HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

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…………………..Feb. 14th….the days are inching closer to spring!………………………Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I hope your Valentine does something special for you……..A BIG hug and lots of kisses works for me………………….Thank you all for such a great day yesterday…….”Everyone” was very happy, including Jac and myself…….It always makes the ride home much nicer…..even though we got lost, and that’s with the stupid ON STAR GPS. The PA bridge will be  closed for WEEKS due to a MAJOR CRACK…..It was certainly an adventure!!!!! Much Love……Louis

COLORS

I thought you should know the solid colors of the Safari shirt and Hoho skirt are much more accurate on my website than the pictures on the Linea QVC site. The colors are more saturated and vivid then the way they look on QVC. Especially the bright pink looks very washed out….

“THE BLACK FLORAL PRINT”

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…………………………..SURPRISE SURPRISE…..at the last minute the Q has decided to add my new FLORAL PRINT SHIRT, A287619, and BOHO SKIRT, A287620,  to Monday’s Morning Q line up. As it stands now I will be on in the last half hour, but that can change!….These pieces were supposed to be part of my March presentation, but since they arrived at the warehouse early…..why not present them now instead of a month from now! For those of you with early travel plans to warm locals….these could be just the thing to add to your travel wardrobes….The CRINKLE GEORGETTE fabric used for these two pieces is the same as my solid Boho skirt and Safari shirt……The Boho skirt is exactly the same with the same tricot lining, so the size is exactly as it has been.  The new shirt is exactly the same as the solid Safari shirt with the same faux de Chine tank, and REAL SHELL BUTTONS. The only difference is the Floral shirt has a long sleeve with a button cuff instead of the roll-up with the tab. I think the pictures say it all……The new FLORAL EMB. BASEBALL JACKET looks wonderful mixed with the prints….The BLACK GAUZE CREPE pant adds that languid feeling……a perfect compliment to the breezy shirt…….The MARDI GRAS NECKLACEJ335211, and MULTI DROP EARRING, J270116, [at a fabulous clearance price], give the outfit a fun bohemian look……………………………………..so enjoy…………..much Love………………………….Louis

“THE BLUEBELL FLORAL PRINT”

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………………….The look in a word is……………COOL…………….I love the BLUEBELL PRINTS mixed with white, but pale yellow, LEMON, and pale sky blue will also look great…….. The WATERFALL NECKLACE and EARRING SET, J321804, or the COBALT DROP PENDANT J33066, and the CHAIN HOOP, J267610, are just three Linea pieces that you can accessorize beautifully with the BLUEBELL FLORAL………YES, that is a SLEEVELESS WING COLLAR SHIRT that will be coming this SUMMER…You asked for it….you got it!……but…..it’s way too early for descriptions….Let me just say there is a color for each of the floral prints….Lets keep some things a mystery for now!………MIX…or…MATCH your prints for a variety of outfits……..Florals are always in for Spring….but never more so than SPRING 2017…………………………………..enjoy……………much Love………………………..Louis

“THE POPPY RED FLORAL PRINT”

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………………………….I love this SUMMERTIME POPPY RED……………….It’s the GOOD LUCK COLOR!…….Please look at the pictures carefully because each tells a story…..You have your mixes with the Poppy Red playing with the yellow…….accented with the Mardi Gras Necklace or the gorgeous TURQUOISE SEED BEAD NECKLACE, J329589, for a fabulous and unexpected POP!………..You have your SHIRT and SKIRT MATCHED for a wonderful summer 2 piece breezy cool dress…….Wear them belted or loose…..both ways look fabulous!………………For my daring Bohemian gypsy….wear the prints MIXED as shown in the photos to the upper right……………..These are summer clothes to have fun with………Fabulous accessories, bags and footwear are a must…….Every thing you combine with the prints and solids makes an important statement……….Again, these florals will be featured on Monday, Feb. 13th on the Morning Q show. I will be on in the last half hour….unless something changes!……………………………enjoy…………………..much Love…………………..Louis

THE SCHEDULE FOR 2/13

there have been some additions to my schedule on Feb 13.

1- I will be on the Morning Q show with TWO new items….the FLORAL PRINT SAFARI SHIRT, which is the same fabric and body as the original crinkle georgette safari shirt. The difference between the two is the floral has a regular long sleeve with a button cuff……The boho skirt will also be in the same floral print. The colors for both items are Black multi, Bluebell multi, and Poppy Red multi. These items were supposed to be for my March show, so I was surprised they were added to this show . The skirt is only getting two minutes! I will be on sometime between 8:30 and 9am. I will be posting pics of these florals as soon as I get a chance.

Besides my 3:00pm show I will be on Inspired Style with the solid Safari shirt and skirt

“THE PERIWINKLE SAFARI SHIRT & BOHO SKIRT”

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…………………..The SAFARI SHIRT, A214117, and the BOHO SKIRT, A70208, are both coming back in………FOUR…….new colors…………I call them my MARDI GRAS COLORS. Both of these items have been ordered many many many times. I think the BOHO skirt alone is going on its’ 6th or 7th year……………..I had to ask myself why do these two pieces continue to be so popular….so I went back to read the reviews…….It quickly became clear why so many of you keep collecting these pieces, and look forward to adding new colors. COMFORT was one of the main reasons you all love these pieces. The fact that they are FEATHER WEIGHT, and COOL to wear makes them both perfect for the summer. ACCORDING TO THE REVIEWS they can be worn in the hottest most humid weather. It’s hard to find styles that basically cover you up, but are still breezy and cool to wear….Then there is the MOST IMPORTANT FACT that they are so flattering on most body types. Since they sell in all sizes from XXS to 3X you can bet that there is a good possibility they will work for you……If you are unfamiliar with these styles I do suggest you do as I did. Read what many women have said about the SAFARI SHIRT and the BOHO SKIRT, and then decide if these styles may be for you!

