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Designer Spotlight: Baruni

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Designer Spotlight: Baruni

The Baruni Collection offers beautiful designs and sophisticated fabrics as unique as you for every occasion.  Designer details and ready-to-wear ease are combined flawlessly. We sat down with Fadwa Baruni, designer of Baruni apparel to ask her some questions about her up and coming brand.   When did you start your brand and what inspired you to do so? Fadwa: I started my brand in 2009 because I finally had enough of wishing that I had followed my own choices when I was young but still had not done anything about it.  I grew up in a professional family in North Africa and when...

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Must Have Fall Staples

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Must Have Fall Staples

As the weather changes to colder temperatures, our need for transitional clothing options increases. Layering becomes a key way of dealing with cooler mornings that still warm up a bit in the afternoon and then cool down again in the evening. Easy to remove accessories help us stay stylish and warm and can also be tucked away in a bag when not needed.  Hats are a great way to remain stylish while also protecting yourself against the elements. Fall can mean brisk rain showers, windy days and some frost. Protecting your head keeps the rest of your body much warmer....

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Support Independent Designers

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Support Independent Designers

Now, more than ever, supporting small business, independent designers and Made in the USA products is so important and can have a huge impact not only on individual lives but also on local communities. And it's much easier to track that impact or see the benefit to the local economy when you choose to purchase locally sourced goods.  More people are also recognizing the importance of purchasing products Made in the USA, and how that not not only helps to support the economy but also expresses a sense of unity and pride. “Made in the USA” is not just a...

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Designer Spotlight: Seidenmann

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Designer Spotlight: Seidenmann

  Seidenmann is known for spectacular silk scarves, shawls and ties, created with exacting attention to detail.  The silk fabrics are woven in Italy and then hand rolled and sewn in a time honored
 Swiss tradition in Zurich.We sat down with Andreas Hurr, designer of Seidenmann to ask him some questions about his brand. When did you start your brand and what inspired you to do so?Andreas: In 2012 we started the Brand Seidenmann. What is your background and how does that inform your design process?  Andreas: I studied Fabric Design and I love to design things that can have a different effect each...

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Designer Spotlight: AndRena Nikol

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Designer Spotlight: AndRena Nikol

AndRena Nikol's leather accessories are handmade in the USA, in the heart of Texas. AndRena's bags and cuffs combine rugged urban design with exotic leathers and bold colors. Feminine details meet tough hardware to create a line that is edgy yet feels and looks luxe.We sat down with AndRena Johnson, designer of AndRena Nikol to ask her some questions about her up and coming brand. When did you start your brand and what inspired you to do so? AndRena: I started my brand in 2010. I always loved fashion. I was inspired by my parents who were also entrepreneurs. What is your background and...

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