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Handcrafted

S/S 13

By: Melissa Welch


Handcrafted In 2013 we will be headed out of the recession and consumers will be desperate for something new and exciting. Spring and Summer 2013 is all about a unique handcrafted product. Luxury means something different to everyone, but we can all agree that beautifully handcrafted products are always luxurious. Everyone wants something that is unique to him or her. Consumers will have money to spend but they will also be much more careful about what they buy. A product has to be extremely special for consumers to purchase. That is why the consumer will be attracted to a unique handcrafted product. This trend applies to a variety of lifestyles but it has one common dominator, handcrafted.


Whimsical

Rustic

Retro

Kaleidoscopic

Retreat


17-0119 Pantone TCX/TPX

13-1016 Pantone TCX/TPX

19-1250 Pantone TCX/TPX

18-3918 Pantone TCX/TPX

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Rustic Rustic is a theme that is based around a luxurious rural, country life. A country lifestyle is all about the agriculture of the land and the animals that live on it. Natural elements, such as wood are used as details and accessories in both home and fashion. The fabrics are rich in color and soft in texture. Even though barn life can be a bit masculine, this theme pulls masculine and feminine together. The dĂŠcor is beautifully handcrafted and the fashion has an extremely luxurious hand.


Fabrics and Fibers


Prints and Patterns


Trims and Accessories


Products


14-3209 Pantone TCX/TPX

14-3903 Pantone TCX/TPX

13-6108 Pantone TCX/TPX

11-0601 Pantone TCX/TPX

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Whimsical Agrestic Whimsical is based around beautiful women. This theme is about being playful, yet graceful and fun, yet fanciful. The fabrics are fluid and light. The color palette is a combination of beautiful light shades of feminine colors, such as pink and purple. Flowers are used as accessories and details in home and fashion. Whimsical products have a crafty, homemade feel and are very detailed and elaborate.


Fabrics and Fibers


Prints and Patterns


Trims and Accessories


Products


13-0746 Pantone TCX/TPX

18-1445 Pantone TCX/TPX

11-4202 Pantone TCX/TPX

19-1228 Pantone TCX/TPX

12-5506 Pantone TCX/TPX

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Retro Retro is about making the old new again. Out of date dĂŠcor and fashion is brought back in a luxurious handcrafted way. The prints and patterns are fun and exciting. The products are creative and colorful. Hand knitting and crocheting are important in Retro products. The uniqueness of these products applies to all ages of consumers.


Fabrics and Fibers


Prints and Patterns


Trims and Accessories


Products


16-6340 Pantone TCX/TPX

17-1462 Pantone TCX/TPX

12-0643 Pantone TCX/TPX

18-2333 Pantone TCX/TPX

19-1664 Pantone TCX/TPX

18-4043 Pantone TCX/TPX

Kaleidoscopic Kaleidoscopic is all about color. This theme is very fun and playful. Luxurious handmade products can still be extremely playful. Color will be extremely important in 2013. Color excites consumers. Kaleidoscopic is about products that are unique and creative in all parts of your life, from your furniture down to your homemade lollipop.


Fabrics and Fibers


Prints and Patterns


Trims and Accessories


Products


16-4127 Pantone TCX/TPX

16-1542 Pantone TCX/TPX

14-4210 Pantone TCX/TPX

14-1311 Pantone TCX/TPX

17-3934 Pantone TCX/TPX

12-0738 Pantone TCX/TPX

Retreat Retreat is inspired by the ocean and sea. Retreat is about the luxurious life of living in a beach house. Natural elements found at the beach are incorporated in all parts of your life. The fashion is very light and airy to resemble the ocean. The dĂŠcor is a mixture of new and old handmade products. The color palette made up of shades of blues mixed with colors that are found by the water such as orange and yellow.


Fabrics and Fibers


Prints and Patterns


Trims and Accessories


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