July 12, 2011

Designs by Bella: Vintage Lollipops x Magazzini del Sale Capsule Collection


Last year, Italian designer Graziano Moro of Magazzini Del Sale contacted me about collaborating and designing a five-piece Limited Edition capsule collection for their SS 11 Love Can Change the World t-shirt line. Having never been given such an incredibly surreal opportunity before, you can imagine my absolute surprise... followed by some sort of psychotic jubilation. At the time, I'd only been drawing for about a month, which means the designs you're seeing are some of my very first artworks! Brainstorming endless possibilities, the process began with a series of sketches, clipart graphics, and silhouette collages until I further conceptualized the vision by deciding to submit only my illustrations.  After presenting numerous options, Graziano and the team exclusively selected their top picks... and after several months of diligence, reworking, and constant communication, my artwork was transformed into a beautiful line of ecru shirts forever deemed, Vintage Lollipops x Magazzini del Sale Capsule Collection! To say it's been a dream come true would be an understatement!

Designs by Bella is part of the Love Can Change the World collaboration between Bella Harris of Vintage Lollipops and Magazzini del Sale. The Limited Edition capsule consists of five, premium Ecru t-shirts featuring exclusive designs infused with stylistic illustrations and a versatility that makes them sublime for everyday wear. The aesthetic epitomizes the notion of staying true to your individuality that sets you apart from the rest.

My debut collection is available in five Limited Edition prints, and come in both slim fit and oversized styles. Available for purchase on Voguebazaar.com

Color: Ecru
Sizes: Small, medium, large
Material: 100% cotton

Magazzini del Sale Press Release:

Questa capsule collection di cinque t-shirts è il frutto della collaborazione tra Magazzini del Sale e Bella Harris, scrittrice Americana e autrice del blog Vintage Lollipops; unendo elementi di stile personale e una propria visione artistica, le illustrazioni di Bella includono immagini selezionate in esclusiva per Magazzini del Sale. Lei si defnisce come un autore di “childrens’ and young-adult action”, scrittrice freelance, artist/fashion Illustrator, lifestyle blogger e vera e appassionata amante della moda, con l’idea di cambiare il mondo con un paio di scarpe alla volta.

The conception of this five t-shirt capsule collection was produced from the collaboration between Magazzini del Sale and Bella Harris, an American writer and author of the blog Vintage Lollipops. Integrating the elements of personal style and artistic vision, Bella's designs include illustrations exclusively selected for Magazzini del Sale. Bella is an author of Children's/YA Literature, freelance writer, artist/fashion illustrator, style blogger, and true lover of fashion, who is changing the world one pair of shoes at a time.


Thank you for such an amazing show of support... it means the world to me!! And please make sure you check out these wonderful features by my sweet friends Aly of RUYA and Vanessa of 24 Blogazine!

For press or buyer information, please contact me at hocuspocus63025@hotmail.com

19 comments:

Closet Cravings said...

Very cool. Congrats!!! =)

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Anonymous said...

Oh my god, Bella AMAZINGG! Congrats! You deserve it.

Michaela said...

Amazing!! :)


My blog
xoxo Michaela

katieafox said...

Wow I love these! Especially the 'fashion thirsty' one. You're so talented!

http://katieafox.blogspot.com

x

Scorpion Disco said...

Really amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! Will these be available in Boston/Stateside?????

Cheers,
Renata

scorpiondisco.com

Alex said...

Baby, I want to hang the anchor shirt in the new recording studio when it's built. It will inspire me every day to work as hard as possible. I'm so incredibly proud of you. Can't wait to see what's next! I love you...

FASHION ICE said...

wow how chic! really like the fashion thirsty one!

Claire M. said...

I love the designs, nice shirts.

A & C said...

I love all of those shirts, they are so cute. Im a new follower btw!

thefashionspot.blogspot.com

Fabrizia said...

Carinissime queste magliette!!! Mi piacciono! Passa a trovarmi!

http://cosamimetto.blogspot.com/

thekellytang said...

I love the concept of the whole line of "Love can change the world"! Its great!

<3 Kelly

Courtney Michele said...

I think my favorite is the "Queen of Fashion" one. But I love them all! What a cool opportunity. You did a great job!! :)

xox Courtney Michele
Breakfast in Wonderland

DANDELIONWINE said...

i like how you say it so casually.."I'd only be drawing for about a month".. are you kidding me, these are amazing!! I love the "fashion thirsty" and the one right below it. Thanks for your kind comment, I adore your blog and your amazing shoe collection!! xo

Couture Carrie said...

Absolutely love mine, darling!
Thank you so much!!

xoxox,
CC

Sweet said...

Congratulations for this great opportunity, you really deserve this collaboration...for such a great talent as yours...amazing love...

Kisses
Sweet
PensandLens
@mistytewest

Kouture Kisses said...

OMG! Congrats!!!! I love every single one! You're super talented!

<3

http://kouturekisses.blogspot.com

Liz Lizo said...

Those tees are so much fun, congrats!

DaBlackSjp said...

ORIGINALLLLL !

http://dablacksjp.blogspot.com/

La Mel said...

Moda donna says: Amazing! You're talented :)

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