Ulla Johnson at Wendy Foster State Street

Wendy Foster State Street is ecstatic to now carry Ulla Johnson! Born and raised in Manhattan, Ulla Johnson honed her signature style in the streets of New York City. Inspired by the raw energy of the metropolis, Ulla draws fresh insights into how clothes can empower and inspire women.

4.10.14-Ulla-JohnsonHer steadfast attention to the details of construction have become her hallmark, basing each of her exquisite collections on a timeless foundation of natural fibers, beautiful finishing, and proper fit.

The Ulla Johnson label has become synonymous with custom prints, intricate details and fine tailoring.
Visit us at 833 State Street or give us a call at 805.966.2276.

Vaubel Designs JewelryTrunk Show at Wendy Foster Montecito

Friday and Saturday
April 11th and 12th, 11:00am-5:00pm

4.08.14-image3-(1)Steven Vaubel’s jewelry is innovative, fresh, and eminently wearable. The luxury is in the hand-finished details giving each piece an artisanal and individual look. All pieces are 18k gold vermeil and sterling silver with colorful accents and fluid lines. Each piece is handmade, signed, and numbered.

The woman who buys Vaubel is a collector at heart, enjoying the current designs as much as pieces acquired ten years ago.

Come by and meet the designer Steven Vaubel

Wendy Foster, 516 San Ysidro Road, Montecito CA 93108 (805) 565 1506

Eileen Fisher at Wendy Foster Sportswear


49 Square Miles at Wendy Foster Sportswear

4.07.14-49-MontereyCrossBody_Saddle_Group_101Come by Sportswear and find your new favorite handbag!
49 Square Miles has arrived! Come check out two new beautiful leather collections along with fresh deliveries of the our favorite canvas cross bodies & clingy wallets.

WENDY FOSTER SPORTSWEAR, 516 San Ysidro Rd, Montecito, CA 93108 (805) 565 1503

Star Mela at Wendy Foster State Street

4.05.14-star-melaLooking for the perfect Spring or Summer bag? Star Mela has the most versatile range of accessories suitable for all your Spring and Summer needs. Star Mela design team has drawn inspiration from their extensive global travels but was determined that the pieces looked as good in the city as on the sand.

New at Wendy Foster State Street Star Mela is sure to wow you! Stop in to see the amazing collection in person, or give us a call at 805.966.2276 for more information.
Click image to enlarge:
Wendy Foster State Street, 833 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101 (805) 966 2276

New amazing Vince at Wendy Foster State Street!

4.03.14-vinceVince is synonymous with a modern, timeless aesthetic and effortless sophistication. We are continuously impressed how each season surpasses the last. Vince truly is the ultimate brand for everyday luxury essentials. Visit Wendy Foster State Street to get these timeless pieces and more, while they last! 833 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101 805.966.2276

Valley Visit

Next time you’re in the Santa Ynez Valley, be sure to visit our other our Pierre Lafond / Wendy Foster family enterprises – our Vineyard in Buellton and our Wendy Foster Clothing Store in Los Olivos.

4.02.14-photo-1-1On a recent visit, we arrived to an idyllic scene of new blooms bordering the vineyard where we tasted Pierre’s exceptional vintages. At WF, we were greeted by Alice the Dachsund and a beautiful selection of clothing, art and home goods.

4.02.14-hoto-2-1The valley makes a perfect mini-getaway!
Wendy Foster Los Olivos, 2928 San Marcos Ave., Los Olivos CA 93441 (805) 686 0110


4.02.14-ACACIA-2014-IIIAcacia Swimwear is inspired by the love of travel and exotic beaches! Acacia encompasses the lifestyle of the Gypsetter. It’s a fuse between the perfect low cut Italian bikini and the flirty Brazilian fit. Detail oriented with custom prints and lining, soft buttery fabric, and seamless comfort, Acacia is truly one of a kind.
Angel, 1221 Coast Village Road, Montecito CA93108 (805) 565 1599

Spring Dosa at Wendy Foster State Street!

3.28.14-dosaInspired by travels, every Dosa collection has a story: “The colors in spring 2014 capture the sunlit landscape and inky night sky of Joshua Tree National Park.” The beauty in this collection is unlike any other. Each piece is a handcrafted work of wearable art. Visit us at Wendy Foster State Street to try on the fabulous collection.
Click image to enlarge:
Wendy Foster State Street, 833 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101 805.966.2276

New at Wendy Foster State Street Janessa Leone Hats!

3.28.14-JanessaLeoneJanessa Leone is a eponymous label based out of Los Angeles. The Janessa Leone brand harkens back to a time when people saw their sartorial choices as a reflection of themselves. Each hat is made carefully by hand, a product of years of labor and skill fueled by a dedication to craftsmanship.

Over time through wear, the hats mold intimately to the wearer, and become a reminder of a life well lived. Janessa Leone’s brand mission is to revive a time when people treasured clothing as something to be kept and passed down to future generations, a meaningful item that transcends its value as a mere commodity.”

The perfect addition to a Wendy Foster wardrobe, we are excited about this new addition to our store.
Wendy Foster State Street, 833 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101 805.966.2276

Autumn Cashmere at Wendy Foster Sportswear

3.25.14-AC-pointelleThe best selling Autumn Cashmere pointelle drape cotton cardigan is back! Come check out this sweater and many more from our newest Spring delivery in Sportswear!
Sportswear, 516San Ysidro Road, Montecito CA 93108 (805) 565 1505

NSF at Wendy Foster Sportswear!

