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The Guide to Fashion & Shopping on Cape Cod

SUMMER 2017

C O M P L I M E N TA RY


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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

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orking on our summer issue is always really exciting.We try to make the editorial content

as fun and carefree as the season, and this one is no exception. We bring you iconic Cape Cod summer scenes as well as popular summer trends, and a new local athleisure line. We also show you how things happening in the natural world can influence fashion

EDITOR & PUBLISHER

Amanda Converse amanda@lovelocalmedia.com SALES MANAGER

Ian Lee • ian@lovelocalmedia.com GRAPHIC DESIGN

Timothy Graham • timgrahamdesign.com PHOTOGRAPHY

Michelle Kaye Photography COVER PHOTO

Michelle Kaye Photography CONTRIBUTOR

Amy Szep

trends. Just as the number of great white sharks

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in the waters surrounding the Cape has increased

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significantly in the last few years, so has the number of great white shark products, which you will see in one of our product features. This issue is a tribute to all of the things that make summer on Cape Cod great, and this includes all of the great local businesses we have here that make this place special and unique. Dress Locally,

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RUNWAY RUNDOWN Ever hear a fashion buzz word and wonder what the heck the stylists are talking about? Here is your guide to the trends of the season.

Spring Colors GREENERY

Print: Gingham

Yes, gingham is a classic print for linens and kitchen towels, but this summer season it is also the print for cute tops, flirty skirts and sling back flats. Large checks or small checks the print screams light and carefree.

KALE

NIAGARA

ISLAND PARADISE

LAPIS BLUE

QUARRY Illustrations by Amy Szep

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Detail: Ruffle

Ruffles are definitely having their moment on the runway and in stores. They are being placed across garments, at an angle as well as vertically; they are on hemlines and necklines and edging sleeves. Some are voluminous and some delicate but all are super trendy.

Style: Off-the-Shoulder

There is no indication that the off-theshoulder trend that took the fashion world by storm last year is going away. So, grab that strapless bra and find the style of top or dress that works for you – A-line, fitted or one with spaghetti straps.

Material: Poplin

As the temperature creeps up so does our need to lighten up our fabrics. Pack away the wool and the stuffy polyester and pull out the poplin. Think shirt dresses, oversized buttondowns, off-the-shoulder tops, and add on midi-skirts or a super trendy palazzo pant.

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SHARK ATTACK 3

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1. WINTER WATER FACTORY BABY CLOTHES Wish Gift Co., Sandwich | $38.99 & $41.99 2. SHARK JAW CAMO HAT Chatham Clothing Bar, Chatham | $19.99 3. GREAT WHITE BRACELET Cape Clasp, capeclasp.com | $29.99 4. SOPHIA CAMPANELLI SHARK TOOTH EARRINGS Mark August, Chatham | $170 5. WHALE SHARK WALL HOOKS Modern Mix, Mashpee | $39.99

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6. GREAT WHITE MIXED METAL NECKLACE Fisherman’s Daughter | $85 7. SHARK VOTIVE HOLDER Yankee Ingenuity, Chatham | $10.50 ea 8. ARTICHOKE LOVE ME TEE Artichoke, Eastham | $28 9. SHARK SOCKS Red Fish Blue Fish, Hyannis | $12.95 10. SHARK DUCK Ducks in the Window, Chatham | $16.99

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SUMMER MUST-HAVES 1

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2 5 4 1. TROIS AMI SKINNY SILK SCARF Directions, Hyannis | $35 2. SHIRALEAH VITA HAT Snow’s Cape Cod, Orleans | $23.99 3. TRUST CACTUS NECKLACE Artichoke, Eastham | $38 4. SHIRALEAH VERONICA CLUTCH Snow’s Cape Cod, Orleans | $45.99 5. CACTUS ZIPPER CASE Wish Gift Co., Sandwich | $49.99

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Summer Fun Lovin' Summers on Cape Cod can’t be beat. Being on and by the water while the sun is shining and the air is warm is energizing, relaxing, and comforting all at the same time… fortunately our local shops will keep you dressed appropriately and stylishly for each and every occasion you might enjoy this summer season.

On Melissa WALLAROO JOSIE HAT Soho Arts Company, Hyannis | $44 BELLA DAHL SHIRT TAIL BUTTON DOWN Cape Chic, Falmouth | $129 FISHERMAN’S DAUGHTER ONE PIECE Fisherman’s Daughter, Chatham | $118 On Stefanie WALLAROO KRISTY HAT Soho Arts Company, Hyannis | $56 CARVE DESIGN TAMARINDO TOP & SANITAS BOTTOM Chelsea’s Swimwear and Apparel, Hyannis $48 & $52 HEM & THREAD LIGHT DENIM JACKET Sundance Clothing, Sandwich and Chatham | $89

