a brand with a green asterisk (*) beside it is one of Custard’s eco-friendly lines
a brand with a purple asterisk (*) by it is a brand that is constructed in the United States
ADA is the California-based company behind the fantastic wrap belts that have been so popular in Custard. The designer Ada Komorniczak constructs her accessories (including the wrap belts) with buttery multi-textured leathers from family run farms in Argentina. The wrap belt is a fantastic accessory for dresses and flowy tops. If you have already bought the wrap belt, or are interested to learn more about it, the YouTube video with instructions on tying the belt can be found here.
All Black is one of Custard’s favorite shoe brands. Their focus is mainly in flats, low heels and low edges but its their materials that stand them apart. All Black’s shoes incorporate classic elements such as kid leather, suede and satin but take it one step further with the introduction of fish skins as well as using snake and eel skins. With the recent introduction of a new soft sole design All Black has become a leader in comfort as well. Custard is all about fashion forward style and All Black’s shoes are the epitome of this concept.
Amanda Uprichard successfully blends a contemporary look with a bit of femininity. She is an American designer based out of New York City that mixes comfort and sophistication in all of her looks. Her dresses, skirts and tops are lively with bright colors and unique prints that can be dressed up or down. And the shapes and cuts of all her looks are perfect for any woman’s body type!
It actually is pretty easy to be green AND chic. Amour Vert, which literally translates to “love green,” makes it completely possible with French fashion-inspired sustainable clothing that is not outrageously priced. A San Francisco based company, Amour Vert implements soy-based dyes, organic cottons, silk, bamboo and hemp when constructing their clothes (to learn more about the fabrics used, click HERE). This leads to a stylish yet well-constructed garment that is environmentally friendly. Come try on one of their amazingly soft dresses at Custard! You won’t want to take it off.
This brand has attitude and is not afraid to show it. Super soft tee shirts with fun designs, tribal and turquoise jewelry and accessories, fringe, and studded leather are some of the highlights of this brand. The tee shirts are entirely handmade and hand screen printed in fun, vintage prints and have cool distressing details. Some of Custard’s favorites include a Thunderbird leather cuff, a roller skating squirrels tee shirt, and a leather feather key fob.
Betsy & Iya*
Jewelry by Betsy & Iya is handmade in Portland, Oregon. These pieces have vintage-inspired designs with a funky twist. We loved this jewelry so much we asked Betsy & Iya to custom make earrings for the Custard fashion show in 2011 Savannah Fashion Week. This included asymmetrical earrings with cute sayings, which are now available for purchase in Custard! This line of jewelry is one of the personal favorites of the employees at Custard, with the Vintage Pull necklace topping the list in greatest necklaces of all time!
If you are looking for that one piece of jewelry that will have everyone’s head turning, look no further than boyNYC. Founded in 2010 by Jake Stein, boyNYC’s jewelry utilizes elements of anatomy, nature, religion and among other things, teeth as launching pads for his designs. Metals used range from sterling silver to gold brass for that one-of-a-kind piece.
Buffalo David Bitton
Buffalo is recognized and sold worldwide. Starting out as just a jeans line, it now offers all sorts of men’s and women’s clothing, the latter of which can be found in Custard! Beautiful dresses, fun blouses, basic tees, and fantastic denim are all available. Buffalo is fantastically affordable, different enough to make a statement, and still perfect for every day wear.
Simple, unique, and light! That is the best way to describe ByBoe Jewelry, based out of New York. Earrings and bracelets featured in Custard have architectural and natural elements. It is also not uncommon to see celebrities wearing ByBoe pieces. By far, the most photographed brand in Custard, ByBoe has been featured in Lucky, Elle, Vogue and many other national publications. Some of the unique details in By Boe include limited edition vintage beads, resin pieces or hand painted porcelain, all for $5 and up.
Based in New York City, Charlotte Tarantola designs fantastic prints for cardigans, tees, and other layering pieces that are out of the ordinary. These tops have unique and colorful prints, vintage buttons, and sometimes even Swarovski crystals buttons or detailing. In other words, a Charlotte Tarantola cardigan is not for Mr. Rogers!
Covet is an eco-friendly clothing company that uses sustainable and organic fibers to create their cont
emporary and fun looks. Covet makes comfortable clothing that has a city sheik vibe. Their garments are made with organic cotton, soyb
ean, bamboo, and some hand-woven cottons from India. The line is not only made with eco-friendly material but is also produce in “socially responsible factories,” even being ISO certified!
