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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Photo: Private

 

 

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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Barney’s Goes Back to School With Walter Martin & Appaman

September 10, 2014 in In the news, NYC, Press

Legendary department store Barney’s and musician Walter Martin have teamed up for an adorable back to school style video. Check out these great looks, featuring our very own Mod Suit and the beautiful streets of Brooklyn, NYC.

Read more about the project and watch the video here!

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Fine Tailoring, Styled Your Way

September 18, 2013 in In the news, New This Season

We love to see our fans get creative when styling our Mod Suits, Suit Pants, Standard Shirts, and other pieces from our Fine Tailoring line. Worn casual with kicks and graphic tees, or dressed up for a stylish and comfortable ring bearer look for a wedding, there seems to be a suit for every occasion.

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Above: Appaman Mod Suits currently available in Khaki, Mist, Vintage Black, Plaid, Navy, and Maroon Velvet

 

Pop Street Kidz gave the Mod Suit (in Vintage Black and Mist) total tough guy treatment by rocking it on the back of this rad yellow chopper. Check out Pop Street Kidz for more awesome photos and their Appaman Back to School Style roundup.

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Pop Street Kidz also featured the Mod Suit in true “Hotel California” style, as seen in this photoshoot at the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Lido. So cool.

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Here’s a collection of some of our recent faves as styled by Appaman fans:

Got something to share? Drop us a line via email, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, or carrier pigeon and show us how you rock Appaman Fine Tailoring! 

Link Love: Appaman Around The Web, In The Press

August 20, 2013 in In the news, New This Season, Press

Kickin’ it Old School at Small Fry

Remember when tin can stilts, dominoes, and marbles weren’t overshadowed by DVRs and iPads? Over at Small Fry, they sure do, and our Baseball Henley in and Gym Sweats (below, in Firebrick) were featured in an awesome “Throwback Tuesday” post. Click on over to check out some great ideas for old-school games and toys to introduce to your kids, as well more gorgeous photos of our retro threads.

 Love from Estella 

Estella is a longtime favorite shop for the most fashionable kids in NYC and beyond. In addition to a great selection of quality kids’ clothing (Including yours truly! Not that we’re biased…), you can get the inside scoop and find great fashion/gift ideas on their blog.

So, of course, we were stoked to hear their thoughts on this season’s collection:

Appaman has released photos of its fall 2013 collection and, per usual, it is full of street-smart pieces that are comfortable, practical, and ultra cool. This season’s collection pays homage to iconic American style with vintage varsity jackets, prep school basics, and punk-inspired plaid. As always, the line manages to bring a hint of the founder’s unique Scandinavian perspective into its clothing to create truly one-of-a-kind pieces with tons of street-cred. Whether your kids are at school, heading to practice, or hanging out with friends, Appaman’s pieces allow your kids to discover and explore their own personal style. What’s better than that?

Thanks for the love! Right back at ya.

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Always in-the-know LilSugar had great things to say about our  Fall jackets and coats:

As usual, the line’s outerwear is the star of the show with fabulous varsity bomber jackets; puffy, motorcycle-inspired vests; and the boy’s band-inspired Route 1 jacket that he’ll be begging to wear even before the weather turns cool.

Above (L to R, top to bottom): Varsity Jacket in Fire Brick, Argyle Pullover in Pacific Blue, Baseball Henley in Fire Brick, Carroll Shift Dress in Poppy, Route 1 Jacket in Black, Bulldog Tee in Snow, Hoodie Dress in Carnation, Sidecar Tee in Fire Brick, Hooded Henley in Pacific Blue.

Visit Appaman.com to check out the outerwear collections for boys (including the Route 1 Jacket, above center) and for girls.

Cool Back to School Style Featured in Redbook Magazine

Redbook magazine featured our Tailored Vest styled lots of different ways as part of this cool back to school fashion feature:

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Outfit Ideas from People

People Moms & Babies recommends Appaman’s Mod Suit in Navy when your mini Justin Timberlake wants to turn this into a suit and tie kind of situation. We approve of most Justin Timberlake related matters, so we approve of this idea.

Link Love: Appaman on the Internet

April 22, 2013 in In the news, Press

Appaman Mod Suits on via tristanandtyler.com (left) and strollerinthecity.com (right)

Appaman Mod Suits via tristinandtyler.com (left) and strollerinthecity.com (right)

Our friends around the blogosphere are always coming up with great ways to style Appaman threads. Click on over to these links for great reading material and pint-sized fashion inspiration:

Appaman in the news

February 27, 2013 in In the news, Press

Appaman’s spring 2013 collection has hit the ground running, and we’re thrilled to see such a positive response.

Check out the newest Appaman love, in press and in the blogosphere:

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  • Lots of love to Pop Street Kidz for this lovely review of our newest collection!
  • Boys Be Cool did an awesome preview of the Spring ’13 collection, and made lots of great outfit suggestions.
  • LilSugar says, “The ’80s are back big time in the world of Appaman!” Got that right.
  • The Masked Bunny Grammercy Tee (available here) made it into the March ’13 issue of Parenting magazine. Such lovely styling, don’t you think?

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Lights, Camera, Action…

April 25, 2011 in In the news

We don’t like to toot our own horn but Appaman hit Hollywood this past week in a big way and we can’t help but want to share the excitement.  We were asked to showcase the line on Access Hollywood Live.  It was all parts terrifying and exciting and the results were rewarding.  So sit back and check out our little fashion show…

Making of a Brand

January 14, 2011 in In the news

This very informative interview was a nice news piece on Appaman. Something we consider news.

“Ever wonder how some brands just have it? Worn by every kid in the neighborhood not to mention every kid in Hollywood? Us, too. Which is why we sat down with the lovely Lynn Husum of Appaman and asked her a few burning questions we had about the brand she launched with her husband, 7 years ago…”

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