Irene’s Closet

Vintage Fashion and Unique finds.

3 ways you can wear coochi lala… July 08 July 8, 2008

Filed under: Accessories,Announcements,Designer notes,Irene's collection — irenescloset @ 12:59 pm

Have you ever wanted a dress that you could wear in 3 different ways? Maybe depending on your mood… or purpose..or you just want to simply change your typical look . Have you ever been worried of bumping into someone wearing the same outfit?… Have you ever wanted a detachable accessory… a neckpiece maybe which can jazz up your plain shirt. Trust me.. it is a real head turner and a conversational piece. Introducing something new at Irene’s closet. Something versatile you’ll never run out of ways to wear it…have 10, 20, 30 different ways for a price of 1 outfit. Use your creativity to style your look.

Each piece comes with a detachable collar or design

Whole outfit
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Without the detachable collar
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Just the detachable collar
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For more of this collection… please check out http://irenescloset.multiply.com

 

Vintage neckpiece out for grab… be the first May 27, 2008

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Waltzing Maria necklace

Take a sneak peek on what is in store at Irene’s closet. Made from Vintage neckpieces that will definitely spice up your outfit. It can liven up a plain tank top or plain dress. Exceptional details and the fun part of it all… definitely one of a kind!

Selling price of each neckpiece ranges from P 400 – P600

To order please text us at 0928-5057057

 

Breathe new life into old furniture April 21, 2008

Meet our “Home stylist group”… They will redo a room in a few hours using things that you already have. Salvage, redesign, repurpose your old furniture. As featured in the 2BU section of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

For more inquiries just email us a picture of the room or the furniture you would like to style… and we’ll do the rest.

email: irenescloset@gmail.com

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10 Commandments of Design November 21, 2007

Filed under: Blogroll,Designer notes — irenescloset @ 2:40 pm

kiuTreeHugger goes on and on about the importance of design; convincing folks to design the stuff we consume so that it better reflects the TreeHugger ethic is an extremely important step in moving our planet to a sustainable future. 10 Commandments of Design, conceived by German industrial designer Dieter Rams, sum this up well enough that we could just about put “sustainable” in the middle and call it good. Designers and fans of where stuff comes from, take heed:

1. Good design is innovative
2. Good design makes a product useful
3. Good design is aesthetic
4. Good design helps a product to be understood
5. Good design is unobtrusive
6. Good design is honest
7. Good design is durable
8. Good design is consistent to the last detail
9. Good design is concerned with the environment
10. Good design is a s little design as possible

Succinct, minimal and endlessly useful; just like good design should be. via

 

I am so loving my profile picture in facebook. October 26, 2007

Filed under: Accessories,Cuffs/Bracelets,Designer notes,Discoveries — irenescloset @ 1:14 am

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I discovered it while searching thru the web. Years ago before I got into fashion I was so into designer chairs. I would rather buy a La Marie chair by Philippe Starck than buy a Prada bag.. When I saw this poster by Blueantstudio posted in one of my favorite decor blogs I just had save the picture – and put it as my new profile picture in my facebook.

I am very happy with all my new finds of designers/entrepreneur at the store. Designers who put their heart and soul in their designs. Not mass marketed nor commercialize. My new designer is Archie Gonzales. Here are some of his interesting work. Check it out.

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More discoveries… will be posted really soon.

 

Sneak preview of Coochi Lala Home September 30, 2007

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Home is slowly building up.. I recently repositioned my creativity to design not for fashion but for the home. I am not formally launching it just yet. I feel that my Home section is still not enough. When its sooo packed with trinkets and coochi stuff, then I’ll know its time. Here are some photos of what you’ll find at Coochi Home.

Fabric wall decor
jewelry holders
vintage and rare books
vintage clocks
frames
blanket
embellished blackboard post
disco light
picture line

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So tell me what you think? Or better yet… why don’t you come visit us.

