Tina is moving up the ranks!

June 26, 2015 in Appaman News

It’s high time we properly welcome Tina to Appaman HQ’s official full time staff. Many of our retailers and buyers have been working with Tina since last year, when she joined Team Appaman as a part time assistant, splitting her time between our NYC showroom and Appaman HQ.  She’s a hardworking lady with a killer sense of style and a knack for quickly learning any task we send her way, so it’s no surprise that soon enough, we had to have her at 195 Chrystie Street full time.

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Tina is a Brooklyn native who graduated Magna Cum Laude last May from SUNY Buffalo State with Bachelor’s degrees in Fashion Textile Technology and Business Administration. Like many of us here at HQ, she loves to read, shop and travel — if she had to pick a favorite city (other than New York, duh) it would be either Rome, Barcelona, Paris and London.  Appaman is Tina’s first “professional” job, and she says she’s loving the experience.

Welcome, Tina! Glad to have you around.

 

 

The Asbjørnsen Family Goes ‘Round The World With Appaman

June 9, 2015 in In the news, Press

We have a great story to share about some of Appaman’s biggest little fans.

Norwegian dad Ørjan Tunge Asbjørnsen and his wife, Kristine Noraas Asbjørnsen, have set off on a year-long journey around the world with their six sons, Kristian, 9, Joakim, 8,  Aleksander, 7, Fredrik, 4, Daniel, 2, and Marius, 1. They’ve begun in North America, first visiting Florida and the Caribbean before heading to California, with plans that include Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, Bali, Singapore, various countries in Europe, and maybe even a trip to Africa.

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Photo: Knut Egil Wang

And as if that feat alone weren’t impressive enough, they’re doing it all in style — all six boys dress in matching head-to-toe Appaman! Ørjan is a longtime fan of our brand (in fact, he is the one responsible for first bringing Appaman to the Norwegian retail scene), so it was only natural that when packing their bags with durable, fashionable and functional clothing, in sizes that would fit every kid, our clothes made the cut.

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During a stop in Los Angeles, writer Silje Kathrine Sviggum met up with the crew and interviewed them for Norway’s Bergen Tidende, where they’ve shared the details of their route, future plans, favorite places so far, and tips for how a family of 8 can travel extensively while actually enjoying each other’s company.

Check out more photos after the jump. For the full collection (and an article in Norwegian), click here.

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That’s a Wrap! Behind the Scenes at the Spring/Summer 2016 Photoshoot

June 1, 2015 in Appaman News, NYC

It’s that time of year: We’ve styled, shot, and wrapped yet another Appaman Spring/Summer collection. We have so much fun hanging out with our models and watching all of our hard work come to life on camera.

As always, it’s all hands on deck to make sure these busy few days run smoothly. It’s a challenge, and sometimes a bit hectic to keep all the clothes and kids where they need to be at the right time, but with a little teamwork and a whole lot of organization, we somehow manage to get it all done and have a good time.

We are really excited about some great new designs we have in store for our fans and wish we could show you more, but you’ll have to wait til Spring 2016 to see the full collection in stores. For now, here are a few behind the scenes photos of our recent shoot here in our Chrystie Street studio. Stay tuned til next spring!

Spring/Summer 2016 Appaman shoot

Celebrity Kids Get Fancy in Appaman Fine Tailoring

May 21, 2015 in Star Style

It feels good to look your best! Appaman Fine Tailoring was born to bring sharp, sophisticated style to the younger crowd, and we’re loving how to of Hollywood’s most fashionable families have recently been spotted dressing up in our tailored formalwear and making it fit their personal style.

Penelope Disick, daughter of Kourtney Kardashian, goes for a dancer look, wearing our girls’ Tuxedo Blazer over a pink ballerina outfit:
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Kingston Rossdale, a longtime Appaman fan, wears a Mod Suit in Sky Blue to church on Mother’s Day with mom Gwen Stefani, giving a classic suit an edge with a bold bow tie and cool kicks:

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Win a $250 gift certificate in our #AppaMom Pin & Win sweepstakes

April 22, 2015 in Appaman News

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Please note: Participants must register via Facebook to win. You will be prompted to log in, but we will not post on your behalf without permission. 

Appaman + Big Apple Parent: Four Covers in a Row!

March 30, 2015 in NYC, Press

As a New York City brand, we love to see kids around the city rocking our styles at school, on the subway, or hanging in the park. But there’s something extra cool about making the cover of one of NYC’s best family publications, not just once, but four months in a row!

