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    Dec
    26
    2007

    Bcat Threads for the public

    Bcat Threads starts their new site, which features up and coming designers to the fashion world. The collections are on display for all to look and buy!

    Jan
    3
    2008

    New Designer: Jennafer Grace

    With an eye for perfection, Jennafer Grace adds her most equisite designs to the shopping world. She is fashion forward and dares to take risks to achieve the most beautiful designs. Growing up...

    Feb
    5
    2008

    Bcat Threads Launch Party

    Who: Bcat Threads, Typhoon Saloon, Greygoose When: Sunday, March 9, 2008 Where: Typhoon Saloon 1165 Garnet Ave. San Diego (Pacific Beach), Ca 92109 What: Fashion Show, DJ...

    Feb
    27
    2008

    Photo Shoot by James Norton

    Check out our photo gallery for the February 7, 2008 photo shoot.

    Apr
    3
    2008

    Bcat Threads Makes San Diego News!

    Bcat Threads was shown in the San Diego Newspapers on April 3, 2008.  You can still pick up a copy today.  Look for the Beach and Bay Press, Peninsula Beacon News, La Jolla Village News,...

    Mar
    10
    2008

    CG Designs and Mazzy Star

    Bcat has added new designers to their on-line boutique.  CG Designs come from a local SanDiego fashion designer who designs everyday wear, both fashion forward and comfortable for any...

    Apr
    8
    2008

    Chocolate Cherries and Gem Designs

    We have added more new designers to our site.  Chocolate Cherries is apparel for the fun and flirty.  Wearing any of these designs makes you feel like a kid again.  Comfortable and...

    May
    29
    2008

    New Summer Accessories

    We have just added new accessories for your summer wardrobe.  We have bright vibrant colors and new trends to get you ready for the sun and fun.  We have handbags perfect for the beach,...

    Jun
    2
    2008

    Bcat Threads at the San Diego County Fair

    We will be in the Infield Pavilion on June 15 with a Bcat Threads  booth.  Here, we will have models showing off some of our designs and be selling our clothing at a fraction of what...

    Jun
    3
    2008

    Launch Party Video

    The video from our launch party last March is finally here.  I am so excited.  We haven't posted it yet because we need to make a few minor changes.  I can't wait to share it with all of you!


    Jun
    4
    2008

    We now allow Credit Cards without Paypal

    We just made the switch last night.  You can now order anything on BcatThreads.com with a credit card or with Paypal.  In the past, we only allowed Paypal, but found that some people...

    Jun
    5
    2008

    Intern works with Bcat Threads

    We have a student afrom Fashion Careers College, who is in fashion design, interning with us.  She started yesterday and was of tremendous help.  She has the ambition and drive to make...

    Jun
    17
    2008

    Fashion at the San Diego County Fair

      On June 15, Bcat Threads had a booth at the San Diego County Fair, thanks to Karl Jaedtke from the Pacific Beach Town Council.  Brooke Catherine and Jennafer Grace...

    Jun
    23
    2008

    Passport to Style and Bcat Threads

    Fashion Group International and the San Diego Focus group has made it possible to expose new and aspiring fashion designers to take part in their San Diego fashion week this year.  This was a...

    Jun
    25
    2008

    Find us at Lily Grace Boutique

    As of June 25, Lily Grace Boutique is now carrying the Brooke Catherine line from Bcat Threads.  For those of you who live in the San Diego area, you need to check out this boutique. ...

    Jun
    30
    2008

    Passport to Style Round 3

    I found out last Friday that I made it to the final round for the Passport to Style contest, put on by Fashion Group International.  I was so excited to hear the great news, but know that...

    Jul
    1
    2008

    The Art of Fashion at the Timken Museum

    I have finished my costume for "The Art of Fashion" event that will be held at the Timkem Museum on August 9th.  I am excited with the way that it turned out because I think I...

    Jul
    3
    2008

    An Evening of Revolutionary Style & Libations

    A Stylexplorers.com and The Closet Party Production showcasing peices from Brooke Catherine of BcatThreads.com Tuesday, July 8th at Minus 1 Lounge 8:30pm: Stylish Social Hosted by Peroni...

