13 Mar 2018
March 13, 2018

Modern Tweed

Spring weather can be unpredictable. We certainly know that here in North Carolina. You just cannot trust March weather. That’s why every fashionista has a classic tweed jacket or two on rotation. Tweed is no longer just for the fall and winter fashion seasons. Carlisle & ETCETERA are showing tweed in a beautiful array of.. read more →

01 Mar 2018
March 1, 2018

Why Getting Dressed is So Hard To Do

More often than not, people who complain about how difficult it is to get dressed blame it on the stores and fashion designers for their lack of a decent selection. “There’s just nothing here for me!” they’ll exclaim. They imagine walking into a store filled with merchandise that perfectly suits their lifestyle, shape, and age.. read more →

21 Feb 2018
February 21, 2018

Those Lovely Blues

Because of the association with a clear blue sky and a calm blue ocean, our minds embrace the concept of blue as tranquil & constant. We translate that into a symbolic image of dependability and loyalty. Blue inspires confidence. It is also restful and makes us feel calm. When wearing blue, we can have a calming.. read more →

09 Feb 2018
February 9, 2018

BOTANICAL GARDEN

Floral prints are a common Spring sight, and the ETCETERA Spring collection is definitely blooming. Over and over again, flowers kept popping up on the runway during Fashion Week, from embroidery to abstracts and graphics. The floral trend made its way into the Spring ETCETERA line in such a feminine and charming way they’re sure.. read more →

05 Feb 2018
February 5, 2018

Wardrobe Must Haves: Anorak and a Trench

The trench coat is undoubtedly a classic and a staple piece for your wardrobe. This season Carlisle has added a few unexpected elements to the trench and anorak that you’ll adore. VOYAGE Style #105528 Our first to highlight in this post is VOYAGE; it’s made of a polyblend water-resistant fabric; this is a true anorak so you.. read more →

29 Jan 2018
January 29, 2018

We’re Seeing Stripes Again!

One of the biggest trends of late is stripes, and they show no sign of going away. If you do a little internet search, you’ll see that last year, the year before and the year before that there was much talk about the STRIPES Fashion Trend. Stripes in fashion have a long history and they’re here.. read more →

24 Jan 2018
January 24, 2018

Animal Instincts

If you viewed any of the fashion coming down the runways for Spring/Summer 2018, you might have noticed quite a bit of snakeskin. It showed up in so many fun and interesting ways as you can see here; be sure to notice the handbags and shoes. One of the many things I love about CARLISLE.. read more →

FASHION, STYLE BY LAURA GUMMERMAN As someone who has never, ever said, “Hooray, it’s winter!” I have to say that one of the only redeeming qualities of the season are a few of the wearable categories appropriate for this time of year. Boots happen to be pretty high on that list for me, and I always want to take.. read more →

30 Nov 2017
November 30, 2017

Bet on Velvet this Season

When in doubt as to what to wear this holiday season, bet on velvet. Velvet is one of winter 2017’s hot trends, but velvet is not trendy. I don’t know about you, but I love to wear velvet during the holiday season. Holiday fashion and velvet just belong together. Below are some velvet pieces in our.. read more →

16 Nov 2017
November 16, 2017

A New Twist on Traditional Holiday Colors

Melrose W. Fisher It’s that time of year again where everything we see seems to be blinking red, green, gold or silver especially when we go to holiday parties. The holiday season is the time everyone pulls out their favorite red sweater or jacket with gold metallic threads running through it or that Christmas green.. read more →