It’s (almost) spring!! While we are technically still one week out according to the calendar, the snow has started to thaw, grass is showing, and the sun is shining, so we here at BTR are celebrating! And what better way to ring in the spring than with some beautiful, beachy fashion? Brooke Goldman launched her line DISTRICT Collection three years ago, and in that short time, her label has grown to be synonymous with flirtatious, fashion-forward styles that are incredibly versatile. It’s no wonder that Blake Lively is counted amongst Brooke’s fan base – Brooke’s designs offer effortless elegance. On today’s show, Brooke will talk about discovering her fashion path while majoring in anthropology, the insights she gained while working in buying and merchandising that helped her build a successful brand, the DISTRICT aesthetic, her textile-driven creative process, and more.
Plus, I’ve got new material in the mix today from Canadian musician Travis Bretzer, Brooklyn band Grooms, Virginia musician/producer Matthew E. White, and a track off the debut from a new project, Young Guv. All that’s coming up this hour, so ignore the fact that it’s only 40 degrees: put on your sandals and join us as we celebrate spring style in full bloom, with Sew & Tell on BTR!
Selections from DISTRICT Collection, by Brooke Goldman
(Photos courtesy of DISTRICT Collection)
A sneak peak at the DISTRICT capsule Guilty Pleasures, A/W 15
For more of DISTRICT…
– Check out the beautiful A/W 2015 Collection “Poison Ivy” via this gorgeously shot video! (Lusting after that shirt/jacket in the opening shots…!)
– Follow DISTRICT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date with all of Brooke’s latest designs & developments.
Odds & Ends
– Did you hear?? The Zoolander gents made a splash on Parisian runways, announcing the movie’s upcoming sequel in the best possible way!
– A bunch of cool indie designer labels, including S&T alums CARLEEN and Samantha Pleet, have teamed up with Ceremonia for a beautiful, exclusive bridal collection!
– I am officially addicted to this new TV show.
– While I’m still feeling more loyal to Ever After than I am excited about the upcoming version of Cinderella, these designer glass shoe collaborations are pretty amazing…
– Some excellent pointers on how to rock a white tee from R29, just in time for warm weather!
– Please join us down in Austin for SXSW! Every year we have a great party, and this year is no exception – check out the details and come meet your favorite BTR DJ’s!
(Photo courtesy of Grooms Facebook)
March 28 – The Ballroom at the Outer Space – Hamden, CT
April 15 – The Wick/The Well – Brooklyn, NY
Matthew E. White
(Photo by Shawn Brack)
March 16 – Three Links – Dallas, TX
March 19 – Hotel San Jose – Austin, TX
March 22 – The Casbah – San Diego, CA
March 24 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA
March 25 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
March 26 – Treefort Music Festival – Boise, ID
March 27 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
March 28 – Sunset Tavern – Ballard, WA
April 1 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN
April 2 – Schubas – Chicago, IL
April 3 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH
April 4 – World Cafe Live, Upstairs – Philadelphia, PA
April 5 – Great Scott – Allston, MA
April 6 – Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, NY
April 7 – Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, D.C.
April 11 – The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
April 14 – Oran Mor – Glasgow, United Kingdom
April 15 – Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, United Kingdom
April 16 – Manchester Gorilla – Manchester, United Kingdom
April 18 – Leaf – Liverpool, United Kingdom
April 19 – Motion & the Marble Factory – Bristol, United Kingdom
April 20 & 21 – Village Underground – London, United Kingdom
April 22 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 24 – Nochtspeicher – Hamburg, Germany
April 25 – Bi Nuu – Berlin, Germany
April 27 – Brotfabrik – Frankfurt, Germany
April 28 – ZAKK – Dusseldorf, Germany
April 29 – Feierwerk/Kranhalle – Munich, Germany
May 2 – Stall 6 – Zurich, Switzerland
May 7 – Motorco Music Hall – Durham, NC
May 8 & 9 – Shaky Knees Music Fest – Atlanta, GA
May 10 – Central Park – Atlanta, GA
June 15 – Pustervik – Gothenburg, Sweden
June 16 – Debaser Medis – Stockholm, Sweden
June 19 – 21 – Best Kept Secret Festival @ Beekse Bergen – Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
Aug 20 – 23 – Green Man Festival – Powys, United Kingdom
(Photo by Dave “Smoota” Smith)
March 26 – Ortlieb’s Lounge – Philadelphia, PA
March 27 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
March 28 – The Met – Pawtucket, RI
March 29 – The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA
March 31 – Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto, Ontario
April 1 – The Loving Touch – Ferndale, MI
April 2 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
April 3 – Turf Club – St. Paul, MN
April 4 – Gabe’s Oasis – Iowa City, IA
April 6 – Firebird – St. Louis, MO
April 7 – Radio Radio – Indianapolis, IN
April 8 – Grog Shop – Cleveland Heights, OH
April 10 – Black Cat – Washington, D.C.
April 11 – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NY
May 4 – The Belmont – Austin, TX
May 5 – Gas Monkey Bar N Grill – Dallas, TX
May 7 – Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN
May 8 – 10 – Shaky Knees Festival @ Atlantic Station Central Park – Atlanta, GA
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