Posted on October 7, 2014 by Katydid Collection
We LOVE seeing Katydid customers wearing our favorite items, and check out who our customer Shelly Lane is hanging out with during the Roundtop Antique Week! It's the Junk Gypsy Sisters from HGTV's new show that follow this dynamic team on their adventuresome antique hunts. Shelly is wearing one of our newest trucker caps with Aztec Texas Patch. Any Texas fan would be able to find tons of unique and original fashionable items at www.katydidcollection.com. Email us your pics wearing Katydid branded items and you could be our next featured customer! Thanks for the support!
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Posted on September 30, 2014 by Katydid Collection
We'd love for you to check out our latest Fashion Blogger Spotlight! This week we are featuring Kelley Barnes from "TheStyleBarnCo.com" who styled out our Katydid Maxi Dress from the Beach Getaway Collection just perfectly! We are completely flattered that Kelley says "it is one of my favorite pieces I own!" Be sure to check out her blog for all the details on this look and more.
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Posted on August 29, 2014 by Katydid Collection
This week we are proud to spotlight another fashionista blogging about our Katydid Beach Getaway Collection! Cris from MyFashionJuice.com says she has "...never felt so comfy driving and running around Dallas." in our newest medallion print Palazzo pants and our Texas Aztec Print Tank Top! Be sure to check out her blog to stay up to date on the latest life and style trends this season.
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Posted on August 16, 2014 by Katydid Collection
We Love it when fashion bloggers feature our latest styles and this week we are spotlighting "The Fashion Hour". Natalie Keinan has styled out our newest Beach Getaway Moroccan Print shorts two ways, refined-dressy and casual-cool! And Natalie says they are "THE MOST comfortable shorts. Ever." Be sure to check out her blog at thefashionhour.com for more reviews on Katydid Collection!
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Posted on August 14, 2014 by Katydid Collection
Katy is continually committed to fashion as well as giving back to the local community and is a proud co-chair for the Fashion and Lifestyle Awards ‘Night of Stars’ Gala this year! Katy is excited to share the big news; that American Fashion Designer Zac Posen will be the guest of honor this year. Fashion Group International of Dallas is also celebrating its 65th year anniversary!
Fashion Group International of Dallas Announces Annual Night of Stars Gala and Internationally Acclaimed Designer Zac Posen as Honored Guest
Nonprofit Marks its 65th Year
(DALLAS) July 28, 2014 – Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI Dallas) today announces its annual Night of Stars Gala will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 14th at the Fashion Industry Gallery.
Zac Posen, internationally celebrated fashion designer and founder of Zac Posen, will be presented with the Career Achievement in Fashion award. Ken Downing, Neiman Marcus Fashion Director, will present the award on behalf of FGI Dallas.
Born in New York City, Posen burst onto the New York fashion scene in 2001. Celebrities and fashionistas alike were buzzing with anticipation of his designs even before his first fashion show. Today he is one of the world’s coveted designers with A-list celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman and Claire Danes strutting his one-of -a-kind designs on the red carpet.
2014 has been an exciting year for Posen with the launch of his first bridal collection, Truly Zac Posen, sold exclusively at David’s Bridal; his new appointment as creative director for Brooks Brothers women’s wear and accessories; and most recently, the launch of his new men’s and women’s eyewear collection that will be in stores this coming fall. He is also returning as a judge for the 13th season of the Lifetime network’s Project Runway.
“With this year being FGI Dallas’ 65th anniversary, we are thrilled to honor Zac Posen with this prestigious honor and also mark this special milestone in our history,” said Chuck Steelman, Regional Director of FGI Dallas.
Last year FGI Dallas presented the Career Achievement in Fashion award to fashion designer Billy Reid.
Individual tickets are available for purchase as well as a select number of Standard Tables, Runway Tables, three VIP Runway Tables and one ultra-exclusive Platinum Level Table. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite at http://fginos14.eventbrite.com/.
Proceeds from the event fund FGI Dallas’ foundation scholarships.
About Zac Posen
Zac Posen is a globally recognized, leading designer of women's fashion. His company House of Z, established in 2001, currently produces a range of products through his Zac Posen, ZAC Zac Posen, Z Spoke Zac Posen, Truly Zac Posen, and offerings in handbags, hosiery, accessories, fur and now eyewear. The collections are found in leading department and specialty stores worldwide including Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Harvey Nichols, and Seibu. Follow Zac Posen on Instagram @zac_posen and @zaczacposen, on Twitter @zac_posen, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/officialzacposen.
About Fashion Group International, Inc.
This year marks the 65th anniversary of Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI Dallas). FGI Dallas is part of Fashion Group International, Inc., a global, non-profit, professional organization with more than 6,000 members representing all areas of the fashion industry. Fashion Group International, Inc. provides a high-profile forum to promote the fashion business by hosting events that educate and facilitate the exchange of ideas by giving back to the community. For more information about FGI Dallas visit http://dallas.fgi.org/or https://www.facebook.com/FGIDallas.
