Category Archives: Designers


Margarita Saplala was born in Manila, Philippines, before moving to Chicago with her family at the age of 2, where she ultimately studied fashion design at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. After working as a freelance designer in New York for larger corporations such as Banana Republic, Gap, Guess and Halston Coats, [...]


“Lucca Couture Spring 2012┬ácombines nouveau prep with the brand’s traditional bohemian vibe. The collection merges soft pastels, bright accents and a multitude of prints, resulting in a charming, multi-dimentional look reminiscent of a modern-day fairytale.” I gotta be honest, Lucca Couture isn’t something I’d typically┬ábe interested in, but there’s something about these photos, the general [...]


NAMI SS12 at Concept. Beautiful. Perfect. Feminine. Soft. Did I say beautiful already?? I think the photos speak for themselves here. Seriously incredible clothing. I also got a chance to meet the designer, Sarah (last photo), and she was so sweet. Such a beautiful, talented, smart woman. I am so excited to see the future [...]

Bryan Hearns SS12

So.. when I said that there were A LOT of talented designers at Concept – I meant it quite literally. I’m sure I sound like a broken record telling you all how much I loved all of the lines, but hey, I’m just being honest! With that being said – I LOVE BRYAN HEARNS’ SS12 [...]

Bohemian Society SS12

The Bohemian Society SS12 collection was another favorite at Concept. I especially loved the contrast between soft flowy pieces and bold navajo-inspired colors and prints. Honestly, though, I almost loved the menswear pieces more than the women’s! My favorite pieces are the lace bodysuit (of course), and the black blazer with the zig-zag print. Check [...]