Holiday Dress Suggestions from Fernanda Carneiro

Fernanda Carneiro I aimed my Fall/Holiday collection to the fashionably wise woman who wants to stand out in a classy way. The collection highlights retro geometric designs and recognizably classic tailoring.  This combination of fine lines and beautiful tailoring make for the perfect pieces to wear to those family or office holiday parties. To illustrate […]

Sar Couture by Sarah Nicol: Custom Made Clothing For Every Woman

Fashion was something Sarah Nicol was interested in all her life.  As a child, she would be watching fashion-related TV shows while other kids were into cartoons. Later, as a teenager, she decided that she wanted to create a line of clothing which would be custom-made so that it would look good on every woman, regardless of shape or size.  […]

The Art of the Kimono Bag

After returning to Australia from living in Japan, designer Donna Webster wanted to share the exquisite beauty of Japanese traditional dress, especially that of the Uchikake, worn only by brides or for a stage performance.  The result is Kimono Collection, a line of bags launched in 2006 and created from Japanese wedding kimono, leather and Australian […]

Happy Holidays! Designer Profiles will be Back in 2009

photo credit: sirispj Just want to wish everyone a happy holiday season!   Prospere Magazine’s designer profiles will be taking a break for the next couple of weeks.  We will be back with more designers to tell you about on January 8, 2009!   

Jessica DeCarlo: Brooklyn Based, Internationally Inspired

Jessica DeCarlo, who started making jewellery when she was very young launched her line, Jessica DeCarlo Designs this past spring. Through her studies at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, Academia Italiana and an internship at Metallo Nobile in Florence Italy (where she was doing PR/Marketing), she developed a unique style, creating timeless-looking pieces that definitely […]