Entries by Barbara


The weather is heating up just in time for the Summer Collection, which features gauze separates, colorful sleeveless tops, comfy soft knits and capris galore.  Sundresses have arrived and there’s lots of bright color for the season.  You’ll always find something new at The Barbara Friday Collection.

TAGUA Jewelry

I found the most amazing summer jewelry line at the last market!  What is a TAGUA?  It’s a nut from a specific kind of palm tree that grows in Ecuador.  The nuts are sliced, carved, etc and then dyed to form colorful, light weight discs that are joined to form beautiful necklaces, bracelets and earrings.  […]

Resort 2017

If you’re fortunate enough to be planning a trip to Hawaii or some warm climate this winter, check out the new offerings from LuLu B.  This moderately priced cotton line is perfect.                                                  […]

IC Collections Is Moving

The talented young designer from IC Collections has moved to J.J. , a contemporary division of Focus Fashions.  Look for new fabrications and lower prices than at IC.  

Nuna Wraps

Nuna Wraps, those fabulous polar fleece ponchos, are back with new colors available.  Keep one in the car for those unexpectedly cool evenings.

Capris, Skimmers & Bermudas

Spring capris, skimmers and bermudas are tastefully embellished with grommets and/or stones, ladder treatment, and cheerful colors.  

Jess & Jane

Happily, Jess & Jane, our US made t-shirt line, has added some updated soft knit tops that are getting enthusiastic responses from our first clients to see them.