Punk Sophisticate Expands

A few months ago we introduced you to L.A. designer Elizabeth Rosselle, who recently launched Punk Sophisticate, a yogi community inspired, cause-driven Los Angeles and Bali based lifestyle brand.

The rock-n-roll and island fusion collection includes everything from unisex accessories, to vegan/gluten free snack recipes. The original line, which meshed Elizabeth’s cool California style with her love for the Indonesian island has quickly become quite a big deal-not to brag, but we knew it would!

She describes her brand as a place “where your inner yogi meets your inner Bowie” and really exciting things are happening for P.S.

  • Now Punk Sophisticate has home goods, including the new West Timor Collection that showcase one of a kind pillows and accessories, hand sewn in L.A. by Elizabeth using vintage textiles (c. late 1960’s / early 70’s) from West Timor, Indonesia.
  • The jewelry line has been totally revamped, but not to worry, a lot of the same symbolism is woven in – Namaste, Om, etc. Instead, she’s now using a lot of crystals and semi-precious stones throughout to create a more minimalist & elegant touch.

  • She started her DIY series, which was filmed in Bali, and she kicked things off with a really clever idea for wall art. Watch it here! (shot by Juli Anjani, edited by Christian Silva/www.instagram.com/anjanivideography)
  • Elizabeth is also gearing up to start a non-profit on Bali with Yakeba — a restaurant that doubles as a recovery center on the island with an organic garden in the middle so that the clients in recovery can grow their own food and remain sustainable. Ultimately when the clients are well enough, they can work in the restaurant and earn an income. Remaining profits will go back into the restaurant and center.
    • The idea is to keep these clients clean, off the streets, working and out of the prison system. Learn more and make direct donations at Yakeba.org

  • In addition to her site Punk Sophisticate, you can find her designs in the UCLA Medical gift shop, the Rare Bird Piedmont, and Social Study in Highland Park LA.
  • And as always, a percentage of all sales from Bali collections still go to Yakeba.
  • All jewelry, home goods and textiles are blessed by a Bali priest.

Next on her agenda is another trip back to Bali to design the Fall 2017 collection and to create more DIY home/room makeovers and interior styling tips. We can’t wait to see what she does next! We’re obsessed with her and her lines, and you will be too!

http://www.punksophisticate.com/

Photo Credit: Juli Anjani

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