desigual is in!

It’s here! The fun Spanish line of clothing many Heavenly Metal shoppers have been waiting fo: DESIGUAL. Colorful collaged fabrics in flattering fun designs: skirts, dresses, tops, and purses. Come one, come all — I’ve brought it in for you! The dress is brown with printed lace details and brown eyelet lace at the hem and a sweet velvet tie…

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new york gift show: days three, four & five

I’ve been attending the new york gift show since saturday. by day three I was so tired I just couldn’t muster up the energy to format images and use my brain to write about my day. so here’s a long list of more treasure finds — and the people making and selling them — from days three, four & five….

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new york gift show: day two

so so so so many wonderful creative things for me to choose from! I appreciate that my customers trust my taste….and appreciate what I find for them. here’s a sampling of today’s treasure finds: baggallini not only has new styles of bags, but some gorgeous printed fabrics. always a treasure to see maruca design’s most lovely angela, who is thrilled…

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new york gift show day one: handmade

Though I have miles and miles of aisles and aisles to walk up and down for the next five days, at least I can say I’m done with one part of the show, the U.S. handmade section. It’s fun fun fun to reconnect with artist friends I see twice a year at the show……and discover new treasures to share with…

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stylemax day two

boy was I fortunate to have my friend monique deschaine of al dente pasta with me on this late fall/early spring apparel buying trip in chicago. I found some terrific new lines  and she had just the right body size and shape to test-drive everything — and to give her heavenly metal shopper’s seal of approval! chalet’s cotton french terry…

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stylemax day one!

man o man do I love chicago. especially in the summertime when people are out loving up the sunshine and soaking up lake michigan beachtime. though this is a whirlwind day and a half visit to order winter and early spring clothing, there was time to dine outdoors at a lovely dutch restaurant in andersonville, vincent. now here’s a few…

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the dog days of august at heavenly metal

well it sure is quiet in town, what with half of ann arbor off on holiday somewhere. but, here at heavenly metal there’s lots going on….with arrivals of some of your very favorite things. that pure sweater you all love has returned. very comfy handknit comfy, perfect for all seasons, now available in all sizes and four cozy colors. I…

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