As you probably already know, I am an avid scarf addict. I’ve been known to wear a scarf in 90 degree weather (of course it was lightweight voile and I had on a tank top . . . but that’s a story for an outfit post ☺) One of my favorite finds at the ENK Women’s show was discovering the brother and sister design team behind 5 year old label, ShawLux. Annu and Nick Gyani apply digital photographs to cashmere, silk and modal fabrics. Their line for Spring/Summer consisted of beautiful digital printed scarves, shawls and caftans. The line retails from $80-$300. ShawlLux can be found at Nordstrom, Henri Bendel, Barney’s, Kitson and Anthropologie. I’m already planning on purchasing the NYC Taxi scarf for my trip to NYC this Spring! For more information, visit shawlux.com.
Good Morning friends!! Its been non-stop since we got here! Today it is thundering and raining…. I love it!! I’m on the shuttle from our hotel to the Mandalay Bay to walk more shows. Today is the first day we are really getting our feet wet. (both literally & figuratively!!) I’m blogging from my phone, which I never do, so bear with me. Not sure how this works, but I just love the capabilities that modern technology offers us!! Amazing! Today will consist of lots of walking and connecting. Hope you are all having a fabulous one!! I’ll post more of my journey as I go!! xo
What can I say? Somehow June seems to have had an abundance of family time and less work. I’ve enjoyed it. Not to negate the work that was done, but work is always there (for the most part). I’m definitely ready for July though . . . maybe not the extra added heat that usually accompanies this month, but I love starting anew, and that is what this new month provides for me. Work will definitely amp up this month as I prepare for the MAGIC show, line revisions and completions. I can’t wait to share some of the new bags with you. Right now they are in the process of being transformed from paper to real life. It’s like I am in the beginning stages of labor!!! -The part where you are like “OMG, I think I’m in labor!” (Not the agonizing drop-to-the-floor-scream-out-your-husband’s-name-and-curse-the-day-you-met kind of labor). Anyway, My plate is still piled high for today. I am looking forward to the breather that comes with completion of projects. Enjoy this last day of June, and prepare to embrace the future that is JULY!!! xo
This week I am gearing up for this Sunday’s trip to Vegas for the MAGIC show. I will be driving out with my friend Nikki. My brain is all afflux, trying to put together comfy-chic wardrobe choices for the trip. I always pack in my head before I actually physically put cloth to luggage. There will be a lot of walking, seminars, appointments and, dare I say, eating. I wish I could say I was a gambler, but I never go higher than the .25 slot machines. (Do they still have those?) I have a hard time throwing money away, I’d rather give it to someone who needs it! Anyway, I’m looking forward to making new contacts, garnering info from the seminar series and checking out the new lines. I’m also looking forward to a change of scenery. I get very antsy if I am not able to see something different every few weeks. Nevertheless, there is tons of stuff to do here before I roll out. Kids need Valentine’s Day cards, birthday gifts for a party on Sunday, patches sewn on new karate gi’s, library books found . . . I could go on, but I will save you my laundry list of chores. I hope you are having a fantastic week so far!