Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The Sche Report...

...many thanks to the Sche Report for a great report on the South Congress block and Blackmail...

Follow this link to her blog and here's some info about Margaret:

"Margaret Sche, based in Los Angeles, assists Global retailers, designers and manufacturers in developing niche markets through creative direction, business strategy and market forecasting.

Referencing the runways of Paris and the streets of Tokyo, Margaret’s passion lies in what’s next on the fashion radar. Her vision in global trend-spotting covers influencers worldwide from Los Angeles, New York, Paris, London and Japan.

With 15 years of work in the fashion industry, Margaret Sche has partnered with global-influencer brands such as Forever 21, Tommy Hilfiger,The Sak and American Rag. Her Fashion Styling images created for advertising, editorials and celebrities have appeared in publications such as In Style,Vanity Fair, Surface, Teen Vogue and Nylon. Her contribution to FOAM magazine as a Fashion Editor led Margaret into freelance fashion writing and market coverage reporting for various online resources. Most recently, she was head of Fashion Direction for Forever 21, where her merchandising vision influenced the global retail market and contributed to the company’s increase in earnings.

From creating Visual Merchandising concepts to shopping the marketplace for the newest trends, Margaret offers retailers, designers and manufactures an entire portfolio of services including: product development strategy, niche market planning, trend forecasting, branding and visual concept styling for runway, store design, look-books and advertising."

For more information, visit www.margaretsche.com

Friday, June 24, 2011

A gift on my doorstep...

...arriving at my atelier this morning, I found this lovely gift that had been dropped through my door. What a wonderful way to start the day!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

This house is a dress...

...not only does it have shingles of fabric, but it has texture, form, depth, folds and personality. I like this site: inhabitat.com and I like this house:

...maybe not to live in but to appreciate and explore. Go and see this lovely article about The Little Dutch "Herenhuis" by Tafline Laylin.