DeLux hats offer a unique expression to a woman’s (and man’s) outfit through cutting edge designs and a wide variety of styles. Vintage looks such as the cloche and fedora are on full display as well as full-brimmed hats perfect for an elegant night out of a day at the beach. DeLux also employs strict labour standards upon their suppliers so as not to promote exploitative or abusive work environments. Furthermore, a percentage of DeLux profits are donated to children’s orphanages abroad.
Custard is the Savannah home to The Earnest Sewn Co denim line. The Earnest Sewn Co is a brand based out the meatpacking district in New York City. The principle by their company is “product sewn in earnest” and they strive to make products with unique authenticity. They specialize in a mixture of American, Japanese and Turkish denim styles that are all made using vintage sewing machines and sewing equipment. Their most popular ladies denim, the Harlan Cigarette Leg jean, is a top seller and can be found here at Custard, and is the owner’s favorite jean of all time!
Elana Kattan is a very unique and recognizable line—her patterns and fabrics truly set her apart. Born in Tel Aviv, a resident of Paris, and now working out of Miami, Elana Kattan applies her many different cultural experiences into her designs. Many of her dresses, with colorful and fun patterns, are made with a special fabric that is not only sweat-proof and wrinkle-proof but also can be cut at any length without the need to be hemmed. This line looks amazing on women with and without curves. These dresses and pantsuits make a perfect addition to any traveler’s suitcase.
Mmm… smell that? Er’Go candles are so amazing they will make your mouth water. With scents like sweet tobacco, sage pine (the official store scent), verve (a citrusy blend) and currant! currant!, it is hard to decide which scent to take home! Based in Austin, Texas, Er’Go candles are made with a 100% chemical-free vegetable soy wax, hand poured, and all the raw materials purchased to make the candles are strictly from American companies—even the wick, made from American-grown cotton. Many of these scents are available in custom Custard glasses as well as flameless scented diffusers.
Los-Angeles designer Jennifer Park is the head designer for Funktional. After working for other designers, she started Funktional to appeal to the target market she really appreciated: the modern woman with an appreciation for details and quality fabric. Yet she also made her clothes affordable for spending on a budget. Needless to say, this line fits right in at Custard. Many of the dresses feature fun details, cut outs, and affordable silks. Fall and winter bring great heavy looking knits that are still light enough to wear in Savannah or layer on your travels.
Hansel From Basel*
The perfect accompaniment for that dress or tunic bought from Custard are tights and socks by Hansel From Basel. Based in Los Angeles, Hansel From Basel’s tights have very unique patterns and and are extremely comfortable. They come in a variety of material including wool, acrylics, poly and spandex. Furthermore, they have a great price and last seemingly forever!
Shoes by Jeffrey Campbell make a statement. A family-run company based out of Los Angeles, CA, Jeffrey Campbell shoes can now be found around the world—and locally, right here at Custard! Fantastic wedges and heels with vintage inspiration but trendy runway flare beg to be walked in. We insist you come in and try on one of our many pairs; you’ll fall in love! Often times, Custard has custom Jeffrey Campbell shoes, co-designed by the owner of Custard, Tara, and Jeffrey of Jeffrey Campbell.
Like bright colors, fun patterns, and cute dresses? Then Joy Joy is the brand for you. With dress styles from structured to flowy and a variety of fabrics used, this line is great for women with and without curves.Joy Joy has mass appeal!Women of all ages can enjoy this brand, and the offshoot, JADE, a more sophisticated version by the same designer, proves itself to be a fantastic look on many ages and types of women time and time again.
Here at Custard we love products with a great backstory and Kaanas is definitely one of those. These shoes are handmade in Colombia with inspiration from the native Wayuu tribe and their use of beautiful woven textiles. These shoes are made with 100% brushed cotton with a padded leather footbed and a rubber outer sole. These are the perfect summer shoes for hanging at the beach our your own backyard and come with a very affordable price tag!
Kerisma is a lovely knitwear design house that was created by a father, aunt and daughter. They worked together to blend their knowledge of garment manufacturing, architecture, and wholesale distribution to create successful knitwear garments. Their specialty in clothing comes from following a very specific equation: effortless style + great quality + sensible cost = loveable knit. Their equation has added up to make fun, comfortable, and sexy knitwear!
Kris Nations is a very unique and successful collaboration between two sisters. Their jewelry is made from recycled metals and comes in sterling silver and a gold fill. Their design is very interesting with the fun twist on state necklaces ( as pictured), the small detail of adding fibers to their metal pieces, and right down to the packaging. All the jewelry is handmade in Half Moon Bay, CA which provides the perfect atmosphere for these two sisters express themselves in their art. Kris Nations is a very fun line and Custard is thrilled to have found them!!
