American Beauté: The Rise Of "Made In America"

American Beauté: The Rise of “Made In America.” Times change, and presidents come and go, but American-made goods are timeless and patriotic in all the right ways.

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The Elegance of Athleisure: Accessories That Are Here To Play

While the continued growth of athleisure from controversial trend to fashion mainstay has many sartorial purists clutching their pearls — longing for the "good" old days when women had to set their hair and slip on some pumps before running to the grocery store — in 2017, the question is no longer, "are leggings pants?" but rather, "are leggings couture?"

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The Modern Minimalista: Less In The Time Of Excess

Minimalism is back as more than a passing fad: what once emerged every so often as a symbolic antidote to excess has become a cornerstone of cultural consciousness whose influence will be felt in fashion, art, and design for years to come.

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Transformation Nation: The Biggest Handbag Trends of 2017

2017 is set to be an unpredictable year, and ripples of last year's cultural and political upheavals were felt in the fashion world as well. While iconic staples like saddle bags, blinged-out minaudières, and minimalist silhouettes showed no signs of departure, designers reflected transformative signs of the times with innovative structures, distorted sizes, nods to childhood nostalgia, surrealist imagery, and, of course, powerful messaging. These handbag trends are set to reign supreme this year.

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Faux Real: A Fall 2017 Preview

Verge Creative Group’s Fall 2017 Preview features authentic looking vegan leathers in the best hues of the season. The expertly sourced luxurious leathers for the production of this collection feature raw interiors which mimic the look of the finest leathers. The distinctive silhouettes include an array of minimalist shapes that showcase the craftsmanship of the collection.

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Know What's Next: A Year In Color

We are practically through January; is it too ambitious to say Spring is coming? When we talk trends and inspiration, for many of us the season is already in full swing. The color forecasts are spirited and leading the way for design direction. What we are loving most is the dynamic and unapologetic optimism exuded in these palettes. Color has a way of delivering an unspoken message and for Spring and Summer 2017 things are looking especially bright.

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Our Favorite Projects Of The Year

With a successful year coming to a close, we surveyed the team at Verge Creative Group on some of their favorite private label and gift-with-purchase projects that we had the privilege to work on and rounded them up below. We can’t wait to share all of the exciting projects we have ahead of us as we prepare for the new year.

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Unraveling Sustainable Fabrics

Sustainable fabrics have been on our radar for years. In fact, we are well known for our endless array of on-trend vegan leathers – popular less so for their eco-friendliness and more so as a cost-effective and often indiscernible alternative to leather. Though with the recent rise of the conscious consumer and the upswing of indie beauty brands, we have recently seen a spiked interest in vegan leathers and other sustainable materials for environmental reasons.

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Taking It Personally

For decades, the fashion set has been guided by a beacon-- the “it” bag of the season that dictates style and persuades many a modish woman to happily fork over two months rent to the fashion powerhouse a la mode. As we approach the 2017 fashion season, making “it” your own is what it is all about.

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