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Trend Board: F/W 2012-13: Midnight Madame

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Midnights in Paris inspire her, while deep shadows cast from moonlit skies reflect in her dark, seductive ensemble of boudoir sheers, silky satins, vampy lace, fetish leathers and sumptuous velvets. Tough dominatrix corseting accentuates her hourglass figure, while buckles and laced thigh-high boots hint at a secretive darker side. The …

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Trend Board: F/W 2012-13: Haute Craft

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The comforts of home are brought on the road as she adapts homespun elements to her exploration of ethnic cultures, natural wonders and unknown destinations. She embraces imperfection, and although she is drawn to rough textures, experimental clashes of materials and colors, artisanal raw unpolished finishes are unrefined aesthetics; her appreciation …

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Trend Board: F/W 2012-13: Dapper Darling

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Well-suited and tailored to perfection, this sophisticated, driven woman adapts to the urban atmosphere. In a fast-paced, clutter-filled world overflowing with information, her no-frills, no-fuss approach seeks balance through simplicity–she’s a modern minimalist at its finest. Refined menswear details unveil themselves throughout her world. A fusion of casual and formal …

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5 Key Trend Boards: Spring/Summer 2012

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We created inspiration boards for the key five trends of the season: Sweet Tart, Prairie Dust, Classic Ease, Tropical Traveler and Disco Diva. Sweet Tart Ladylike classics–boxy Chanel-inspired jackets, preppy sweaters, cropped pants and feminine dresses–might keep this girl sweet, yet it’s the quirky accents that make her sassy. Feminine …

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Trend Board S/S 2012: Prairie Dust

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Welcome to Pleasant Prairie, where free spirits run wild. Drawing inspirations from “Little House on the Prairie,” ghost towns out West, and outdoor music festivals to name a few, this “new Bohemian” is adventurous, tough and liberated. You’ll find plenty of rustic, homespun elements sprinkled on this nature-loving Bohemian’s accessories—turquoise …

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Trend Board F/W 2011-12: Survival Mode

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She’s strong and her survival mode is in full-effect—this post-apocalyptic warrior appreciates what’s left of the earth. Her affinity with the natural world shines through grungy geological textures, an earthy palette, and natural materials unite with metals as they are worked into unexpected jewelry combinations. She breathes rustic romance, after …