Trend Alert: “Gingham”

Trend Alert: “Gingham”

Gingham is a simple woven cotton or linen material. When the pattern first originated, it was a brightly colored stripe, however as gingham evolved, it turned into a checkered, plaid-like pattern. The traditional color combinations are Blue and White or Red and White, which have given gingham a patriotic feel.  In the 1920’s, it was common to see schoolgirls in a gingham-patterned uniform. In the 1950’s, gingham took off as a staple for home furnishings.  In the 1960’s, gingham was used in modern clothing; in fact, Sean Connery wore a blue and white gingham shirt in a James Bond movie.  …

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Celebrating the BrandWave Women!

Celebrating the BrandWave Women!

Trend Alert: “Fringe”

Trend Alert: “Fringe”

Many people associate “Fringe” with the 1920′s, and the famous Flapper Dress.  While this trend may have given Fringe its claim to fame, it has a history that spans much wider. Fringe has been made famous by everyone from Elvis to the Hell’s Angels to Sonny and Cher and many more. It is coming back in full force as one of BrandWave’s trend picks for Spring, 2014. Enjoy our latest post, Trend Alert: “Fringe.”

Trend Alert: “Fringe”

Trend Alert: “Fringe”

Trend Alert: “Fringe” by brandwave featuring aqua home decor KIMEM sleeveless top / Gold crop top / Emilio Pucci bohemian style skirt / Paige Denim slim fit jeans / Leather sandals / Valentino leather tote bag / STELLA McCARTNEY polka dot purse / Paula Cademartori genuine leather handbag / Valentino green purse / Charlotte Russe fringe handbag / Flower jewelry / Warehouse tribal necklace, $16 / NuLOOM contemporary wool rug / Aqua home decor

Trend Alert: “Green and White Roses”

Trend Alert: “Green and White Roses”

The rose is a beautiful flower, most commonly seen in the color red. This Spring, BrandWave wanted to share with you the beautiful color combination of green and white.  The different color roses are all symbolic.  Fertility is the most popular symbol for the green rose. Additionally, the green color symbolizes richness, abundance and bounty. Green roses are a sign of plenty and copiousness.  The white rose signifies purity and innocence.  They are commonly associated with weddings, new beginnings and honor.  Read on to see how these flowers combine together so beautifully.

Trend Alert: “Succulents”

Trend Alert: “Succulents”

As we continue along with our floral theme, BrandWave is featuring Succulents.  The simple design and vibrant colors make succulents a great option for indoor or outdoor decoration.  Succulents are a fabulous floral option, because they require minimal care, they have a long life-span, and even self-feed if necessary.

Trend Alert: Succulents

Trend Alert: Succulents by brandwave featuring Serena & Lily Wallter cactus pot / Wallter cactus pot / Serena Lily wall art / Round wall art / Lava throw pillow / Handmade home decor / Succulent pot

Trend Alert: “Cotton and Cactus”

Trend Alert: “Cotton and Cactus”

As spring is around the corner, BrandWave begins its design stories with florals. Cactus and Cotton are taking center stage from everything weddings to home decor. While cactus bouquets paired with a hint of color are the perfect wedding accessory,  at home succulents in glass jars redesign center tables.    

BrandWave’s Favorite Colors of 2013

BrandWave’s Favorite Colors of 2013

As our last look-back on 2013, BrandWave wanted to revisit some of our favorite colors.  Color trends change with the seasons.  We have featured a wide array of colors throughout the last year, however, our favorites that we wanted to share with you one more time are as follows: White, Fresh Salmon, Lime Green and Linen, and Sapphire.  Please enjoy this final reflection!

BrandWave’s favorite fabrics of 2013

BrandWave’s favorite fabrics of 2013 by brandwave featuring vintage home decor Christopher Kane red dress / Valentino white shirt, $3,265 / Fat Face denim shirt, $57 / Scotch Soda blue jacket / DVb Victoria Beckham skinny jeans / Black jeans / Givenchy lace front boots / Balmain ankle boots / Dolce & Gabbana vintage shoes / Missoni flat / Sass & Bide leather shoes / Jeffrey Campbell black boots / Dsquared2 blue purse / Rebecca Minkoff shoulder bag, $240 / Vince Camuto bracelet / Vince Camuto macrame bracelet / BCBGeneration macrame bracelet / French furniture / Ella Doran vintage home …

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