March 23, 2017
This week you're going to hear us ROAR! It's all about animal skins in this wild new trend, presenting a range of reptile scales and African animal pelts. Oversized and bold elements are key to this eye-catching trend, either in natural hues or a splash of bright colours. Mixing a range of animal skins together, or splicing in sections of paisley, is a fresh take on this immensely wearable trend.
March 17, 2017
We’re off to India this week - literally! Lola, our Managing Director, and Sara, our Head of Design & Strategy, are in Jaipur right now, on an epic 5 day adventure with Megan Morton and The School. While they’re busy soaking up the vibes first hand, we’re loving all the inspiration they’re sending back, and our latest paisley story, Indian Chintz, is the result. Full of bold all-over paisleys, clever patchworks or scarf layouts, this story is a combination of traditional motifs and powerful, modern colours.
March 10, 2017
Happy International Women's Day! We’ve gone ahead and dedicated this whole week to celebrating girl power. Now the fashion industry is definitely singing the praises of feminism loud and proud we just can’t get enough. We saw signs of feminism all over New York Fashion Week with social and political activism. Another trend we're seeing is uniquely feminine floral prints being re-imagined as an homage to Geek Chic style, with vintage wallpapers and interiors prints updated for the current market. Big glasses, old world florals and style cues from menswear are our favourite uniform for taking on the world.
March 2, 2017
This week we haven’t been able to tear our eyes away from the delicious collections walking down the fall runways. And the trend we’re obsessed with? Florals! Rendered in beautiful, rich tones these classic blooms have been updated in every way possible, with highlighter colour pops, digital techniques and sparkly additions. This is perfect timing for us because we’re half way through our Flower A Day Challenge over on Instagram. Check it out and paint or draw along with us.
February 24, 2017
We’re on a magical voyage to the mystery island of our dreams. This tropical trend is all about panoramic views of lush tropical rainforests, layered jungle scenescapes and multiple perspectives. Rich colours, a combination of techniques and hidden surprises add to the mystery of this saturated story.
February 16, 2017
Take a deep breath and dive! We’re heading 50,000 leagues under the sea with a week devoted to weird and wonderful sea life. We look to coral, fish and microscopic life forms in vintage illustrations for inspiration. Combined with embroidery and sequinned embellishments to mimic scales and underwater treasure, or added to a floral design for a pop of interest, there’s nothing “fishy” about this trend.
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