Friday, January 24, 2014

Spring Temptations

Our entire spring collection is now in stock, and these days we're busy shipping it to the stores. Our velour items in particular have been incredibly popular and are already sold out on our end.
The girls in production are working on packaging all of the lovely new jewelry that also just arrived. There are many new design to choose from.
Look for the clothing and jewelry at your local JDL retailer – you'll find a list of retailers on our website

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Good day out there!

I just wanted to share this amazing and moving snapshot with you. It was taken this morning at Vledderhof, home of Erik and Ineke, who manage our office in Holland.
Isn't it simply incredible?

Wishing you all a wonderful day out there.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

This year’s big hit for Easter…

I have a confession to make: I actually haven’t gotten around to taking down our Christmas tree yet. I don’t think it has ever happened before that we’ve kept it around this long. We’ve been very busy but it’s actually also kind of cozy with all the lights during these dark winter months. But I think the time has come to say goodbye this weekend – before all of the needles fall off.

And then it won’t be long, of course, before we can begin to think about putting up some Easter decorations – get out the bird cages and fill them with a bit of hay, spring plants and some of Dorte’s wonderful eggs. And make “nests” out of birch branches.

This year’s big hit is these eggs – I suppose you could almost call them “classic JDL”. They’re so pretty and well-made and look just like vintage treasures. /Vivian

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Happy New Year

2014 has launched and it’s off to a good start. We’ve been working at full speed since day one.
Right now everything is centered around trade fairs. Last week we went to Bella Center in Copenhagen and right now four of our employees are on their way to Stockholm to set up for the next fair.
Getting everything to fall into place for these trade fairs takes a lot of planning and extra work.

Luckily we’ve got an amazing team that is both willing and able to work across departments and professions.

Some of the new things we’ll be introducing at the trade fairs include the first items from our Vintage textiles collection of clothing and decorating accessories. Seeing these lovely ball gowns with tulle, pearls and lace immediately brings to mind the romanticism of the early 19th century.

This is only the beginning of a whole new chapter of decorative products.

You’ll find some of these wonderful items at retailers starting as early as February. /Vivian