I love spring and summer for the gorgeous colors that nature presents every year. One of my favorites is coral: vibrant and energetic in deep tones, elegant, dreamy and ethereal in lighter shades. Resort collections are designed to make the transition from winter, to spring and into early summer. When designing this collection I used a basic neutral with vibrant accents to bridge different seasons.

This gladiola in muted coral tones, adds that tropical touch that beckons us to warmer destinations. It's the perfect color for a springtime garden party.

My design inspiration starts with a wonderful bohemian print and vibrant coral blossoms.

To bring to life the design I've sketched, I select a snake embossed goat skin in pale coral with gold flecks and a soft pebbled calfskin...Grey, cream, coral, and ...

... a touch of edgy black . This pallet provides a broader range of colors for the additional items in this collection.

I begin assembly of the Anna clutch using a cream colored thread to highlight the stitching.

Each Town & Shore bag is made by my hands. Allowing me to give it a deep attention to detail and quality.

The completed lining in linen and cotton fabric.

The Anna clutch is designed to be tech friendly. The convenience of a wallet, with enough room to tuck your tablet inside and smart phone on the outside.

"...use neutral greys AND vibrant accent colors TO transition between seasons."

The finished Anna clutch. Shown here with the Anna belt and a sarong dress made from the inspiration fabric.

Visit my online boutique where you will find my handcrafted leather goods and accessories. All made one at a time by me in Wilmington Delaware USA.

Thank you for taking the time to share this design inspiration with me.

Created By
Liv McClintock


All photos and copy created by Liv McClintock for Town and Shore Apparel Inc.