April 21, 2011

Inkwell {with 20% off promo code!}

I recently discovered a new line that is effortlessly chic. The name of this line? Inkwell.

From now until April 27, you will receive 20% off on any Inkwell piece from their Spring '11 collection using the promo code: YSPROMO. The collection is absolutely beautiful - see the entire Spring collection & shop here.

Inkwell combines traditional African fabrics with classic American style. The silk shantung "Michelle" Dress, pictured on left, from the Spring '11 collection with it's classic A-line silhouette and hand-dyed woven mud-cloth bow is so pretty. And, I do love the flirty and feminine bow!

The rest of the collection exudes worldly sophistication. Inspired by Malian and Ghanian artists, Inkwell uses African mud-cloth from Mali. This African mud-cloth is made using a centuries old process originally created by the Bamana people. The cloth is made by hand-weaving a heavy material and dyeing the cloth with exotic plant juices, teas and mud.

Each piece is unique, making every Inkwell garment one of a kind!

The traditional tribal print "Jan" skirt, pictured below, makes a major style statement. The grosgain waistband adds an unexpected touch. Feminine details, tribal prints, classic American tailoring - sounds like the perfect style recipe to me.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Inkwell

3 comments:

  1. That skirt is gorgeous. Ethnic and chic. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Love that skirt - thanks for sharing!

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