Fall is in the air….
Kids are back in school with the wonderful cool, crisp weather turning to Fall. The leaves are beginning to change to the beautiful colors of autumn. Fall is my favorite time of year. I love fall fashion with great boots and cozy sweaters. All the fall colors inspire me in my designs and color pallet. Now that the Spring 10 samples are done, I’m working on the Fall 10 handbag line….reading trend reports, looking at color forecasting and having lots of fun perusing all the fabulous fashion magazines. Creating is my favorite part of the job. Stay tuned…Spring 10 samples coming soon!
Here’s what you’ll be seeing this Fall 09:
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Color Trend Report | Fall 2009 | Womens:
“Subtle contrasts, like those found in a painter’s masterpiece, make up the diverse color palette for fall 2009. Designers play with a broad spectrum of unique color combinations resulting in distinct yet cohesive color palettes.” On view, a snipette of the Pantone color report which features New York designers, and as you might suspect, their inspirations for the F/W 2009. season. Courtesy of Pantone.
“The fall 2009 palette is more unique and thoughtful than the typical autumnal hues of years past, ” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Designers recognize the desire for fundamental basics that speak to current economic conditions, but also understand the need to incorporate vibrant color to grab the consumers’ eyes and entice them to buy.”
Templerly London, left.
Inspiration: The Orient and traditional dress of the geisha, Steichen photography, and travels. Deep Reds and Crimsons with hints of Black that evoke the sumptuousness of the Orient.
Yigal Azrouel, right.
Inspiration: Toughened-up romanticism, luxe decadence for a strong woman. Cardinal paired with Jet Black feels both past and novel.
Ports 1961 by Tia Cibani, left
Inspiration: A journey to India, one of color and joy. Begonia Pink, a staple color that is treated as a neutral.
Douglas Hannant, center
Inspiration: Sophisticated off bright hues reminiscent of the ’30s and ’40s. There isn’t a single important color – rather, it’s the sophisticated way they play off one and another.
Tadashi Shoji, right
Inspiration: A dark palette with bright accents. The color Rose – it’s freshness and vivdness offer a bright furture with clarity in an economic climate that desperately needs a stimulus plan.
Ella Moss by Pamella Protzel Scott, left
Inspiration: Thailand, where the colors in nature are not to be believed. The shades of Green in the water, the abundant flowers and the colors or the local dress.
Thuy by Thuy Diep, center
Inspiration: A sense of renewal and optimism with designs that breath ease, cleaner lines, shapes and forms.
Adam Lippes, right
Inspiration: The rich shades of the Istanbul spice market – earthy, real, wearable colors.