Category Archives: retail

Color to fight January grays

  Here in NYC it’s dreary, dark and gray. I thought talking about color would be a good way to prepare for Spring 2019. I’ve written a lot about color lately, especially the symbolism of colors in clothing. In the … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

  “Inventory was established in 2009 as an online platform and biannual publication to explore the aesthetic and cultural interests of its founders. By offering a unique and global perspective on design, craftsmanship and culture, both forgo the temporariness of … Continue reading

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Diversifying dance, one accessory at a time

Hi, everyone! A few years ago I wrote a piece on intimate apparel companies that have begun selling wider ranges of “skin tone” items. The one that offered the widest range of colors was Nude Barre.     Many dance … Continue reading

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