Key tips for shopping sales

It is that time of year again, summer weather has not arrived in most areas and everything is on sale. I personally do most of my shopping this time of the year. Net-A-Porter Saks Fifth Avenue Neiman Marcus J. Crew Barneys Ralph Lauren Restoration Hardware When I am shopping a sale, I have in mind what I need for my wardrobe or an interior project. Are you in the mood to add something in silver? A pair of white shoes? Are you ready to try mixing patterns? What about lucite? …

The fisherman sweater trend.

The fisherman’s sweater, also known as the Aran sweater, is typically made out of wool and was created in late 19th century Ireland. Over the past year this style of sweater has seen a resurgence in popularity. It is a classic that now has become a fashion must. This weekend it graced the cover of The Wall Street Journal Magazine. The first time I noticed the sweater was last spring in the Isabel Marant collection. Unfortunately by the time I researched it, it was sold out. I had been searching …

How to add the leather trend to your wardrobe

Leather is a popular fabric in both the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 collections. Two years ago, Celine was one of the designers that pioneered the leather trend. Today, we are seeing leather interpreted in a new fresh way. Leather is now lightweight and very soft. Designers are using different techniques such as laser cutting, basket weaving and pleating. Thakoon is showing leather in amazing colors such as red, orange and purple. Celine. The gathered neckline makes this blouse modern. Celine. This is a great interpetaion of a sweater vest. …