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NEWS FROM EUROPE!

I’m back from London and Paris and working on the presentation for my webinar next month. It was a worthwhile trip, if nothing else, to reaffirm my growing belief that trend is no longer about the themes and looks, but … Continue reading

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IN STORES THIS FALL (Shopping Chicago Fall 2012)

I spent a day this week shopping downtown Chicago–department and specialty stores, designer thru moderate. Here’s what I saw over and over again: Color was either classic, autumnal (lots of orange), neutral (lots of brown family), or hideous unwearable brights. … Continue reading

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NYC IN MAY . . . what I love and what looked good!

NYC in May . . . what I love: I turned the corner on 40th Street and the alluring style of the city struck me full on……a view of modern angular skyscrapers as the backdrop to the elegantly traditional public … Continue reading

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LATEST TREND NEWS FROM FRAN IN EUROPE

I’m finishing up my last day here and wanted to share the 4 big ideas in Women’s fashion that I saw everywhere in Paris and London . . . also the over-riding impression for home furnishings. The color message was … Continue reading

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SHOPPING LONDON AND PARIS FOR SPRING/SUMMER TREND!

WHEN? Next Week. Why? Because I need to see what Europe is showing as inspiration and validation for what we are talking about for next year. How? I spend 2 1/2 days in each city in major department stores, specialty … Continue reading

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