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Holiday Markets

Hello Babes!  As promised, we are keeping you up-to-date on which markets we will be attending this holiday season, and in addition to the Jackalope Art Fair we will also be at Unique LA.  Here's the skinny on both markets... This Weekend... Date: November 18th-19th,...
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Celebrating With A Sale

Christmas has come early, Ladies! We are so thrilled with how well Ilene King has grown this year, and with that growth comes new and exciting changes to be announced soon!  In the meantime, as a BIG thank you for all of your love and support, we have marked down many...

Calling All Boss Babes!

Hello Babe!  I'm writing this post to remind you that Unique LA is this weekend and that we are fortunate to be participating as a vendor.  If you have been to the event before then you know the level of talent that's there.  If you haven't, then I let me tell you...

La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival

This past weekend I attended the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival (considered the “Cannes of the fashion film world”), a 3-part, invitation only festival here in SoCal. In attendance were some of the most beautiful people, all decked out for this special...

Looks We Love: City Street Style

This week on our 'Looks We Love' we're featuring Andrea Simone from the blog Styled By Simone. Andrea is a fashion blogger from New York City, so she's the perfect person to seek inspiration for city street style. She put together a look that we absolutely love for a...

Looks We Love: Cool Summer Street Style

Temperatures are heating up! Especially where our girl, Haley from Colour Me Classic, lives... in Sacramento. Today we're rounding up another look we love... Haley's 'cool' summer street style. See what we did there? Not only does she exude a cool, chic vibe, but she...

Looks We Love: Flirty Date Night Style

  Got a date coming up? We've got you covered. Katie from The Fashion Speak Blog is a Style Consultant based in Chicago and she's sharing her latest look featuring the Ilene King Shin Wallet Clutch in Bone.     Katie's 'style strategy:' ▷ She was going...

Looks We Love: Easy Breezy Summer Style

Warmer weather has got us craving that easy breezy summer style. Do you know what we mean? We like to think of it as that laid back, free-spirited, flowy style while at the same time being totally put together and glamorous. Our friend and blogger extraordinaire,...

9 Summer Fashion Trends Paired with the Perfect Handbag

It's officially June, which means our summer wardrobe is out in full force! Today we're rounding up some of our favorite summer fashion trends and pairing them with the Ilene King handbag we think is the perfect accent. We hope this post inspires you to rock something...

How To Wear Statement Earrings

One of the reasons Ilene King founder, Laurie King, started the brand was because accessories are her favorite element of fashion. An oversized ring and a big chunky necklace are among the things she appreciates most. We believe that a statement piece really elevates...

9 Ideas for a Casual Weekend Look

We love the weekends as much as the next person and we love it a little extra when we get ONE MORE day. Can’t all weekends be like that? In honor of our upcoming 3-day weekend to celebrate Memorial Day, we thought we’d share our 9 favorite looks and tips for achieving...

Why We Love Bone-Colored Handbags

You’ve likely heard the popular rock song ‘Bad to the bone.’ When we set out to share a little about our bone-colored handbags with you, we couldn’t help but have that song on repeat in our heads. Catchy, isn’t it? So, why did we choose the color bone as one of the...

Behind the Scenes: Fall 2017 Collection Photo Shoot

Over the past week, the Ilene King team got to produce two amazing photo shoots to capture images for our new Fall 2017 collection (available soon!). Each shoot took about half a day and (it’s true what they say) ‘took a village.’ We want to share some...

How to Add the Color Sangria to Your Wardrobe

Last week you may have read about founder Laurie King's experience starting the fashion brand, Ilene King. If you recall, it all conspired during a night out with her girlfriends over pitchers of sangria when it hit her that after years of making bags and accessories...

An Interview with Ilene King Founder, Laurie King

When did Ilene King first debut itself to the world? About 4 years ago I was visiting with my girlfriends in Atlanta, chatting over brick oven pizza and pitchers of sangria.  At that time in my life I was dabbling in designing accessories, mainly for myself, and had...

Alexander McQueen’s Most Iconic Looks

The late Alexander McQueen was one of the greatest fashion designers of the century. Do we think that’s an overstatement? Absolutely not. McQueen not only had extraordinary technical, design, and tailoring skills but always found a way to transform the ordinary runway...