Happy holidays from Appaman!

December 20, 2017 in Appaman News, Appaman Style, Holiday Style

It’s festive season and here at Appaman we love nothing more than ugly holiday sweaters and holiday tunes. Here is an EXCLUSIVE look at our cover of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” (complete with choreography, of course). Happy holidays from all of us here at Appaman HQ!

 

Stocking Stuffers

December 19, 2017 in Appaman Style, Featured, Holiday Style, Mom Hacks

It’s that time of year again: sitting by the fire, watching the snow (at least here in New York), and of course, Christmas shopping. Luckily we’ve got your covered for stocking stuffers – our cozy, fun and durable accessories are the perfect treat for Christmas morning.

 

We have a great range of boy’s hats, from the super laid-back Rocky Hat, to the fun and furry Benji Hat. They are all lined, extremely cozy, and come in a whole bunch of super cool colors that work in perfectly with our boy’s clothing.

 

Our super cool girl’s hat collection features bold colors and buttery-soft knits perfect for keeping heads warm on freezing days. Whether you’re a fan of the purr-fect Kat Hat , or the cute-as-a-button Krista hat (did someone say HUGE pompom?), there’s something for every one to open on Christmas morning.

 

We also have limited-edition gloves, scarves and earmuffs in cosy knits to keep the cold away – shop the whole accessories collection here.

 

Happy holidays!

 

 

It’s Summer Somewhere

December 18, 2017 in Appaman News, Appaman Style, Featured, Holiday Style, New This Season, NYC

Sick of winter already? Meet Appaman’s Resort 2018 collection.

This stunning capsule collection brings all-American vacation vibes to summer-in-the-city style. Tropical patterns and street-mural inspired graphics showcase a palette of rich, whimsical rainbow tones and celebrates the spirit of a cross-country adventure.

Perfect for an escape to warmer temperatures, our Boys collection features swim trunks in bold tropical prints, and hard-wearing rash guards that provide protection from the sun, surf and sand. Our best-selling cotton Graphic Tee is back in three limited-edition prints, as are our classic camp shorts (check out the super cool Shorts in Pineapple!).

Our exclusive Girls Collection features four bold, versatile swim suits (think Pineapples and Sea Unicorns), a rainbow Surf Short, and of course a super cute  tee. One of our favorites is our new Thalia Dress, a soft, versatile dress perfect for dressing up or throwing on over swimwear at the beach.

 

While it may be chilly here in New York, our new Resort 2018 collection has us dreaming of sandy beaches, blue skies and clear water.

Shop Appman’s Resort 2018 Collection here.

 

Picture Perfect

October 30, 2017 in Appaman Style, DIY, Featured, Holiday Style, Mom Hacks

We caught up with professional photographer and friend of Appaman Laura Orozco to get her top tips on taking a great family holiday photo.

 

1. Consider your wardrobe carefully.  Coordinate outfits, but don’t match.  Use similar colors and styles to create a cohesive look, but let individual styles shine through.  Avoid bright colors and busy patterns.  Bright colors tend to reflect a color cast onto skin, especially for those who have  fair skin. Also, busy patterns draw attention away from the subjects.  If you have trouble planning outfits, check out Pinterest for some ideas!

2. Try to limit your stress and expectations, and go into your session ready to have fun as a family.  As a photographer I have a list of poses and images that I want to capture, but every family dynamic is different.  My only “must have” images are the ones that capture real family moments – joyful, loving, tender, hilarious – even tantrums and meltdowns create beautiful memories!

3. Try to get your bodies as close as possible to portray warmth and connection in group shots.  When you think you’re close enough, move in even closer!  Just an inch of separation can change the feeling of an image.

4. Always let the photographer cue the kids.  Often, I’ll have a perfect shot of the kids, but I catch the parents mid-sentence or pointing towards the camera.  Sometimes, it is hard to get the kids to look at the camera, let alone smile at the same time.  If the parents are camera ready for all of the shots, it is easier to get a great group photo.  I always use parents as attention-getters, but only when the posed group photos are complete.

5. Bribes work really well!  Whether it is a toy after the session or snacks throughout the session, the toughest and grumpiest kids tend to take great photos with some fun or yummy incentives!