    Jul
    15
    2008

    Bcat Threads at Gay Pride

    July 18-21, 2008 is Gay Pride in San Diego.  Fashion Careers College and Bad Madge Productions will have a booth set up, where they will be showcasing some local fashion designers. ...

    Jul
    17
    2008

    La Jolla Summer White Party XII

    Brooke Catherine will be showing a few of her white peices for the La Jolla Summer White Party XII.  The event will be taking place on July 19 with a fashion show sponsered by The Closet...

    Jul
    30
    2008

    Fall Collection

    It may seem as if the content in BcatThreads.com has been at a stand still, and for the most part it has. What you can't see, though, is the behind the scenes coverage of what has been going on in...

    Aug
    7
    2008

    I'm Going To Be On TV!

    I am participating in "The Art of Fashion" with the Timken Art Museum this Saturday evening. They have chosen three designers who are taking part in the show to be on "San Diego Living" to show...

    Aug
    12
    2008

    60's Italian Fashion Show, La Dolce Vita featuring Brooke Catherine Designs

    Style Explorers and The Closet Party, both of San Diego, Ca put on a fashion show inspired by the 60's Italian Movie "La Dolce Vita". I took some of my designs and put them in the show. It is...

    Aug
    14
    2008

    Passport to Style 2008

      Passport to Style is Coming!   Join the Fashion Democracy - vote September 5th - 13th  ...

    Aug
    15
    2008

    Art and Textiles

    I just came across someone that I wanted to share with you. I met this woman at a fashion mixer that I attend monthly. We met a few months back and now she is one of those pleasant suprises that...

    Aug
    18
    2008

    Fashion Events

          Here are some fashion events that I wanted to share with all of you.  I am going to have a...

    Aug
    20
    2008

    Bar Basic Fashion Show Was a Hit!!

    There was an art exhibit/fashion show last night at Bar Basic.  There were so many things to look at, it would have been impossible to be bored.  There was were artists painting, body...

    Aug
    29
    2008

    Isha B's New Website, Check It Out!

    One of the fashion designers, Isha B of "Chocolate Cherries" has her own website showcasing her portfolio of work she has done.  It is a fun site to visit, with a lot of pictures.  It is...

    Sep
    4
    2008

    Sep
    9
    2008

    Vote, Vote, Vote!!!!

    Now is your chance to vote for Brooke Catherine Designs to win the Passport to Style competition.  Everything is out of my hands now, except my votes. Go to Kate Ross Boutique, in North...

    Sep
    20
    2008

    Brooke Catherine wins 2nd Place!

    The Passport to Style Event is finally over and I am happy to announce that I came in 2nd place for the competition. There were many talented designers who were competing and the fashion show was...

    Oct
    2
    2008

    October Issue of Riviera Magazine features the Brooke Catherine Line

    Check it out! Riviera Magazine of San Diego is the one stop magazine for fashion, luxury, travel, and food. For their October issue, they found 3 local artists with talent that they wanted to...

    Oct
    7
    2008

    Neighbourhood Boutique

    If you aren't looking for it, you might not see it, but this boutique is the place to shop. The owner, Christine, mixes vintage with new, women's and men's, with a store layout perfect for...

    Nov
    7
    2008

    Revamp your wardrobe for the holidays

    ********Tell her Bcat Threads sent you!******** It’s that time of year when we start to layer our clothes and dig out our boots from the closet.   It’s a little bit...

    Oct
    7
    2008

    New Designer: BlackHeart Bunny

    We have just added a new designer to Bcat Threads.  BlackHeart Bunny is a San Diego local who has been designing knits for the fashion elite.  She has been discovered across the world...

    Nov
    21
    2008

    Dec
    4
    2008

    New Photo Shoot Pictures

    In the past month, we have done 2 photoshoots with Bcat Threads Designs. Our photographer is Ken Wilder and models Mia Hope and Soukaina Saadani of San Diego. You can check them out in our photo...

    Feb
    8
    2009

    Feb
    8
    2009

    Mar
    4
    2009

    Bcat Designs Make TV!

