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Fall Furniture Fashion Week presented by Feathers and Fashion by Robert Black.

Furnishings And Fashion Intertwine At Fall Furniture Fashion Week

In the spring and summer, neon hues and color blocking were prominent themes and trends in the fashion world. Patterns, mixing prints, and even adding lace for a touch of vintage were popular, too; but these trends weren’t limited to the clothing tucked into fashionistas’ closets. They trickled into the furniture and interior design world, splashed onto walls, fabrics, furnishings and more.

According to Robert Black, owner of Fashion by Robert Black in Scottsdale, fashion and furnishings are quite connected.

To emphasize just how strongly linked furnishings and fashion are, Fashion by Robert Black and Feathers Fine Custom Furnishings are partnering up for a free, week-long event of design-related presentations and new product introductions. The event is aptly named Fall Furniture Fashion Week.

Taking place at Feathers’ showroom, new furniture designs and single spaces by Feathers will be on display. Attendees will also spot vintage pieces from Fashion by Robert Black in the showroom throughout the week.

Speakers at Fall Furniture Fashion Week will cover topics related to textile design, furniture styles, wall finishes/papers, art and accessories, furniture design and manufacturing, draperies, fashion-influencing interiors, color psychology and trends, and more.

One speaker in particular, Barbara Kaplan, will be covering color discovery and how color influences and impacts one’s life and home. This will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10., and on Thursday, Nov. 8, she will also be on a design panel with Black and Jeff Low, Scottsdale designer of some of the nation’s top nightclubs (Pussycat Lounge), lounges (Six), restaurants (La Bocca in Tempe) and hotels (W Scottsdale). They will be discussing fashion, art and interiors.

Fall Furniture Fashion Week will take place Tuesday, Nov. 6 through Saturday, Nov. 10. Two presentations will be held daily, one at 10 a.m. and one at 2 p.m.

For more information about Fall Furniture Fashion Week and to register for the event, visit feathersdesign.com/events. The full schedule of speakers can be found here.

Fall Furniture Fashion Week

When: Tuesday, November 6 – Saturday, November 10, 2012
Two presentations held daily – 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Where: Feathers Fine Custom Furnishings
15330 N. Hayden Rd., #110, Scottsdale
Contact: (480) 905-1396
Website: feathersdesign.com

Fashion by Robert Black

Q&A With Robert Black Of Fashion By Robert Black [VIDEO]

AZNow.Biz sat down with Robert Black, who co-owns the vintage couture boutique Fashion by Robert Black, located in downtown Scottsdale, Ariz.

Robert Black and co-owner Doreen Picerne traveled and shopped around the world, handpicking clothing and accessories for the store — items you won’t find anywhere else in Scottsdale, including vintage red carpet couture, special occasion designer pieces, accessories and other one-of-a-kind finds.

Black spoke with us about how Fashion by Robert Black came about, his marketing strategies, his thoughts about opening a business in this economic climate, and his future plans for his company.


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Fashion by Robert Black

7144 East 1st Avenue
Scottsdale, Arizona
(480) 664-7770



Photo: jessjamesjake, Flickr

Vintage Boutiques Around the Valley

Vintage Boutiques – For those looking to avoid the larger department stores and malls, give those smaller, locally-run boutiques a try.

The Valley has many vintage boutiques where you’ll find affordable ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s attire as well as high-end upscale vintage clothing — to give your look a fun, funky twist.

For those who are on the lookout for something unique, vintage, old-fashioned and even upscale, here are a few vintage boutiques worth checking out:


Fashion by Robert Black

At Fashion by Robert Black, you’ll find one-of-a-kind vintage, couture clothing and modern accessories, found from around the world.

7144 E. 1st Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ

Fashion by Robert Black, vintage boutique Phoenix


Butter Toast Boutique

Butter Toast carries a unique variety of hand-picked vintage items; you’ll find styles ranging from the late ’40s to the ’80s for men and women, as well as baby clothes, shoes, accessories, jewelry, housewares and more.

908 N. 6th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Butter Toast Boutique, vintage boutique, Photo: butter_toast, Flickr


Blueberry Deluxe Boutique

Find vintage clothes and cards, modern soaps, make up, jewelry and local art and other various treasures at Blueberry Deluxe, in its second summer — and named after the owner’s pug.

702 W. Montecito Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Blueberry Deluxe Boutique, vintage boutique, Photo: blueberrydeluxe.com


Antique Sugar

Antique Sugar carries a variety of quality vintage and consignment clothing, purses, shoes, and jewelry for both men and women.

724 W. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013


Vintage by Misty

A collection of upscale vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories from around the world can be found at Vintage by Misty.

818 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Frances Vintage

Frances Vintage boutique has something for everyone — women, men and children — where you’ll find clothing, knick knacks, cards, accessories and more.

10 W. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Frances Vintage, Photo: roboppy, Flickr