Monday, January 12, 2009

Love the Rick Rack

All the spring catalogs are piling up in the mailbox. Yea! Pastels! Boden, as usual, uses retro prints and comfy fabrics for a perfect summer wardrobe base. This Ibiza Kaftan for $78 also comes in a purple and yellow print; I can't decide!! Guess I'll buy both

The former creative director of Brooks Brothers, Simon Kneen, has been tapped to head Banana Republic's new high end Monogram line. Should we expect more boring-ness from Banana as usual or will he step it up a la J Crew and add enough frippery to the classics to keep us interested? We shall see, spring collection in store FEB. Speaking of JC, my new catalog, while all Easter-ey pretty, had quite a few pages that were irritatingly blurry. I think someone in Quality Control was drinking some juleps at the print shop with the lackeys