Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Trend Alert! Tromp L'oiel

Clockwise: Scarf Tee by Inside Out, Dress by Z Spoke by Zac Pozen, Ipad Cases from Urban Outfitters, Shoes by Agi & Sam
Sweater blouse by Rachel Comey, Tee by Pepper + Pistol
Tromp L'oeil prints are making their way onto shoes, shirts, dresses, ipad cases and even interiors.  Agi & Sam's  Spring/Summer 2011 collection features shoes and men's wear pieces with very interesting prints like basket weave and tile.  Rachel Comey's light transluscent blouse boasts the print of a chunky cable-knit, creating a clever and humorous contrast. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Mudpie Joins Printsource New York as Official Trend Partner

UK-based trend forecasting company Mudpie will become Printsource's official trend partner beginning with the January 9-11, 2012 show. Mudpie will create custom trend displays throughout the show featuring the exhibitors’ contemporary approach to men’s, women’s and children’s wear, as well as provide the show’s attendee an in-depth look at its trend books and online trend forecasting service.

In addition to creating the show’s trend displays, Fiona Jenvey will present two seminars highlighting key trends for the Spring/Summer 2013 season. At 10:30 am on January 9th  Jenvey will address key men’s and women’s trends, and on January 10th  at 11:30 am she will focus on children’s wear trends.

Rain Inspiration

Even on the dreariest of days, inspiration can be found. We love these photos of lights in rain by Bahman Farzad which look lovely next to Ermie's newest collection.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Henrik Vibskov for YMC

Henrik Vibskov produced these ipad cases and socks and they are available exclusively at  Seen here are his signature Napal knitwear pattern. In addition to this Vibskov has also produced some wooden beaded cases reminiscent of ‘taxi drivers’ seats.

Thursday, November 17, 2011


Rain got you down?  Don't drown!  Get under one of these lovely candy-hued covers and perhaps you'll find a bit of sunshine in your day after all...

1.  Floral Print Walker Umbrella at
2.  Monsoon Union Jack and Floral Superslim at
3.  AEO Rainy Day Umbrella at
4.  David David Walking Stick Umbrella at
5.  Fulton Open and Close Umbrella at

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Acne x Daniel Silver

The tribal theme continues with the recent collaboration between Acne and artist, Daniel Silver. Influenced by primitive African sculpture and textiles, Silver brings his own interpretation in a series of prints for the Swedish label.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Menswear | Alex Mattson

via JC Report-- We love the experimental surface applications of Alex Mattson, a London-based Menswear designer who has been making waves since his admission to the prestigious Royal College of Art. His use of the latest technologies to interpret sound and light into print is quite intriguing.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Illustration: Marcela Gutiérrez

The fashion illustrations of Marcela Gutiérrez now adorn the Prada flagship stores in both New York and LA.  The project depicts models from this season's campaign, and her painting style is both full or realism and a visceral sort of abstraction. 

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Versace x H & M

Coming soon to an H & M near you...Look for Versace's collaboration with the Swedish retailer which spans apparel, accessories and even homewares. Available starting November 17th.