This morning I can across an interesting read in the NY Times Style Section.  Libby Banks article, “How to Tell the Fashion Future?” had me thinking before the triple cappuccino even had a chance to kick in. If you haven’t had the opportunity I highly recommend taking in the full article.  Here is a quick recap before I give you my thoughts.  Julia Fowler, a trained designer, teamed up with Geoff Watts, a programer in the financial industry, to launch Editd, a fashion forecasting business.  Though we may like to pretend all our ideas are original ones, we all use trend forecasting services.  So whatRead More →

Printsource New York, one of the premier textile shows for the fashion industry, showcased its Fall/Winter 2014 show last month.  With a solid collection of fashion forward prints, we of course had a booth there to show our designs.  For the 3rd season running we also had the pleasure of speaking to a Stylesight correspondent and showing her our F/W 14 print trends.  As a result we’ve been featured in their Printsource F/W 14 trend report. If you’re a subscriber, be sure to pay extra close attention to pages 9, 10, and 11 while viewing the full report.  For those without the trend forecasting siteRead More →

With inspiration deriving from fantastical imagery, layered prints from collages, a fusion of floral and paisley embodying a psychedelic pop, this season’s trend watch, Ethereal Garden, will have your wardrobe brimming with colorful life. JLD-Studios will presenting this trend next week at Printsource. TREND Overlapping symmetrical prints, distorted imagery and remnants of the Aztec culture, all immersed in a bright palette of juicy and spicy hues, are some of the key print trends we are following for this Ethereal Garden collection. INSPIRATION Surreal style and floral immersed in high-contrast hues that are large in scale and abstract in nature are all sources of inspiration forRead More →