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santa monica, california, United States
"Specialty Dry Goods came out of my desire to do something with my hands". Made in Los Angeles by Edie Kahula Pereira, Specialty Dry Goods is about utilitarian products of good and thoughtful design - a new classic with a modern artisans point-of-view. Edie's focus is to design and make useful everyday products in quality materials that will endure. "what makes me smile - the thought of my bags going on many adventures as people take them into their lives." Edie's creative direction is influenced by her working past in architecture, as a product producer, art/product curator, fashion scout, as a person who likes to walk the urban environment, sit in cafes and travel to places far away. "i love it when a design detail comes out of solving an issue - it's the limitations that inspire creativity. Although CAD/tech savvy, it's playing with the actual materials (having them laid out in front of me) where the product comes to life." Specialty Dry Goods strives to make responsible choices; practical is always a must. edie kahula pereira - designer, maker, creative director.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


task list overextended:
organic by john patrick pop up store germantown new york, May 1-12
designers&agents fashion trade show new york city, May 5-7
one kings lane: artisanal man promotion, launching May 12

how much did you say for 2day arrival?! just made the decision to become my own ups delivery truck. look out subway mates. i'm coming with 50 lbs of leather again!

back to filling out paperwork, brighten up product images to email then sewsewsew.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

LA Weekly Artopia

May 15th, 2014

specialty dry goods was invited to participate. needing a clone. sdg will be upstate ny on that day missing all the LA fun. go and enjoy!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

kinfolk magazine

event contributions - potholders are part of a thank you gift to participating dining event hosts  who received a swag 'box' - 20 hosts around the world having a simultaneous dinner party.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

inbox: la weekly

for participation in an event next month [specialty dry goods will be in new york...rats!]. 
seeking clone.

thank you #subasko

one of the original potholders when unraveled and used alpaca yarn from an unfurnished shawl project.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

patterns by number

pattern 1

pattern 2

pattern 3

pattern 4

pattern 5

pattern 6

pattern 7

pattern 8

pattern 9

pattern 10

pattern 11

pattern 12

pattern 13

 pattern 14

Thursday, April 3, 2014

upstate new york & john patrick of organic

may 1 - 12, specialty dry goods will be found in germantown new york as part of a pop up store John Patrick of Organic has organized. looking forward to the adventure on my first trip beyond the city. if in new york...come on by. i'll be there may 9-12.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

everybody likes a good brown

slightly distressed

    mail bag - medium

    jessica traveler wide - large, combo leather

santa monica sun tan - no spf

veggie tanned collection:

    jessica traveler wide - large

    mail bag - large

    nomadic - camel

    classic feed bag - medium