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On Melissa FREE PEOPLE CARIBBEAN DRESS homegrowntrades boutique, Orleans | $350 On Stefanie CASUAL STUDIO PLEAT BODICE DRESS Cape Chic, Falmouth | $110

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ACE & JOG HOT CROSS TANK Weekend, Orleans | $192

VELVET COLD SHOULDER TOP Weekend, Orleans | $128

TRIBAL JEANS CROP BOOT JEANS Sundance Clothing, Sandwich and Chatham | $89

DEAR JOHN CUFFED JEANS Sundance Clothing, Sandwich and Chatham | $95

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On Melissa DUET IVAN JUNGLE PANTS Underground Fashion, Falmouth | $145 NATION CROP/TIE TOP Underground Fashion, Falmouth | $74 On Stefanie RAW EARTH WILD SKY TANK DRESS Shift Eco Boutique, Hyannis | $122

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REBECCA JEAN REBECCA DRESS Rebecca Jean, Chatham | $222

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NIC + ZOE FLOWY PANT Shawl Boutique & Consignment, Dennis Port | $138

PHOTOGRAPHY Michelle Kaye Photography

LISTICLE SLOUCHY SWEATER Artichoke, Eastham | $45

HAIR Stacey Kuehn MAKEUP Andrea Kooharian-Simpson MODELS Stefanie Briggs & Michelle Maas Alfaro

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STYLE PROFILE Michelle Itzkowitz

As if yoga teacher and Inner Glow Yoga and Cape Cod Yoga School owner Michelle Itzkowitz didn’t have enough going on, this past year she decided to launch her own line of lifestyle clothing. Here she tells us more about the inspiration behind Sundara.

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Tell us a little bit about your background? Yoga? Your connection to Cape Cod? I am originally from Framingham and was a school teacher as well as a yoga teacher. I was offered a teaching position on Cape and I jumped at it to move here. I had spent summers in different Cape communities and knew someday I would end up here. I was introduced to yoga and the yogic lifestyle when I was in college, back in the


80’s!I had the opportunity to open a studio at Mashpee bags of clothing! I looked at my yoga clothing in the same Commons and the rest is history. way. I discovered that there aren’t many lines of clothing that are ethically responsible, morally responsible and What made you want to launch a line of yoga/lifestyle actually care about the consumer’s health and well being. clothing? After a bit of prompting, I started working with Aiste of I became aware of the changes in the clothing industry Devinto Designs and we started brainstorming. a few years back from a few close friends and was so sad and disgusted by what has transpired across the world How did you conceptualize the line? and in our own country. The biggest impact on me was After talking with Aiste, I actually pulled out my after I saw the film the True Cost. I was so affected about sketchbook and started putting ideas on paper. The how people were treated by large corporations that I inspiration came from a few pieces that I already own, went home and began but we modified the patterns. She made samples and looking at every label in after a few adjustments, we had a line! We started with my own closet. I started two styles of tanks and a skirted legging. researching clothing brands and found that Where did the name Sundara come from? some that I have known Being true to the spirit and nature of Yoga, we began and loved were the researching words and phrases in the ancient language of bigger culprits. After a Sanskrit. Sundara is the sanskrit word for beautiful. The bit of a frenzy, I probably Sundara Kanda is the fifth book in the ancient Hindu gave away four huge text the Ramayana, and is the only chapter in the beloved

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book with the great hero Hanuman. Hanuman's selflessness, strength, and devotion are qualities we aspire to. Our devotion to source locally, ethically, and organically, is the inspiration for Sundara. Why was it important to you to use eco-friendly fabric, and manufacture the line on Cape Cod? Eco-friendly fabric is really the way to go. It is becoming the present and the future of fashion. It is a mindful way to be kind to the environment and it also feels really good. Watching the process from simple drawings to the finished product was so amazing to watch. Manufacturing literally in my back yard is hugely important to me. I personally know the designer, the amazing Aiste of Devinto Designs. She was so easy to work with and she really broke the design process down for me. It was super cool to watch my novice drawings transform to a finished product! We really miss out on this when we buy from companies that aren’t close by. What's next for the brand? More colors and styles! Also, men’s t-shirts and basics. We would like to offer the community what it wants, and are getting feedback that people are really starting to appreciate where their clothing is made and what it is made of. How would you describe Cape Cod fashion? Cape Cod fashion has certainly transformed over the past decade. There is definitely a place for Nantucket Reds and certain brightly colored brands, but there is a fast growing population that is a bit more mindful about what fabrics clothing is made from and where it is is made. Just because we live in paradise doesn’t mean that we are locked into sweatshirts and flip flops! We are certainly fashion forward and trendy. Not a bad combination. 42


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ON E L O OK, T H R EE WAY S ROBERTA ROLLER RABBIT SUMMER SHIRT DRESS Frances Johnson, Chatham | $135

It is a total score when you find an article of clothing that can be worn for work, play and everything in between. Here we find a musthave piece for your wardrobe, alongside styling suggestions to show you just how versatile it can be. TOM’S LEXI SANDAL Mass Bay Co., Hyannis $64.99

