September 2012


fall style q&a

For Fall, we asked fans to send in their style questions. From colored denim to mixing prints, we’ve got some simple advice from our style experts. Check out the full Q&A on Fossil.Life.Style. The approach to take with colored denim is to treat it just like regular denim! We think the skinny belt is most…


fossil finds: color inspiration

 Vintage Climate Map We were immediately taken by  this 1978 Phillips Series World Relations Climate map when we discovered it on our last trip to Round Top Texas Antique Weekend. Five months later, we are still oohing and aahing over the beautiful yellows, blues, and oranges that illustrate the world’s climate and ocean currents so vividly. 1….


d.i.y. metallic notebook

When we came across these amazing metallic foil notebooks on Eat Sleep Cuddle we were beside ourselves. Bright color? Check. Geometric patterns? Check. Gold leaf accents? Double check. Whitney herself told us, “Adding a little touch of gold to these notepads makes me want to write in them even more than I already do! You…


story of: western shirts

“The West is not a place, it is a state of mind.” So said Jack A. Weil, who is credited with creating the classic western shirt. Photo by Rick Wilking, Courtesy New York Times Remembered as The King of Cowboy Couture, Jack was the first person to put snaps on the western shirt. He also…



Getting back to our vintage groove this week our Instagram feed is full of weathered and worn treasures. We love this thrift store find of a small vintage clock in the perfect shade of aqua.  While taking a peek in our fall brand room, we couldn’t help but share a pic of this nicely worn small…


weekly rewind

There’s been so much buzz around Spring Fashion Week the last few days—we’ve found it hard to contain ourselves. A bunch of other cool findings captured our attention as well. Here are some of our favorites: 1. This trashcan has our name written all over it. 2. Photos fit for a meditation moment. 3. We…


spotlight on: python

This console table D.I.Y. project got the blogosphere buzzing about python this week, and we couldn’t be happier about it. A classic python pattern is timeless, and really does go with anything, making it one of our favorites for fall. So whether you’re DIYing, reworking your decor, or adding to your wardrobe, take it from…


fall 2 catalog

Paula Shirt, Super Skinny Denim, Ellie Ikat Scarf, Stella Resin Watch  Our new Fall catalog has arrived! There are so many things we love inside the pages of this book: clothing, bags, and jewelry! Fall is such a great time of year to reinvent your wardrobe—think easy layers and bright pops of color. We’re convinced there’s something…


d.i.y. hand-printed tee

Today we’ve got a fun project that takes the mystery out of creating your own printed tee. Our talented Art Director Dustin made this video for us showing just how easy it can be:       Supplies: Linoleum block(s) Linoleum cutting tools Fabric screenprinters ink Brayer roller Blank t-shirt Pencil Hair dryer Iron A…


pinning it: fashion’s night out

As we mentioned last week, Fashion’s Night Out was quite a success.  We chose to celebrate the evening in style with live DJs, a photobooth, in-store D.I.Y.’s, and a guest appearance by one of our favorite bloggers.   How did you celebrate the most stylish night of the season?  We’ve pinned a few of our favorite shots from…