News__ Movie Star in the Desert
First, Suzanne Ford Carafano created Spanish Moss Vintage, an online boutique specializing in thrifted statement pieces. Then she added a "Shop New" section for independent designers, which included Sophomore, Babooshka and Breanna Lee. After that was off the ground, she added her own designs to the mix. Carafano's line, American Gold is manufactured in California both literally and figuratively. It's a rockstar in a dive bar or a movie star in the desert. It's Emmylou Harris on the cover of Elite Hotel and it's Alessandra Ambrosio at this year's Coachella.
The Autumn/Winter '10 collection from American Gold, titled: the Virgin and the Gypsy, stays on trend with black lace and patterned tights, but features shaggy tops that give the looks Carafano's signature nostalgic vibe. American Gold is for those who see the romance in roadside flea markets and thunderstorms (both listed as inspirations) and those who treasure unique clothes that will stay in their closet year after year.
Check out the whole American Gold autumn/winter 2010 collection here.