Where is Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Now?

Where is Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Now?

Lady Gaga has had several bold, fashion industry rippling moments. Among her top: the meat dress she wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards. Lady Gaga’s meat dress was one of the most talked about fashion statements of 2010. Time even named it that year as the top...
Tips to Accessorize Like a Pro

Tips to Accessorize Like a Pro

Accessorizing is all about adding interest to an outfit without taking away from it. Here are a few tips on how to accessorize like a pro. Value Each piece should add value to your overall look and not take away from it. Coco Chanel famously said: “Before leaving the...
Fashion Designer John Malkovich

Fashion Designer John Malkovich

John Malkovich’s newest expedition into the fashion world is nothing less than inspiring. As people are often prone to do, they have berated the actor turned designer with numerous questions. The one that seemed to be on everyone’s mind: how is the world going to...
Behind the Scenes with Fashion Force Randi Marie

Behind the Scenes with Fashion Force Randi Marie

Here at Ilene King we certainly appreciate a stylish, powerful woman. Recently, we were lucky to meet a fashion force of nature who embodied just that: Blogger Randii Marie. We admire Randii Marie not just because she is beautiful, which she obviously is, but because...
Ways to Amp Up Your Wardrobe This Winter

Ways to Amp Up Your Wardrobe This Winter

This winter it’s all about being bold! Which, we know should be an easy task for all of you. If you’ve read your September issue of Vogue, you will have seen that the runways are filled with bright colors, oversized streetwear, and puffy volume. You don’t necessarily...
Our Gift to You: Free Last Minute Shipping

Our Gift to You: Free Last Minute Shipping

Hey, we know you’ve got a lot on your plate. You’re out running the world, right? So, maybe Christmas gifts aren’t your top priority right now. That’s okay. There’s still time to order everything and have it shipped on time for the 25th. The spirit of Christmas isn’t...
Gift Ideas for Every Girl on Your List

Gift Ideas for Every Girl on Your List

Did the holidays sneak up on you this year? Yeah, we’re feeling it too. If you’re suddenly realizing that Christmas is a short 3 weeks away and are now struggling to find the perfect something for all your loved ones, then join the club! We’re all right there with...
Make Your Purchase Count!

Make Your Purchase Count!

For Giving Tuesday we want to do something a little special.  We’re calling it Purses For Pups because 10% of all purchases made today will go to Friends of Animals!  Shop now and make your purchase count!...
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales at Ilene King

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales at Ilene King

For all you savvy online shoppers, get ready for another sale that you’ll love. Although the holiday season is still going on, you can get a head start on your Christmas shopping, or get yourself a little something, with our deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday....
New Handbag Styles Coming Soon!

New Handbag Styles Coming Soon!

Alright, after tons of work we have a little early Christmas gift for all of you. If you couldn’t tell already, we have some new bag styles that will be coming to the site soon! As always, we’re happy to share what we’ve been working on. So, without making you wait...
Imperfection is Perfection

Imperfection is Perfection

I have been a fan of Richard Sachs for some time now, and although I most likely will never possess one of his coveted bicycle frames, the almost metaphysical approach he takes when handcrafting them resonates soundly with me. They are built solely by him, with no...
Join Me at the Unique LA Holiday Market!

Join Me at the Unique LA Holiday Market!

Put December 3rd and 4th  on your calendars everyone. I’m pretty excited about this one because ’ll be at a booth at the Unique LA Holiday Market along with a bunch of other talented artists and designers. If you’re not the biggest mall person, this is a great...
On My Inspirations: Who I Design for & Why

On My Inspirations: Who I Design for & Why

Inspiration…I get asked a lot about what inspires me and how I come up with the designs for Ilene King. I find this question difficult to answer. I think most designers would agree that they are inspired by all things and sometimes they’re not sure specifically where...