March 2011 behind the curtain

wedding belles and whistles: cakes

March 31st, 2011  |   column: deliberate polish

we’re fans of trading traditional flowers on a wedding cake for this unexpected multi-color stamp garland designed by denise sharp

wedding belles and whistles: invitations

March 31st, 2011  |   column: deliberate polish

we love these rainbow striped, confetti-filled ‘save the date’ notes we discovered on jordan ferney’s oh happy day blog.    

the let’s colour project: spreading happiness one town at a time

March 30th, 2011  |   column: deliberate polish

promoting the idea that color spreads joy and inspiration–a theory with which we wholly concur–the let’s colour project is a movement to mobilize citizens around the globe to brighten their communities with colorful paint.    

our (slightly unhealthy) shoe obsession

March 29th, 2011  |   column: deliberate polish

around our office, shoes are a frequent topic of conversation: we swoon over a particularly pretty pair one of us might be wearing, we talk about what we want to buy (or lucky for us, pre-order from our line sheets) and we wait with nearly uncontrollable anticipation for the ones we see freshly off the drawing pad from our design studio.    

a few minutes with… tina hager, freelance photographer for the united states department of defense, task force for business and stability operations in afghanistan and iraq

March 28th, 2011  |   column: what's new

tell us about your job:

the mission of the task force is to reduce violence and restore stability in areas that have been affected by unrest and insurgency. it accomplishes this goal by generating economic development in these areas particularly through private investment like the type kate spade new york (ksny) has made with its women for women international (wfwi) hand in hand program.    

leanne shapton brings art and color to the new york times

March 28th, 2011  |   column: deliberate polish

we worship illustrator/author leanne shapton’s lyrical sense of color, sophisticatedly haphazard paintings and ingenious prose, so we were excited to discover her “a month of…” series on the new york times website.    

a show of strength on international women’s day

March 23rd, 2011  |   column: what's new

on march 8th kate spade new york team members around the world participated in some of the 464 women for women international (wfwi) bridge events celebrating the 100th anniversary of international women’s day. wfwi supporters in 70 different countries united on bridges in a show of solidarity and strength for women living in war-torn nations.    

an international women’s day celebration with marie claire

March 14th, 2011  |   column: what's new

on the evening of march 8th we celebrated international women’s day, as well as our women for women international hand in hand partnership, with an event hosted by marie claire magazine at our broome street shop.    

seven henrietta street

March 14th, 2011  |   column: what's new

we teamed with kinga burza, filmmaker extraordinaire, and french chanteuse soko, to produce our latest film. shot at seven henrietta—home to our london pop-up shop in the heart of covent garden—it’s a peek into the life of one playful, curious (and very charming) muse. enjoy!    

love, loss and what i ate

March 5th, 2011  |   column: what's new

we were entirely gripped by annia ciezadlo’s new book, day of honey–a memoir of food, love and war. the new york times review describes the story as “among the least political, and most intimate and valuable, to have come out of the iraq war.”    

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