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NY NOW and Shoppe Object shows were in New York last week with great success. Both events made it clear that innovation, craftsmanship and imagination are still in abundance from the many makers and designers who showcased their products. Featured image: Aplat Culinary Design Collection at Shoppe Object Shoppe Object NY NOW

The Next Great Lingerie Brands

One of the many takeaways from the February Curve New York show this week was the amazingly talented and innovative makers in the show. These are designers not came up with great ideas, but was able to execute that thought into beautifully wearable products with an eye beyond fashion to fit, quality and craftsmanship. Designers… Continue reading The Next Great Lingerie Brands

What’s Next In Men’s Fashion

Two shows this month highlights what’s next in men’s fashion: UBM Fashion’s Project/MRket Show and Liberty Fairs both in NYC. Some of the trends shown were: corduroy, puffer jackets in new ways, plaids, textured fabrics, utility influenced accessories, relaxed silhouettes, Fair Isle/intarsia patterns and recycled/sustainable fabrics and practices to name a few. Featured image: Educated… Continue reading What’s Next In Men’s Fashion

Society Limonta

Perfect imperfections at Society Limonta’s new store in SoHo. The Limonta Group is a historic textile company based in Costa Masnaga (in northern Italy) and founded at the end of the 19th century. They created Society Limonta with a passion for home decoration and a preference towards natural materials. For them luxury in an understated,… Continue reading Society Limonta

Natuzzi Italia

The classic Italian style and craftsmanship of Natuzzi Italia is a blend of innovation, function, design, materials and colors for harmonious living. It began almost 60 years ago in a small workshop in Puglia, Italy and has grown to be the largest furniture brand in Italy with over 500 stores worldwide. Quality of materials, comfort… Continue reading Natuzzi Italia

Brooklyn Gem

Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse is a gem to explore now through November 3, 2019. There are 15 designers featured inside and outside of this beautiful wood framed house, set in the historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. The showhouse is located at 13 Pineapple Street, Brooklyn, NY, less than a block away from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade… Continue reading Brooklyn Gem

Candylab Toys

Design and Style Report was created to celebrate great design and style in its many forms, regardless of the category. Today it’s about the fabulous car designs from Candylab Toys. They have elevated a child’s toy to something special that a child would treasure and an adult would purchase for themselves. The designs are stripped… Continue reading Candylab Toys

Ralph and Russo

Ralph & Russo‘s AW19/20 Couture Collection highlights shown at the British Embassy, Paris. All images Ralph & Russo. Featured image: A pale pink asymmetrically draped gown in silk double satin with contrasting raspberry panelling and structured pleats, hand embroidered with rosewater opal stones and ruby red crystals in a scattered ombré design