June 4, 2014 in Press
May 30, 2014 in Press
This just in! Appaman’s Mod Suit in Mist (a perennial fan favorite) was featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings magazine, paired with our classic Standard Shirt in White.
For guests or ring bearers, the Mod Suit in Mist a popular choice for weddings in any season. It goes with almost any color shirt and tie, so you can wear it a million different ways…but nothing beats classic white. Fans love the “grown up” fit and look of the Mod Suit, and boys love how they can look sharp while staying nice and comfortable in their formalwear.
To view our complete Fine Tailoring collection, including hats, ties, and more, visit our online store.
Our AppaMom featured bloggers have been hard at work adding their own spin to Appaman Spring/Summer 2014 style. Fine Tailoring, graphic tees, and fun accessories – you name it, they’ve styled it!
At PopStreet Kidz, Wynn experimented with layering and rolling the cuffs of his Skinny Twill Pants and Stanton Shorts to create his own tailored looks – from crisp and preppy and rock ‘n’ roll casual.
We love the attention to detail here — whether it’s a smart cuff on the pants paired with a button-up shirt, or the pushed-up sleeves of the throwback Barracuda Jacket over a graphic henley tee, this mom and son team have put together a series of looks that looks cool and effortless. Check out their blog to see more personalized looks and ideas for mixing Appaman pieces into your wardrobe.
Look 1 – Tilden Shirt in Pacific Blue, Graham Cardigan in Heather Grey, Skinny Twill Pants in Galaxy, The Lennon Sunglasses in Silver
Look 2 – Barracuda Jacket in Vintage Black, Short Sleeve Henley in Concrete, Stanton Shorts in Robot Blue, Rockabilly Sunglasses in Brown
Stroller in the City
Next up is Stroller in the City, who opted to stylize a longtime Appaman fan favorite: the Mod Suit.
Rocking the Mod Suit with a cotton Fisherman Cap, mirrored sunglasses, and tiger graphic shirt makes for a great combination of formal and casual. Model Ryder is on his second Mod Suit, and mom Brianne says, “Ry has worn this suit in so many ways… to a formal function with a button down and tie, just the jacket with jeans, just the pants…I wanted to showcase how this suit can be worn dressed down, we rolled up the sleeves to show off the Appaman signature logo and paired it with the Tiger Slub Tee rather than a tailored shirt.” See more photos here.
We love it!
And finally, we have our girly look of the group! Nine month-old Victoria is our youngest featured model, sporting some pieces from Appaman’s girl collection over on Mom Generations.
Going for the all-pink look, Victoria is wearing some of our favorite multi-purpose pieces that are available in mini sizes as well as big kid sizes. The Mermaid tee is a spring and summer staple that looks great with the Boardwalk Cardigan in the chilly weather. Girls of any age know that a skirt-and-legging combo like the Lexie Capri is comfy and functional.
We were glad to see Appaman Girl and Appaman Mini represented in Mom Generation’s house full of boys! For more photos, visit their site.
Stay tuned for more highlights from our AppaMom bloggers
March 31, 2014 in Press
This season we searched the internet high and low to find moms with just the right touch of cool and asked them to join us as part of a new initiative program for Appaman. We have coined these fearlessly fabulous group of bloggers the AppaMoms.
We’d like to take this moment to welcome them and all their awesomeness: Mom Generations, Pop Street Kidz and Stroller in the City [applause]. We highly recommend you give them a follow and check out their blogs to learn what they are all about!
As AppaMoms, Mom Generations, Pop Street Kidz and Stoller in the City were able to hand pick Appaman outfits for their little ones to try them out out and tell us what they think. We can’t wait to see what they have to say. Stay tuned for more from the AppaMoms.
February 15, 2014 in New This Season
Every season, we share our inspiration with you on our Pinterest page. The creative process kicks off with the design team at Appaman HQ collecting images that, when put together, establish a feeling we want to capture in the collection. Vintage photos, patterns, color palettes, anything goes!
Click the images below to visit our inspiration boards for girl and boy. This year, we wanted to pay tribute the relaxed, carefree, nostalgic style of vintage California beach/surf culture. We hope we like what you see!
December 24, 2013 in Appaman News
The next charity chosen for our annual Five Weeks of Giving program is a pick from Jenna, a foundation called Love 146, which is dedicated to ending child trafficking and exploitation.
