Double flap front pockets, rope drawstring closure and leather details.
Available exclusively at the Franklin St stores.

  back view

July 20, 2011

Living for: Washed Out

Swim Trunks for Men by Shorts People

Hitting the beach this weekend to beat the heat? Shorts People, a Brooklyn based label, offers fun swim trunks that will have you looking cool by the water.

Shorts People Board short in Pink $80.00
2" inseam board short with button fly closure, drawstring, mesh lining, and back pocket. 
in the shop and online


Shorts People Swim Trunks in blue/pink $80.00
2" inch inseam swim trunk with elastic waist band, interior drawstring, mesh lining, and side pockets. 
in the shop and online

Shorts People Board short in Pink $80.00
2" inseam board short with button fly closure, drawstring, mesh lining, and back pocket. 
in the shop and online

July 19, 2011

Cheap Monday F/W 2011 Preview

Summer is in full swing and we at ALTER are enjoying it immensely. While we work on our tans we are also busy planning a few pre-fall deliveries to be coming in very soon. Cheap Monday's F/W 2011 collection promises to be a great one as you can see from these well styled look book images. 
Here is a taste of what you could expect at ALTER from Sweden's premier clothing label, Cheap Monday.

July 14, 2011

New Arrival: QSW

QSW Nouveau Deco Top $80.00 SOLD OUT
A beautiful silk top with button front closure and racerback style back.

print detail

back view

QSW Petal paisley dress $130.00 SOLD OUT
100% Silk sateen dress with delicate all over print. Racer back style, placket front with buttons and a double layered hemline.

Print and hemline detail 

back view

QSW Coastal Stripe dress in stripe $65.00 SOLD OUT
A tube top style dress with nipped waistline and tulip shaped skirt. 

New Arrival: Court Shop

Court Shop High waist shorts in black $79.00 SOLD OUT
Super high waist denim shorts with a 10.5" rise and a 3 1/4" inseam.
A great pair of shorts for everyday. 
Available in sizes 24-30 waist

back view

July 13, 2011

New Arrivals: Rojas

Rojas Aztec tunic in ivory $85.00 SOLD OUT
A fun tunic with a subtle Aztec inspired silkscreen along neckline. 
Has side pockets and an asymmetric hemline.
Great with a pair of Court Shop shorts underneath!

Neckline detail

Back view

Rojas Triple top in black $99.00 SOLD OUT
Triple layered crop top with button front closure. Looks great buttoned up or undone for a vest look.
Poly/ Cotton blends
Available in sizes S or M

Back view

Rojas Triple top in white $99.00 SOLD OUT
Also available in a summer white 

back view

New Arrivals: Mink Pink

Mink Pink Into the wild top in purple $79.00 SOLD OUT
Sheer-like crop top with dropped shoulder seams and wide neckline.
Poly/ Elastine blend
Available in sizes XS- L

Detail of cheetah print

back view

Mink Pink Prince of Thieve short in black $94.00 SOLD OUT
High waist, paper bag short with side box pockets and cuffed hemline.
Soft rayon fabric with a vintage wash, belt included.
Available in sizes XS-L

back view

Mink Pink Mad Man dress in orange $105.00 SOLD OUT
A great summer dress with a 50's inspired design.
Button front closure, gathered waistline, pleated cap sleeve and eyelet detailing.
100% Rayon