Archive for October 14th, 2013

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New to Sound Styles this past year is the JP&Mattie Collection or, as they like to say, “clothes with affection.”
 
Both born to textile familes in Europe, Jean Pierre Roditi and Mattie Ilel grew up immersed in a world of color, texture, fabric, and design in Paris and Istanbul in the 1960’s. After graduating from their respective design colleges, the two have been working as fashion designers in Paris and Los Angeles for all the years inbetween.
 
So… it was with great “affection” that we chose a JP&Mattie ensemble to adorn our entry for the Autumn Scarecrow competition, sponsored by the Edmonds Historical Museum.

Meet Miss Scarry PoppinsWell…. perhaps not so much scarry but more eccentric, artistic with a flair for the dramatic. After all, it was the Bohemian flair to the collection that attracted her to them in the first place. All the fabrics used are from natural fibers. The clothes are hand-dyed in root and vegetable dyes and dried out in the sun giving them their soft, slightly grayed and Artisan look. The styling is timeless with handcrafted details.
 
A passion for artisan clothes with a twist, a labor of love for their “métier” and great affection for one another are what JP&Mattie are all about.
 
Now that you’ve been properly introduced, please come visit Sound Styles and see more of the JP&Mattie collection.

 
CORRECTION: The Autumn Scarecrow competition is sponsored by the Edmonds Historical Museum, not the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce as we originally posted. Our apologies.

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