 

My facebook and my dining chair September 10, 2007

Filed under: Announcements,Decor,Designer notes,Interiors,my favorite things,News — irenescloset @ 12:27 pm

When my friend Mari invited me to join facebook, the first thing that came into my mind was – what? another friendster? I really don’t have the time. But since all my friends are getting into it I got curious. After 3 days of figuring out how the whole system works – my mood from confused is now happy and excited! Haha… I hate to admit. But my friends are right – its fun and addicting.

For more details on facebook… check out http://thefacebook.com

What I want right now – New dining chairs. Well I am hoping to get something like this… Tell me what you think…

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Chair by: Bengt Lindberg & Lotta Glave, but on the evidence of these Choc & Candy chairs, I’ll certainly be seeking out more of their designs. Choc & Candy are the two designs you an see above, a collage of pop art-style imagery on a stackable kitchen/diner chair, ideal if you want to brighten up a plain room.

with this dining table
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Vintage Paper dolls.. something you’ll love. August 26, 2007

xsI am so sure you will also love this vintage paper doll photo I picked out while surfing through my favorite Indie Blogs. Don’t you just love the designs. For over 4 years now, I have been collecting stuff from vintage – posters, pins, hats, toys.. oh yah and even boyfriend. Mico (my boyfriend) is not entirely vintage (referring to age) but he has his own set of vintage collection – from vespa, mini cooper, and watches I should say. At the end of each day, we would compare our finds. I just wish he would start a blog to share his hobby. To think he writes so much better than I do.

I mentioned a while back that I am launching a new line – I still havent thought of a name this coming September. This line is a whole new collection not fashion but to HOME stuff from – vintage clocks, frames, pens, stationary, lamps, toys, and so much more. In connection with this, if you have unique home accessories that you would like to consign/sell you may email it to me at myfavcloset@yahoo.com. I already got tons of inquiry on this new line, we are totally preparing for it cause everyone is sooo excited.

Samples of the new line
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a sweet tooth on fashion August 24, 2007

Filed under: Announcements,Designer notes,Events — irenescloset @ 1:41 pm

Dessert Couture
Diamond Hotel proudly presents: Dessert Couture!

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The first ever event that panders to Manila’s love for delicious desserts happens on August 25 & 26. Indulge in Diamond Hotel’s new line of desserts designed by the celebrated pastry chef, Mr. Pang Kok Keong of Singapore, who was crowned Cacao Barry Pastry Chef of the Year 2007 at the World Gourmet Summit in Singapore.

Enjoy overflowing champagne while relaxing to live entertainment. Witness the Rockwell Loft transform into Paris, New York and Tokyo! Also, get an exclusive preview of Diamond Hotel’s upcoming dessert delivery and catering service. Exciting giveaways also await lucky gourmands!

Choose from three thematic seatings:
Afternoon Tea in Paris 12nn to 2pm
Sunset Cocktails in New York 4pm to 6pm
Tokyo Nightcap 8pm to 10pm

Limited seats only. Tickets are available at the Diamond Hotel or the Rockwell Club for Php 1,000 per ticket.
Php 200 discount will be given to Diamond Indulgence card holders and Rockwell Club members.
Event proceeds will go to Pathways for Higher Education.

For more details and inquiries please contact 528-3000 local 8460.

Fashion show featuring clothes from Irene’s Closet and Anthology available at the Archaeology wing of the Rockwell Powerplant Mall.

 

Down with a flu August 2, 2007

Filed under: Designer notes,Inspiration — irenescloset @ 11:13 am

I havent been this sick and this down for a year. The weather really got to me. For several days now, I have been glued to my bed, because my temperature was up to 40. Now that my temperature is back to a safe mode of 38.. Bored to death here. I just thought might as well write something in my blog.

I am so happy for the number of visits I get everyday… bhoy! I didn’t expect that people would care to read my blog, inspite of its normal nonesense. I know a lot of readers enjoy the photos that I post here.. To make your visit to my blog worth it.. here are some photos I picked out. Here are photos with exemplary styling job. Considering that this are just products shots.

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