I am what some people call a “fashion enthusiast”. More accurately, I
am a fashion fiend. In my past life (before marriage, college and job),
I used to model for some really cool local designers, and even a couple
of high-fashion brands. I stopped modeling professionally when I was
about 18 but those years in the industry have definitely left their
mark. Every season since then, I have made a ritual of stocking up on
fashion mags and gummy bears and devoting a full day to sifting through
the pages of beautiful (and quite often crazy) fashion trends that will
soon be gracing the shelves of local stores.
Over the weekend, my husband and I were invited to attend a private shopping party at Nordstrom
where, while being fed an unreasonable amount of champagne and hors
d’oevures, we were allowed to browse some of the upcoming season’s
hottest fashion trends. While I am the world’s biggest sucker for a new
pair of jeans, this season’s shopping party was all about accessories
for me. As I was calmly (ha!) sorting through the shelves of beautiful items,
I started to notice a trend. Knits!
Most of the items that
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I fell in love with were things that most knitters/crocheters could
make fairly easily! I thought that since so many of you are much more
talented than I, I would share some of the things that I saw flying out
the door last night in the arms of proud shoppers, like myself, in hopes
that you can gain inspiration for any last minute gifts.