Spring 2016 Big Messages

Spring 2016 Big Messages

Blooming florals!! The newness in florals is in size…large scale and oversize florals is the big message whether engineered or allover. The different types of floral patterns shown in upscale department stores ranged from tropical, realistic (and very pretty looking),...
-Fringe Benefits-

-Fringe Benefits-

Are you ready to live on the FRINGE of society? I am so inspired right now by fringe & all the ways it’s being done. It’s such an interesting, different way to embellish, without being super shiny or hard to wear. It can be dressed up or down and can...
Indigo Dreams

Indigo Dreams

A large trend across all categories for fashion whether it is sweaters, cut & sew, or woven is the indigo dye effect. Think of all the cool indigo washes and treatments that can be done on sweaters and tees. The possibilities are endless!! This look can be seen...
KNIT

KNIT

I read a quote somewhere once that stuck with me all these years. It said, “The objective of designers is to make everything in your closet feel obsolete.” That might be easier than normal this spring for the cut & sew knit designers out there! Wovens & soft...
Oh SNIT!

Oh SNIT!

Look over there! It’s a sweater…it’s a knit…no it’s a SNIT! You get the best of both worlds with this trending hybrid.  Some feel plush like a sweater, but merrowed to the make of a cut & sewn knit. Snits have really become a fast-moving trend, many made up in...
FUNKY CHUNKY MONKEY

FUNKY CHUNKY MONKEY

It’s that time of year again to break out your obscenely chunky sweaters! Once the temperature drops past 20 degrees for me I am ready to wear my coziest sweaters known to mankind. But chunky sweaters don’t always have to wait until the arctic weather hits. The major...