Monday, October 17, 2011

Alex & Eli Design Project: The "Natalie" Blazer









I immediately hit it off with the two amazing designers of Alex & Eli, a NYC based label I'm completely in love with. Not only are the two designers Anna Zeman and Aja Singer complete sweethearts, but they make the most AMAZING suiting for women. They have perfected everything from blouses to blazers and trousers. I swooned seeing their pieces. As most of you know, I'm all for classic cuts and colors, and so when they wanted to collaborate with me on designing a one of a kind "Natalie" blazer, I of course said "yes!" So here we are, in the middle of our very first meeting, discussing cuts, colors, and fabrics down in SoHo. We decided on a lace detail with contrast lining, but just today, we made a few last minute tweeks, and I am SO EXCITED for you to see the results. What is going to be totally surreal? Getting to see girls in NYC walking around in the "Natalie" blazer. I think I might die when that happens! For now, check out the Alex & Eli Tailor Shop, which is a new addition to their store, allowing you to also create your own perfect blazer by giving you the option to choose lining, buttons, and styles. Heading to the offices today to get working with the tailor and toy with it as it is still in production! woot woot!

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58 comments:

annalisa said...

looks amazing :) xx

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Annika said...

so exciting!!


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VLM. said...

This is such an interesting concept, I'd love to design my own one-of-a-kind blazer! I love the lacy detailing in the pictures. Thanks for sharing!
xoxo, Veena <3

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Anisa Young said...

AHHH it's always been a dream of mine to have someone design clothes JUST FOR ME! SO excited for you and I cannnot wait to see this blazer, lace? count me in! xxAnisa

Ana Magdalena said...

I can't wait to see the results. I love the fabrics you were playing with!

Hillary said...

Lucky you! I can't wait to see the results!

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Caroline Josephine said...

So cool! So now you have a dress and a blazer with your name on it... what's next? Pants or shoes? Can't wait to see a full Natalie ensamble in the future :D

Anaivilo said...

That is wonderful!! I am sure it will look fantastic! :X

The Pocket Stylist said...

Oh how exciting!!! I can't wait to see it all complete!!

Moni said...

really cute stuff Nat!
xx


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The Fancy Teacup said...

So neat to have glimpse in the whole design process. x

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I love my old Levi's said...

Cute pics! I want to see your design :)

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T said...

I'm looking very much forward to see the result :)
the pictures are amazing and I'm sure there will be lots od girls wearing your blazer in town ;)

Statement of Fashion said...

what an amazing idea! lucky you!

Closet Fashionista said...

oooh how exciting! I would LOVE a custom blazer *Drools* haha :)
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FLEUR DAILY said...

That's great!!!

X,

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Manding. said...

blazers are my go-to! if someone named a blazer after me, i could officially die feeling accomplished.

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Miss Molly said...

this looks like a lot of fun :) rad pics too

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Vanessa said...

This sounds like so much fun. I am sure the blazer will be amazing. Can't wait to see the finished product. xoxo

Monse Fuentes said...

so cool!

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blorange dice said...

ahh, that's so cool!! i can't wait to see how it turns out.

Xoxo ☺ said...

Congrats girl can't wait to check it out!!! Xo

alicia said...

ohh! great!
very lucky you!!

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A. said...

your own jacket?
soooo coool!

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Sasha said...

you're so lucky:) good luck with your designes!
xx
Sasha

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Sylwia said...

wow! congrets dear! lucky you!

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L'art said...

OMG! Now you will have a Natalie Blazer? Lucky you!!! That's such an honor! Can't wait to see the final product :)

Sara said...

this projects are truly great

SADBBLOG said...

how exciting!!! so cool!

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alessandra nitti said...

so pretty idea!

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Ms.Fashionista said...

SO exciting! Can't believe they named it after u!

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xo

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

so excited! this fabric looks like perfection!!
xo TJ

Krissy ~ said...

ohhh it already looks perfect!
so excited!
Krissy xoxo

mteresalucas said...

That's so cool. I can wait to see the the blazer when its finished :)

LIGH✝Sdrivemysoul said...

Sounds like it's going to be amazingg! Can't wait to see itttt



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Lijn said...

your name is nathalie? or not?
by the way:) amazing, the blazer looks gorgeous!

Alba said...

lovely photos!
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Emily Ulrich said...

Wow, congratulations! You really have come so far and you are all-deserving of every success you land! Checked out the Alex & Eli website - great product! A lot of architecture in their designs.

lisa signorini said...

cool post!!!

have a great day!
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Vasilieva said...

wow, this is totally cool


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Joana said...

I cannot wait to see the final product, Natalie! You're so talented, I'm sure it'll be spectacular.

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Very cool, i can't wait to see the final work!

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Alina said...

like your post!

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India said...

Woooow!Love it!

maggie said...

That sounds amazing! Can't wait to see the final product :)

Delmy said...

such a cool opportunity! I can't wait to see it. Maybe I'll rock the Natalie blazer ;-) xo!

Bani said...

My nails are gold too!

cryskay said...

i cant wait to see the finished product! i bet its nothing short of amazing! xx

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Aya Smith said...

Looks like some amazing things in the making! These photos are pretty to look at, in or out of context! :D

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Ally,The Vintage Valley said...

how exciting! congrats hun x

Leigh Viner said...

Thank you so much for introducing Natalie! Such an exciting opportunity. Cannot wait to see the final result.

xo

Michelle Lee said...

sounds and looks amazing :)

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madzia said...

i very like design a clothes :)

Ahu said...

so exciting and ı can't wait to results.U lucky girl.Kisses

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Amanda said...

Thanks for introducing me to this site! I love it!

Resty said...

May I know what model of camera are you using? The quality looks amazing!!:)

Chronicles of the Fashion Cupboard said...

what an amazing experience!!!

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Dolorous Jewellery said...

Amazing! That lace swatch looked to die for!
Cant wait to see how it turns out :)


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