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FALL 2014 PRINT AND PATTERN — “Endless Nature”

Part of our grounding for this season is to draw upon the endless abundance of nature to add the softer, delicate touches needed. Woodland Botannicals Gentle Blurrings Not-So-Large –Mille Engravings Not-So-Large Peasant Foulards Decorative Art

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FALL 2014 INFLUENCES — “Back To The Future”

No, not historical (yet, at least til we move on to Holiday ’14) but going “back” to familiar themes we’ve used over and over again for inspiration. We know these, we’re confident they can sell, and we now feel the … Continue reading

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LOOKING TO ART

Fall 2014 Trend Inspiration I recently attended the Impression, Fashion, and Modernity exhibit at the Art Institute in Chicago. It was the last stop of a magnificent presentation first in Paris, then at the MMA in NYC, where hopefully many … Continue reading

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FALL 2014 COLOR . . . “A Family Affair”

Color direction continues to be about layering in color families, either tonal or atonal, and making a total statement around one color family. Wine/Red Family Brick/Orange Family Blue/Green Family Olive/Brass Family

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SUMMER/TRANS 2014 — Color Direction

While there are many stories to tell, there are 3 families of color that look particularly good for this time of year. You will want to use them to update your spring key items and create a refreshing color statement … Continue reading

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