According to the organization,”Love is the foundation of our name because it is our motivating drive to end the trafficking and exploitation of children. Martin Luther King Jr. said, ‘Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.’ We hold that to be true.”
Jenna says, “I was first introduced to this foundation through my church who is a big supporter of this cause. It’s something that most people do not give a second thought to as a real issue in the world. The more I work with children and spend time with my niece and nephew the more children are brought to the forefront of my mind. When I heard about this issue the thought was so appalling, and I couldn’t believe this was still a relevant problem. I am so lucky to live among family and friend who deeply love and care for their children. I wish that same love to be shown to children all around the world. This foundation is working hard to abolish the trafficking and enslavement of children through survivor care, prevention education, professional training and empowering movement.”
Learn more at Love416.org.
December 20, 2013 in Appaman News
Susan’s pick for Appaman’s Five Weeks of Giving is an organization beloved by many: The United Nations Children’s Fund, also known as UNICEF.
UNICEF is an influential organization that works in 190 countries on behalf of children’s wellbeing. They believe that nurturing children is the cornerstone of human progress and work on a grassroots level to help communities overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child’s path.
According to UNICEF: “Ending preventable child deaths means, first, giving children a healthy start by providing pregnant mothers with quality antenatal care and nutrition during pregnancy. It means giving newborns a safe delivery, the ability to breathe in the first crucial moments of life, and proper nourishment to avoid stunting. It means newborns are sheltered, breastfed, kept warm and shielded from diseases like HIV. And it means protecting children from infectious diseases like malaria and pneumonia with vaccines, bednets, and antibiotics. “
December 16, 2013 in Appaman News
Erica’s pick for Appaman’s Five Weeks of Giving is the United Cerebral Palsy Association.
“The United Cerebral Palsy Association was founded in 1949 by Leonard Goldenson. When UCP was established there were very few resources available to those with disabilities. Since it’s inception UCP has served to raise awareness about Cerebral Palsy while providing support for people with disabilities and their families. UCP is committed to improving the quality of life of those with Cerebral Palsy and other developmental disabilities. This is a cause that is dear to me, so I’m grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the United Cerebral Palsy Association during our 5 weeks of giving.”
For more information about the Association, visit their website at www.ucp.org.
December 11, 2013 in Appaman News
And now, it’s time for Alyssa’s pick for Appaman’s annual Five Weeks of Giving program, where each Appaman employee choose a charity close to their hearts to receive a holiday donation.
Alyssa’s choice is the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Since the start of the Skin Cancer Foundation in 1979, the organization has set a standard for the education and the prevention of skin cancer. They stress the importance of early detection and prompt treatment.
According to the foundation, “Each year in the U.S. there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. Almost 9,000 people die from melanoma in the U.S. every year. Nonmelanoma cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma have reached critical levels, with squamous cell carcinoma killing 2,500 people each year.”
Alyssa says, “Right now I have a close family friend fighting melanoma and I personally get skin cancer screenings every six months, following my doctors orders. Hopefully with the outreach that the Skin Cancer Foundation has and the work they do in educating people on the dangers of improper sun exposure they can help make the number of diagnosed skin cancer cases continuously decrease.”
For more information, visit www.skincancer.org.
December 4, 2013 in Appaman News
It’s time to highlight the next charity chosen by an Appaman staffer as part of our annual Five Weeks of Giving.
This week’s pick comes from our production manager, Nicole, who chose Hour Children in Long Island City, Queens.
ABOUT HOUR CHILDREN
Founded more than 25 years ago, Hour Children was named to acknowledge the important hours that shape the life of a child with an incarcerated mother – the hour of his mother’s arrest, the hour of their visit, and the hour of her release.
The organization’s vision is to end the cycle of intergenerational incarceration. Their mission is to help incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children successfully rejoin the community, reunify with their families, and build healthy, independent and secure lives. To accomplish this, Hour Children provides compassionate and comprehensive services and encourages all to live and interact with dignity and respect.
Nicole says, “The head quarters of the organization is on my block and I have come to be familiar with the children, mothers, and volunteers over the past seven years. The organization has grown in this time by upgrading their thrift shop and building new housing for the families involved in the program.It is an inspiring organization that is helping improve the lives of children and their families in our community.”
For more information, visit www.hourchildren.org.