If you pay attention to fashion and trends you know top designers are always looking forward. It's hard to believe that Autumn has just arrived and yet Fashion Week in Milan last week had designers focusing on Spring/Summer 2011. My favorite was Dolce&Gabbana who emphasized lots of white and gorgeous vintage looking lace. Of course … Continue reading Fashion Trends – Looking Forward
Looking through pictures of Fashion Week today, I'm noticing a huge emphasis on fur. I'm not a big fan of real fur at all. The good news is that some designers are not only fashion forward, they also have a cruelty free conscience. Seeing this trend able to carry through Fall and Winter, I'm willing … Continue reading Fall Fashion Trend – Faux Fur
For those of you haven't heard of it, Cargoh is a curated venue for artists and designers. They have pretty straight forward guidelines - pretty pictures and a fabulous design aesthetic. The result is a stunning group of handmade work. Not only is Cargoh a marketplace, it's heavily tied into Social Media. You can log … Continue reading Cargoh
Every year as summer begins to fade and Fall begins its beautiful journey to me, I get excited. It's my favorite season for so many reasons. Halloween, leaves turning gorgeous shades of reds, oranges, yellows and greens, cooler weather and autumnal scents filling the air. However, one thing usually gets me amped more than anything else...Fall clothes and … Continue reading Trends – Boots (Always My Favorite)
As part of a continuing series I'm focusing on the color trends from Fashion Snoop for Fall/Winter/2010/2011. In my last post I discussed the "Hitchcock" palette - lots of gorgeous neutrals. Today I present you with their other palette, Renaissance. According the Fashion Snoop this color palette and key items represent the translation of "combating … Continue reading Fall/Winter 2010/2011 Color Palette Renaissance – Etsy Style
Yes it's Tuesday again which means more lovelies from Etsy! I'm feeling Autumnal today so I'm going with a Fall theme. It's my favorite time of the year - perhaps because I'm a Libra, born in October and grew up with Halloween themed birthdays. I love crisp, cool air and the smell of cinnamon. The … Continue reading Terrific Tuesday ~ Etsy Faves and Finds!
Here it is Tuesday and I'm home sick with a bug. But that won't stop me from posting some fabulous Etsy finds! I've decided today to focus on Etsy clothing designers. It amazes me what great wearable treasures you can find on Etsy. Enjoy!
Recently I have been doing a lot of reading and research on upcoming fashion trends for the coming year. One recurring theme that I'm super excited about is Fantasy and Myth. Think fairytale, think epic - think all things medieval and all things natural. I believe up to this point all of these have been touched … Continue reading Fashion Trend Prediction – Myth and Fantasy
Hi all, I know its been AGES since my last blog but I've been inspired! I've been a big fan of Pantone since I worked in a sign shop and learned the importance of accurate color matching. I was especially excited to see that Pantone named Turquoise as color of the year for 2010 as it is … Continue reading Color Trends – 2010 and Beyond