Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Juilliard Woolens fashion advertisements were so sophisticated and feminine; the models were always classically posed and wearing some of the most spectacular styled clothes. Established by Augustus Juilliard in 1874, A.D. Juilliard & Co. of New York City was one of the most prominent in the dry goods commission trade, handling the output of some of the largest mills in the country manufacturing woolen, cotton and silk fabrics.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Life's a bowl of cherries - not to mention apples, oranges and lemons - colorful fruit patterns makes a refreshing fashion statement.
|Solange Knowles styling in a lemon mini dress|
|1980's fruit print bolero length short sleeve wrap shirt with tie on Rusty Zipper.com|
|1960's MOD Abstract Bold Fruit Print Mini Scooter Dress on Esty.com|
|Julia Sarr Jamois fashion editor for London's Wonderland Magazines sporting a banana print skirt |
from Prada Spring 2011 collection
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
As one of the world’s leading luxury women's wear brands, ESCADA stands for modern elegance, cool glamour, and sensual femininity. Founded in 1978 by Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley in Germany, ESCADA designs throughout the 1980's and 1990's provided distinctive creations featuring unusual combinations of colors and patterns, exclusive embroidery, and elaborately designed knitted fashions.The women’s brand was introduced to the European market in 1978, but they didn’t hit the US market until a few years later in 1982. Margaretha was an overachiever, as she was not only the co-founder, but the chief designer as well. She was known for designing bold, colorful luxury sportswear.