Thursday, July 5, 2012

Two Penny Blue, Erin Gates from Elements of Style and Marie Whitney's new blazer line

I was so excited to see Erin Gates from Elements of Style’s new blazer line, Two Penny Blue! I love companies that have a great product, meaning behind its name and that give back. How gorg is the ikat blazer!

What’s in a name?
Two Penny Blue refers to the Two Penny Blue Stamp - one of the world’s first adhesive postage stamps. Featuring a portrait of Queen Victoria as a 15-year-old princess, the stamp celebrates women in power and symbolizes education and democracy. Our logo is the classic Maltese Cross which was used to cancel the Two Penny Blue stamp as it traveled through the postal system. Our name also pays homage to the founder Marie Whitney’s mother, Penny– who started her own business at the tender age of eighteen and always inspired Marie with her big heart and entrepreneurial spirit.

About Two Penny Blue
Two Penny Blue is a collection of luxury jackets and blazers that combines thoughtful classic design with fine fabrics, bespoke detailing and an impeccably tailored fit. Known for its signature silhouettes and effortless sophistication, the Two Penny Blue collection presents a modern twist on classic tailored pieces.
For every jacket purchased, a school uniform is donated to a girl in need in Africa – opening the door to her education, increasing her self-esteem and providing the opportunity for a brighter future. Two Penny Blue was founded in 2010 by designer, Marie Whitney. She created the collection with the dream of using fashion as a way to educate, empower and inspire young women and children around the world.
The Two Penny Blue line is proudly made in the United States with extraordinary quality and care. The collection is produced in small quantities and every jacket is released and as a one-of-a-kind, Limited Edition piece. Trends may come and go- but quality, classic lines and attention to detail always endure.

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