 

 

Check out Laura’s Amazing work on her Facebook or Instagram

Are your little ones wearing Appaman for your family holiday pics? Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram @appaman for the chance to be featured!

Quick Questions with Gavin Reyes

October 4, 2017 in Appaman Style, Holiday Style, Star Style

Appaman was lucky enough to catch up with pint-sized influencer and fashion guru Gavin Reyes 

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Hey Gavin – so what city do you live in? Northridge, LA. 

 Tell us a little about your family? I have a really big loving happy family.

 What is your favorite place to relax by yourself? Cancun.

 What is your favorite holiday destination for winter? Big Bear.

 How do you spend thanksgiving? With my family – we have a big party! 

 We have a pet-friendly office here at Appaman – do you have any beloved pets? Yes! Two french bulldogs.

 You’re on an island for 5 days – what  do you take with you? Water, music and stuff to make fire.

 What is the thing you are looking forward to most right now? Halloween! 

 If you were a school teacher, what subject would you be teaching and why? Art, i love art.

 

What is your favorite tv show and why? Spongebob – he’s funny! 

 What is your favorite movie and why? IT! I love horror films.

 If you could see one band or musician alive or dead, who would it be? The Beatles.

If you could borrow a celebrity’s closet, whose would it be? Elvis! He always dressed cool.

 What label would you wear to the MET gala? Appaman.

 If you had to wear one pair of shoes for the rest of your life, what would they be? Vans!

 What are your favourite Appaman pieces right now? The Tibetan Red Velvet Suit (pictured) 

 What app has changed your life? Instagram of course! 

 

 

Gavin is wearing our Tibetan Red Velvet Suit with our Navy Dot Standard Shirt 

Styling by Shannon Goldberg

 

A Kardashian Christmas in Appaman

January 4, 2017 in Appaman News, Holiday Style, Star Style

We love seeing kids wearing Appaman for the holidays. Kourtney Kardashian shared these great photos of her son, Reign, wearing his Appaman Mod Suit at the Kardashian-Jenner annual Christmas party.

Check out our Instagram account for more photos of Appaman fans in holiday ensembles. Share yours with us by tagging @appaman or #appaman.

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McConaughey Family Meets Stevie Wonder in Appaman Fine Tailoring

December 9, 2016 in Appaman Style, Holiday Style, In the news, Star Style

Alright alright alright! Appaman hit the red carpet again at the December 4th premiere of Matthew McConaughey’s movie, Sing.

McConaughey’s wife, Camila Alves, posted an Instagram photo of the family meeting legend Stevie Wonder. Siblings Levi, Vida, and Livingston, who often coordinate style with their fashionable parents, all decided to match each other this time around! Each of the three kids is wearing their own version of a suit and bow tie combination. As always, we’re honored that they chose Appaman Fine Tailoring for such a wonderful occasion.

For more photos of the premiere and the McConoughey-Alves family’s awesome red carpet looks, visit Just Jared.

Inspired? Find the style that suits you with Appaman Fine Tailoring.

 

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The lovely family:

Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "Sing" - Red Carpet

Holiday style tip: Don’t forget the jacket

November 16, 2016 in Appaman Style, Holiday Style

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Adding a formal coat or fun jacket to your holiday party outfit is a great way to complete your photo-ready look. Why cover up your fancy fashion with snow gear when you could complement it with faux fur, velvet, or a smart and sophisticated overcoat? Nothing beats a great coat or jacket to add the perfect final touch and make a special event extra special.

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For lots of great holiday looks and outfit ideas, shop the Boys Fine Tailoring collection here and the Girls Fine Tailoring collection here.

Featured jackets:

 

It’s here: Appaman’s Halloween Costume Guide

October 21, 2016 in DIY, Holiday Style

We love Halloween here at Appaman. Each year, we put together some Halloween costume inspiration from our collection, for fashion-loving fans who want costumes pieces that can go right back into your regular wardrobe when the holiday is over and done.

Have you used Appaman threads for your Halloween costume? Send us pics!

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Fall Suiting: Fabric Profile & Style Guide

September 29, 2016 in Appaman Style, Holiday Style

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Need some style inspiration? We’ve three of our favorite fall suits from our Fine Tailoring collection. Take a look at our fabric profiles, styling suggestions, and color matching tips and get a closer look at what makes each of these suits stand out.

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