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Itching to Travel? Shop These Beautiful Home Items From Around the Globe, Sourced by Style Director Robert Rufino

There’s nothing more exciting than finding a unique piece of art or decor while traveling—plus, (responsibly) incorporating treasures from the world is a great way to achieve a unique interior. While we’re still pining for the days when we can travel freely, House Beautiful Style Director Robert Rufino has pulled together a list of beautifully crafted products from all over the world. Each textile, cup, and basket is hand-crafted, often using techniques native to its respective country. And, thanks to the internet, you can shop these treasures right from the comfort of your home. Follow along for a virtual grand

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Q&A with Yvonne de Bruyn, Fashion & Style Director for Consultancies at Peclers Paris

How do you process trend forecasting?

It is like Archaeology, but instead of unravelling the past we collect pieces of a puzzle called the Future. Driven by never-ending curiosity and fine-tuned intuition, we gather every sign providing us emotion and inspiration. By careful composition, considering major shifts in consumer values, we achieve our vision. It’s an intuitive process that reflects Peclers’s collective intelligence.

What is your go-to source for trend spotting and inspiration?

We have an internal source called Fashion Living Lab. All members of the Peclers community, not just designers, come together on a regular basis to share their

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Fashion & Accessories Director Dania Lucero Ortiz’s Etsy Picks

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From runway shows to meeting up with emerging designers, Dania Lucero Ortiz, our Fashion & Accessories Director, always has her eye on what’s new in fashion. But when she’s shopping for herself, Etsy is her secret for one-of-a-kind finds. When browsing Etsy, Ortiz looks for the best handmade clothing, vintage home decor from all over the world, and unique collectibles that will be the perfect addition to any space. Each month, she’ll share what she has in her cart. Below, her current favorites for spring include quilted everything and bright, folkloric motifs.

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Walmart names Brandon Maxwell as creative director of two private-label fashion brands

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said Tuesday that it has named American fashion designer Brandon Maxwell as creative director for its private-label Free Assembly and Scoop brands. Maxwell will design collections for men’s, women’s, children’s and accessories on a seasonal basis, and have a hand in marketing and campaigns for the two brands. “This partnership allows me to bring the experience and joy of fashion to countless people who live in small towns across the country,” Maxwell said in a statement. “Everyone deserves to have access to well-designed clothing at an accessible price point.” Maxwell, known for evening gowns and other

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Walmart Enlists American Fashion Designer Brandon Maxwell as Creative Director for Select Elevated Fashion Brands

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Walmart announced that acclaimed American fashion designer Brandon Maxwell is collaborating with the retailer as Creative Director for Free Assembly and Scoop, its exclusive, elevated fashion brands. This collaboration is a first for Walmart’s private brand apparel business, which has successfully expanded its assortment to include quality, on-trend and accessible fashion to help customers outfit their closet no matter their personal style or budget.

Known as one of the industry’s leading American fashion designers, Maxwell will act as Creative Director for Free Assembly and Scoop, driving the design of seasonal collections for men’s, women’s, children’s

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