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Fall Focus: the Anchinalu Scarf.

26Sep, 2014

Fall Focus: the Anchinalu Scarf.

We’ve got so many amazing styles in our Fall 2014 Collection, it’s too hard to pick a favorite. So we’re focusing on one style each week, highlighting our favorite things about each one!

We’ve shown you the Gebeyewthe Meseret, & the Seble, and the Aster.
This week — we’re highlighting the Anchinalu and Anchinalu BOLD scarves.

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The Anchinalu is one of our favorite styles.  This scarf has multiple textured stripes that give it a great medium weight. And this Fall, we updated it just a bit with some BOLDER stripes, too. And it’s available in the infinity version! 

FALL FAVORITE: Anchinalu | livefashionABLE.com

And, like every fashionABLE product, this scarf is named after one of the heroic women we work with. Because of your purchase, Anchinalu is ABLE to have peace in her life!


22Sep, 2014

The fashionABLE + Alt Design Contest Results!

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Our most successful scarf to date, the Genet, was the winning design from the first contest we did with our friends at ONE and the Alt Summit community.
So we just had to do it again, right?

You submitted over 100 amazing designs & then you voted on your favorite from our top samples…

fashionABLE + Alt | Zeritu + TIgist

This time around, not only did we want this to be a community effort to design + vote on a winner… but we want YOU to choose how much we produce!

So we’ve launched over on KICKSTARTER today — we’ll order what you decide, and we’re able to offer these winning scarves at a super discount!

KICKSTARTER

We’re so excited for these 2 designs, and for you to have the chance to own these exclusive scarves that are creating sustainable business in Africa. And not only are we offering these 2 scarves at a discount, but we’ve also thrown in some other fun incentives: including some of our fashionABLE leather goods, a trip to the Alt Winter conference in January, and a limited re-release of last year’s winning scarf, the Genet!

HEAD TO KICKSTARTER TO ORDER NOW!

fashionABLE + Alt KICKSTARTER INCENTIVES

WE’RE GIVING AWAY ONE OF EACH SCARF
LEARN HOW TO SHARE AND WIN!


19Sep, 2014

First Day of Fall Flash Sale!

Mehari + Mamuye bundle

Our Mehari blanket and Mamuye tote have become favorites for many of you since we launched them earlier this summer. You’ve taken them to the beach and to the ballpark, on picnics and on playdates. Monday officially marks the first day of Fall… so now it’s time for football tailgates, fall festivals and cozying up at a bonfire.

And to celebrate the transition into our favorite season, we’re having a “First Day of Fall” FLASH SALE all weekend long!!*

Grab a blanket or a tote at 25% off.
Grab BOTH at 35% off! (a savings of $90!!)

*Sale starts now and ends Sunday at 11pm CST.

Mamuye + Mehari bundle | livefashionABLE.com


17Sep, 2014

Fall Focus: the Aster scarf.

We’ve got so many amazing styles in our Fall 2014 Collection, it’s too hard to pick a favorite. So we’re focusing on one style each week, highlighting our favorite things about each one!

We’ve shown you the Gebeyewthe Meseret, & the Seble.
This week — we’re highlighting the Aster scarf.

Aster scarf | livefashionABLE.com

The Aster is a new style for this season.  This medium weight scarf has a safari grey base with a beautiful chevon pattern woven throughout. There are three colorways to choose from: teal, avocado, and tangerine.

Aster scarf | livefashionABLE.com

And, like every fashionABLE product, this scarf is named after one of the heroic women we work with. Because of your purchase, Aster is ABLE to love her job!


11Sep, 2014

Fall Focus: The Seble Scarf.

We’ve got so many amazing styles in our Fall 2014 Collection, it’s too hard to pick a favorite. So we’re focusing on one style each week, highlighting our favorite things about each one!

We’ve shown you the Gebeyew and the Meseret.
This week it’s all about the Seble scarf.

Seble scarf | livefashionABLE.com

The Seble is a style we debuted last Fall.  The scarf base is a lightweight material, with heavier honeycomb patterns woven throughout.  It’s available in two color ways: a bold gunmetal grey with a scarlet pattern, or a soft safari grey with a dusty rose pattern. This is a perfect accessory as we’re transitioning into Fall!

the Seble scarf | livefashionABLE.com

And, like every fashionABLE product, this scarf is named after one of the heroic women we work with. Because of your purchase, Seble is ABLE to be a leader in her workplace.


