Mens “Rigging” some things never change

     Display has changed greatly over time, “Branding” has highjacked much of what I consider the  traditional skills that I learned as a young man from old school window trimmers.  The one aspect of Visual Merchandising that has survived is mens suit “rigging” which is the term used for fitting a suit or shirt to a display form. Butt sagging jeans and team … Read More

Vintage Windows

To know where we are going it’s important to see where we  been. I need a break from the Holiday madness. Here’s a little inspiration from the past. Hit the Link         https://picasaweb.google.com/110585336863782076355/60SFashionDisplay?authkey=Gv1sRgCOjnya3A7oaiwgE#

Loewe Leather…Delightful Presentation

There is nothing I enjoy more than a well executed, amusing light-hearted holiday effort. Loewe, the Spanish leather goods produced a winner. Gift boxes, any V.M. who has been around the block a few times knows when there is no budget boxes are always an easy way out of the dilemma. Budget is not the issue here, but the presentation … Read More

Branding Overload

I recently read an article in INC. that states that “Branding” is a myth, the author was careful to apologize for his opinion, no need to say sorry to me. Over the last to decades I have watched the power of the term rise, along with a number of retail terms that have been replaced with more “modern” terms. the effects of  … Read More