Behind the Color Wheel…The history

I am really happy that Imprint did a special article on the Color wheel and the history behind it. Imprint did this article in three parts, but I find it fascinating! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

Part one

http://imprint.printmag.com/color/the-wondrous-color-wheel-part-1/

Part 2

http://imprint.printmag.com/color/wonderful-color-wheel-part-2/

Part 3

http://imprint.printmag.com/color/the-wonderful-color-wheel-part-3/

 

We heart H&M

So H&M has a really cool concept in the works right now. They are providing videos each week on different styles! Love this idea!! Enjoy the video

Shanghai Street Style

This week we’re checking out the street style in Shanghai. Get inspired by the trendy Shanghai people who are mixing and matching items to create stylish outfits.

get to know emmakisstina from Etsy.com

Emmakisstina creates some seriously CHIC illustrations. There is something really fun and girly about her work that I just ADORE! Kristina is the artist, she is from Stockholm, Sweden. To learn more about her check out her blog at www.emmakisstina.blogspot.com .

Ive included some of her seriously cute illustrations below.

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Boots…..shoe trends

Boots- in the 19th century women wore boots with day wear in both summer and winter. They were usually low-heeled, made of leather or finer materials, and laced or buttoned to reach the lower calf. In the first half of the 20th century they became mainly utilitarian items- worn mostly in bad weather. Fashion boots, designed purely for effect, first appeared in the 1960’s. They were shown in all lengths from the ankle to high on the thigh. Materials ranged fromr plastic and vinyl to leather. 1970’s fashion boots constructed to encase the foot and leg to the knew which became popular winter wear in a range of colors. In the same decade other styles also became popular, such as ankle boots or leather cowboy boots with elaborate tooling. Doc Martens a heavy utilitarian workmen’s boot became mainstream in the 1960’s and in the 1980’s the reappeared on the fashion scene in a more refined form.

Coco Chanel No. 5 New Jersey History

Did you know that Coco Chanel at one point in time was produced in a factory from New Jersey? While World War II was happening in Europe, the perfume factory was relocated to New Jersey! It turns out her chic cologne was being made in the garden state, while the materials were being smuggled in from France!

To read more about this discovery check out the link to the  article below

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/when_chanel_had_jersey_accent_TKoWARsoSQvs9tQRW0MoEP