WOVEN RATTAN CLUTCH Frances Johnson, Chatham | $21.50 NAUTICAL HANDCRAFTED BRACELET Frances Johnson, Chatham | $38 TOKI WATCH Mark August, Chatham | $110

REBECCA JEAN KRISTI DRESS Rebecca Jean, Chatham | $182 AMETHYST SLICE NECKLACE Blake & Co., Orleans | $74 CHRISTINE FAIL EARRINGS Mark August, Chatham | $64 MEDITATION SPINNING RINGS Soho Arts Co, Hyannis $32.99 - $51.99

YASUKO KURISAKA VEST Directions, Hyannis | $150 SUNDARA SKIRTED LEGGINGS Inner Glow Yoga Mashpee Commons | $75 SUNDARA TANK TOP Inner Glow Yoga Mashpee Commons | $45 MELEFANT VINTAGE LACE EARRINGS Deep Blue, Dennis | $25

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WARDROBE WANT

Wearing a t-shirt and jeans is no longer as simple as wearing a t-shirt and jeans. With graphic tees having a huge moment on the runways and in stores right now, when you wear a t-shirt not only are you making a fashion statement, you are making a statement about yourself. Visuals and quotes and sayings and words tell the world what you care about and support; they can be a representation of you. Graphic tees are a street style staple and not only look cool paired with jeans (skinny, slouchy, boot cut – any style), but also with skirts or dress pants and a blazer. Finding the best style for you is like finding the best pair of jeans or bathing suit for you – you have to try on many different cuts. Fortunately, the t-shirt has evolved from a boxy, shapeless article of clothing to one that can be flattering and trendy. So, if you look better in a scoop neck or v-neck, in a loose fit or slim fit, or in a cap sleeve or three quarter sleeve, there is a graphic tee that suits you out there with your proverbial – or even actual - name on it.

OVER THE BRIDGE TEE Design Works, Yarmouthport | $32

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OUR ADVERTISERS BARNSTABLE Oz (26 & 27) CENTERVILLE Cape Cod Package Store (50) Centerville Yoga & Wellness (7) CHATHAM East Wind Silver Co. (2, 6) Fisherman's Daughter (30) Forest Beach Designer Goldsmiths (1) Frances Johnston Boutique (2) Gustare Oil & Vinegars (48) M. Smith & Company (7) Mark August (7) Puritan Cape Cod (6) Sundance Clothing (30) Sweet Tomatoes (28) Yankee Ingenuity (5) COTUIT Therapeutic Bodywork (20) DENNIS Black Eel Outfitters (8) Deep BLUE (13) EASTHAM Artichoke (37) FALMOUTH Mommy & Me Natural Parenting Boutique (9) Puritan Cape Cod (6) Underground Fashion (28) HARWICH PORT Snow Goose Shop (50) HYANNIS by Design (45) Cape Cod Beer (18) Cape Cod Five (Inside Front Cover) Charlie's Music (48) Chelsea's Swimwear & Apparel (30) The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod (41) Devinto (41) Directions (12) Gallery Artrio (14) Hyannis Main Street BID (Inside Back Cover) Inspire Salon (52) The Local Juice (17) Mass Bay Co. (25) Naked Oyster (47) Puritan Cape Cod (6) Red Fish Blue Fish Cape Cod (9) Rendezvous Café & Crêperie (25) Sew What (28) Shift Eco Boutique (37) Soho Arts Company (46)

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Solstice Day Spa (47) Sposabella Bridal & Cape Cod Tux (3) Stacey Kuehn Hair (47) Summer House Natural Soaps (46) The West End (Back Cover) MASHPEE Gustare Oil & Vinegars (48) Inner Glow & Cape Cod Yoga School (43) Mashpee Commons (46) Modern Mix Giftery (42, 50, 52) Puritan Cape Cod (6) Wish Gift Co. (12) MARSTONS MILLS Razzmatazz (19) ORLEANS Blake & Co (15) Homegrowntrades (6) Oyster Bay (39) Snow’s Home & Garden (20) Stephen Gallant Jewelers (25) Weekend (45) OSTERVILLE Margo’s (24) PROVINCETOWN Moda Fina (48) SANDWICH Horsley Witten (46) Robert Guertin Jewelers (2) Snow Goose Shop (50) Sundance Clothing (30) Wish Gift Co. (12) WELLFLEET Wellfleet Marine Retail (20) WEST DENNIS Odile (29) YARMOUTH Ann & Fran's Kitchen (15) Sweet Tomatoes (28) YARMOUTH PORT Design Works (21) ONLINE Andrea Kooharian Makeup (37) Brewster Tackle Co. (7) Cabo Cado (15) Cape Clasp (18) Cape Clogs (18) DJ Ian Lee (48) Michelle Kaye Photography (9)


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