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It's been a long time!

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Hello everyone! It feels so good to be back! I have been gone for some time now (a few years). I put my business on ice and even though I had it running in the background it definitely wasn't my top priority. I'm finally getting things sorted out and it's time to kick things into high gear! I'm so excited to do my first blog post after all this time!!!! I'm happy to have my business social medias back up and running and up to speed! Definitely looking forward to what the future holds not only for my business, but also for the family Madebytrande and Love n Luxe has been growing across the internet! On this site you can see I've decided to merge both Madebytrande and Love n Luxe as one. With Madebytrande still being the business name and Love n Luxe being the woman behind the business. A huge hug and a sincere thank you to all of you who supports me and my business! 

Bold color and prints

Fashion is forever changing with trendy styles staying on trend for a hot second and its on to the next. One  thing I noticed is the bold colors and prints popping up all over the world. Fashion is global and the more technology improves the more we will all be on the same accord with [...]

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Color trend spring of 2015

Going into 2015 knowing the hot colors can be a  big help when looking to update your wardrobe. The main color is Marsala. This is a burgundy like color with a hint of brown. My faves are Glacier gray and Titanium. Gray has been huge this fall and is going to keep strong in fashion [...]

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Dressing for cool weather...Cardigan anyone?

Is it just me or is the weather up and down hot then cold. Usually I change my closet to match the seasons. This year I have decided to to try and keep all seasons available to me year around. This will be the first time I have ever done this. Shouldn't be a very [...]

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Wear now Wear later

Ever hear anyone say "this is a wear now wear later item"? Lets talk about wear now wear later. Items that fall under this category are things that you wear in the current weather and can also be used as the weather changes. The whole wear now wear later thing is trending. Its a good [...]

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Future jewelry trends for 2015

Everyone wants to be in the now but what about tomorrow? From what I know the future for jewelry is bright! Very bright! Its no secret color is everywhere. Me personally I'm a neutral kinda girl, yes I just cant get enough of browns, camels, khaki, blush and off whites... you know those warm earth [...]

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To splurge or not to splurge

Made any purchases lately? Chances are if you didn't buy high-end  you purchased the look of for far less. From home goods to fashion the choices of high-end Vs. the look of are everywhere. In a perfect world we would all buy the real deal. But in today's world that's just not an option for [...]

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A page from her book

As you can see from the MADEBYTRANDE pintrest board "fashion" we have a love for COCO CHANEL!She is the  inspiration for this months blog. One of the many thing she has said that I agree with is "dress like you're going to meet your worst enemy today." She said it right. Especially in today's world! [...]

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Spring fashion 2014

Spring fever! Everyone has it from kids playing at the park to men and women working in their garden. What does spring mean for your closet? COLOR and lots of it! With Radiant orchid being the "it" color for 2014 followed by Dazzling blue "Facebook blue" the possibilities are endless. Pastels are huge this spring [...]

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Fashion inspiration...your personal style

Fashion is the one thing that can immediately make you stand out. I don't know about you but I'm different and love to show it! why should I see myself coming and going each and every day? What is it that makes everyone want to look the same? Is it fear of what people might [...]

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