3.21.14-NSF-image-1Loving our newest deliveries of NSF at Sportswear! Inspired by its southern Californian origins, NSF provides a modern expression of American style rich with textural detailing and sexy boyish charm.

WENDY FOSTER SPORTSWEAR 516 San Ysidro Rd, Montecito, CA 93108, T 805 565 1505

New Joie at Wendy Foster State Street

3.14.14-JOIE-DRESSLooking for that perfect Spring outfit? We have the most amazing selection of Joie dresses, blouses and silk pants that are sure to complete your wardrobe for these upcoming months, and all the fabulous events you have planned! Stop by Wendy Foster State Street today to see for yourself or give us a call at 805.966.2276

Manebí Espadrille at Wendy Foster State Street

3.13.14-espadrillesNew Manebí espadrilles at Wendy Foster State Street and Wendy Foster Sportswear. Manebí, a small and delightful spot in St. Tropez, is the place where the idea for this amazing espadrille came to life! Perfectly comfortable and fashionable to wear all day.

Made for long travel adventures that turn into nighttime fun, these shoes are the perfect addition to a Wendy Foster wardrobe! We can’t wait to pair these with our Spring and Summer favorites.

Wendy Foster State Street, 833 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101 (805) 966 2276

Demy Lee at Wendy Foster Los Olivos

3.12.14demylee_3_1100“We just got our spring shipment of Demy Lee at Wendy Foster Los Olivos!! This collection couldn’t be more perfect for these warm spring days. Cotton maxi dresses and stripped tees, something you will want to reach for in your closet every day… we are in love!!!
Come see for yourself at 2928 San Marcos Ave, Los Olivos or give us a call at 805 686-0110″

New Johnny Was at Wendy Foster Sportswear

3.11.14-johnny-wasNew Johnny Was at Wendy Foster Sportswear, we can’t get enough of these easy and beautiful pieces!
Click image to enlarge:
Wendy Foster Sportswear, 516 San Ysidro Road, Montecito CA 93101 (805) 565 1505

Art Opening and Trunk Show at Wendy Foster Los Olivos, Saturday March 15 from 1-4pm

3.09.14-karen-robinPlease join us for an open house to welcome artist Karen Bezuidenhout and trunk show by local designer Robin Laroche, Saturday March 15th from 1-4!!
Wine, cheese, art and amazing bags make for a great Saturday afternoon!!
Click Images to enlarge:
Wendy Foster Los Olivos, 2928 San Marcos Ave., Los Olivos CA 93441 805.686.0110

3.09.14-karen-paintingKaren Bezuidenhout who now shares her time between Africa and Santa Barbara – was born and raised in the wine country of Stellenbosch, South Africa. It was here that she began her lifelong love of riding horses and where her rich, earthy color palette and her sense of adventure began to develop.

Drawing and sketching throughout her life, she joined a small Stellenbosch art school situated in an old wine cellar after being consumed with a desire to paint. A few years later, Karen relocated with her family to California, attended a course in painting and color at the College of Marin and soon after moved to Santa Barbara.

3.09.14-karen-painting-2Her palette of chocolate browns, olives, ochre, crimson and burnished golds draw from her time in Africa and are complimented with vibrant blues and greens from the ocean, reflecting the influence of her Southern California lifestyle.

Her favorite subject matter are her own loves and experiences – horses on beach rides, in fields, and trekking across the Namibian desert; farm houses, Moroccan villages, rolling hills, chickens; elephants and a variety of African wildlife; sailboats and beach walkers with dogs.

Ask Karen about a particular painting and she’ll likely have an enchanting story about it – a journey, a dream or an inspired moment. Karen’s work has been described as “earthy, soulful and primitive, yet sophisticated”.

Her paintings have been featured on the cover of Robert Redford’s Sundance catalog and are found in the homes of collectors and celebrities around the world including North America, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Mexico, Turks & Caicos and Africa.

3.09.14-robin-bag-1Robin Laroche is a local artist who calls Solvang her home. As a child she grew up painting and drawing, but began crafting things from leather when she was 20. It all started with handstitched, small handbags made from old cowboy boots…then blossomed into a full array of handbags, chaps, and belts.

After apprenticing with local Saddlemaker Mas Blackwell, she built her own saddle under his expertise. Falling in love with leather, it became her medium of choice. Two industrial sewing machines, all her grandmothers leather carving tools, and six years later…. she is launching her collections to the public!

4 Love and Liberty at Wendy Foster State Street

3.04.14-4loveNew 4 Love and Liberty at Wendy Foster State Street! “The 4 Love & Liberty Luccia Dress is great for a woman on the go. Throw this dress on with some suede booties and you look instantly chic. Featuring 3/4 sleeves, four button closure and drop waist, this dress will be one of your favorites.”
Stop in now to see this amazing dress and so much more!
Wendy Foster, 833 State Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101 805.966.2276

Faliero Sarti Scarves at Wendy Foster State Street

2.26.14-faliero-sartiEvery Wendy Foster customer must own a Faliero Sarti scarf. They are the most beautiful pieces of wearable art you will ever see!! Brand new styles at Wendy Foster State Street from the Summer 2014 collection just in. We are obsessed with each and every one! Come in soon, these always go fast!
Wendy Foster State Street, 833 State, Santa Barbara CA 93101805 (805)966.2276

Words with Wendy