09Sep, 2014

Pin it to Win it: On Towards Autumn…

The first official day of Fall is still a couple weeks away, and we couldn’t be more excited that the air is getting a little crisper, just begging us to start wearing scarves and boots.  While we wait for Fall to officially stake it’s claim, we have a little giveaway of some of our favorite items as we move on towards Autumn in our hearts…

Pin it to Win it - On Towards Autumn at livefashionABLE.com

One lucky winner will receive:

  • fashionABLE Tigist leather clutch (in black) — we promise this will be your favorite bag to to carry your essentials day or night.  And we are loving the new black color…pair it with your favorite leather booties! (value: $98)
  • fashionABLE Gebeyew scarf (in hot pink + brazilnut) — this is our newest online exclusive scarf, in a perfect medium weight with just the right amount of bright. (value: $72)
  • Miriam Designs Moonbeam necklace — we love our friends at Miriam who share so many of the same values and have a very similar mission: creating sustainable business for women. This necklace is hangs 13″ and features a raw brass crescent.  (value: $38)
  • Raven + Lily journal – made from recycled cotton, this travel journal was crafted by women in Northern India. We love how R+L are empowering women around the globe! (value: $9)
  • The Honest Company sunscreen stick — sunscreen isn’t only for the summer, ya know! We suggest throwing this little stick in your bag so you’re always ready to protect those pretty cheeks in all seasons. We love that everything Honest makes is natural + eco-friendly. (value: $9.95)
  • Mini volcano candle from Anthropologie — who isn’t obsessed with this candle? This is a year-round favorite in the fashionABLE offices.  (value: $12)

 

So how do you win all of these amazing items?  You must:
1. Follow fashionABLE on Pinterest.
2. Pin the above graphic and tag #livefashionABLE
Make sure you enter the above 2 steps on the rafflecopter below. (+ see additional ways to get entries, too!)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

*Contest ends at 8pm CST Sunday 9/14. One winner will be randomly chosen from above entries. Open to residents in the US + Canada. Retail value of all items is $238.95. 


02Sep, 2014

Fall Focus: The Meseret Scarf.

We’ve got so many amazing styles in our Fall 2014 Collection, it’s too hard to pick a favorite. So we’re focusing on one style each week, highlighting our favorite things about each one!

Last week we showed you the Gebeyew scarf, our online exclusive.
This week is our other online exclusive, the Meseret scarf.

Meseret - lookbook

The Meseret is the online exclusive scarf we launched last spring that we loved so much we just had to carry it over into our Fall collection.  It was actually a runner-up in the Alt Design Contest we ran last year, and was designed by Janette Crawford.  We love the intricately woven peach + ivory pattern on the teal base, and how it can be a favorite scarf to wear year round.

the Meseret Scarf | livefashionABLE.com

And, like every fashionABLE product, this scarf is named after one of the heroic women we work with. Because of your purchase, Meseret is ABLE to love others well.


27Aug, 2014

Fall Focus: The Gebeyew Scarf.

We’ve got so many amazing styles in our Fall 2014 Collection, it’s too hard to pick a favorite. So we’re focusing on one style each week, highlighting our favorite things about each one!

First up: the Gebeyew scarf.

Gebeyew - lookbook

Gebeyew | livefashionABLE.com

The Gebeyew is our new online exclusive scarf, with an intricate starburst woven design, placing it at the top of our collection.  It’s available in a beautiful neutral hue with a safari grey base + ivory pattern, or in a rockin’ bright combo of hot pink + brazilnut brown. The combination of a lightweight base with the woven design creates an ideal medium weight scarf that will become a staple piece you never want to leave home without.

Gebeyew scarf | livefashionABLE.com

And, like every fashionABLE product, this scarf is named after one of the heroic women we work with. Because of your purchase, Gebeyew is ABLE to feel a part of a community.


25Aug, 2014

The Fall 2014 Collection is Here!

fashionABLE Fall Collection 2014

Fall is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more thrilled.  Get ready for the leaves to start changing, for pumpkin spice lattes,  and for lots of layering with our Fall 2014 Collection!

We are so proud of this lookbook, highlighting our beautiful new scarves as well as our leather line.  Flip through and let us know what your favorite new style is!

SHOP THE NEW FALL COLLECTION

LOOKBOOK CREDITS:
model photography: Blythe Thomas
Ethiopia photography: Esther Havens
styling: Jordan Duncan
models: Amanda Bantug, Rhian Bosci, Georgia Miller, Louisa Wendorff
production: Marisa Pardo
graphic design: Emily Keafer Lambright


18Aug, 2014

fashionABLE + ALT: Vote for your favorite!

fashionABLE + ALT Design Contest

VOTE, SHARE, & WIN COOL STUFF!!

Remember the Design Contest we ran last month with our friends at ALT? We got over 100 design entries, which is so incredible!!  It was SO difficult to choose which ten went to sample production, but we were so happy with the results from Ethiopia.  We received those samples last week, and our fashionABLE + ALT style teams narrowed it down to these 3 finalists!

And now it’s your turn.  From start to finish, we want the winning scarf to be a product of collaboration and community.  So first, help us choose!  Head here to VOTE for your favorite.  Then, help us spread the word and read below for some cool prizes if you do share. We’ve got a SHARE PAGE full of graphics + text that you can use to rally your friends to vote, too! The winning scarf will be announced when it goes on sale in 2 weeks through an exciting crowd – sourced collaboration (stay tuned!).

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE 

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Are you a blogger? If you blog about the contest & encourage your readers to vote, you’ll be entered in to WIN one of the winning scarves + a free ticket to the ALT summit conference in January! (email a copy of your blog post to design@livefashionABLE.com to be entered in to win!) [ grab graphics here ]


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