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Spring Summer Trends 2015 - Part 2

Last week we started covering Spring and Summer Trends for 2015 we covered colors such as blue and Gold, patterns such as dots and stripes, and ‘feels’ of Paint brush. Let’s see what else is in the works this coming season:Galabia looksThis airy light look is a great match for all water related activities. Hides what needs to be hidden, and gives a nice ethnic flare to it. Galabias have become a household necessity; from hosting guests to cocktail parties, this look was embraced by movie stars on the streets of LA and NY as well as well know society women hosting parties.Lace, and mixed patterns - fabric/knit mixedWe’re seeing an interesting play of textures in knits and fabrics. Lace...

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More than 50 Shades of Grey

On a tour of one of the Historical Houses in Charleston last year, I noticed that in all family portraits, the hair of both parents was always painted grey or white. No matter how young or old they were. I was drawn to it with surprise while the tour guide explained how back then, grey hair WAS a sign of respect. Ha!Grey hair IS a sign of respect. How come we forgot that?Our grey hair, our wrinkles, are signs of aging and getting older which we’re working really hard to hide these days. They are also, as we seem to have forgotten, and more importantly, signs of wisdom and experience. How did we forget something our Founding Fathers knew? What...

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Spring Summer 2015 trends

By Roni RablLooking outside it’s hard to believe spring is around the corner, but believe me - in two minutes you’ll be shoving your Lauren Vidal coat back to Storage and start getting ready for Spring! Every time a season starts,many of our customers email me with questions about the coming trends they should put an emphasis on, whether on a rack or on a display window, so to stand out as well as hit the spot with their customers. That’s why I decided to put together a list of Spring Summer 2015 trends, to share with everyone. To make it easier to digest, I split it into 2 posts. I would love to hear from you what your customers...

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We are all a community

“Sangah” is the name for “a community” in Buddhism.2600 years ago, Buddha himself understood the need for a community for people to practice with, and the powerful effect of one, on people’s lives.As an Israeli, I arrived in this country with very solid feelings and ideas about what a ‘Community’ is about. It took me 23 years to let go of what I thought was “Right”. In Israel we “live and breath community” - Israelis are there for each other for better or worse. All the time. We know each other inside out, we know - becasue we constantly share or inquire - about each others joys and pains. Hebrew was the only thing one really needed in order to...

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Scarves

One item, so many meanings. Winter warmer, soft, comforting, where you can hide in well, keep warm.It’s a summer detail, light and flirty.That of Politics Do’s and Don’ts. (Image taken frm PerezHilton site)It’s a Hijab, of religion symbolism.It’s a symbol of getting better, a garment used to help heal.​​

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