It’s Milk Week here on BTR & for fashion fans, that can only mean one label: Black Milk! On today’s show, I have an interview with Cameron Parker, Marketing & Operations Director for the hot young Australian-based label, who will talk about how he got involved with the company when designer James Lillis was still working out of his kitchen, his strategy to build the brand using social media in lieu of advertising, Black Milk’s impressive in-house production infrastructure, and a few of their most popular collections and collaborations.
Plus, a subtly milk-themed playlist full of tracks from great indie releases of 2013, including Love Inks, Cold War Kids, Typhoon, Cheyenne Mize, and more. So tune in and do that body good with Sew & Tell on BreakThru Radio!
Selections from Black Milk by James Lillis
(Photos courtesy of Black Milk)
Odds & Ends…
*Check out the full album “White Lighter” from Portland band Typhoon, and for a limited time, buy it on Amazon for just $5!
*Toddler Beau and his puppy “brother” Theo taking joint naps = cute overload.
*”Girls” Season 3 is on its way!
*A list of 9 inventive recipes from Food52 that will elevate your Thanksgiving brussels from ho-hum to yum-yum!
*Got a kiddo on your holiday gift list? Real Simple makes getting them *just* what they want, well, real simple!
*Wondering what you could possibly gift your fashionista bff? Check out The Ropes Maine, a collection of awesome bracelets made from lobstering hardware. I get compliments every time I wear mine!
*This dress from Curator SF just arrived in the mail, and I am overjoyed to welcome the easy, elegant addition into my fall/winter closet!
*I might be getting bangs this week! (!) Do you have wavy hair & bangs? If so, what are your style tips/tricks?
*How cute is this polar bear sweater from French Connection? So. Cute.
*Stop by the rad new ecommerce site Makers Workshop for gorgeous home goods, apparel, and accessories made by local hands!
*Be sure to follow BTR on Instagram for pics from all our latest shenanigans, and find us on Pinterest for great gift guide boards!
(Photo courtesy of Typhoon)
Nov 29 – McMenamin’s Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR
Dec 23 – Melkweg – Amsterdam, Netherlands
(Photo by Ruth Swanson)
Nov 29 – Le Guess Who – Utrecht, Netherlands
Nov 30 – ATP @ Pontins Camber Sands Holiday Park – Camber, United Kingdom
Dec 1 – The Roadhouse – Manchester, United Kingdom
Dec 2 – Scala – London, United Kingdom
Dec 3 – La Maroquinerie – Paris, France
Dec 4 – Vaartkapoen – Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Belgium
Dec 6 – Comptoir Du Jazz – Bordeaux, France
Jan 15 – The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
Jan 17 – Fonda Theatre – Hollywood, CA
(Photo by Malthe Ivarsson)
Nov 25 – Le Poisson Rouge – New York, NY
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(Photo by Lane Coder)
Dec 1 – V-Hall – Seoul, Republic of Korea
Dec 10 – Taft Theatre – Cincinnati, OH
Dec 11 – Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 12 – The Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Dec 13 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
Dec 14 – The Haunt – Ithaca, NY
Dec 28 – The Falls Music & Arts Festival – Lorne, Australia
Dec 29 – The Falls Music & Arts Festival – Marion Bay, Australia
Dec 31 – The Falls Music & Arts Festival – Byron Bay, Australia
Jan 24 – The Assembly – Sacramento, CA
Jan 25 & 26 – The Chapel – San Francisco, CA
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