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G. Kero France

Graphic in G. Kero

Graphic in G. Kero

Created as a result of artistic passion and consumer frustration, G. Kero is now a brand modeled by celebrities and fashionistas alike. The love child of artist Marguerite Bartherotte, the French bohemian began painting designs straight onto t-shirts when her brother was dissatisfied with the t-shirt selection around him.

G. KERO SUPER JUNGLE

G. KERO SUPER JUNGLE

The brand has since grown into a worldwide presence, but stays true to its origins by using bright, painted designs. The name G. Kero gains its origin from the short film, Giselle Kérozène, a name which Batherotte herself has since adopted as a pseudonym.

G. KERO SUPER SEX BOMB

G. KERO SUPER SEX BOMB

So take a note from stars like Elle Fanning and Cara Delevingne and keep it casual. Pair your graphic G. Kero top with denim shorts and a leather jacket. Or if you’re looking to make a bolder statement, follow in the footsteps of Kate Moss and keep the rest of your outfit black. Our favorite model rocked her graphic top with leather leggings, a black shag jacket and a black clutch.

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Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

What can we say, we love our mothers, seriously, what would we do without them???  They're our best friends, toughest and most honest critics as well as the BEST shopping partners.  It's important to show these leading ladies that we love and appreciate them all year round, but Mother's Day is the perfect chance to remind them just how fab they really are. 

We know what she really wants - breakfast in bed, a thoughtful card, a morning to sleep in and maybe a mimosa or two - but why not add a little something extra to that tray of coffee and french toast.  We've got some no-brainer ideas that will please any mom, from brand new with baby to the chicest grandmothers we know.

From L to R: G. Kero "Hip Hop" cotton shirt, Rani Arabella "Stirrups" cashmere scarf, Annabel Ingall leather cross-body & Jen Hansen sterling silver and diamond starburst pendant.

From L to R: G. Kero "Hip Hop" cotton shirt, Rani Arabella "Stirrups" cashmere scarf, Annabel Ingall leather cross-body & Jen Hansen sterling silver and diamond starburst pendant.

Cheers to Mom!
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Lively in Linen

Lively in Linen

Linen is no longer limited to wrinkled suits and tropical vacations.  It's a fabrication that can be worn all year long, in the city, and in basically any silhouette you can think of.  It can be tailored and crisp when woven or soft and breezy when knit, the options are endless. 

With spring here and summer around the corner it's a good time to take inventory of your linen pieces to see what needs updating or what you're missing.

Linen dresses have come a long way in the past couple years, no longer are are they simply boxy and stiff shifts, now you can find lightweight, beachy rompers and dresses as well as sleek and slim styles that can take you from work to date night. And as always, let's not forget the classic linen popover, now embellished with a touch of sparkle or military epaulets, it's a piece you'll find yourself wearing all summer long.

Closed linen field jacket, Majestic double layer linen tee, Closed "Starlet" jeans, G. Kero "Magic Lion" cotton scarf, Rene Escobar bangles & Annabel Ingall "Isabella" tote

A lightweight tailored jacket is an easy addition to your closet, throw it on over a striped Majestic linen tee and jeans to channel your inner French girl. 

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Fourth of July

Fourth of July

Portland natives have been known to say that Summer - or Summer weather - doesn't start until the July Fourth holiday.  And boy is it ever going to heat up. With the weather forecast predicting three digits, we've collected some of our favorite, and coolest outfits for America's big day.

A lightweight sundress is the perfect solution for the Fourth - a no brainer - stick with breezy cotton or linen in hues of blue.

Current/Elliott Strappy Dress. Sundry Stripe Maxi Dress, Current/Elliott Indio Dress,
Vince Stretch Linen Drawstring Dress, G. Kero Adele Dress

Keep your separates festive and easy, mixing different textured stripes in white and blue, or a cheeky take on stars and stripes.

Sundry Stars Muscle Tee, James Perse Cotton Linen Stripe Pencil Skirt, Rag & Bone Greta Blouse, Current/Elliott Bermuda Short, Rag & Bone Camden Stripe Tee, Vince Fold Over Short, Current/Elliott The Costa Short Sleeve Shirt, Frame Le Garçon Jean

A jean jacket is a summer staple, throw yours on over any of the above looks when its time to watch the fireworks.

Current/Elliott Trucker Jacket, Closed City Jacket,
AG Jeans Distressed Denim Jacket and Robyn Jacket

Have a fun and festive holiday!

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Designer to know: G. Kero

Designer to know: G. Kero

If you've walked by the store lately and peeked in the front window, you've probably noticed the newest collection that we're all going wild about.

G. Kero

Marguerite Bartherotte - an artist and musician - initially created custom, hand painted t-shirts for friends while she was a student studying animation and drawing.  The brand, G. Kero, developed naturally from those one-of-a-kind, raw edged t-shirts to a curated and colorful collection that includes shirts, dresses, shorts, jackets and skirts.

Inspired by music, her hometown Cap Ferret, wild animals and a general Joie de Vivre, Marguerite creates each print with the garment in mind.  Although they could be considered "statement" pieces, the styles are easy to wear and integrate into your spring wardrobe.  Denim, of all washes and colors, is a natural partner to vibrant pattern, whether you throw a jean jacket over a dress or tuck a button down shirt into your favorite high waist jeans.

The artistically rendered illustrations transform every day, cotton garments into wearable art, and what do you know?  We were just looking to expand our collection.

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