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    20 Page Full Trend Report for Fall/Winter 2014/15

    Read this full 20 page trend report filled with unique themes and color boards.

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    Read Sewing Books Online: Sewing For Dummies.

    Enjoy this full digital version of the Sewing For Dummies Book. Read More

    Spring/Summer 2015 Prints Inspiration from Trend Council

    The Spring/Summer 2015 print trends offer a festival of color and patterns. From art explosions, modernized tribal mix, vibrant florals and unexpected print blocks, make the seasonal direction full of excitement and lively possibility.

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    Trend Council's Spring/Summer 2015 Color Forecast

    One of the premium forecasting services, Trend Council delivers comprehensive and inspirational reports to their subscribers. Check out these fabulous Color Lab layouts for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 color trends.

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    Online Fashion Business Course

    Did you know that only 1 in 160,000 designers 'make it' in the fashion industry?  Yet there are millions of budding, talented fashion designers who are trying to find their way to success in this fierce competitive industry. Most of them struggle to survive, some attain minor success and very few actually become successful, world-renowned profitable brands. Since we launched Mylinego, Inc and Bootstrapfashion.com, thousands of aspiring and indie designers have approached us about recommending a fashion business course or a mentoring program focusing on how to start and build a successful fashion business. 

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    Spring/Summer 2015 Trend: Avant Pop

    We love the Avant Pop direction that trend reporting agency, Fashion Snoops projected for the  Spring/Summer 2015. This theme takes you back to the early 60's, when artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist and Claes Oldenburg were revolutionizing the world of art.

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    THE PLUS SIZE FASHION EVOLUTION

    As fashion has been traditionally known in the luxury and contemporary worlds, in the past few years plus size sector started to evolve into a world class fashion phenomena.

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    SPRING/SUMMER 2014 RUNWAY TRENDS - FLORAL PRINTS

    When it comes to prints for Spring/Summer 2014 the updated florals feel fresh, revived and renewed, combining delicate blooms with modern artistic interpretations that have a painterly feel and range from large scale artistic foliage to abstract and impressionistic feel.

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    SPRING/SUMMER 2014 RUNWAY TRENDS - MODERN TRIBES

    Modern Tribes theme is a contemporary interpretation of tribal prints from all over the world, from Amazonian forest pygmies to African tribes people or Papuasian natives. The naïf prints and patterns served as an inspiration for the season and as a remainder of the art of nature.

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    BLOOM STYLE UNUSUAL FOR RESORT 2015

    A retrospective sense of summer emanates from the beautiful inspiration of unusual floral motifs. You will surely be ahead of the curve, by combining high contrast prints with clashing color schemes. Decorate simple silhouettes with busy floral arrangements, creative print mixes and fierce bold outlined florals.

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    TREND: EASTERN EUROPEAN DOLLS - ETRO F/W 2014/15

    We are seeing the presence of Eastern European prints and embellishments on several runway shows for an upcoming season. One of the favorites is the vision of VERONICA ETRO for the Fall of 2014/15 where she travelled to Russia and the nearby countries and brought out the flavors of bohemian chic beyond the paisley prints.
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    JOHN GALLIANO'S FALL/WINTER 2014

    The designer du jour at John Galliano, Bill Gaytten’s latest collection was a muted, artistically inclined affair.

    The focus was on texture play, with light, flowing velvet, fur-trimmed wool coats and sweaters; and feather-embellished accessories. Adding luxurious touches to the collection where metallic accents and lamé tops and dresses.
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