Found Patterns: Marble

Monday, November 28, 2011

*images via “Cracked Marble” by Horia Varlan, “McQueen Spring ’12” by, “Grey and White Marble” by Sherrie Thai, “White Texture” by Matt Andrews, “Marble Bright” by Linda,…

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Trend Report: Wovens

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

*images via, designers: Marni Spring ’12, Carven Spring ’12, Burberry Spring ’12, Marc Jacobs Spring ’12, Roksanda Ilincic Spring ’12, Bottega Veneta Spring ’12, Burberry Spring ’12…

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Trend Report: Tribal Ways

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

*images via: “Burberry Spring ’12” via, “New Zealand” by Steve Evans, “Nishi Tribal Man” by Diganta Talukdar, “Maori Gate Carving” by Peter Harrison, “Etro Spring ’12” via…

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Trend Report: Garden Florals

Thursday, October 27, 2011

*images via: “Erdem Spring ’12” via vogue, “Knockpatrick Gardens” by Irish Fireside, “Erdem Spring ’12” via vogue, “Field Flower” by Sonia Belviso, “Flower Gardens” by Coy!, “Flower Fields”…

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Trend Report: Microchip

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

* images via: Michael McCauslin, BCBG Spring ’12 via, “Square Door” by Ross Catrow, Derek Lam Spring ’12 via FGR, “Pools” by Jiunn Kang Too, Marni Spring…

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Trend Report: Patterned Leather

Friday, October 7, 2011
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Happy Friday everyone!!!! I am delighted to announce Pattern Observer’s first guest post. Jessica Shipard has compiled this wonderful trend report on patterned leather that I think you…

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Top Three Floral Trends for Fall 2012

Thursday, June 30, 2011
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A few days ago I received a great question via the Pattern Observer facebook page. Lindsay asked, “Hi Pattern Observer, are you seeing any trends for fall florals?” My answer…

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Summer ’12 Trend Report: 70’s Muse

Friday, March 4, 2011

I hope you enjoy this labor of love. Have an amazing weekend!

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Monday, January 24, 2011

I am thrilled to announce the release of my first trend report for PATTERN OBSERVER, entitled “Opulence.” I am releasing the reports in installments throughout the next few…

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