We’re almost halfway through our second Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of our new collection. Our previously funded Kickstarter project transformed the first Iva Jean line from an inspired idea into a wearable, touchable reality. This new collection builds on the expertise of the first and complements it with pieces that blend expert tailoring with the generous silhouettes [...]
Honestly, I’m a little shy of pastels. Sometimes those sherbet hues are over-sweet. But looks like these keep the sugar to a minimum and fit perfectly into the city landscape. A witty mix of tailored pieces with casual ones creates the kind of surprise that gets my attention and turn heads on a bike. I [...]
Europe in the spring! Now is the perfect time to go, before peak season. Pro tip: though we love chic athletic shoes at home, the trend doesn’t always translate abroad. Pack sophisticated sandals like these Medwinds espadrilles instead, $138. When sandal time is done, we love the MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela, $195, because what’s more fun [...]
Iva Jean started as a brand for the fearless and passionate city girl, the ladies that live in the moment, that are effortlessly sophisticated, the women whose lives demand functional style. We could not be more excited to share our newest collection with you, because honestly, it was designed for you. Made with the same [...]
This bike style is pure play! I love the origami folds on the dress, and vibrant two-tone is dazzling against the London backdrop. Her granny-chic knit accessories are just plain fun. You can pick up your own knits from The North Circular, made from 100% British Wensleydale wool from rescued sheep. Image of designed Katherine [...]
This is the Brompton, the folding bike so popular that its riders call themselves “Bromptonauts.” What’s all the fuss about? Its beautiful English design looks distinctive and elegant. Constance Winters of Lovely Bicycle reports that it feels solid and agile on the road. The steel frames of most Brompton bikes mean that though they’re not quite as light as some [...]
As a city girl constantly on my feet and running around town, I love the trend of mixing athletic and tailored garments. Nike Air Max sneakers with a slouchy “suit” and crop top or an oversized cashmere dress? This is what I call modern city style.
Looking for a chic yet bike-able bike bag? I am. Hours on the internet have me torn between a few choices. Una offers an eco-friendly leather option ($148) that goes from shoulder bag to handlebar-bag. Under 9 inches, it would fit nicely inside my basket! I like that Harper Ave’s Kazuyo ($209) is both elegant and roomy. This frame pocket ($159) from [...]