Hilary Duff also known as Lizzie McGuire from the TV Hit Series released some news recently about a pregnancy. Hilary went from an extremely busy individual to slowing down and preparing for mother hood, which every Hollywood star should do. She was spotted arriving and leaving the local Pilates Studio in Toluca Lake Friday 9 September wearing loose clothing to hide that baby bump. Upon her arrival to the pilates studio she was spotted in Gypsy 05's Sofia Wrap in Green. The color is perfect for her and oh so comfortable! She looks so radiant and extremely happy. We think Hilary will be a great mom. To get your comfortable Sofia Wrap for this fall go here: http://bit.ly/rgEZgy
Gypsy 05 is always happy to be a part of Coco Eco Magazine because it is such a cool publication but we are super stoked at the write up we received in this months issue! We thought that we were the best show at LA Fashion Week but it's nice to get outside confirmation! To see the write up in all its glory click here: http://www.cocoecomag.com/pdf/CocoEcoMagazine_MAY_JUN_2011_issue_17_gypsy_05.pdf
Part of the Gypsy 05 ethos is to be environmentally conscious and to apply this not just to world outside of us but to ourselves as well. Natural Health Magazine is a big proponent of this philosophy and we are always happy when Gypsy 05 is featured there. In their latest issue they featured both our Maya Chiffon Overlay Mini-Dress and our Lulu Silk Jumper. These are both great pieces for the summer heat.
We were lucky enough to have some of our favorite bloggers and online editors come say hello to us while we were manning our station at the Grammy Style Studios. Buss Buss made their way into our studio, and fell in love with our designs. Great minds MUST think alike, because we thought that Taylor Swift would look amazing in the pink maxi too! (Taylor, are you listening?).
This morning Chelsea (our newest PR intern) and myself marched our happy little selves right over to the dye house to do some tie dye! By now, I'm sure you know we have a solar powered dye house attached to our offices, right? (If you don't, you're living comfortably under a rock, no offense).
First, we made our way into where all the dyes are kept to pick our colors. Once we were done ooh-ing and aah-ing at all the options, we went with purple, coral and turquoise. NOW I realize most of you don't have a dye house attached to your home or office so go to your local drug store and pick up garment dye if you want to play along!
Next we picked our targets. Chelsea went with a heather grey tank and I decided to go with an oversize 3/4 sleeve top.
When you're deciding where to place your tie dye patterns make sure you secure the rubber bands tightly. I mean, what's the point of tie dying if you can't see any of the patterns you made? You can even use more than one band per area to be sure it's secure enough.
Outside we dipped, we dyed and we played around with the gorgeous colors we chose. Don't forget gloves!! Your hands will be forever stained. Make sure to wring out the garmet as much as you can prior to hanging it up to dry or it will drip all over the place.
I'm actually surprised I'm not covered in dye at the moment. I am not a master dyer so there was plenty of dye flying around when I was making my top. This is not for the faint of heart!
Next, we hung our tops out to dry in the sun. When they're mostly dry remove all rubber bands. After they're dry we'll stick them into the washer/dryer to be sure we don't turn shades of blue, purple and orange when we wear them.
OH! How would you like to wear one of our creations? One lucky reader will win a custom Gypsy 05 over-sized top with a never before used (and probably won't be used ever again!) dye process, made by your favorite Gypsy girls! Just leave your name and email in the comments below to be entered! Winner will be drawn on February 7th.
SEE! We told you to wear gloves! We prematurely took our gloves off to remove the rubber bands and all of a sudden....purple and blue fingers and palms! Take it from us, keep those gloves on!
Sasha Velour Pullover Hoodie in Sage
We're our own biggest fans! And by our own, I mean...Gypsy. The minute you walk into this office you will see Gypsyz on many feet, and right now, sweaters and hoodies on most bodies. Right now, anyway. Come Summer there's maxis and minis as far as the eye can see! These are some of our favorite things in stock at the moment, styled in our own ways!
Right: Cargo Cords in Navy Left: Aaron Sweater in Black
Layna Alligator Crop Sweater in Olive