    The dress with the denim skirt and khaki top is a Bcat Design as well as the following black skirt. Check it out! :"CCTVI.LIVING",accSite:"XETV"});

    Mar
    7
    2009

    Jennafer Grace Takes a Twist on the Vintage Look with the New Age Woman

    Jennafer Grace, one of Bcats top selling designers just added a few of her newest designs. Her style is definitly vintage, but she brings a modern twist with the patters and colors she chooses....

    Apr
    21
    2009

    Bcat Threads and Christie's Boutique

    Since we are dear friends with the owners of Christie's Boutique, we are excited to tell you all about their new website! They have a photo gallery, blog, and online shopping. You may see the...

    Apr
    17
    2009

    We Love When Our Customers Show Us Off!!

    Every once in a while our happy customers will send us an email or a picture of themselves wearing our designs. It always makes me happy and excited about putting a smile on someone else's face...

    Apr
    28
    2009

    Trunk Show for Brooke Catherine Designs at Christie's Boutique

    Come one, come all!! Brooke Catherine is officially launching her new Summer 2009 Collection in a trunk show at Christie’s Boutique. Christie’s Boutique has been exclusively selling...

    May
    5
    2009

    Trunk Show Success

    I, Brooke, launched my summer line this last Saturday and it was a great success. It was a beautiful day and there was a lot of ambitious help for the customers who paid a visit. I sold samples at...

    Aug
    28
    2009

    Focus Mixer at Christie's Boutique

    We are back to the blog, after a long hiatus. As the owner and designer for Bcat Threads, I failed to do my job as a blogger is the last couple months, but with good reason. I got married on...

    Aug
    31
    2009

    The Ladies Who Launch Intensive Incubator

    LOOKING TO LAUNCH A BUSINESS OR TAKE YOURS TO THE NEXT LEVEL? Your entrepreneurial dreams need support and action in order to thrive and grow. The Ladies Who Launch Intensive Incubator Workshop...

    Sep
    8
    2009

    Trend Alert: It's All About The Shoulders!!!

    One of the newest fashion trends trickling from spring into the fall/winter season is the accentuated shoulder. Think shoulder pads! Thats right, power dressing in the 80's has come back and...

    Sep
    3
    2009

    Brooke Catherine Nevins works with Stylist Elle Leary

    After meeting at a fashion industry mixer, Elle Leary (http://elleleary.com/) contacted me about working together for a photo shoot. She wanted to use some of my designs, and work with her own...

    Oct
    5
    2009

    Bicycle Bags

    After reading a blog from my friend, Elizabeth Leffler-Agia for San Diego Magazine  , I thought to myself that I had to share this amazing idea with you.  Bagonia Bags  , an...

    Oct
    10
    2009

    What Is A Fashion Designer?

    As a fashion designer living in San Diego, I run into a lot of people that don’t really understand the concept of fashion, or what exactly a fashion designer does. I am often mistaken as a...

    Oct
    10
    2009

    Step 1 in Fashion Design: Inspiration

    The first step in the process of fashion design is drawing inspiration from life.  What “drawing inspiration” means is to use things in your surroundings to give you ideas of...

    Oct
    16
    2009

    September 2009 Photo Shoot

    Model Courtney Davis collaborated with Stylist/Designer Jennafer Carter and photographer Garrett Lund to create an edgy photo shoot. Jennafer pulled designs from herself and me, from my Brooke...

    Oct
    16
    2009

    JG Style!!

    Jennafer Grace, a local designer that we support at Bcat Threads has launched her own website .  On her sight, she displays many photos of her latest designs and photo shoots.  She...

    Oct
    18
    2009

    Step 2 In Fashion Design: Sketch

    This blog is a continuance from Step 1: Inspiration .  Once you find the inspiration you want for your design or collection, you want to start thinking about how it fits on the body...

    Oct
    21
    2009

    Brooke Catherine Featured at US Trendy

    Check this out! Brooke Catherine designs were featured on US Trendy .  A place where fashion designers and enthusiasts alike can share their portfolios and be rated on their...

    Oct
    25
    2009

    Step 3 in Fashion Design: Create First Pattern (Flat Pattern or Drape?)

