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Decorated Denim

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Decorated Denim

Jeans are getting more and more funky.  Rather than just being plain and blue, the jeans today are embroidered with jewels and sequins.  There is also patches, chains, and tassels to decorate the jeans.  This adds pizzazz to a garment that would usually be considered...

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Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Color-Full

People will joke if someone is wearing a “groutfit” (an outfit of all gray apparel).  It sounds funny and sometimes it can look odd, too.  Recently, though, there has been a switch toward a trend that says wearing an outfit made of all one color looks good. It does not just include gray; every color in the spectrum is being used for these full outfits of a single color or mainly one color....

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Expanding the Men’s Line

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Expanding the Men’s Line

Helmut Lang is expanding the men’s wear line.  There has been a women’s wear line since 2007, and the men’s line is coming out this spring in Berney’s New York and retailers in Europe and Asia.  Rosen, the chief executive officer, expects to get $2.5 million in sales for the fall season.  The collection will start out casual and will gradually get more sophisticated.  Plokhov joined to deign crew and focused on outerwear and decided to appeal to aesthetics.  Denim and tailored clothing will become more important as time goes on, and Rosen wants clothes people can live and love...

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Perry Ellis

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Perry Ellis

Michael Maccari has joined the Perry Ellis label as creative director and will oversee design direction for collection sportswear and licensed product.  He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology and was the fashion director/senior vice president of design for various companies.  The president and chief operating officer of Perry Ellis wants to take the company to another level.  Maccari will help the legacy and lifestyle branding of Perry Ellis, and his first collection will be in the spring 2015 New York Fashion...

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Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Socks

Usually when people get socks as Christmas or birthday gifts, it is not too exciting.  These days, socks are becoming more popular and trendy.  People are wearing knee highs and thigh highs when they have skirts or shorts on.  The socks add some pizzazz to any outfit.  They can even be worn over stockings for warmth in the winter.  Besides just for females, socks are appearing more in men’s fashion.  Whether it is for sports or suits, men are starting to show off their socks instead of hiding...

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Fashion or Function?

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fashion or Function?

Most people that are dedicated to fashion hate weather that ruins outfits.  This winter is really putting those people to the test.  It has been so cold, and it is snowing constantly.  Winter fashion can be so chic, but when the temperature drops below zero degrees, it gets difficult.  Despite the hardships, the fashionistas still want to look good.  This is when rain boots come in.  Sometimes rain boots are just to keep people’s feet warm and dry, but new rain boots are coming out that are cute and fun.  Designers have come out with rain boots, including Coach and Juicy.  Hunter is a brand that is dedicated to designing rain boots.  This shows that weather influences fashion, but fashion cannot be stopped by weather.  ...

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