PR Log - Oct 04, 2012 - Los Angeles, CA – 27 Miles, a name that plays homage to the original length of Malibu, is also a new contemporary lifestyle collection that launched online at http://www.27MilesMalibu.com on October 4, 2012. Inspired by the scenic beachside community that lines the famed Pacific Coast Highway in northwestern Los Angeles, the collection, which mixes affordable bohemian, beachy basics with eclectic edgy designs, includes fashions and select accessories like totes, scarves and sunglasses that retail from $45.00-$225.00.
A busy entrepreneur and designer with over a decade of experience, Katharine Marinaro, co-founder and creative director for 27 Miles Malibu wanted to create a collection that combined versatile trend-driven basics juxtaposed with stylish pieces for evening that have a rock-n-roll vibe. Inspired by Malibu’s laid-back luxe style, the line includes casual basics like scoop neck and bat sleeve Tencel tees, as well as curve-complementing lace leggings and silk moto jackets inspired by the 60’s and 80’s but interpreted with a modern edge and flair.
The 27 Miles Malibu collection includes an assorted, but cohesive line of fashions and accessories made from fine fabrics like silk, cashmere and velvet. Through the use of flowy, asymmetrical silhouettes, mixed materials and meticulous craftsmanship, 27 Miles Malibu offers pieces with a distinctive versatility that can be mixed and matched with existing wardrobe pieces to reflect their wearers’ personal style and taste. “While comfort and functionality are key, we strive to introduce innovative, new silhouettes that will be coveted by those with a bohemian style, as well as those with a trend-forward sensibility,” says Katharine. Although the collection includes lots of black, animal-print and charcoals; color is injected in the form of rich burgundy, cobalt blue and organic greens.
27 Miles Malibu’s laid-back luxe designs capture the essence of the city they call home. The quaint city by the shore does not just function as a muse for the collection, many of the style names pay tribute to iconic locales within Malibu city limits. With an emphasis on wearability and expert craftsmanship, the designs appeal to discriminating customers who want casual luxury. 27 Miles’ selection of contemporary fashions retail from $45.00-$225.00, while bags, gloves and scarves are $60.00-$140.00. The full line is available online at http://www.27milesmalibu.com. Select pieces from the collection will be available at specialty boutiques like Fred Segal Santa Monica and Dungarees in Studio City, California mid-October.