    This blog has been a continuation of past blogs describing my process of fashion design . If you want to catch up, please start with Step 1: Inspiration , then following it is Step 2:...

    Nov
    2
    2009

    Nov
    4
    2009

    Mahal Style

    In the last month, I was introduced to an amazing team of people who have all collaborated to create photo shoots that allow everyone to show their talent and put it together. My friend, and...

    Nov
    6
    2009

    What To Wear To Work Today?

    After receiving yet another amazing photo from Minh and Rochelle Huyn , I had to blog about it. Why? Because there is so much fun going into this shot. A lot of women look at button up shirts...

    Nov
    7
    2009

    Step 4 in Fashion Design: Construct a First Sample

    Continuing from Step 1: Inspiration , Step 2: Sketch , and Step 3: First Pattern , the next thing you want to do is construct your first sample.  This is a crucial step in adjusting any...

    Nov
    11
    2009

    New Featured Designer - Radokri

    We have just added a new featured designer to our site. The line is named Radokri and I am very excited about it. She has versatile feather flowers that can be used for just about anything....

    Nov
    14
    2009

    Black Lace Dress Featured on US Trendy

    Yet another one of my designs has been featured on US Trendy.  I designed this dress for part of my fall collection. Hope you enjoy!!

    paisley black lace mini dress


    Nov
    14
    2009

    Another Amazing Photo

    A while back I told you all about a photo shoot I had been involved with Mahal Style . And, now I want to keep sharing the photos with you because I get so excited with the work that they do....

    Nov
    15
    2009

    Step 5 in Fashion Design - Create Your Look

    This is step 5 in a 5 part series in how to create a design through a fashion designer's eyes.  Step 1:Inspiration , Step 2: Sketch , Step 3: First Pattern , Step 4: First Sample Your...

    Nov
    18
    2009

    Photo of the Day

    I just received a new photo of the day from my friends, Minh and Rochelle Huynh today. They did all the styling and photography, Jennafer Grace and I added the clothes, and Santana Bomar worked...

    Nov
    18
    2009

    Let's Make a Deal

    This is a quick little blog to remind all our readers, if you like what you see here, you may be interested in signing up for our newsletter .   We only send one out once a month with...

    Nov
    19
    2009

    Brooke Nevins Interview for San Diego Magazine

    Elizabeth Leffler-Agia, of Cecelia Boutique and blogger for San Diego Magazine interviewed me for her holiday season blog post.  Check it out


    Nov
    24
    2009

    Cecelia Boutique Is Now Open!

      When I purchased Christie's Boutique in January, I wanted to carry over the Christie's brand for a few months then transition the store into something more personal to me. It turns...

    Nov
    25
    2009

    Jennafer Grace Reveal For Fashion Whore at Ruby Room

    Jennafer Grace will be revealing her new designs on December 5th at Ruby Room in Hillcrest, San Diego, California.  It is Maystar's Fashion Whore 4 year anniversary party.  Expect fun,...

    Nov
    25
    2009

    Mahal Style Captures Another Terrific Shot

    I was once again surprised by Minh and Rochelle Huynh this morning when they tagged me in another photo they released from a photo shoot we worked on a few weeks ago. I was excited to see these...

    Nov
    28
    2009

    Gillespie Field Photo Shoot

    I just received photos from a photo shoot that I took part in a little while back.  Elle Leary , a makeup artist and stylist, asked if my designs could be worn for a photo shoot at the...

    Dec
    1
    2009

    All Things Royale Shopping Event

    Join us for a royale afternoon of pampering, deals and steals for the luxurious ladies and gentlemen of San Diego. 30 vendors will be showcased to provide an unique variety of goods and services....

    Dec
    1
    2009

    Cecilia Boutique Grand Opening

      What was once known at Christie's Boutique in Mission Hills has been remodeled and renamed to match the owner's personal style. Please join us for a holiday fashion show and the Grand...

    Dec
    4
    2009

    Junior League Fashion Show

    This last Thursday, December 3rd, I was asked to assist for a Junior League Fashion Show at Confidential , a nightclub in the Gaslamp District in San Diego .  What Junior League does,...

