A Styled Brand Experience

 I still remember seeing these shoes.   Sitting in a Barcelona shoe store, floor to ceiling windows poured sunlight throughout the shoe store.  The terra-cotta color of the walls felt cozy and warm.  The store was filled with activity, yet I felt as if I was touring the store privately.  The store layout aisles allowed…

Style Hanger Appeal

 Style & Color Attract Me to a Garment…like a ‘shiny object‘ seen in the water. I ‘ooh and aah,’ as it lights up ‘In My Eyes.   I walk toward it.  I reach out to touch it.  And then…. It can end up a ‘Touch and Go’ scenario………. HANGER APPEAL is like a first date! IF the GARMENT doesn’t…

Timeless Quality

Strolling around SoHo NYC my senses continually absorb inspiration, Be it color, beauty, character, wit or style, this designer’s eyes never cease to roam. NYC is one of the cities you should pause to look up from.  The architecture on some buildings is truly inspiring. I did that.   In the midst of the masses…

The Art of Dressmaking

The book is beautiful. The faded aqua blue cloth cover, the hand bound pages, the paper quality, even the lettering font-all signaling quality. Even before I opened the book to read, the title held my interest. …………… I started right at the introduction and there written in black and white signified THE VERY WORDS I…

Could You Wear Your Clothes Inside Out?

Could you wear your clothes inside out?  Would you?      Early on, I learned the workmanship of a garment should look as finished and well done inside as the outside of a garment.   The ability to put a garment on inside out and wear it throughout the day, shows you have found yourself…

Pssst….The Plaids Don’t Match!

It was a moment I will never forget.  Forever etched in my mind. Let’s just say a long, long time ago…. Sitting completely still listening to a concert I look over at the person a few rows in front of me. Not understanding why at first I don’t feel pleasure.  Then it hits…Her jacket plaids…