Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Oma's Three Best Fall Trends

Fall is upon us and so are the fabulous fall fashions! What's new and fresh this year? I asked Grandma Rosina for her top 3 fashion trends for this season and here is what she said.

Maxi Skirts
Whats your first favorite new trend Grandma?

"Long maxi skirts! I love long skirts... you know that! I always have, so I am so excited that they are back. I see them in every magazine and in every store. I hope they stay in style because I could wear my long skirts every day!"

Going Green
What is this fall's must have color? 

"Green! Forest green, khaki green, olive green, kelly green... any kind of green. Whether it is a bag, shoes, or clothes; fall is all about green this year"

Long Chains and Spikes

What else have you been seeing a lot of?

"Long chain necklaces are very fashionable at the moment, so I can't wait to bring some of my old chains out and wear them.

Spikes are also in right now! But you know that... you have spikes and spiked fringe all over your new fall/winter collection and I love it!"

Thanks Grandma Rosina!!! Those are 3 great fall fashion trends that I will definitely keep in mind as the season progresses. Wanna see how I used spikes in my line? Check out "The Pit and The Pendulum" Dirndl and let you know what you think on Facebook!

Until next time!

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Don't Miss Our Hofbräuhaus Debut

I am so excited about the fashion shows that are coming up at the brand new Hofbräuhaus Chicago in Rosemont. The two shows that are taking place during their Okotberfest are sure to be full of fun and energy because not only is the venue amazing, but Rare Dirndl is all about bringing high fashion and high energy to the American dirndl market

Runway at the Münchener Trachtentage

Tomorrow is the first show! At 6:00pm I will feature some great Rare Dirndl pieces that everyone loves and now, some of them even have stories to go along with them! At 7:00pm I will be showing new the fall/winter 2013 collection, "Nevermore"

"The City in The Sea" Dirndl 

I hope to see you there and would love it if you would tell all your friends about it! You talking about Rare is always the best way for me to get new customers and if I get new customers, I can keep making the dirndls you love! YAY... which is what I need to be doing right now, so ttfn ta ta for now!

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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Open Studio Weekend! Today! (& tomorrow)

WOW! I'm not going to lie, this weekend totally snuck up on me, but its the best weekend to be a German-American in Chicago... cuz its GERMAN DAY!

I'm super stoked to be working with one of the best German restaurants in Chicago, Laschet's Inn! The owner, his wife and daughter, along with me and a bunch of fabulously Rare ladies and gents will be riding on the Laschet's Mobile Beer Garten in the Steuben Parade today! I'm up early to head over there soon to start prepping the float (bring a little Rare touch to the big thing ;-) The parade starts at 2pm and starts from Lincoln and Irving and ends the German Day grounds on Lincoln, Leland and Western.

After that it'll be time to head back to the studio where I have the New Nevermore Collection on display, Chicago sports dirndls, and the Sunflower dirndl which was recently in the new Nickelodeon original movie, Swindle. Everyone is welcome to come by and browse, shop etc!

Also... I am SO excited that DAVI jewelry has teamed up with us this year! We will have lots of their amazing pieces available in studio and you should come early before I decide to keep them all... and I wish I was kidding ;-) I love love love these pieces!

The studio doors will be open today from 4pm-7pm and tomorrow from 2pm-7pm. Even if you just want to come by to see the place (considering last year it looked like this....) I'd love to see you!

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