    Dec
    6
    2009

    All Things Royale Was A Success

    This last Saturday, Bcat Threads had a booth at the All Things Royale Shopping Event , which was hosted at Voyeur in the Gaslamp District of San Diego .  People were invited to walk...

    Dec
    7
    2009

    Jennafer Grace Fashion Show Was a Hit

    Wow, what a fashion filled week. It has been exciting and fun and oh so interesting. The finale was Ruby Room on Saturday night watching Jennafer Grace put on an amazing fashion show. She was...

    Dec
    11
    2009

    Mahal Style and Jennafer Grace Fashion Show Video

    Minh of Mahal Style used his video skills to whip up this amazing video of Jennafer Grace 's Fashion Show at Ruby Room for Fashion Whore last weekend. It gives you a wonderful glimpse of the...

    Dec
    11
    2009

    What to Wear for the Holidays

    There is one hot trend this season that I can't get enough of.  Think Metallics.  Metallic skirts, leggings, mini dresses, anything metallic.  There is so much to pick from and I...

    Dec
    20
    2009

    Cecilia Grand Opening and Brooke Catherine Holiday Launch

    Last night was the Grand Opening of Cecilia Boutique . It was an event I had been looking forward to because I have been involved with the process of transforming the new look. Cecilia...

    Dec
    20
    2009

    New Survey Question

    I am trying to find out what my blog readers enjoy reading about the most.  In order to keep you entertained, I want to include more of what you like, and less of what you don't like. ...

    Dec
    30
    2009

    Project Runway's New Season with Jesus Estrada

    So the new season of Project Runway will be airing soon and I am excited for the countdown (you can see it below).  It has recently been brought to my attention that a fellow graduate of...

    Jan
    4
    2010

    Kara Willingham Photo Shoot

    As a fashion designer I work with many models , they all have a different look, style, and personality .  Those three things combined is what makes their unique look noticeable.  I...

    Jan
    6
    2010

    What Type of Woman Are You?

    Take our survey about what type of woman you are and see how you compare to other Bcat Threads followers :)


    Jan
    8
    2010

    Lady Gaga and Brooke Catherine Face Off

    As a designer, I get myself out there as much as I can. One way of doing so is participating in a website US Trendy. I usually read through their blogs for ideas, and sometimes come across an...

    Jan
    12
    2010

    Jesus Estrada Project Runway Premier Party

      Come celebrate the premier of Project Runway Season 7 with Jesus Estrada, San Diego's up and coming local fashion designer and season 7 contestant. Enjoy and evening of fashionable fun...

    Jan
    12
    2010

    Dogs and Models

    A few blogs ago, I wrote about a model that I had worked with who had done exceptional work; Kara Willingham .  During the same day as the other pictures that were taken, we took some inside...

    Jan
    15
    2010

    Project Runway Season 7 Round One!

      Project Runway's Season 7 has finally begun, so back on the couch I will be every Thursday night.  Tonight was the introduction to the entire crew of new designers, and one of...

    Jan
    19
    2010

    Golden Globes Fashion

    The Golden Globes is always the hot spot to see the most popular celebrities and the hottest fashion.  Of course, for me, its the fashion that I am most excited about.  This year there...

    Jan
    22
    2010

    Project Runway Season 7 Episode 2

    Episode 2 has just been aired for Project Runway and its already getting a bit exciting and a little catty.  Who was your favorite this week, tell us anonymously by clicking here . For...

    Jan
    23
    2010

    Portia Seautelle Photo Shoot

    Another great model and another great photo shoot.  We are starting to receive the pictures from a photo shoot we did right before the new year.  The style team did such a fantastic job...

    Jan
    29
    2010

    Vote For Your Favorite Project Runway Designer So Far

    Vote For Your Favorite Project Runway Designer so far by clicking on this link.


    Jan
    29
    2010

    Project Runway Season 7 Episode 3

    ( 1) Amy/Jesus 2) Anna/Emilio 3) Anthony/Seth Aaron 4) Ben/Janeane 5) Jay/Maya 6) Jonathan/Mila 7) Jesse/Ping) Last night's Project Runway gave us an idea of what the future holds for our...

