Posts Tagged ‘Pure HANDKNIT’

Autumn's Lady
“Just wanted to see what’s new,” Cynthia announced cheerfully as she crossed through our open doorway and stepped inside the shop. “You know me.. I don’t want to miss a thing,” she winked knowingly at me, as if her love for fashion and, especially the new fall clothes, was any secret whatsoever. After all, we had long ago discovered it was a passion we shared. We loved to laugh and speculate that if we ever had the chance to shop together, in some exotic location perhaps, we could do some real damage to both of our pocket books. Only problem was… we both were drawn to the same styles and colors and had such fun finding new ways to put pieces together and discover new “looks” in the process. Should we ever really have the chance to shop together, we might end up in some kind of tug-of-war over the same jacket or blouse or sweater.

No wonder then that I hesitated just briefly in showing Cynthia what was “out of the box” that week.

“Be still my heart,” I thought to myself. “She’ll want that new sweater that’s just calling my name.”

You see…. the policy for employees in the boutique where I work part-time is to wait ten days before we can purchase an item with our discount. Customers should always have first dibs on new merchandise. The exception being, of course, that if we want the article badly enough, we pay full price. An exception that I’m well known for implementing. I’ve come to have a great sense of what might sell quickly and what might not… so I, in turn, have made more than one impulse decision to pay full price. I’d pretty much decided that sweater was all but mine when Cynthia walked through the door.

Such a dilemma. “Do I show it to her or don’t I?” my conscience wrestled with itself.

After all, in my mind’s eye, I was already wearing that sweater……
 

    First Week-end in October!

    That remote beach cottage on Whidbey (I read about in a magazine) awaits my arrival.

    Sunny skies light up the water on the ferry ride across the Sound.

    Fresh afternoon sea winds permeate the air with that saltiness I so love.

    Autumn’s color has exploded and invades my line of vision, interfering with the drive to Langley’s shore.

    Wearing this ‘stylish’ hand knit sweater, tweed slacks and driving moccasins, I climb the wooden stairs into the island getaway.

    Stretched out on the sofa with the voice of Diana Krall in the background, I begin to sink deeper into relaxation.

    After throwing some driftwood in the fireplace until the crackling burns softly like her music, he brings me a glass of Sauvignon Blanc and whispers, “What’s your wish tonight, dear heart? Would you prefer bacon and potato Autumn chowder or a bowl of the artichoke pasta you love so much?”

    SHEER BLISS!

 
Who’s kidding who?  Am I really going to give up that sweater to Cynthia?

New styles of Pure Handknit Sweaters just arrived. Wear one and may your fantasies come true!

Pure Handknit Sweaters… new styles just arrived.  Wear one and may you have a fantasy come true!

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Off the Boat, on Safari
new arrivals just in our store

Going somewhere?
 
Well, I say it’s time we up and leave, take that dreamed adventure to never never land… right now!  Make it happen easily with Sound Styles new line
Chaii Latte, yum.
 
safari
 Constructed from a soft cotton gauze, the mix & match styles offered make it light as a feather to pack and extra fun to pair with other solid separates from your very own closet or OURS here at Sound Styles!
 
may12c-smThe “Safari-esque” sleeve-less, button down shirt even has a mandarin collar and is dying to be worn with a skinny white cropped pant and a chunky sweater (by Pure HandKnit of course!).
 
Take the Chai Latte uneven layered skirt, top it off with a soft romantic peasant top and finish the look with a black strappy gladiator sandal.
 
may12a-smComfortable & packable: must have a cropped wide-leg pant to marry with a simple french dressing tank top.  This will sure make any day abroad feel like a breeze.
 
The embroidered sparkly tunic is a favorite of mine for the safari I will be going on… (still dreaming the dream) and I have the perfect leopard leggings I can wear with it.
 
Done!  I mixed it.  I matched it.  I dreamed it.  So be it.
 
 
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Now Featuring Pure HANDKNIT Sweaters at Sound Styles!

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Our own Mary has been repeatedly expressing her desire for us to expand our knitwear collections.  So with our thanks to Mary we are now most pleased to announce and introduce you to the new collection from Pure HANDKNIT that we have brought into our store to offer you!

Pure HANDKNIT’s designs are created and crafted in 100% cotton for wearability and easy care, with each piece knit by hand, a work of both fine craftsmanship and functional art.  We feel you’ll be delighted with their distinctive range of colors and design from the basics to whimsical.
  

With Sébastien Sirois, president, and Shannon Passero, head designer, the Pure HANDKNIT label stands for inovative fashionable, high quality, eco-conscious clothing with international appeal.

Please ask what we currently have on-hand next time you come to visit our store!

please click to view an expanded Pure HANDKNIT color and design pallet

    The knit examples here represent the range of colors and design produced by Pure HANDKNIT, however the actual designs on-hand in our store at any given time will vary by shipment and availability.

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