How to Use the 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala

For 2015, Pantone has announced the color of the year to be the earthy brick red tone, Marsala. According to Pantone “Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness. This hearty, yet…

Trend Watch: Winter Jewelry 2013/2014

With temperatures plummeting, high neck tops, chunky sweaters and multipurpose scarves are becoming a must to stay warm and look fashionable. But let’s not forget about the necessity of beautiful accessories to take that ho hum outfit to the next level. For cooler temperatures, statement necklaces are the way to go. Layer your necklaces over…

European Design Trends

Sometimes all it takes is a quick look over the pond to see what’s going on in the fashion capitals of Europe to discover the next big thing. Bonita just returned from her European trip and has shared with us the big beading and fashion trends that are sweeping the continent. Beaded Peter Pan Collars…

Fashion Report: Color Trends for Spring 2011

It may be chilly outside but here at Eureka Crystal Beads we are already thinking about spring! The latest fashion color trends, as gleaned from a survey of fashion designers at New York Fashion week by Pantone, the global authority on color, reveal the top 10 colors for women’s fashion for spring 2011. By following…

Swarovski Color Chart for Fall/Winter 2010/2011

My reporting on the fashion trends for fall/winter 2010/2011 would not be complete without a Swarovski color chart that shows the major color trends and also fabulous combinations of colors that will be essential come fall. Like the Panatone Fashion Report, Swarovski has identified deep reds, vibrant purples, earthy greens, glowing yellow-browns and dusty gray-pinks…

Getting a Jump on Fall/Winter 2010 Trends

It may be scorching outside, at least in our little neck of the woods, but we’ve heard a lot of our designer friends talking about winter. Well fashion and color trends for the cooler months to be exact, so we’ve decided to put together this handy dandy guide for what’s in, what’s out and what’s…