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    ACCESSSORIES BEST SERVED MIXED, MATCHED, OR MASHED UP

    WINKY&DUTCH IS TIMELESS & SEASONLESS

    OUR ACCESSORIES ARE EASY TO WEAR REGARDLESS OF WHEN THE ARTWORK WAS RELEASED

    One adjustable Band Bangle Bracelet isn't enough.  Pair our vintage classic Yellow Daisy with another bracelet beaming with the brights from a new piece from the In Living Color Collection.  

    When Cupid's Arrow pierces your heart, wear it on your sleeve in our vintage Heart Tattoo on the Adjustable Band Bracelet, and wear one just over your heart in the Aviator Wing Pin with the Pierced Heart from our newest release, The Tattoo You Collection.   To shop the vintage pieces click Winky&Dutch Vintage  From the side menu, and shop the newest collections on the main landing page

    By the way, have a happier Monday by getting 25% off your purchase, just enter NEW25OFF at checkout!

     

    #TBT MOMENT - TAKING US BACK TO 1991 - A CHARMING MOMENT

     WINKY&DUTCH HAS A 'FASHION CHARM MOMENT'

    Heart Charms on everything from bags to belts to bracelets.

    May 1991 Redbook, Thirtysomething's  Mel Harris has a Mother & Daughter Heart Warming Moment


    Hearts were having a serious fashion moment in the early 90's most notably in charms, and most importantly by Winky&Dutch. Reebok Magazine fashion editors Winky&Dutch heart charms everywhere. Our charms have taken on a different shape, and end use but  just as it was back in 1991 Winky&Dutch holds close to the "heart of fashion " 
    One of the last remaining hearts from our collection of vintage pieces.  This one can be found at the Winky&DutchCoStore on Etsy $7

    THE WINKY&DUTCH #TBT MOMENT IS ABOUT STYLE CIRCA 1994

    It's 1994 and the recycling movement is just now
    gaining momentum in the fashion world.  Meanwhile, somewhere in St. Louis.........

    Recycling with a Sense of Style

    St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), November 24, 1994

    Becky Homan Post-Dispatch Fashion Editor, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

     
    Jimthe designer for Winky Dutch, makes vests from vintage college pennants.
    ISAAC MIZRAHI decorates dresses with big sequins cut from aluminum cans.
    Koos van den Akker styles coat from collection of old men's neckties.
    They're recycling, these designers of fashion.
    And New York's Fashion Institute of Technology couldn't be happier.
    The institute Manhattan's, and perhaps the country's, biggest school for training in fashion design and related fields has launched the exhibit: "Hello Again: Recycling for the Real World."
    The exhibit has received good notices, far beyond the boundaries of New York. And it runs through Jan. at the school, Seventh Avenue and 27th Street.
    "It's subject I've been very interested in," says the institute's museum director, Dorothy Twining Globus. "And this is very timely moment to take it on."
    Besides the couture items of reworked clothing, there is furniture, sporting equipment, tools, jewelry, stationery and household goods designed and produced from soda bottles, out-of-date maps, melted engine blocks, glass bottles, rubber tires and old computer circuit boards.
    And all 350 of the items are done with certain sense of style.
    nearby reading room, meanwhile, features more information on the works such as Van den Akker's "coat of memories," made from ties of the father of an institute curator.
    Tips on how to recycle these and other things also are available in the reading room.
    The exhibit is not without its problems, however, says Globus. "Our bale of aluminum cans was stolen by scrap dealer," she says of one piece of outdoor sculpture. It was quickly retrieved bysecurity guards.
    The exhibit itself may not get recycled.  "There are no plans to circulate it," says Globus, although few institutions have expressed some interest. But the intricate installations makemoving it costly.
     
    HILARIOUS AS IT MAY BE
    FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
    WINKY&DUTCH CREATED VESTS MADE FROM RECYCLED PENNANTS
    NOT COMING SOON TO SHOPWINKY.COM

    THE WINKY&DUTCH #TBT LOOKS BACK AT WALL STREET circa SPRING 2000

    THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING IN 2000 BROUGHT THE FOLLOWING NEWS:

    • 4+ INCHES OF SNOW TO NEW YORKERS
    • TIME MAGAZINE DECLARED  DESIGN/FORM RULED OVER FUNCTION  
    • PEOPLE WEEKLY WAS PROUD TO REPORT THAT JULIA ROBERTS WAS IN CONTROL
    • LUCKILY REAL NEWS WAS BEING REPORTED:  WINKY&DUTCH CUFFLINKS MADE THE COVER ........
    • WE MADE THE COVER OF WALL STREET CREATIONS CATALOG SPRING COLLECTION ISSUE

    Self labeled as a 'Financial Insiders Catalog', it was chock full of everything the business executive or tycoon would need from Dollar Sign, Stop & Go sign or Buy & Sell cufflinks from Winky&Dutch to giant pocket knives and even bar carts in the shape of a vintage globe.  All of these goodies were in stock and waiting to be shipped out to their customers who called the 1-800 number to order.  We found it funny that they had computer keyboard cufflinks but no website listed to shop from....but hey it was 2000.  

    Be sure to check out the newest updates and additions to shopwinky.com every day new artwork and collection pieces are being uploaded for your shopping pleasure.