Check out our gear below, featured on the cover of Big Apple Parent magazine’s December 2014, January 2015, February 2015, and March 2015 issues. Style details after the jump.

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Summer ’15 Collection Preview

March 17, 2015 in New This Season

Our summer collection will be launching soon on Appaman.com. Here’s a sneak peek of some of our favorite looks and products.

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Comfortable separates with light, functional outerwear and pops of bold colors offset grey and black neutrals. Pull together the look with edgy accessories like hats and shades:

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Appaman Fine Tailoring For Your Ring Bearer

March 6, 2015 in Press

Upcoming wedding? Our Mod Suit has gotten lots of love recently as a great choice for brides looking for a fashion forward, comfortable ring bearer suit. If you need some inspiration, check out some of our recent editorial features for great styling ideas:

Top Row: Martha Stewart Weddings (Spring/Summer '15, Fall '14, Spring/Summer '14)Bottom Row: Southern Bride Fall/Winter; Metro Detroit Bride Fall

Top Row: Martha Stewart Weddings (Spring/Summer ’15, Fall ’14, Spring/Summer ’14)
Bottom Row: Southern Bride Fall/Winter ’15; Metro Detroit Bride Winter/Spring ’15

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Fine Tailoring on the Red Carpet

February 12, 2015 in In the news, Star Style

Appaman’s Fine Tailoring collection, featuring our fan-favorite Mod Suit and other special occasion garments and accessories, has been making some rounds on the red carpet, and it’s never looks better.

Check out a few of the stars we’ve spotted recently who have chosen Appaman Fine Tailoring for their red carpet and other special appearance needs:

Clockwise, from top left: Kingston Rossdale (pictured with mom Gwen Stefani) wearing the Mod Suit in Mist; Levi McConaughey (with Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves) wearing the Mod Suit in Chambray; Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter North West (center) wearing the Faux Fur Coat in Black; Karan Brar ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid") wearing the Mod Suit in Glen Plaid; Levi McConaughey wearing the Mod Suit in Vintage Black; Louis Bullock (son of Sandra Bullock) wearing the Mod Suit in Mist with a Logo Tie; Kingston Rossdale in the Trouser Shorts, Standard Shirt and Bow Tie; Jaeden Lieberher (with "St. Vincent" co-stars Bill Murray and Naomi Watts) wearing the Mod Suit in Maroon Velvet; Noah Lomax (with "Playing for Keeps" co-star Gerard Butler) wearing the Mod Suit in Vintage Black

Clockwise, from top left: Kingston Rossdale (pictured with mom Gwen Stefani) wearing the Mod Suit in Mist; Levi McConaughey (with Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves) wearing the Mod Suit in Chambray; Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s daughter North West (center) wearing the Faux Fur Coat in Black; Karan Brar (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”) wearing the Mod Suit in Glen Plaid; Levi McConaughey wearing the Mod Suit in Vintage Black; Louis Bullock (son of Sandra Bullock) wearing the Mod Suit in Mist with a Logo Tie; Kingston Rossdale in the Trouser Shorts, Standard Shirt and Bow Tie; Jaeden Lieberher (with “St. Vincent” co-stars Bill Murray and Naomi Watts) wearing the Mod Suit in Maroon Velvet; Noah Lomax (with “Playing for Keeps” co-star Gerard Butler) wearing the Mod Suit in Vintage Black

 

Find your Fine Tailoring look on Appaman.com:
Shop Fine Tailoring for Girls
Shop Fine Tailoring for Boys

Spring is here at Appaman

February 11, 2015 in Appaman News, New This Season

Hey, Appaman fans! We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of our brand new Spring 2015 collection, now available to shop on Appaman.com.  Though Punxatawney Phil, our nation’s favorite groundhog, has decided that we have a few more weeks of winter left, we’re too excited about our great, new warm weather styles to think too much about the chilly weather here in New York City.

We’d like to share a video with you that features some of our new styles, plus a preview of some late spring/early summer styles that are on their way (available next month). Shot on location in Brooklyn, NYC, with beautiful drone camerawork and direction from MCM Productions, we think it totally captures Appaman clothing worn for its primary purpose: playing and having fun.

Check out the full video below, or scroll down for highlights (more at the jump). Be sure not to miss the cameo by our furry mascot, Party Hat Husum!)

Watch now:

The Face Off: Spring/Summer ’15 from Appaman on Vimeo.

 

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