Thursday, October 27, 2011

Trend: Dots

Everything's popping up dotty, from runway, to street to retail. Here are some of our favorite retail picks.

Clockwise: TopShop dress, Comme de Garcons pullover, Halston Vintage blouse, Vans shoes, Madewell socks

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Book | Celia Birtwell

The colorful life and work of British print designer, Celia Birtwell, is celebrated in this new publication. Her beautiful hand painted prints have appeared on apparel for former husband, Ossie Clark, as well as on new collections for Topshop and John Lewis. This book is a wonderful addition to any surface designer's bookshelf.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Spring 12 Trend: Painterly Tribal

Litertine, Donna Karan, Chris Benz
Get inspired by these loosely painted prints for Spring 12.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

SS12 | Basso & Brooke

Tropical fronds and galactic explosions left colorful patterns throughout Basso & Brooke's Spring collection.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Spring 12: Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana celebrate their Italian roots by adorning their latest collection in tomatoes, zucchini, eggplants and peppers. Colors are vibrant and delicious! These really do transport you to the outdoor markets of the Italian countryside.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Birds of a Feather

There was a decidedly avian feel at the Kenzo show. Parrots and chicken wire took on a sophisticated feel as they were tossed into prints.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

SS12 | Mary Katrantzou

SS12 Mary Katrantzou | photos by Emilie Lindsten via Another
Florals exploded in color blocked form while swirling metal and car parts were compacted into patterns on Mary Katrantzou's recent collection.