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Welcome to our debut spring/summer lookbook!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

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Happy printemps,

Like the daffodils, downtown Durham is flourishing – because you’ve supported independent restaurants and retailers like Vert & Vogue!

The Indy Week awards greatly help support small businesses like ours. You’ve crowned V&V Best Local Womens Boutique and Best Mens Clothing for the last four years. Please make it five! KINDLY VOTE NOW. The polls close April 20th.

Now feast your eyes on our debut Vert & Vogue lookbook, shot at our community partner, SEEDS,’ newly expanded outpost and garden. Your favorite American-made and local designers are here, and some new ones, illuminating the garden as it begins to grow.

As always, we feel so lucky to have your support and be a part of the Durham renaissance. With all of our gratitude, enjoy the season.

Merci infiniment,

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P.S. Read more about getting involved at SEEDS in the lookbook! You can vote for them in the Indy Week awards as a favorite summer camp and/or farmers market vendor too.

LA-made label, Clu, started out by reinterpreting the t-shirt…

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

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…And has now moved on to your whole closet. Putting a luxe twist on cotton classics with their contrasting fabrics that feel amazing against your skin, Clu is sure to become your go-to this season!

On Zoe – mix-media henley dress by Clu, espadrille by Zespa, foldover clutch by Clare Vivier, wrap bracelet by Ursul.

We’re enjoying this weather just as much as you are!

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

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On Nadira – merida fan dress by Apiece Apart, jess wedge by Coclico, lunch clutch by Marie Turnor.

On Ryan – graham chambray jean and unconstructed blazer by Raleigh Workshop, button down by Vert & Vogue, cali loafer by Dieppa Restrepo, socks by Pact.

Rain or shine, it’s always sweater weather at V&V

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

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On Jennifer: bow sweater by Chinti and Parker, tomboy jeans by AG, criss cross clog by No. 6, fedora by Steven Alan

Business & admin associate wanted at Vert & Vogue

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Vert & Vogue is seeking a business & administrative associate to help operate and expand its business. Named a top store in the country by Lucky Magazine, featured in The New York Times and winner of the Indy Week’s Best Local Women’s Boutique and Best Men’s Clothing awards 2010-2013, V&V offers an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to accelerate their career.  (more…)

We’re hard at work on our first lookbook…

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

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And here’s a taste of what’s to come! Who can guess where this was shot?

Shop our spring collection for a great Durham cause!

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

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Dear Friends,

We’re thrilled to have just returned from our first buying trip to Paris. Boy, do the French and Italians know how to uplift the everyday with fashion.

Their influence arrives at V&V this spring with French-made labels Zespa shoes (pic) and Ursul bracelets (pic). Both offer sublime style that will elevate any of your ensembles.

American-made inspiration comes this season from V&V newcomers Rachel Comey, No.6 ready-to-wear, Otte, and Billy Reid (women and men). Their stunning silhouettes are crafted with exquisite textiles and tailoring. Our Vert & Vogue shirting line for women and men is here too in brilliant colors and prints.

Come celebrate our spring collection this Saturday, March 15th at our 2nd Annual Urban Ministries of Durham Day. 20% of our sales will be donated to UMD and support its vital work helping women get back on their feet, in part through their Dress for Success partner program.

Please shop V&V’s best collection yet for a great Durham cause!

We look forward to seeing you and sharing stories of Paris.

Merci beaucoup,

Nadira & Ryan

P.S. Have you heard about new downtown hair salon Arrow Studio? We’re loving it!

Introducing Zespà…

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

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While Ryan and Nadira are off in Paris, we thought we’d bring a piece of France to you! A big squeal from V&V as we finally get to introduce you to Zespa. Slip your feet into the hand-made comfort of France’s finest leathers and textiles. This footwear line boasts classic design with a modern edge, all brought to you by a trio of French men…ooh la la!

We are loving the playful elegance of this spring collection!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

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You Otte to see it for yourself.

Welcome new V&V designers Apiece Apart & Billy Reid!

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

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Come discover New York label Apiece Apart, designed by Laura Cramer and Starr Hout. The duo focuses on impeccable tailoring and natural fabrics in their pursuit of timeless elegance.

Also, experience CFDA award-winning designer Billy Reid’s modern approach to American work wear and cultured Southern dandyism through his classic styles and high quality fabrics.