Present and Past Japón The new spring 2020 collection revolves around the Kimono and the significance behind the traditional outfit. Kimono have been regarded as great works of art reflecting the artistic and cultural evolution in Japan. This signature centuries-old garment, the national dress of Japan, has evolved over time along with the Japanese society. We have looked at the rich textile heritage of Japan to recreates it’s evolution. Inspired by the kimono from different periods, our new collection captures influences from periods of the Japanese history. Several designs, such... Read The Rest →

Alexander Lamont Sirena Collection Spring 2020

It is official. Our lock down has been extended to May 15. While we still can’t leave our homes, Elements will take you to Thailand to see the latest collection from Alexander Lamont.  Please scroll to the bottom to watch the 4+ minute video of Alexander himself talk about this collection. Alex spent part of his childhood in Africa growing up in a village in Kenya while his father worked there as a missionary. The local markets were filled with folk art, jewellery, wooden carved pieces and baskets that would... Read The Rest →

Spring is here with Rubelli fabrics

Spring is back! The days are slowly getting longer and the scent of flowers fills the air. The spirit of the season is all about rebirth and renovation. We selected some of the most springly fabrics from our collection to bring this vibe inside your home: light it up with floral patterns and bright colours, to be found in romantic and elegant jacquards, printed cotton and velvet fabrics and refined wall coverings. MY FAIR LADY My Fair Lady is the ambassador of Rubelli Spring collection, a very rich lampas with... Read The Rest →

SAMUEL & SONS 2020 COLLECTION (Video Series)

I hope everyone had a good Easter despite the social distancing and lock down. Normally it is a time when families gather and celebrate. In newsletter issue 12 sent out before Holy Week, the spotlight was on Samuel and Sons’ latest Spring collections. This newsletter continues with Samuel and Sons. To bring them to life and understand the inspiration and techniques which went into the creation, I am sharing the first 3 TALKING TRIM Videos given by Marisa Gutmacher,  Executive Design Director at Samuel and Sons. As we all wonder when and how the... Read The Rest →

de Gournay x ERDEM

Finally! The Erdem x De Gournay collaboration has officially launched. As you will soon read, this was in the making for 2 years. I saw panels of each color way during Paris Deco Off. They made the room (filled with fellow distributors from around the world) oooh and ahhhh. Having a seat right in the front row, I was able to capture a few images of the panel’s details. This Chinoiserie design is vivid, bold, energetic…. For Erdem’s SS20 collection, the design was reduced in scale on grounds of Black,... Read The Rest →

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