LUDICROUS PASSION? | Our best of boudoir month – putting it all together

Well kiddies, I hope you have had an inspirational month for boudoir and Valentease Day via our Fashion Blog. For the last three weeks we have focused on all the major material groups across the various product lines we offer. Each week we were inspired by a different person or time period. Now, however, doContinue reading “LUDICROUS PASSION? | Our best of boudoir month – putting it all together”

21ST CENTURY BURLESQUE | a color palette for Finao non-leathers

Hot off the convention trail and ready to heat up this week’s boudoir-inspired Fashion Blog series with a look at some options for the Finao non-leathers. The non-leathers are used mostly for the self mount series of albums but a few select materials can be used on Finao ONE flush mounts and some of theContinue reading “21ST CENTURY BURLESQUE | a color palette for Finao non-leathers”


Greetings from LONDON! Welcome to another edition of Fashion Friday. We are continuing this week with another boudoir-inspired color palette. This time, however, we are going to look at Seldex materials for matted albums and folios. Remember to check your material to make sure it’s available on the product you want to use. Are youContinue reading “THE ELEGANT STYLINGS OF JOSEPHINE BAKER | a color palette for Seldex”

DITA VON TEESE ‘EM FOR VALENTEASE DAY | a color palette for Finao leathers

HAPPY 2010! Fashion Fridays are BACK! Well, ok, ok, I’m squeaking this one in under the wire…barely. However, it’s still Friday in Nashville and I’m reporting from the road and it’s been one heck of a day. From the late pick up at the airport, to the missing luggage, the quest to get it backContinue reading “DITA VON TEESE ‘EM FOR VALENTEASE DAY | a color palette for Finao leathers”


Brrrrrr….it’s cold! I’m going to continue to think warm this week by taking a look at what Pantone has picked out for it’s Spring 2010 colors. It’s grading time folks, let’s see how Finao does: FINAO LEATHERS: A- The leathers appear to be the clear winner this round. They are the closest matches to ourContinue reading “PANTONE FASHION COLOR REPORT | spring 2010”

BEACHY CLEAN | take your theme to the beach

Back again for another edition of the Fashion Blog. It’s cold here! I don’t know about you but I could totally use a day a the beach where the sun is warm so that is my inspiration for this week. Our imaginary client this week wants a Beachy Clean wedding so let’s take a lookContinue reading “BEACHY CLEAN | take your theme to the beach”

PUNK PRINCESS | an edgy (but girlie) theme

Welcome back from the break! I hope everyone had a pleasant holiday. We return to Fashion Fridays this week with the look at recommendations for the Punk Princess. She may be a bit edgy and a bit rock ‘n roll so what would you offer her? How would you keep it fun? How would youContinue reading “PUNK PRINCESS | an edgy (but girlie) theme”


Remember, remember the fifth of November, The gunpowder treason and plot, I know of no reason Why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. Now kiddies, if you are living in the US and not a history, movie or comic book geek you may not know the significance of November 5th and the Gunpowder Treason.Continue reading “REMEMBER, REMEMBER THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBER…”

DAMASK DARLING | A black & white theme

Welcome back again, folks! We are continuing this week with another theme for you. This time, what would you offer the Damask Darling who walks into your studio with a black and white theme? Sure you can do the same BORING black album or maybe even a BORING white album, but seriously folks, you areContinue reading “DAMASK DARLING | A black & white theme”

THE URBAN COWGIRL | Working with themes

Welcome back again, folks! This week I’m going to be doing something a little bit different and hope you like it. Up until now we have pretty much shown you ideas that involve just our flush mount albums. Well this week, we are mixing that up a bit and going to address how to workContinue reading “THE URBAN COWGIRL | Working with themes”