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Archive | September 26, 2011

Trend Watch | Fashion & Home Decor Motifs for Halloween

Fashion and home decor motifs have completely invaded Halloween, and I love it! I first noticed the trend toward sophisticated patterns in last year’s crop of Halloween lines, and this year many releases from CHA Summer 2011 have taken it to the next level with some truly stunning collections.

Newcomer Authentique kicks off our tour of eerily elegant Halloween designs with their Glowing line. Damasks and fleur de lis reflect the home decor influence in this collection, while the harlequin (diamond) pattern gives a nod to the fashion industry.

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Sassafras Closing Wholesale Operations

Sassafras (aka Sassafras Lass) has announced in an email to customers that they are ceasing the production of wholesale products. Instead, the company’s ownership will focus on licensing opportunities for the company’s designs.

The company is known for its unique signature style that can be described as graphic, retro, funky, and offbeat. They are also known for their three dimensional paper embellishments, mostly floral designs.

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