Fashion week(s) season is a very exciting time for me.  I take a few hours off from my regular crazy work schedule and I’m glued to my computer screen.  This is the time to get my creative juices flowing.

Fashion Week

Runway | Vionnet | Balmain | ADA Blog | Spring 2017 vogue magazine | Grey party dress | Tan skinny belt | Black belt | ADA Collection |

I’m inspired by all the color, the artistic presentation of the shows and all the gorgeous fabrics and designs.  I’m looking at all the detail in every show- from hair and makeup to what shoes the models are wearing.

I closely study all the apparel that I could see my customers wearing.  If these pieces make it to stores, what belts can I design to take these pieces from pretty to stunning?

Runway | Les Copains | Ermanno | A detacher | ADA Blog | Spring 2017 vogue magazine | Green forest dress | Black skinny belt | ADA Collection |

I’m also looking for belts and how designers are incorporating them into their styling. Are they using more obi-style belts, such as our wrap belt, or more skinny belts or buckled belts?

Runway | Alexis Mabille | Carven | ADA Blog | Spring 2017 vogue magazine | Black and white | Black belt | ADA Collection | Jeans | Fashion Week

Before, during and after the shows I’m pinning all my inspiration to Pinterest.  This way once I’m ready to sit down and design… I have all my thoughts together in one place.

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