4.20.2011

LOVING: JF and Son
Designers Jesse Finkelstein and Katie King create clothing that is as unique in function and design as it is in pattern, texture and print. The creative pair started their line JF and Son 3 years ago, and have most recently expanded from Ready-to-Wear to a new home collection available in their East village store at 56 University Place, New York. Finkelstein and King have a studio in New Delhi, India, and do all the hand detailing work (beading, embroidery, etc...) themselves. They believe in working overseas fairly meaning "everyone is getting three times the living wage and everyone is being treated as creative individuals, not just people who were doing rote tasks". Read more about the brand in their exclusive interview on Fashionista. {pictured above: the "Matsuda Dress" available at Refinery 29: BOUTIQUES paired with my fave Sam Edelman "Zoe" boots available at Zappos. photos via Refinery29 and Zappos}.














These bags are the perfect size and shape to hold just about everything. The stitching detail is beautiful, and I love the simplicity in the design and the lack of heavy metal hardware. I have one in the gray canvas, and the subtlety of the black contrast stitching makes it unique, but quietly versatile. The length of the strap is also very convenient, hitting right under the pit. 'Can't say enough good things about it! It's just right for everyday. all photos via Refinery 29: BOUTIQUES.

19 comments:

  1. I like all of this. It looks so functional!
    -Meagan
    http://spunkychateau.blogspot.com

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  3. Hey there:) I found your blog via IFB and I love it! I love your illustrations, they are so cute and make your blog extra special. I am your follower now :)

    Take care

    akashisko
    http://akashasillusion.blogspot.com

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  4. Amazing post... as always :) The cutout dress is my absolute fav.

    xx kelli
    http://dirtndiamonds.blogspot.com/

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  5. Loved it <3

    Visit and follow my blog <3:
    http://ladyfashionoui.blogspot.com/

    XOXO
    IT

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  6. Wow - your blog is amazing! You're such a talented illustrator!

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  7. Thank you! Your support means so much!! xoxo

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  8. i love that pale pink shirt! =)

    http://pinkchampagnefashion.blogspot.com/

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  9. Your illustrations are extrordinary!! I love them.
    xxx
    http://stylekaleidoscope.blogspot.com/

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  10. Hi, I just found your blog!

    I love the mouse theme lol. All your picks are adorable, but the CK beaded pink & nude blouse is def my fave!!

    I'm now following, and I hope you'll follow me back as well!! :)

    http://malloryinnewyork.blogspot.com

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  11. nice blog i am now following you!
    please follow me too

    http://mymodernvintagefashion.blogspot.com/

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  12. that bag is so cool :)

    your newest follower here!
    http://pinklemonincrystal.blogspot.com

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  13. OMG I looooove the cutout dress! new follower, follow back if you like;)

    Infinite Stylez

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  14. What a fun concept! I love your images - they are so extra cute! I found you through IFB and I am following you so I can see more of those beautiful drawings. Do you ever do collaborations?
    Much love,
    Lydia

    www.styleindependent.com
    @LydiaHibbing

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  15. Great post and the idea of being a little subway mouse is too cute! I love your blog, I’m following now via Google Friend Connect and Bloglovin! Hope you follow back.

    http://seven-inch-stilettos.blogspot.com/

    xx. VLM.

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  16. Love it!

    http://thefashioninbox.blogspot.com

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  17. LOVE your illustrations!

    xx
    S

    http://aussi-belle.blogspot.com

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  18. LOL! Never knew a rat couldbe this fashionable! loved the concept and drawings ;)

    xx
    Ceci

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