Monthly Archives: July 2013

italian summer: the gathering

click to enlarge This is part three in an ongoing series examining trends seen in Italy during a Summer merchandising program through Parsons. Advertisements

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trend confirmation: floating color

click to enlarge Though initially reported as part of a 6 part series exploring this emerging trend in womenswear and design (link 1,2,3,4,5,6), this trend direction has quickly spilled over with equal influence into menswear. Most aggressively displayed in the … Continue reading

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italian summer: delicate white

click image to enlarge This is part two in an ongoing series examining trends seen in Italy during a Summer merchandising program through Parsons.

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trend confirmation: spirit of st. louis

click image to enlarge Aviation trends, as first discussed in February (link), are continuing to appear in several Spring collections. However, this trend is still simmering and has not reached boiling point yet. As a trend better suited to Fall … Continue reading

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italian summer: botanical crush

click to enlarge This is the first in a series of posts inspired by my time spent in Italy this Summer as a member of a merchandising study abroad program through Parsons.

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trend confirmation: neckerchiefs

click to enlarge As reported in February (link), neckerchiefs have continued to rise in popularity as a key trend item for men. Though this trend first appeared as part of a more singular aesthetic (military/mechanic/vintage aviation), it has grown to … Continue reading

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