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KATIE’S HIGHLIGHTS

10/06/2016

BTCG – British Textile Colour Group

We are really privileged to be part of the BTCG. This is a panel made up of brands, design agencies, trend prediction companies and we forecast trends 2 years in advance. We work with our trend boards to form a statement on colour. These boards are then presented to the Intercolor panel.  Take a look at us preparing the boards in advance of the BTCG MEETING. -KT X

03/06/2016

Milan – a design feast!

If you get the opportunity to go to one design show in a year then make the annual pilgrimage to Milan Design Week. Where do I start? – if you have a passion for design,  lifestyle, furniture, in-store, colour and anything just damn right bizarre or hot off the press, this is the ‘must do’ place to visit in April.  Highlights: Citizen Watches Nearly everything in Super Studio Merci – French concept store Moooi and the beautiful Marcel Wonders. Prada gold leafed museum. Nike concept exhibition Ceaser stone party, with marble tables covered in chocolate –... Read More

20/05/2016

New York! New York!

Such a whirlwind trip visiting our Manhattan based offices and a potential intern from the New York Fashion Institute. With only two nights and two days, not long enough to do much in the way of retail therapy and sight-seeing, I managed to get a hell of a lot done.     Highlights:   Muji flagship store which takes Muji Lifestyle to new levels.   Saks 5th Ave displayed beautiful windows in-cooperating my favourite thing – SHOES!   Even found time to squeeze an evening visit to “Beauty and Essex” – an uber cool restaurant... Read More

13/05/2016

Red or Dead takes Hong Kong

  What a busy but exciting week in Honk Kong with our Specsavers buyer Stig designing the Red or Dead 2017 collection! – Not only is Hong Kong a great place to get straight to the factories, ensuring we’re at the fore-front of innovation and fashion, it’s also a remarkable place to see all the designer collections in store. Take a peek at some of my pictures from shop floor trying on to designing the range. – KT X