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Top 2016 Accessories Trend is Easier than You Think

Recovering from runway fatigue? We're here to sift through the best, the worst, and the weirdest looks from your favorite labels, and then distill that into things you can actually wear.  First up: Accessories! The big accessories trend from the Spring Summer 2016 shows was the resurgence of the urban minimalist!  Shows from Marni to Louis Vuitton styled models in large, geometric, minimal statement pieces. The great thing about this trend is that you can wear simple clothes (even a shirt and jeans) and instantly make them pop with an hint of sophistication with just 1 accessory. That's pretty low maintenance!These accessories range from metal to wood to acrylic to leather to felt. Any material is in- the more unusual the more...

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Phoenix Fashion Week 2015: Introduction

In awesome news, I'm 1 of the 13 emerging designers competing for the Designer of the Year award at Phoenix Fashion Week 2015! If you know my work, then you know it's fitting of all those empowered Strange Birds out there. If you don't know my work, then welcome! You've probably landed here from some exotic world adventure and perched your Strange Bird talons on my page.  CMH Fashion Week, image by @kdbeckett I'll be documenting my process, and here's why! Creating a fashion line is a lot of work with lots of moving parts. For myself, this documentation will help me keep it all straight. For all you aspiring designers, it will be a great resource of things to consider, to do, not to do. For all...

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