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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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SUMMER / TRANS 2014 TREND . . . It’s Still All About The Prints!

I keep waiting, but there’s no end in sight! The summer and trans seasons are the perfect time to exploit the print message. All the influential themes are driven by the print stories . . . that is the statement, … Continue reading

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SUMMER RETAIL 2013: NYC WOMEN’S

I covered NYC retail last week to check on summertime offerings (and yes, the weather was glorious). There were 3 trends that made an impact and will certainly effect my trend direction for next year, 2014. 1) THE FORWARD LOOK … Continue reading

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UPDATES FROM NYC . . . January 2013

New York City on January 3, 2013: © 2013 Steve Kelley This stay in NYC is so rewarding and wonderful. The print shows are full of inspiration for the new year and provide an opportunity for joyous reunions with old … Continue reading

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SPRING 2013 Fashion Trend Direction — Key Points

4 MORE INGREDIENTS of the 2013 Trend Menu: Pleating: to add dimension, fullness, and grace in all classifications. Spring Sweaters: light, airy, open, and patterned. Peplums: make them easy and a charming hem finish/detail. Sportive Attitude: Add a sportive touch … Continue reading

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