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Posted on August 13, 2014 by Katydid Collection
Our newest Katydid Beach Getaway Collection has the cutest styles from Kimono-style sheer cardigans to our tie-front Aztec printed shorts. Check out this perfect way you can style out your look for the summer. Match with our Katydid gold-finish monogram necklace, a pair of sweet heart shape sunglasses and some super fancy rhinestone flip flops! Just perfect for a fun day in the Sun!
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Posted on August 6, 2014 by Katydid Collection
With an aesthetic that is classic, chic and decidedly modern, fashion designer Billy Reid is redefining American luxury. Traditional and refined, but never stuffy, his clothes appeal to men and women who understand quality and have a deep appreciation for the careful craftsmanship that has become the hallmark of Billy’s career.
Billy’s first foray into the world of designer fashion came in 1998, with the launch of William Reid. The brand went on hiatus in 2001, but not before winning Billy the esteemed Perry Ellis Award for Best New Menswear Designer, given by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). By spring 2004, he was back, designing menswear under the name Billy Reid.
The new company aimed to grow the Billy Reid fashion business in an organic way, building on Billy’s personal aesthetic and authentic lifestyle, including his Southern upbringing (Billy was born in Amite, LA, where he learned about clothes from his mother, who ran a dress store out of their home) and a deep appreciation for heritage, family and community. The company introduced women’s clothing in 2008 and began to build a well-appointed stable of namesake stores, each filled with artfully chosen antiques and Reid family heirlooms.
Stylish, tailored and imminently wearable, Billy’s designs have garnered him a legion of devoted fans and customers who love the ease and authenticity of his clothes. They’re not the only ones to take notice: Since re-launching his namesake business, his work has been widely recognized by some of the most influential names in the fashion industry.
In February of 2010, GQ joined the CFDA in honoring him with the award for Best New Menswear Designer in America. The following November, Billy received the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award, making him the first designer ever to win both awards in the same year. The honors continued to roll in: In June of 2012, Billy was named the recipient of the CFDA’s prestigious Menswear Designer of the Year award.
Today, Billy splits time between New York City, where he has a popular shop on Bond Street, and his flagship shop and design studio in Florence, AL, where the company is a vital part of the four-city area known as The Shoals.
There are seven additional Billy Reid locations in the United States, including Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Charleston, SC; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; Nashville, TN; and Washington, DC and a soon to open shop on Magazine Street in New Orleans.
Additionally, Billy Reid collections are sold internationally in top-tier specialty and department stores, including Bergdorf Goodman, Unionmade, Confederacy, Neiman Marcus, Journal Standard, Beams, Mr. Porter, Boon the Shop in Korea and Journal Standard in Japan. The company also operates an e-commerce shop that offers a full range of Billy Reid men's and women's apparel and accessories.
View his website here www.billyreid.com
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Posted on August 4, 2014 by Katydid Collection
Growing up the daughter of an artist taught Dera Enochson the importance of color and what it could do to improve mood and even influence lifestyle. Years later those childhood lessons became a part of everyday life when she created a line of premium sunless tanning products based on a more natural olive undertone. When most women tan in a healthy way they feel more confident and look more radiant. Creating products that would have to compete with some of the giants of the beauty world was intimidating, but she knew if the line had something new to offer people would take interest. Formulating advanced products that nourished skin while tanning was important.
Having worked at Neiman Marcus at a young age she could draw from her customer’s self-tanning experiences, as well as her own. Working with chemists daily was an exciting learning experience and a chance to improve on the brands of self-tan she’d used in the past. Friends happily tested her first formulas and gave feedback. It took two years to complete the first products in the line.
XEN-TAN started in a single department store and is now sold all over the world.
Working side by side with her husband, Mark, she looks forward to work every day with the challenges of color, texture, and advancements in ingredients that all come together to make a great product.
Working in the Dallas area—the ultimate location for beauty products, beautiful women, and warm weather--is the perfect environment to formulate sunless tan.
View her website here xen-tan.com
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Posted on July 30, 2014 by Katydid Collection
Celebs have been spotted arriving into the Summer Season wearing casual strapless, halter and spaghetti strap maxi dresses. Worn with simple sandals, accessorized with delicate gold jewelry and, of course, an over-sized handbag. A variety of prints and colors; from bright geometrics, ikats, bohemian and animal prints to your basic color-block or seasonal solids. Maxi dresses can be worn for either a casual beach day or add a cropped jacket and skinny belt for a more cleaned-up-look!
New Katydid Styles - Strapless Maxi Dresses
Super cute strapless stretch fabric Maxi Dresses with bohemian medallion print in two color-ways. Now available in the "Beach Getaway" Collection at Katydid.com!
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Posted on July 14, 2014 by Katydid Collection
Katydid loves to keep you updated with all sorts of fun promotions, contest, freebies and fashion trends! All you need to do is Follow Katydid on Instagram... @katydidusa or online at http://instagram.com/katydidusa/
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