Less Is More at Lyn Devon Fall ’12

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

* images via style.com I love the effortless lady-like styling in this collection from Lyn Devon. Simplistic, but beautiful prints and wovens perfectly accent the sleek garments. This…

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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Fall ’12

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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*images via style.com Hello there fellow Pattern Observers! I am diggin’ this Fall collection from Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, which was inspired by the rugged landscape of Iceland. The…

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Matthew Williamson Fall ’12

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

* images via vogue.com Hello there! Spring has sprung here in Portland and I am finding the season so inspirational! I am busy wrapping up a few client…

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Fall ’12: Etro

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

* images via vogue.com, Marcio Madeira/firstVIEW When compiling the paisley trend report last week, I fell in love with Etro’s Fall collection. The colors, textures and prints are…

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Found Patterns: Tree Branches

Monday, April 2, 2012

*images via: Edun Fall ’12, via style.com, “Tree Branches” by Ivan Bandura, Helmut Lang Fall ’12 via style.com, “Brighton Branch” by Les Chatfield, Libertine Fall ’12 via style.com,…

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Trend Report: Paisleys

Thursday, March 29, 2012

* images via: “Washed Cotton Paisley” by Bundle Fabrics, Marc Jacobs Fall ’12 via style.com, “Orange Paisley” by Calsidyrose, Issa Fall ’12 via style.com, Issa Fall ’12 via…

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Rodarte Fall ’12: The History of Australia

Thursday, March 22, 2012

* images via: vogue.com, Marcio Madeira/firstVIEW If you have taken one of my classes you know that I am a big believer in contrast. Compelling collections are created…

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