FASHION

Design Craze: History of the Pink Flamingo

July 10, 2017

This summer, nature-inspired fashion and interior design have moved to a more tropical climate to which the pink flamingo has made a huge contribution! This beautiful and gallant bird has caught everyone’s attention with prints and accessories popping up everywhere from clothes and footwear to wallpapers and upholstery, bringing pink to a whole new level.

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But instead of talking about its implementation in home interiors, let’s take a peek at the bird’s turbulent history to try to understand its importance for design.

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Design Craze: Millennial Pink

June 25, 2017

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Whether you spend hours scrolling through Instagram posts or you enjoy pinning photos on Pinterest, you have probably come across Millennial Pink! The hue is also known by the name of Tumblr Pink and Scandi Pink. The original name of the color is drawn from the generation which embraced it through hair color, fashion, food and interiors – the Millennials.

This soft and friendly color trend has been widely documented in the media such as The Guardian, New York Magazine and The Times. It even came to be one of the highlight motifs in Wes Anderson’s avant-garde movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.

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Fab Find // Designer Eyewear Warby Parker launches The Corner Collection

October 9, 2014

Warby Parker glasses mood board created on www.sampleboard.com

Warby Parker, an online designer eyewear company’s story is pretty cool – to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price, while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses. I love how they offer a “home try-on” – you can pick 5 pairs and they ship it to you for free, as well as a virtual try-on service.

According to Warby Parker, a good frame is all about the shape.

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Beauty Trend for Spring/Summer 14 | Prose

March 10, 2014

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Concept and information: Beautystreams| Beauty trend board created using the SampleBoard mood board creator program

According to PantoneView, Spring/Summer 14 highlights the value of experience and emotion. Prose finds diversion from the pressures of the modern world by turning inwards, through poetic verse. Romance blossoms in delicate petal hues and discreet neutrals.

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An Inter-Seasonal Outlook for Summer 2014 | Cool Blues

November 18, 2013

summer 2014 fashion trend mood board cool blues

CONCEPT + INFORMATION: LESLEY HURST | Fashion trend board created using the SampleBoard mood board creator program

Pantone View ANALYSIS: DESIGNER OVERVIEW S/S 14 states:

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An Inter-Seasonal Outlook for Summer 2014 | Rich Reds

November 11, 2013

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CONCEPT + INFORMATION: LESLEY HURST | Fashion trend board created using the SampleBoard mood board creator program
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An Inter-Seasonal Outlook for Summer 2014 | Darkened Summer

November 4, 2013

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CONCEPT + INFORMATION: LESLEY HURST | Fashion trend board created using the SampleBoard mood board creator program

According to Pantone View ANALYSIS: DESIGNER OVERVIEW S/S 14 many a remark was overheard at runway exits raising the question ‘what season are we in?’ Marc Jacobs, Prada, Lanvin, Vuitton, amongst others presented collections which would have been equally at home in winter as in summer as portrayed with this fashion trend board called “darkened summer”. Lesley Hurst, Trend and Color Forecasting Expert explains:

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My Colors are Blush and Bashful

October 31, 2013

my colors are blush and bashful

Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film about a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together in a beauty parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana. This dialogue is about Shelby’s wedding.

Truvy: What are your colors, Shelby?

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Emerald inspired glamour mood board

September 5, 2013

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#emerald #pantone #coloroftheyear #moodboard #inspiration

Pretty in pink. Art nouveau fashion mood board

August 7, 2013

pretty in pink. art nouveau fashion mood board

Pretty in pink art nouveau fashion trendsetting mood board created on the SampleBoard program – www.sampleboard.com

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