…………………………….PERIWINKLE, is the first color I am presenting. This season I have done quite a few styles in Periwinkle. Let me be clear……they are ALL DIFFERENT versions of Periwinkle. None match with each other, except this shirt and skirt, but you would probably not wear the other different styles together anyway………..This is a very saturated, but SOFT color that is flattering to all. As you can tell from the photos above, I love Periwinkle with WHITE……..The white WING COLLAR SHIRT, A259103, and the LINEA LEISURE WHITE PANT, A262070/A262072, are just two options……….The WATER FALL NECKLACES, J321804, in WHITE and BLUE add just the right touch……………….February may seem a little early to be presenting such summery colors for some of you who are still digging out of the snow, but remember it’s already summer weather in many parts of the country…………………enjoy now or later……………….much Love…………………………………Louis

THE LIME SAFARI SHIRT & BOHO SKIRT”

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……………………This…………LIME……………is a fantastic color…..It makes your mouth water!…..The new colors also remind me of my FIESTA colors that I did a few seasons back. They turned out to be very successful, and I’m sure are still being worn today…….I love these pieces worn as a two piece summer dress, perfect for so many summer special occasions. I especially love each piece worn separately, mixing the lime with sparkling white, navy, black, ivory, chino or natural linen……….The FAUX DE CHINE TANK that comes with the Safari shirt is a bonus that looks great on its’ own or paired with the Safari Shirt worn open as a breezy cover up……This is a great color for BLONDS, BRUNETTES, REDHEADS and my SILVER and WHITE HAIRED BEAUTIES………Did I leave anyone out?……….For a more relaxed way to wear the BOHO pair it with my new TEE shirts, A225482, that are quickly becoming everyone’s favorite…WHITE, NAVY and BLACK will all work….A pair of sandals, espadrilles, or wedges…..a tote, sunglasses, your seed bead necklace, and you will look spectacular…How did I choose this particular LIME?……I matched it to the LIME SEED BEAD NECKLACE, J329589! coming this April……………………………………………enjoy………………….much Love………………………….Louis

“THE LEMON SAFARI SHIRT & BOHO SKIRT”

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……………………………Glorious citrus LEMON will brighten any summer day. Again, wear it matched as a two piece dress or split the pieces to extend your wardrobe…..This makes for a simple way to pack for any trip you may be planning…..Chose White and Black as you basic colors in pants, skirts and Tees…..then add your shot of COLOR….in this case LEMON…..Add some fabulous accessories like those above………The WATER FALL necklace and earring set in BLACK or WHITE, J321804, will coordinate with your basic colors and accent the lemon. For a wonderful alternative the MARDI GRAS necklace, J335211. I love it with the Gypsy drop earring, J270116. Don’t feel that because the necklace is gold and the earring is gunmetal that they don’t work together. It’s the COLORS of the beads that pull it together. You have to let it go that things must match to work. That is a very old way of thinking, and simply does not apply to dressing today. If you take anything from what I say that would be a very important lesson not only to learn, but to live!…………A BLACK WK TANK, such as A237404 or A253408 will work perfectly. Above, I have used a vintage Linea black bodysuit……………For my more adventurous try a color top, and or a print to work back to your Yellow pieces…………….Have FUN!………………………………………………………

………………….enjoy…………………………much Love…………………………..Louis

“THE BRIGHT PINK SAFARI SHIRT & BOHO SKIRT”

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………………………………….Last but certainly not least is my new BRIGHT PINK…………….As I was searching for new colors for the Safari Shirt and Boho skirt, Jac brought this color to me, so I really should have called Jacqueline Pink…………This is a brand new color for me and I LOVE it. I hope you do too…..It is bright and SOFT at the same time…..It has a wonderful glow, and will give a blush to your complexion…….It says SPRING…….It says SUMMER……….For my BLONDS, REDHEADS, BRUNETTES and SILVER haired beauties….rejoice…..this is a color to revitalize your spirits after a long winter…..To this new color…..I say yesyesyes……JUMP out of your comfort zone, and experience and “feel” something fresh. I know you will be surprised by how much you love it!…………..WHITE and BLACK are always the two key colors to pair with any bright….MARDI GRAS color, but  navy, olive, khaki, tan, natural linen and gray are also good options………Pulling it together is all about accessories………..The BLACK BARREL NECKLACE and EARRING set, J329558 is perfection, but fair warning….there are only a few left. Of course anything GOLD, SILVER or GUNMETAL will look great too….Of course to go with a Mardi Gras color….the Mardi Gra necklace, J335211, is coming this month……..Whatever you choose…just make it BOLD. Anything dinky will not hold up to the color…..Now, Bold doesn’t mean heavy……It is about balance, and shouldn’t disappear against the color…..for example…..if you already own the falling leaves necklace set……it is delicate, light in weight, but still makes a statement, and holds its’ own……PINKS of all shades, from the palest to the most shocking, have become “the” color on the runways………I hope you will give in to this wonderful new color ……………….enjoy……………….much Love…………………………………Louis