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Placid Blue Is Hot Color Trend in 2014 for Interior Design and Fashion Says Beasley & Henley Interior Design

Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) November 16, 2013

The hottest trend color for 2014 will be Placid Blue, a soft and inviting pastel #15-3920, according to the Color Trend experts at Pantone. The interior designers at Beasley & Henley Interior Design (Winter Park and Naples) enthusiastically agree.

Blue has never gone out of style, but like many colors it ebbs and flows in popularity.

Blues in general are a perennial favorite, often referred to as a pocket-sized vacation of sea and sky. According to psychologists who explore the intricate interaction of color, behavior and mood, blues basic emotional valence is calmness and open-endedness, in contrast to the aggression associated with colors such as red. People associate blues with the positive characteristics of wisdom, loyalty and trust.

In home design, Blues will be seen in fabrics, lighting, wall colors, lacquered finishes and much more. In additional, they will make glamorous statements in focal piece chandeliers and rugs. Placid Blue fabrics can be matched easily with complementary colors such as yellow and white.

No matter how they are used in 2014, Blue with be the new Black and we are couldnt be happier.

Spring Fashion Trends Highlighted On IndieHolidays.com

Fortin Pierce, FL (PRWEB) February fourteen, 2006

While several of us are even now buried in snow and huddled beneath our blankets, clothes and accessories designers are hard at perform producing their spring lines. Style aware consumers can preview some of the season’s prevailing tendencies on IndieHolidays.com (http://www.indieholidays.com), a website dedicated to showcasing the hottest fashions from best impartial designers.

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In accordance to Tamara Dourney, editor of Craft Revolution (http://www.craftrevolution.com), an on the web journal which focuses on independent design and style merchandise, “The existing tendencies are an remarkable array of individuality combined with classic variations. This year’s design is far more about allowing your possess personality to shine via by making your own twist on an old favorite.”

Georgia Hadley, an unbiased jewellery designer and creator of the Shade and Style column for The Bead Bugle (http://www.beadbugle.com) gives us more insight into the developments that are witnessed on IndieHolidays.com.

“Style typically demonstrates the recent sentiment of modern society. This yr, individuals are nostalgic, craving a return to less difficult, happier instances in our heritage. In jewelry, this is clear in the return of glamorous chandelier and hoop earrings that are seriously laden with faceted gemstones, as well as the romantic gold filigree that is present in the collections of several best designers.

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The success of web sites like IndieHolidays.com is a primary instance of the boost in consumers who buy handcrafted products from little organizations. Accentuated by the developing reputation of unbiased style, the trend is building momentum with this kind of drive that even mainstream trend has been compelled to incorporate the handmade look this spring.

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Much more evidence of the new socially acutely aware purchasing pattern can be found in the level of popularity of web sites such as Craft Revolution and the Fortunately Handmade Giveaway (http://happilyhandmadegiveaway.com), an on-line contest where consumers can enter to gain a basket of handmade things from above 80 unbiased firms.

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Of course, not all shoppers are seeking for stylish products. A lot of are just disillusioned with the mass-made choices of retail giants and huge-box retailers. States IndieHolidays.com client John Sockol, “My anniversary is on Valentine’s Day. That can actually set a whole lot of pressure on to find the ideal gift for my wife. Web sites like IndieHolidays.com give me a opportunity to locate some thing quickly that I know is going to be unique, properly manufactured and quite specific.”

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About IndieHolidays.com

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IndieHolidays.com is a subsidiary of the Independent Design and Craft Affiliation, LLC (http://www.indiedesignassociation.com), formed in Oct of 2005 by the members of Craft Revolution (http://www.craftrevolution.com). The IDCA is devoted to restoring the consciousness and appreciation of crafts in present-day world by selling them as large-value, attractive options to the offerings of large-box shops. This mission will be accomplished by means of publications, on the web profits and marketing cooperatives moreover, The Impartial Style and Craft Association, LLC strives to teach crafters and designers on matters pertinent to bringing their solution to the mainstream market.

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From Cashmere Sweaters to Swarovski Studded Tiaras to Great Art: It Is All About High Fashion and Urban Good Looks at Norfolk’s First Upscale Dog Boutique

Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2006 -

Maggie Wags will open its doors on Tuesday, September 5th, in downtown Norfolks historic Freemason community. Here, Tidewater puppy proprietors in lookup of high-finish vogue and components will knowledge the regions a single-of-a-kind dog boutique. This year, Us citizens will commit $ 38.four billion on their pets a range that has doubled more than the earlier 10 years. With this trend expected to keep on through the decade, there is a sturdy marketplace to match the growing appetite for Maggie Wags unique offerings.

Becky Rowe, proprietor and store supervisor, states, Pet proprietors have demonstrated, in excess of the past couple of years, that they want designer clothing and jewels for their companion animals. They are seeking for the best high quality solution for their furry very best close friends and we are the spot that has what they are looking for.

Maggie Wags named for Rowes teacup Yorkshire terrier, Maggie delivers a total searching experience for owners and their canines. From the higher style designer department featuring the newest purse-canine developments out of New York to the city dog department showcasing huge dog designers such as George of San Francisco to the artwork gallery displaying the operate of neighborhood artists, customers are certain to locate that perfect gift, reducing edge canine fashions, this seasons very best looking collar and leash set, even some thing for on their own.

Make no mistake this is not a large-box pet store. The store sits on a cobblestone road in a downtown community known for its architecture and historical past. Beckys husband Michael created and restored the place in this flip-of-the-century constructing. There are classy chandeliers hovering over antique furnishings, crown molding outlining the substantial ceilings of yester-12 months, and fixtures imported from Czechoslovakia. But the atmosphere is a single of whimsy and entertaining. Rowe points out, The market tendencies bode effectively for a shop like mine. We have created a room that is elegant, yet exciting. We have wonderful artwork, gourmand treats, to-die-for fashions. And you can shop with your dog. It doesnt get any better than that.

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To celebrate the opening, Maggie Wags will host an invitation only gala exactly where friends will look at these kinds of highlighted designers as Hedy Manon, Donald Pliner, Bodhi, Poochee, and Dorothy Bauer. Nationally acclaimed pet photographer Jim Dratfields operate will be on display and visitors of the gala will have the chance to be amid the first locals to timetable the Manhattan artist for commissioned perform. Five p.c of the proceeds from the evenings affair will be donated to the Ghent Pet Park to support their efforts in developing a community puppy park on Stockley Gardens.

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Catering for the grand opening celebration will be provided by the upscale Voila cafe, situated two doors from Maggie Wags. Flower arrangements will be developed by the new Auparavant Yard, which recently opened subsequent door to the boutique. As a recent passerby of this comeback block of Freemason was overheard to say, Honey, were not in Kansas any more.

Maggie Wags opens Tuesday, September 5 at ten AM. The merchants typical hrs are Monday via Friday from 10 AM to 6 PM and Saturday from ten a.m. to 5 p.m. The web site for the boutique is http://www.maggiewags.com. Telephone: 757.640.0199

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