October 2016


Pale Into Significance: Designers Dusted Pastels

Cotton candy hues and power pastels were a much-welcomed alternative to next season’s emphasis on the bold and the bright. Parma violet at Giambattista Valli, lavender at Victoria Beckham and sorbet lemon at Prada, the pastel trend is more varied than a box of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans, and your customer wants her sugar fix. The dusted pale palette illuminates the new season’s It fabrics of hammered satin, crushed velvet and cotton plissé, so sooth your sweet tooth and say yes to added sugar in your range. Prada Spring/Summer... Read More


Vogue’s New Face Wears Lace

Lest you think eyelash lace trim is merely a thing for lingerie and Fifty Shades of Grey, today we’re here to show you its sophisticated side, but don’t let the Olivia Palermo makeover trick you, the trend is still anything but innocent. The tastemakers of Paris Fashion Week are enticing lace trim into their Spring/Summer ’17 collections so there is no denying the peekaboo seductive finish will be your customers’ fabric du jour for the transeason. Parisian Wholesale bats her eyelashes, and will teach you the rules of seduction when... Read More