Spring 2016 Top 10 Trend Colors in Fashion

As always, we turn to our friends at Pantone, the foremost experts in color, for guidance on Spring 2016's hottest trend colors in fashion ready-to-wear and accessories. What we see in the palette is a range of 5 soothing dusties, 3 bolder vegetable tones and rounded out with 2 neutrals. With thousands of color … Continue reading

Department Stores Expand Outlet Divisions

Department stores are deciding more and more frequently to invest in their own off-price outlet stores in order to retain those customers who flock to retailers such as Marshall's, Ross Dress For Less and Burlington when they are looking for discounted designer brands. While some department store chains such as … Continue reading

Gift Idea 11: Collectible Holiday Bears

No matter what age you are, a stuffed teddy bear always takes you back to when you were a child and the fond memories you have of the holidays. For this reason, our Christmas gift idea #11 is collectible holiday bears. Most of these bears are embroidered with the year, … Continue reading

Gift Idea 9: Keyrings

In need of Christmas gift suggestions for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list? H2H gift idea #9 is keyring (or keychain or fob, depending on how you refer to this item). We love them as a Christmas gift (or anytime of the year for that matter) because they are easy to transport, are a great … Continue reading

Gift Idea 2: Personalized Gifts

Nothing quite conveys that time and forethought went into selecting a gift for someone than a personalized gift. This can either be in the form of a present which is actually custom embroidered or embossed or a stock item which simply has the recipient's first or last initial.  You'll be … Continue reading

H&M + Balmain Collection

For shoppers in The Hague, Thursday 5th November will be an exciting day. Not only will Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) be opening its new flagship store in the historic building which previously housed iconic Dutch department store Maison de Bonneterie, but it will also begin selling … Continue reading

Macys now offers Dutch brand OppoSuits

Macy's, 'America's department store', began selling Dutch mens suit brand OppoSuits in August and this month has announced it will expand the selection with several new Christmas styles. The over-the-top printed suits are now available in 310 of the chain's stores as well as on Macys.com. [Macy's Embraces Whimsy in … Continue reading

Ten Statement Coats for Fall

During the Fall/Winter season, when walking on the street or making an entrance, no article of clothing has quite the same fashion impact as one's outerwear. It attracts far more attention than say clothing, jewelry and accessories which tend to be hidden below it during these colder months of the … Continue reading