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Turbans Turbans Turbans!


A couple of weeks ago I asked all of my Instagram friends which fabrics, textures or colors they wanted for the fall turban headbands and many replied: red velvet! So I made it happen. At the fabric store I found a rich hue of blue velvet and a fun black velvet with sparks of gold. I hope you like them!

What’s different about my turbans is that I use a lot of fabric for them, so they look full, and never like a simple headband. If you are not sure if a turban headband is for you, simply contact me and I can tell you which color or fabric is better for you. Some blondes look great with black and blue, while brunettes look better with red or royal blues… Christmas tip: these make great girlfriend’s gifts!

You can shop for them at the shop section of my website, or on Etsy: http://www.carolinabenoit.etsy.com

Have a great day! And spread the love please!

Photography by: Jackie Segedin, filter by Carolina Benoit. (Jackie doesn’t use a filter, I add the filter to keep the feel of my line) To see more of Jackie’s photography: www.threebrooklynphotography.com and follow her on Facebook: Three Brooklyn Photography.

WWD Magic Las Vegas 2012


 

I can’t contain my happiness of being able to visit WWD MAGIC this year! I took many pictures for all of us who dream of being part of this amazing show in the future. 

For all of you who don’t know about Magic, it is a fashion trade show dedicated to the Ready-To-Wear, business, trends and Buying aspects of fashion.  I believe it holds the same or even more importance than New York Fashion Week. 

 

 

 

 I loved the succulent displays at Dylan, the clothing was out of this world!

 

 

I was very surprised to see the oversized flowers that Design Sponge and Ruche placed on the spotlight, now being displayed all over the show! They really give a new dimension to the clothing!

 

 

Window Shopping anyone?

 

My favorite fashion show was the swimwear fashion show, where delicate swimsuits show what’s to come Spring 2013

 

 The Darling display was one of the best ones! And the oh! so delicate clothing and accessories stole my heart. 

 

I hated the closed booths, however this one turned heads!

 

 

 

 

As a designer, it is an energizing experience! I am very glad I didn’t miss it and that I will be attending every year! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handmade Studio


Jewelry by Carolina Benoit & Amorium Jewelry

Dresses by Carolina Benoit and Katie Jean

Paint Cube Pencil holder by Nuance by Natalie @WEAR&HOUSE $12.00

All made in Miami!

Summer Frocks

Night to day or day to night, in Miami you need both

Last season, last bamboo dress

Sorbet shades

I wanted to give you guys a tour of my studio. This is where I design, and make the clothes you buy or like! Tell me what you guys love, or hate (any advice is great!)

During the past weeks I have worked on the SPRING/SUMMER collection, honestly I am very late, but then again, is always summer in Miami. What you see in the racks is the collection,  it looks beautiful with all the sorbet shades, and creamy pastels! The collection will be available to pre-order online the coming weeks, and in store since May 20th (NOW).  Some items are ready to ship, some others take 2 weeks to make, some others 4 weeks, so keep in mind that buying a one of a kind takes time and patience 🙂

If you are in Miami, don’t hesitate to come, enjoy some tea, or wine and buy one of a kind items! We are open by appointment. Closed on Saturdays.

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Stella and Lori


When I first opened my store I focused on finding one of a kind, high quality, gorgeous designs, but most importantly they had to be hand made! That’s how I came across Stella and Lori from Israel. These two Israeli sisters, inspired by their two grandmothers (Stella and Lori), embarked on a journey of creating leather products that are high quality, individually tailored and have a unique expression of each individual. These leather goods are for a very sophisticated consumer, not your average logo lover, but the true fashionista.

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I leave it to these two very stylish girls to tell you a bit about themselves, and in the process share their secret to simple style.

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CB: Describe your personal style :

SAL: The idea behind our personal style is combinations. Rough vs. soft, baggy vs. tight, Modern vs. vintage, minimalism vs. lots of details. We believe these combinations create an interesting and sophisticated look.

CB: Who are your favorite designers?

SAL: The designers that represent for us smart, creative and avant-garde design – out of the box design, are without a doubt the Swiss brothers from “Freitag House”. They use materials remote from the fashion world and yet they manage to turn it to fashionable, now that is pure genius.

CB: Where can we shop in Tel Aviv?


SAL: We love to shop in the flea market in Tel-Aviv, it merges the different worlds and connects between the contrasts and opposites of the city. Vintage items along side with cutting edge boutiques and brings together the various and diverse populations of the city.

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CB: Who are your style icons?


SAL: Our grandmas, the dear ladies who immigrated to Israel from Europe, loved and appreciated fashion and knew to use it as a tool to express themselves and to strengthen women and femininity.

CB: Any pieces in your wardrobe you can’t live without?


SAL: Our must have item is the timeless leather jacket. We each have our favorite leather jacket that upgrades every appearance and with each passing year just seems to look better.

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CB: Any recent purchases?
SAL: Another passion of ours, to be more exact addiction, is our love to wrapping and paper products. We recently purchased through Etsy (an amazing shopping site) lots of these products – yeah it is a weakness.

CB: Why shop at Stella and Lori?


SAL: To shop at Stella and Lori means that you appreciate design, uncompromising quality, style and originality. You are bold and your personal taste shows it.

CB: What is the best thing about your job?


SAL: Everything! We love our job. Love working together, the raw materials we use, the creation and working with our customers.

CB: Any beauty products you want to recommend? 
SAL:“The Cajun Shrimp OPI” nail polish – a classic color with a twist and a pretty funny name.

CB: What things (in life) you can’t live without. 
SAL: Family

Drop a line on their Facebook page: HERE, Shop their products HERE

OR… pass by my studio and snatch their wallets and bags! 🙂