We’ve seen a resurgence of 90’s trends lately, and this textile is no different! Velvet was already all over the runway for fall ’13, and now we know it is here to stay. Velvet will once again, be one of the big trends for fall/winter 2014. Designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Ellie Saab, Reem Acra and many more created collections that included velvet. So if you haven’t already considered including velvet in your next collection, now would be a good time to do so. This fabric is way more versatile than one may think. You could do pants, a jacket, a dress, aRead More →

We talk a lot about women’s trends here and on twitter; but the reality is that we do just as much menswear design. So we decided to switch it up a bit, and dedicate this report to menswear trends for fall/winter 2014. Green, brown and orange are  the big colors of the season for men, so designers and manufacturers, take note. We saw shades of green on so many different pieces and looks, which is great because this color can be casual and also looks great dressed up for night. Orange was also spotted on mostly casual looks, while brown will be a big colorRead More →

Although the spring/ summer 2014 season is upon us, we’re already much engrossed in fall fashions here at JLD-Studios. I’ve decided to dedicate this trend report to dresses for fall 2014. Here are just a few of our favorites here at the studio. Embellished Dresses: Does your customer want to stand out in the crowd? Than this is an important trend to pay attention to. Lace, jewel-embellishments and interesting textures are just a few ways designersRead More →

There was a surprise trend that popped up on the fall ’14 runways and has everybody talking, the use of favorite cartoon characters and re-tooling of famous brands and logos that brought life and a few laughs to the fall shows. The Cartoon Effect is credited as bringing life and color back into the fall season. By now, everybody has seen Jeremy Scott’s Moschino controversial debut, including Spongebob Squarepants and McDonald’s retooled logo. And for those of us not bold enough to embrace a Spongebob Spquarepants dress, there are shoes and purses available. Jeremy Scott was not the only designer to use such surprising iconography,Read More →