Getting Dotty With It
Can you have too many polka dots? Too many colors?Too many jeans? Why, of course not.
Thatâ€™s why Annie Frank at OSKA is so excited about their new collection, a cornucopia of dots and colors.
â€œI think itâ€™s very geometric even more so than normal,â€ she told Pasadena Now. Thereâ€™s a lot of dots, polka dots in different ways, and geometric patterns on shirts. But we have polka dots in different ways and stripes in different ways that are color-coordinated to the outfits, or to the other pieces.â€
Like the basic polka dot idea? OSKA has that down.
â€œYeah,â€ says Annie,â€œThereâ€™s one that is regular polka dots, itâ€™s called Gill. And then the other one with the big polka dots is called Gilan. Or thereâ€™s a dress called the Geraldine in that same polka dot, itâ€™s great.â€ Annie clearly loves her dots.
And like the first blooms of spring, Annie tells us thereâ€™s gonna be a lot more coming.
As she explains, â€œRight now thereâ€™s not a lot of color in the store, but thereâ€™s going to be some indigo blue, that they call marine blue. Thereâ€™s going to be a beautiful pink we call jelly pink. Thereâ€™s going to be different shades of green, gorgeous green. We have one thatâ€™s like sort of a chartreuse color right now, but thereâ€™s going to be other greens, too.â€
There is also Bamboo, which Annie describes as â€œlike apple green.â€
â€œItâ€™s like chartreuse sort of, itâ€™s really beautiful,â€ she said.
â€œI think that this might be the best season ever for OSKA,â€ Annie tells us. â€œThe shapes are amazing and the colors are gorgeous.â€
And we are just getting our pants on, so to speak.
â€œPeople come in here and say,â€˜What new pants do you have?â€™says Annie.â€œThey sort of collect them, like people collect frogs or people collect perfume bottles or something, people collect our pants.
â€œAnd for the first time ever, we have fabulous stretch blue jeans that sort of look like the 501 Leviâ€™s jeans,â€ says Annie. â€œWeâ€™re selling them like crazy. So we have it right now in marine blue, white, light gray and a dirty pink color. Itâ€™s like over-washed and thatâ€™s coming in more colors too. Itâ€™s great!â€
Colors. Dots. Collectable jeans. Itâ€™s going to be a beautiful season.
OSKA is at 13 Douglas Alley, Pasadena. (626) 432-1729. www.Oska-Pasadena.com