Tuesday, October 30, 2007


Swedish Footwear Brand Tretorn has built a reputation for superior quality and function, innovation and design. After 100 years they continue to set the standard with trainers that offer distinctive styling as well as comfort and durability. Tretorn dips into its rich heritage with the T-56. First released in 1956 as its tournament tennis shoe, it espouses the virtues for which Tretorn is known: understated style, relaxed elegance, and casual refinement. It doesn't get any better than that at $65 it's a crowd pleaser. Another Ace, the Swedes do it again!

Saturday, October 27, 2007


Tyler rocks Drykorn and Barking Irons.
Barking Irons-top image: Atlantic Shirt $125, Hudson Duster Pant $140 and Bowery Hat $130
Drykorn: Pete Cardigan $160, Ferry Dress Shirt $145

Monday, October 22, 2007


After 9 years of friendship, Smoke & Mirrors was created by Michelle Chaplin & Emily Brandle. "Our inaugural season, Fall 2007 is a luxurious yet playful spin on our versions of autumn must haves... great dresses to dance in, capelettes to keep our shoulders warm, & skirt jumpers that can transition from work to play".

Casey is wearing the Mable Dress from Smoke & Mirrors-100% silk. $325 The Camelia Capelette is 100% wool tweed with lace and cheetah print details. $130

Monday, October 15, 2007


Like its name suggests this is the ultimate evolution of a Puma Classic the Basket. First introduced in 1968 based on the Puma Suede its original purpose was for basketball. The leather version proved to more durable than its suede predecessor. After appearing in the film Beat Street this sneaker went from a mere shoe from the block to a world wide classic. This latest version updates the classic white leather with an embossed Alligator texture. Dope! What more can we say? Available in very small quantities its not to be missed. $125 Sizes 8 -13.

Friday, October 12, 2007


The Swedish-born label Acne Jeans just finished construction on it's Hamburg Germany store and we are stoked to have had a sneak peak! Meanwhile back at the ranch-Covet is the only retailer in Arizona carrying this very special brand! Acne Jeans unites innovative jeans styles with a versatile wardrobe for men and women, ranging from basic cotton T-shirts, to tailored jackets to luxurious accessories and shoes. While every collection forms a concept, each piece can be worn separately and effortlessly be mixed with other brands. By designing simple, functional clothes Acne Jeans aims to create a modern framework for individuality.
Live it, Love it, Covet!

Tuesday, October 9, 2007


Alexander McQueen Puma brings together an array of influences and the union of tradition and technology. A provocative and dramatic approach to sport fashion is generated, challenging existing boundaries with unexpected craftsmanship, luxurious materials, and revolutionary shapes. The Alexander McQueen Puma AW 2007 collection is strongly inspired by the shapes of the McQueen's mainline fashion combining hip hop culture, street and sport influences. Elements of the anatomy, motorsport, and basketball styles combine to create unique sophisticated Alexander McQueen dress shoes with sports shoe lines.

Monday, October 8, 2007



Fashion and history meld together seamlessly at Barking Irons to create an authentic american style that is both steeped in tradition and brazenly new. Forged in silver from 19th century spoons found in New York. These relics were most likely used as souvenirs or gifts for a special occasion over 100 years ago.


The weathers turned and outside is the place to be! These two lovely's are getting ready to hit up the local gallery scene. She's rockin Ksubi skinny zip jeans, Blend flats, Limitless top, Obesity and Speed bag and Bing Bang necklace. He is sporting the Loden Dager blazer and Buffalo plaid shirt, Acne jeans and Tretorn sneakers. Smashin fashion!

Friday, October 5, 2007


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Thursday, October 4, 2007


You can say Scottsdale arrived with the introduction of a Morgan Group Hotel, well this further validates that point! Complete with Sushi Roku, 3 bars, Bliss Spa and a Sweat Fitness Center, W Scottsdale will surely continue to bring big names to the Valley of The Sun. Apart from it's luxury amenities-the Scottsdale property will boast 224 guest rooms, 23 suites, 3 WOW Suites and 1 Extreme WOW Suite. We're thinking things could get little more wierd in Old Town Scottsdale!

Featured Artist-Matt Mays

Local artist Matt Mays recent paintings in plastic " An Infinite Series of Accidental Events are now on view and available at Covet. Matt Mays was born in Sydney, Australia and grew up on a tobacco farm in Appomattox, Va. He earned a BFA in Illinois and has studied at The Art Students League in NYC. Matt completed a ten year apprenticeship with painter Hans Hoffman. Matt's work quickly brings to mind such luminairies of Abstract Expressionism as Willem De Kooning and Jackson Pollack. His work is owned by all types of folks, including legend Willie Nelson, The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, and Google. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Coveted Label-Loden Dager

Created by a collective of artists and seasoned fashion designers--Oliver Helden, Paul Marlow, Matthew Sandager and Alex Galan,Loden Dager is one of the most directional menswear labels in the market, filled with amazing details and ideas that infuse art into fashion. The label made its debut at Gen Art back in 2006 and Loden Dager offers men great classic pieces, such as a cashmere knit sweater, or a brushed twill blazer, with a twist. Woven shirts are slim fitting, henleys are soft and sleeves are slightly long and slouchy. It's like a collection of a guy's favorite pieces- worn and familiar, with a dash of contemporary style.



This week we celebrate Royal Coffee Bar's one year anniversary! It should be pipin hot like a good cup of joe! On Friday night Oct 5th come see local phoenix artist Jason Hill's opening ceremony at Royal Coffee Bar when he presents modern oasis and his "Dreamscape" mixed-media painted photos plus a new set of architectural photos shot with his Holga in Phoenix & Tucson. Jason's serigraph prints & notecards will also be available along with some copies of his new 'Sunnyslope' print... 209 W. Jackson in downtown Phoenix, 7-11pm. So if you covet great art and the phoenix landscape this show is not to be missed! See you there!
Saturday brings more reasons to get caffeinated and enjoy a mixed media affair at Royal Coffee Bar in conjunction with their one year anniversary. ! Congratulations are also in order as RCB was named Best Neighborhood Coffee House, Downtown Phoenix by New Times in their 2007 Best of Phoenix awards. Local artists, fashion, music, and good times will be served up from 10am till 4pm. Covet will be on hand to support and enjoy the festivities some come on by!