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Songs of Summer: HARK+HAMMER on M LOVES M

Earlier this year, one of our favorite bloggers, Mara  of M Loves M, featured HARK+HAMMER in a blog post entitled Songs to Listen to This Summer.  We realize that summer is over - but both Mara and HARK+HAMMER are Los Angeles-based - so it still FEELS like summer here and we still LOVE her playlist and her style!  Here is the original post: SONGS TO LISTEN TO THIS SUMMER Usually, when we’re home there’s always music playing. Matthew is incredibly musical, plays the guitar, sings, and even writes his own music. Augustine is probably going to follow in his Dada’s footsteps because he already loves to kick his feet in rhythm to the song, and he loves to play with the guitar strings. {I’m always right behind him...

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Hark+Hammer: An Introduction

Many of us like to know about the brands we do business with. We care about their values, business, and environmental practices. With that in mind, it is our pleasure to introduce you to Hark+Hammer, a designer brand that creates modern silhouettes in exclusive silk prints. Background: HARK+HAMMER was established by lead designer Suzie Hamer and fashion mogul Uri Harkham in Los Angeles and launched in 2017.  The collection juxtaposes minimalist silhouettes with custom prints, creating timeless pieces with a modern, artistic edge. One-of-a-kind fine silk prints are produced in Italy: the collection is manufactured in Los Angeles. Designer Statement: East Coast meets West Coast “My designs are a result of my NYC past colliding with my current LA lifestyle. Both...

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Closet Classic: The Timeless Silk Shirt Dress

  Is there anything in your closet that is as versatile as a classic shirt dress? It easily transitions from a beach cover-up to a layering piece over jeans to fashionably appropriate career wear. Just switching out the shoes completely changes the look. Heels, flats, boots, sneakers, or sandals  - they all work with this wardrobe staple. What makes an item of clothing a staple? We think it must be multifunctional, high-quality, with an ageless style we can wear for years. In other words, classic style is the antithesis of fast fashion. The shirt dress is a slow fashion trend that started in the 1950s with the post World War ll "new look" developed by Christian Dior. The notched collared, button-up...

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