KUT from the Kloth*
Kut from the Kloth is an LA based design company that was created in order to make clothing for real women. They find their inspiration from stories from everyday, hardworking woman who just want well-made clothing that can be matched with different garments easily. Their company is unique because they travel the world to find new women and new lifestyles to inspire their collections. They strive to create original and individual clothing. “KUT for you. Fit for you.”
Watches were not just made to tell time. At least not La Mer watches. Yes, these timepieces do have a perfectly functioning clock, but they also do something some other watches do not: make a statement! Why wrap around your wrist just once? Why not two or three times? And let’s add some beautiful beading or charms and make the straps pops of color. Perfect! Now THAT’S a watch. La Mer watches are inspired by worldly travels, yet handmade in the United States.
Oversized shirts and sweaters with a vintage twist are the specialty of Ladision. The graphics used by Ladision are bold and full of expression, which is what we love at Custard! There are a variety of styles offered and all are a great price which guarantees a short life span inside a Custard store. Come try on Ladision today and see what we mean!
Left on Houston
We here at Custard love Left on Houston’s knits! Whether it’s a sweater for winter on an airy, oversized top, Left on Houston has you covered. Their pieces come in an assortment of colors and patterns perfect for any occasion. Left on Houston began in 2008 and since then have been charming women with their old meets new style and wearability.
Looking for a great pair of comfortable jeans, pants, or shorts that actually fit and are affordable? Look no further than Level99. Offering a variety of fabrics, colors, fits, and styles with high quality and an affordable price, it’s no wonder you can find this brand in Custard! Including perfect fitting denim pencil skirts, linen cropped pants and shorts, great flare and wide leg jeans, this line has it all, and it all looks amazing on!
Nobody’s work quite defines the beauty of geometry and metals like the jewelry of Lila Rice. Lila Rice Marshall is a designer and metalsmith based in New York City. Her work has been described as “primitive modernist” in which she allows the wearer to interpret her pieces as she thinks. Metals used by Lila Rice range from antiqued brass and silver to rose gold and copper which help create the modern yet ancient feel of the pieces. Custard carries a variety of earrings and necklaces which are sure to be conversation starters!
LK Clothing is designed by Lizzy and Kathryn Adkins. The line is based nearby in Atlanta, Georgia. Their dresses and skirts are fun and funky, with the handmade touches that make them truly unique. They also incorporate many bright colors and vintage fabric. Custard’s best sellers are the fantastic bow skirts, and the cute apron dresses that can be tied multiple ways.
Maryink is a t-shirt printing company based out of Nashville, Tennessee. The company prints t-shirts for most any occasion and has fun and original designs! All of their t-shirts are hand printed on a manual press. Their t-shirts often have a very fun, vintage and organic feel to them!
No one wants to fall prey to a wardrobe malfunction. Luckily, Miss Oops offers many products that can save your day. Some of the products include “Fashion Tape” that fixes gaping blouses, hem lines and more, “JAKs” which hide muffin tops from low rise jeans, and the “Rescue Sponge” which gets deodorant marks off your clothing without using water.
Nail Candy is a very fun product! The “pens” that Custard carries are excellent examples of how to have fun with fashion. Each pen comes with two different color nail polishes with brushes. The best part is that each color comes with a detail pen as well so you can add extra flair to your nails. They are amazingly fun, easy to use, and very well priced!! Custard has many different colors to choose from and you can actually mix and match colors by simply unscrewing the polishes and adding other colors!
Nombre’s garments feature fun, bohemian vibes! Kelly Austin is a designer based out of Los Angeles, California. She was heavily inspired as a child by nature’s patterns. After graduating with a degree in Fibers and attending grad school for fashion design she began to infuse awesome natural patterns with her keen sense of high end tailored fabrics. The perfect explanation is quoted on her website, “The line is an updated approach to the classic tunic, adding high-end details in the sewing, trims, and overall shape while respecting the garment’s inherent summertime ease.” Come to Custard to find her West coast inspired looks!
Nikibiki is a California based design company that makes amazing seamless wear. It’s a favorite product for all of the Custard girls here in the store! You can find a thin-strapped cami in two different lengths, a thicker strapped cami, and great bandos. Their seamless wear comes in a variety of colors, great animal print, and are all one size fits all. Their camis are great under sheer tops or tucked simply into skinny-legged jeans and the bandos do great under low cut tops or summer tanks!
