Summer 2013 Fashion Sense
Summer is on the brink and Karen Kane has done it yet again. We are bringing the heat with three chic, ready-to-wear collections full of color and personality. It is time to box up that winter gear and revamp your wardrobe with endless amounts of fabulousness.
Starting off, there is the Cross Creek collection screaming “summer vacation!” This line is bursting with blues, greens and lots of turquoise, perfect for adding that extra splash to your wardrobe. Besides the beautiful colors this collection has incorporated great geometric patterns as well as amazing photorealism prints of beautiful bodies of water on maxi dresses and tunics. Cross Creek is indeed a magnificently tranquil collection.
Second, we have the Melrose collection all about comfort and luxuriousness. This lovely collection features soft pinks, blues and khakis in a wide array of styles perfect for any occasion. Dress it up in the flattering leopard print Sheath Dress or dress it down in the cozy, must have Beverly Print Pant.
For the final group within the Summer 2013 collection is Sunset. It is fully equipped with warm colors and fashionable prints, perfect for mixing and matching and taking you into Fall. This collection provides very attractive styles, perfect for day and night looks. Yellows and charcoals matched with creams and browns, give us the perfect combinations of naturally warm summer colors.
FALL 2012 HAS ARRIVED
Inspired by the natural beauty of the west and nostalgic notions of times gone by, Karen's Fall Collection has finally arrived. Separated into three capsules, the designs transition you from the waning heat of the Summer sun to the crisp nights of late Autumn.
Her first capsule, Dreamcatcher, takes inspiration from the American Southwest with its powerful energy, dramatic sunsets, and spirit of enchanment. The desert dominates this collection with rich shades of rust, camel, tan and wine running through each uniquely crafted style.
Her second collection, Sequoia, draws on the majestic beauty of the Sequoia trees that dominate some of California's massive forests. Here, shades of brown and green paired against the prints of forest animals create an elegant ensemble with earthy connotations.
The final group, Tahoe, pulls from the brilliant blues of the lake for which it's named, nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevadas. Just as this location is transformed from a Summertime resort to a Winter wonderland, this group is the perfect segway to the rich and glittering designs of the Holiday season.
OFFICIAL U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE PAYS VISIT TO KAREN KANE FACTORY
On Monday, April 2nd, Los Angeles received an official visit from by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis on behalf of the Obama administration's "Made in America" campaign.
One of his first stops was to tour the Karen Kane apparel manufacturing facilities where women's contemporary clothing is produced and shipped all around the country.
The visit was part of an emphasized effort to boost U.S. manufacturing and double U.S. exports by 2014. As part of the campaign, trade officials have been sent around to country in search of strategies to better incentivize American fashion companies to create more jobs at home and to recognize the pitfalls that currently dissuade many from doing so.
Marantis identified L.A. as one of the key players in this intiative.
Karen Kane proudly manufactures 85% of its apparel in Los Angeles, California and prides itself on the quality and sophistication of its design.
SPRING 2012 HAS ARRIVED
Inspired by the California Riviera, Karen designed her Spring 2012 collection to evoke memories of her childhood in the scenic town of Santa Barbara. With rich shades of coral, turquoise, aqua, true blue, champagne, and driftwood, it effortlessly embodies the same sophisticated coastal chic vibe for which the town is known.
KAREN KANE VISITS THE WHITE HOUSE
Karen Kane was honored with an invitation to the White House to attend President Obama’s special forum on "Insourcing American Jobs" on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Company president Lonnie Kane attended on behalf of Karen Kane and joined other business leaders that have chosen to do more manufacturing in America. The day included a round table discussion with officials in the Commerce department as well as meetings with President Obama and Vice President Biden.
"Today I am meeting with companies choosing to invest in the one country with the most productive workers, best universities, and most creative and innovative entrepreneurs in the world: the United States of America." - President Obama
To learn more about this exciting forum, you can read about it on the LA Times.
KAREN KANE & DILLARD’S LAUNCH AN AMERICAN-MADE COLLECTION
To celebrate the fact that 80% of Karen Kane’s collection is made in the United States, Dillard’s recently launched a capsule collection of merchandise exclusive made in America. The special line launched in Fall 2011 and will feature new products exclusively available at Dillard’s each new season.
KAREN KANE FEATURED ON BLOOMBERG TV
Lonnie Kane was interviewed as a part of an ongoing series entitled "Made in the USA: The Price of the American Job." This feature focuses on how the company has brought the majority of its production back to the United States from China and the impact of the U.S. economy of hiring more workers. The video also features a variety of images from Karen Kane's Fall 2011 collection as well as an inside look at the Karen Kane manufacturing facility in Los Angeles.