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Category Archives: Dose of Inspiration

Sneak Peek: Houndstooth Tweed

Certain trends never go out of style — for fall, houndstooth and tweed come to mind. So, it’s suiting (see what we did there?) that this dynamic duo is paired up for our latest pattern, Houndstooth Tweed. This print took inspiration from our archives of classic houndstooth and tweeds, and the warm, feminine palette gives […]

Sneak Peek: Heirloom Paisley

While Modern Medley gave us a bright patchwork and Painted Medallions brought a tribal-inspired design, it wouldn’t truly be fall without a paisley. Meet Heirloom Paisley, the fall print that’s taking things back to our roots. Heavily inspired by our history, Heirloom Paisley has a modern flair and features this season’s “it” color, military-inspired green, playing a dominant […]

Teacher Picks: Best Work Bags

The beginning of August always signals the end of summer and the beginning of the new year — school-year, that is. Whether you’re heading back yourself or just love to refresh your wardrobe and desk accessories for fall, August always seems to spark the creative, organizational energy in us. When you think of school shopping, […]

How-to: Mix or Match Your Patterns

When it comes to wearing patterns, there are two types of people — those who love to mix and those who love to match. Both camps tend to feel very strongly which styling is the right way, but we’re not here to judge. We believe how you choose to wear your patterns is entirely up […]

How-to: Wear Your Backpack Off Campus

When most people think of backpacks, they immediately think of school. You carried one for years throughout grade school and college and haven’t thought about it since. We may be biased, but we love to wear our backpacks post-grad for weekends, errands and travel. These hands-free styles are convenient, carry everything you need and let […]

Define the Design: Iconic Collection

When our designers begin sketching for a season, they always start with you in mind. Whether you call customer service or leave a comment on Facebook, your excitement, concerns and opinions are heard and influence every season’s product selection. Each season is planned several months in advance (even up to a year) and always begins […]

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

Sip on some lemonade, cruise with the windows down and crank up “Summer Nights” because the sunniest season of all is in full force. Chilly winds and rainy days are behind us, and we have bucket loads (pun intended) of to-dos for the months when the sun shines brightest. Print or screenshot our ultimate summer […]