To Make a Bold New Floral Textile Collection, This Designer Went Straight to New York City’s Flower District

Tania Leipold describes Foliage, her new luxury summer textile collection, as lush, poetic, and romantic. “I wanted the fabrics to embrace the beauty of the natural old world,” the French-born designer tells AD PRO of her recently launched, floral-inspired collection. The name of Leipold’s Brooklyn-based design atelier, Laine + Alliage, translates to “wool and alloy” in French. Before she established the … Read more To Make a Bold New Floral Textile Collection, This Designer Went Straight to New York City’s Flower District

PHOTOS: New Gold Alex and Ani Disney Parks Designer Collection Ears To Debut July 5th

If you thought the first of the Disney Parks Designer Collection, a pair of $78 Harveys Minnie ears were expensive, hang on tight. The next installment in designer duds is commissioned by the Disney Parks Collection jewelry powerhouse Alex and Ani, and the ears are a cool $178, or a whopping $39 more than a Disney Villains After Hours ticket. … Read more PHOTOS: New Gold Alex and Ani Disney Parks Designer Collection Ears To Debut July 5th

Chester fashion designer launches real women campaign

Award-winning Chester fashion designer Matthew O’Brien has launched a ‘Real Women’ campaign. The campaign will give women the opportunity to become the Real Women face of Matthew O’Brien’s collection and is being launched so that finalists can win the opportunity to model in his extremely popular and visually stunning fashion show which is taking place this year … Read more Chester fashion designer launches real women campaign

China’s New Wave of Designers to Watch in Shanghai

SHANGHAI — China’s consumption power has left an indelible mark on global retail, but could its creative potential rise to that same level of impact? The jury remains out, but many attempts are being made, none more visibly than at Shanghai Fashion Week. The event returns Wednesday and figures as China’s best place for fashion talents to showcase … Read more China’s New Wave of Designers to Watch in Shanghai