D&G’s BLUE PERIOD

* images via D&G

There were so many amazing prints at the Spring ’11 D&G show (I will post more in the next few days), but I wanted to point out two key trends that really stuck out to me:

1. Traditional florals with blue backgrounds- It spices up the traditional floral trend and looks amazing with those yellows, burgandies, and reds..

2. The oversize gingham- I guess this trend is only natural after all the super tiny checks and plaids out there, but it is so cute!

DELICATE METAL

Diesel describes their Black Gold F/W 2010 collection as, “creativity, experimentation, craft and technique,” which are words that I would use to describe their design philosophy as a whole. They consistently use fabrics and trims in innovative ways..this season they featured “delicate metal embroidery, inspired by yarn and denim weave” paired with leather. And I love the bleached out wool dress and those printed gloves….more items from their collection can be found here.

Vintage Buttons

I am working on an additional post for today..but in the meantime enjoy these fabulous buttons from the 1950’s. They, along with other wonderful finds, can be found at Haberflashery’s etsy site.

PENDLETON & O.C.

I am so excited about the new collection from Pendleton and Opening Ceremony. There are so many exciting pieces that it was really hard to narrow down my choices for this post…check out this menswear???? And those socks are super cute. The patterns are amazing and I love the range in colors..from classically beautiful to funky-town…..and one of the best aspects is that many of these pieces are made in the USA. You can see more pieces here.

Over the past few years Pendleton has found some great collabrative partners… I can’t wait to see what they come up with next!

*images via Opening Ceremony

ZIGGY STARDUST’S NATURAL SIDE AT GAULTIER

*images via vogue

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