September 4, 2013 in New This Season
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.
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.
Cool Back to School Style Featured in Redbook Magazine
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.
August 7, 2013 in New This Season
August 2, 2013 in Appaman News
It’s no secret that we live to see photos of Appaman clothes out and about, especially because our fans really know how to style them!
Share your Appaman pics with us on Instagram for the chance to be one of three randomly-selected winners of $50 applicable toward your next Appaman.com purchase.*
To make sure we see it, tag @appaman and include the hashtag #appamazing. (Please note: If your Instagram feed is set to “private,” we will not be able to see the image and therefore cannot include it as a valid entry. We’re sorry!)
Winners will be announced on our Facebook page on August 19th, 2013, where we will also share some of our submissions.
*Boring fine print: US and Canada residents only. Winners will receive a discount code to take up to $50 USD off a single purchase from Appaman.com and will not receive credit for any remaining balance if the purchase totals less than $50. May not combine it with any other offer, discount, or promotion.
July 29, 2013 in New This Season
Appaman loves Pinterest, especially when it comes to sharing our inspiration behind our design process.
Check out our new boards, where we’ve been collecting images of the back-to-school style throughout the ages, including the greasers and cheerleaders of Rydell High, the sophisticated pleats and tailoring of a New England prep school, the military jackets and flannel of your favorite tough-on-the-outside punk and grunge kids.
Click an image below to visit the board:
July 25, 2013 in New This Season
It’s that time of year again, peeps! The day we release our new Fall collection on Appaman.com is fast approaching, so after you set your alarms to July 15th, take a look at our new video, a behind-the-scenes look at our Fall/Winter ’13 catalog photoshoot in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
This season’s collection is a our tribute to iconic American school style. We were inspired by the refined look of prep school cool, the sporty comfort of vintage varsity gear and the edgy, rebellious spirit of punk fashion.
Of course, Appaman kids can be found rocking their own personal style about anywhere on campus: shootin’ hoops on the playground, cheering from the bleachers, making music with the band, testing theories in the lab, or break dancing in the parking lot. We made a mix-and-match collection so you can make these looks your own, and be confined to just one style.
Once again, we’d like to thank videographer Mike Canzoniero for his cinematic skills and Boots for contributing original music.
Check out the video below, then scroll down to take a look at some photos of our Fall ’13 favorites:
Available July 15th on Appaman.com; Currently available through many of our awesome retailers.
June 14, 2013 in Appaman News
Today is a bittersweet day at Appaman HQ as we bid farewell to a much beloved member of our team as she takes the next step in her career. Summer Walker, our amazing production manager, is moving on to follow her dream full time, and we would be crushed if we weren’t SO DARN EXCITED for her and all the plans she has in the works. (We can’t wait to spill the beans when it’s time!)
Summer has been an integral part of Appaman’s success over the past five years, working right along side Lynn and Harald to grow the company into what it is today. Everyone from our sales reps and boutique owners to our factories and shipping companies has worked with Summer and knows what an awesome lady she is – warm, friendly, with business savvy to boot. In addition to her professional expertise, she has grace and moxie in spades and truly epitomizes the adventurous spirit that Appaman is all about.
Appaman HQ will not be the same in Summer’s absence, but we know that this is just the beginning of a long and successful career, so we’re smiling.
(Plus, she promised to come hang out with us later.)
Adieu, Summer, and come back soon for another Pizza Friday!
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to intern at Appaman HQ? We sat down with Jihaeng, a very talented young lady who was gracious enough to spend this past semester as we developed the Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Read on to find out what she worked on during her Appaman internship, her advice for students going into fashion design, plus her tips on personal style…
Jihaeng Lee, Design Intern
School: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) - graduated May 2013
Major: Fashion Design with a specialization in Childrenswear
From: South Korea
Previous Experience: Internships at Khan Lucas and Rebecca Minkoff
(click through to read the full Q & A)
Is there any palette more inspirational than that of Mother Nature herself? For our Spring/Summer 2013 collection, we were inspired by the blissful beauty of the ocean, where all it takes is sand, a surfboard, and a little sun to make a truly perfect day from sunrise to sunset.
We took the natural ombres from the sea and the sky to make great color options for beach bum boys and girls.
Take a look at some of our inspiration and outfit ideas: