EDCC Will Be Visiting Munich Fabric Start This Week!

Servus EDCC Friends! This week CC will be in Munich visiting the European textile and trend fair, Munich Fabric Start! We’re very excited to see all of the latest trends in textiles for Spring/Summer 2013. The posts might be minimal this week due to traveling – but we’ll be posting highlights from the trip this … Continue reading

EDCC Design Lesson: What is pattern? {Part One}

There is a quote in the film ‘Office Space’ that always makes me laugh when the character that plays a Human Resources Manager asks one of the company employees, ‘What exactly, would ya say you do here?’ This often makes me smile in that, many people ask us (among many other questions, What is trend? … Continue reading

Secretly Refurbishing the Neglected Treasures of Paris

A group of artists and restoration experts who have over many years, secretly discovered the passages and tunnels of Paris – lovingly restore the city’s forgotten history during the night. They are a group called ‘UX’, short for ‘Urban eXperiment.’ They don’t ask for money, they don’t damage anything and they are adverse in gaining … Continue reading

Fashion As Art, Art As Fashion – Short Film by Quentin Jones

This video was created for VogueTV by fashion film animator, Quentin Jones. Ballet dancer, Emma Chadwick dances while dressed in Chanel’s S/S 2011 Collection. This short film has been nominated as one of the top picks of the NY Fashion Film Festival – the winner will be determined on February 2nd! Ps. This makes me … Continue reading

Let Hermes {properly} Teach You how to Tie a Scarf

http://www.parismonami.com/fr/catalog/les-cartes-a-nouer/ Today I have discovered on http://www.parismonami.com (a site by Hermes), these wonderful little card illustrations that instruct how to tie a scarf {properly!}. They are so fun and show how easy it is to construct your scarf into beautiful knots around the neck, wrist, head wraps, shirts and even turn it into a great … Continue reading

Rest In Peace, Miss Etta James

She carried so much soul, beauty and poise with her voice – Rest In Peace, Miss Etta James.

Just A Few Photos of New York City Street Art

While cleaning up my desktop, I found a few random photos of street art that caught my eye while running through nyc, last month. I love both the art poster and the b/w vintage photographs that were pasted onto the wall. I found each of these between the Lower East Side and along Spring Street. … Continue reading

Our Faves from the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Preview Collections!

Our Top Picks from the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Preview Collection are {drumroll, please} : Carven – beautiful silhouettes and tailoring, REALLY love the black over-the-shoulder handbag Chloe – gorgeous outerwear, stylish + warmth = perfect Erdem – fresh mix of soft muted florals, colors and black, vintage inspired silhouettes and details (which we love!) Also, we … Continue reading

Vintage Spotlight: Alexey Brodovitch, Harpers Bazaar, Creative Director

 I just love the use of the human form compared to the design of the text in the magazine – beautiful images. Alexey Brodovitch was truly ahead of his time. Brodovitch is most widely recognized for his contribution to Harpers Bazaar magazine in Paris between the 1930s and 1950s.

After an incredible 2011, we are so excited to move into 2012!

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