This year, we have chosen a few of our favorite female-founded brands to spotlight for the holidays. We hope you will consider supporting these small, mom-owned businesses as you do your shopping. First up? Walker&Wade, a super chic brand known for bright, cheerful pieces that go “beach to table”. Founder Laurette Kittle’s styles are perfect for travel but so stylish you can (and will want to) wear them every day. They’re known for their Balinese print dresses and tunics but also have incredibly high quality blouses and other year round pieces. We spoke to Laurette for her holiday picks, family plans and more.
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Happy holidays! How will you be celebrating this holiday season?
With family, close friends, and lots of wine!
Sounds like a perfect plan…What is new for Walker&Wade this holiday season?
We just launched out first Fall/Winter mini capsule collection and we are so excited about it! We are also releasing a holiday gift guide featuring our curated gift boxes as well as our new weatherproof totes and other small unique treasures hand made in Bali. This year we started a new direct to consumer division—we brought on a team of incredible women stylists who are selling our collection throughout the country. We are looking forward to growing this division for the spring as well as looking forward to our new chiffon floral collection—we have been working on these fabrics for over 2 years!
Congratulations! What are your top picks for holiday gifts?
The Kelsey dress is a Walker&Wade original and an all-time top seller! This is our most versatile dress. Dress it up with wedges and strands of pearls or wear it barefoot on the beach over your suit. The Indigo is our best-selling color and the perfect addition to any wardrobe. Between its gorgeous fabric, smocked waist, and easy-button sleeves, the Indigo Kelsey is wildly comfortable and effortlessly stunning!
- Covered buttons and hidden pockets
- Organic rayon fabric
- 53″ long
- Model is 5’9″, 118 lbs, wearing XS
Go twirling on the beach or dancing through the night—no matter where you are, heads will turn when you’re wearing the Carrie Dress!
- Butter-soft Rayon
- Adjustable drawstring waist
- Model is 5’7″ wearing size XS
- Runs large
- Pearl buttons
- Small front slit
This easy, everyday dress will take you from beach-to-table. The bright pink and orange print on Fujette rayon drapes beautifully. The added trim and ruffle hem give it a very sophisticated style.
- 100% Fujette Rayon
- Butter soft fabric with slight texture
- White trim on sleeve
- Ruffle hem
- Soft collar V neck
- Elastic waist
- Model is in size XS (34″ long)
- Model is 5’8 & size 2
- Runs true to size
We’ve got you covered with our stylish and comfortable lifestyle masks. Stay protected and look great doing it. The CDC recommends that everyone wear face coverings when out in public. Please know these are not medical grade. One size fits most.
- Set of 3
- 100% Rayon (made from tree fiber)
- 3 layers of fabric
- Breathable, comfortable, super soft, yet protective