Custard is in love with the jewelry by Natalie Tischler and Ornamental Things. Based in Austin, Texas, Ornamental Things produces jewelry that incorporates found objects and vintage relics into wearable and completely unique pieces. This jewelry is very affordably priced and new shipments don’t last long so keep an eye open for new pieces when they arrive!
Paper Wings is one of Custard’s favorite lines of jewelry. For those who like simple and geometric pieces, Paper Wings is perfect. Their jewelry is extremely light, so wear it with anything all day long. All hand hammered gold and silver, each piece is a unique wearable piece of art. The texture in Paper Wings earrings capture the light and are amazing gifts to yourself or someone you love. This line spans all ages and styles.
Plenty by Tracy Reese
Tracey Reese created Plenty with the idea of “modern bohemian” behind it. It is a brand full of bright colors, simple silhouettes, and exciting prints and patterns. Plenty uses unique embellishments to set the casual designs apart from other designs. Tracey Reese creates clothing that fits all shapes and sizes well. Plenty screams comfort, ease, and sexiness in a Bohemian vibe.
Streets Ahead are a premiere leather accessory company whom Custard has grown quite fond of. Custard carries a diverse array of belts and cuffs from Streets Ahead. Formed in 1982 by David Sack, Streets Ahead uses nothing but Italian leather and a majority of the hardware is Italian with a few exceptions coming from Spain and the United States. Production is personally guided by David and his wife Michelle, helping to insure quality through each season that produces over 150 styles.
These cute, insanely soft tee shirts are amazing. In Austin, Texas, Maggie draws the designs for the tee shirts herself and then screen prints the shirts by hand. Since Custard opened its doors in 2008, Super Maggie has always been a staple tee shirt line, and now they make cute leggings and dresses too. Not to be left out, Custard also carries Super Maggie tees for men and onesies and tees for babies as well! Super Maggie is so great; everyone should own at least one of their graphic tees, if not 4 or more.
Leather. It smells, feels, and looks great. How can one material appeal to so many senses? And when leather is made into a Tano bag, based out of Mount Kisco, New York, prepare to be visually stimulated. Tano bags come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, yet they all somehow give across a chic boho image. If you buy one of these bags, prepare for compliments from friends and strangers alike. Super soft leather, braided leather, metallic details, and a great price point all come together to makes everything from the Chick-lit (best wallet of all time), to cross body bags, to large hobo bags, and more. The quality and style of these bags is timeless!
Designer Lisa Popp started Tylie Malibu 13 years ago in a garage in California. Her knack for perfectly pairing contradicting textures and patterns has taken Tylie Malibu designs to the next level. The line offers everything from oversized blouses and tanks to stunningly intricate hand bags. Of course, everything is handmade and produced in sunny L.A. So if you are looking for apparel that has a vintage Americana detail but still remains exotic, Tylie Malibu has you covered.
Veronica M is based out of Los Angeles and has a knack for creating amazing designs that are comfortable and fun! Her vintage prints, exciting colors, and knowledge of creating clothing specifically for a woman’s body makes her designs stand out. She learned everything she knows from her mother is who was a successful Peruvian seamstress. She uses unique Peruvian techniques to make lovely body conscious garments. Here at Custard her amazing fitting maxi skirts are her most popular design!
Wendy Katlen is a Los Angeles based designer that is known for her exceptional colors and distinctive details. She creates tops, dresses, and jackets in unique patterned and colored fabric that she designs herself. This line is exceptional and has a full range from sweet and simple looks to sleek and sexy.
Wildcard designs are, as the name suggests, quite the unexpected. Designing everything from holsters & utility belts, Wildcard accessories definitely are statement-makers. Stop by Custard and try on one of their pieces, and be prepared to strap up! Featured on the cover of W magazine many times, Wildcard also has a great jewelry division, Tawapa, with exciting handmade skull drop earrings, vintage horn details, and amazing rose gold swan earrings.
(Taken from their website) Workhorse is a long-awaited collaboration between Zoë Chicco and the twin sisters behind Archive Jewelry. Besides being friends, we have been co-workers and peers in the industry for over five years and have always wanted to join forces to create a dream line. Workhorse jewelry is the next chapter in our story together. Taking a page from Zoë’s book of success we’ve created a fine jewelry line, with a twist, incorporating both delicate and statement pieces. Drawing from the vintage inspired world of Archive we unearth antiques and transform them into modern, provocative pieces intended to act as the “workhorses” in your jewelry box.
Read more about Workhorse and their recent feature in Elle and Vogue.