’til the Bitter End

As the sunshine is fading daily I am embracing one of the most incredible times of the year in Minneapolis and, luckily enough, we have had a sting of amazing fall weather! With the crisp sunny afternoons abound I have been sneaking in a couple more wears of my treasured sandals. Boots can wait!

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XO – Jen D

 

 

L'avenir | Katie Essick |Taylor Penshorn

Hazy Radiance

With an effervescence and feminine softness she glides through the October afternoon. The hazy radiance grazing her soft natural waves, she seams at ease with the carelessness of the day. No agenda, no pressing importance, just the fading light and an excuse to wander.
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Sweetly simple in a stunning 1940’s dress from Via’s Vintage and a jewelry from our up and coming collection.

Photography by Katie Essick | model Taylor Penshorn | H&MU Jen Des Lauriers 

 

L'avenir | Katie Essick |Taylor Penshorn

Futures Found

How can you tell if jewelry is truly vintage? Start with the deep smokey richness in the metals. Some of the most intricate jewelry was made in the 1930’s and 40’s. It’s just the attention to detail that really resonates with us. That, and the glittering rhinestones in set in this adorable bow shoe clip turned bracelet. Look at what a little imagination can bring to a lonely shoe clip who lost her partner.

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Photography by Katie Essick | model Taylor Penshorn | H&MU Jen Des Lauriers 

Behind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TV

Forever Bride Behind the Scenes

We were ecstatic to be able to get together a few weeks back while Joan and Garrett were in town photographing a wedding. We pulled a team together for the day and were joined by Forever Bride, who filmed the afternoon and will be compiling footage together into a commercial for us (yay!) we can’t wait to see the results. We were lucky enough to have Houser Studios with us to grab some behind the scenes photos of the afternoon. Behind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TVBehind the scenes with L'avenir and Forever TV

Models Clare Mancl & Margaret Sinarath | MUA Pricilla Bruce | Clothing from Mona Williams and Flutter Boutique 

L'avenir | Katie Essick |Taylor Penshorn

Woodland Gala

Ethereal and illusive. She’s a breathe stealing gamine, you can hardly take your eyes off her. Her dress, a simple frock, clings to her insinuating curves as she strides by. Late in summer, deep in love at a gala in the woods. You can imagine wrapping her in your arms, if only you knew her name. Just then, a mist rolls in, the mystery of woods thickens and magic unfolds.
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A subtly elegant 1930’s dress from Via’s Vintage paired with jewelry from our up and coming fall collection.

Fiction by Jen. Photography by Katie Essick | model Taylor Penshorn | H&MU Jen Des Lauriers 

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Falling

Wistful yet exhilarated by the crispness in the air, she is feeling refreshed by the change of seasons. This alternation has brought with it a new appreciation of the sun, seeking out its warmth and harvesting it’s energy for the cool evenings and misty mornings to come.

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Fall brings with a array of our favorite elements. Rich earth tones, ambers and, of course, a vibrant mix of copper and gold metals that you would be hard pressed to resist. New pieces, inspired by change, are popping up at all of our shops, and you can snag your favorite online on 9/17/14 at 10AM.