Thursday, April 30, 2015

Fashion Movies to Check Out

We don't know about you but we love to watch movies for the fashion. Recently there has been a surge of films with excellent fashion as well as fashion documentaries. Here are a few recommendations if you are feeling like seeing a movie with remarkable fashion.

The Age Of Adaline, A young woman played by the stunning Blake Lively, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into ( The film spans nearly eight decades with fantastic fashion. Please check out the trailer below: 

Dior and I, A behind-the-scenes look at the fashion house Christian Dior as new artistic director Raf Simons launches his first couture collection for the brand. The film also profiles the many seamstresses who help make Simons' vision a reality. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi ( I'm super excited about this film...I'm seeing it on Sunday. Check out the trailer below:

Iris: IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades ( We love women who embrace personal style and own it! Check out Iris trailer to see this fascinating woman in action.

Check your local theaters for showtimes. However if you prefer to stay home and watch movies here are some options available on Netflix now: Advanced Style, Unzipped, Scatter My Ashes at Berdorf's, Diana Vreeeland The Eye Has to Tavel, Bill Cunningham New York, and Yves Saint Laurent.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Celebs who love Loeffler Randall

Jamie Chung, Margot Robbie, Sarah Hyland, and Solange Knowles are just a few celebrities who love to wear Loeffler Randall's shoes.  Click here to see what we ordered this Spring from them.

 (We ordered these lovely rainboots for fall.)

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Get Your Skin Ready for Summer!

Before you bare your arms, legs, and toes be sure to follow our tips to get them smooth, glowing and soft by using Little Barn Apothecary now available at Parallel.

Little Barn Apothecary is a simple line of self-care products. They take inspiration from the earth and the raw beauty of it's natural elements to provide hand-crafted, unique, formulations designed to evoke a simple feeling of well-being.

For smooth skin, we recommend trying one of their three scrubs offered, $24.

Peppermint Basil Eucalyptus:  This scrub helps deep cleans and help relieve physical and emotional fatigued caused by stressed. 
 Rose Cedarwood Lime Scrub: We a youthful glow and softer skin, this is the scrub for you. Richly soothing for dry and inflamed skin.

Simple Coffee Scrub: This energizing scrub is the perfect way to start your day!Packed with full antioxidants and caffeine to revive and firm skins appearance.

Get your feet ready for sandals by using Little Barn Apothecary Simple Pedi Balm, $12. Deeply penetrates to repair, nourish, soothe, and hydrate your feet. Great to use in between pedicures.

Little Barn Apothecary offers a great salve, Rose Cedarwood Rosemary Salve, $12. This balm helps moisturized the driest of dry skin, from elbows to ankles and the areas in between.

Lemongrass Peppermint Lip Balm, $7. Their vegan lip balm is an invigorating blend of mint and earthy lemongrass to leave your lips deliciously nourished and smooth.

A great way to hydrate your skin while relaxing is through a good old bath. We recommend using Little Barn Apothecary Bath Soaks, $26 - $28. 

Lavender Chamomile Soaking Salt, $28: This salt soak is ideal for relaxing and soothed your skin before a peaceful slumber. Lavender offers relieving and regulatory properties to benefit inflammation, spasms, pain and general unrest. While Chamomile is known to pacify tension and help relax the nerves.

Orange Clove Bathing Milk, $26: This soaking milk offers uplift, soothes, and warm tired muscles and helps hydrate skin to leave you with a soft, silky glow. Orange essential oil is added for it's healing properties to dry skin and uplifting aromas.

Little Barn Apothecary also has these great fragrance room sprays, $16. Simple air water will lightly refresh your environment and impart well-being to your soul.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Loeffler Randall Footwear Spring 2015

We are excited to debut Loeffler Randall footwear to Portland! Beautiful sandals, heels, and wedges for any of your summer needs.

Allegra Metallic Wedge $375

Lita Sandal $295

Pasha Sandal $325

Pascal Sandal $225