    Feb
    6
    2010

    Project Runway Season 7 Episode 4

    Photos: 1). Amy 2). Anna 3). Anthony 4). Ben 5). Emilio 6). Janeane 7). Jay 8). Jesse 9). Jesus 10). Jonathan 11). Maya 12).Mila 13). Seth Aaron Photos courtesy of ProjectRunway.com ....

    Feb
    23
    2010

    Fashion Show at On Broadway

      The Show will be featuring Brooke Catherine and Jennafer Grace.  Come check it out, and mingle with the designers!!  This show is gonna be a blast! With over 100 creative...

    Mar
    10
    2010

    Project Runway Season 7 Episode 6

    It has taken me a bit to respond to Project Runways newest episodes, but now I am in full swing. I'm going to skip out on Episode 5 and move right on over to Episode 6. I loved the challenge...

    Mar
    10
    2010

    Like Mother, Like Daughter

    I've been experimenting a bit on different ideas for design.  Sometimes I get stuck in a bit of a funk, so I need to try something new.  My newest idea has been to make little girl...

    Mar
    10
    2010

    Dark and Sexy

    A while back, I worked on a photo shoot with my favorite team of professionals Mahal Style and Jennafer Grace .  We created a few different looks, mixing my designs and Jennafer...

    Mar
    16
    2010

    Project Runway Season 7 Episode 7

    This episode was all about our four natural elements; air, water, earth, and fire.  Each designer had to pick one of the four elements and use that for inspiration for their design.  It...

    Mar
    31
    2010

    Brooke Catherine Nevins is Featured in San Diego Pacific Magazine

    If you get the chance, please check out the April issue of Pacific Magazine I was featured on page 22, with pictures of some of my designs and an article about me as a designer.  It...

    Mar
    31
    2010

    Fashion Photo Shoot in Julian, Ca with Mahal Style and Jennafer Grace

    Back in January, stylist Jennafer Grace wanted to play with snow.  Being that we live in Southern California, snow is not something that exists (except for up in the mountains).  And...

    Mar
    31
    2010

    Brooke Catherine and Jennafer Grace Collaboration!!

    Over the last weekend, Jennafer Grace and I participated in a fashion show at a mansion in Rancho Santa Fe.  With the help of our assistant, Bryce , we were able to combine our peices and...

    May
    5
    2010

    New Swimwear by Chocolate Cherries

      Summer is right around the corner, which means its time to find your bathing suit of the season! Chocolate Cherries has just launched a new line of swimwear that is adorable for...

    May
    8
    2010

    Trunk Show Success

    This last Thursday, I joined forces with M. Dot Studio's Michelle Aquino , Jennafer Grace , and Q of Postcards+Love for a late night Trunk Show at Vin de Syrah. It was a fun atmosphere, and...

    May
    8
    2010

    New Items From Radokri

    Check out Radokri's section in our store to see the new products she has added.  They are perfect for this time of year, and so hot for the season.  With weddings and outdoor events...

    May
    17
    2010

    The Ultimate Bikini For The Beach

      Introducing Bcat Threads new Featured Designer, Molly B Bikinis .  Perfect for laying in the sun, chilling at the beach, swimming, surfing, or playing at the pool. ...

    May
    31
    2010

    I've Been Cheating on Fashion with Furniture

    After a phase of "burn out" from fashion design, I've been struggling to get back on my feet and produce a work of art that I have put my whole heart in to.  It seems that the small break I...

    May
    31
    2010

    Sex and The City 2

    About a week or so ago, my friend asked me if I wanted to become part of a "Non-book Club for the Girls".  I said "Yes, of course!" for my time with the girlfriends has been lacking...

    Jun
    7
    2010

    How To Organize a Fashion Design Studio

    (this is not my studio, but represents organization--this is where I want to be!) After moving into a new house, and now moving to a new in-home studio, I'm committed to organizing my new room...

    Jun
    10
    2010

    Shopping Coupon

    Attention all San Diego Fashionistas:  Cecilia Boutique has been kind enough to extend a special shopping opportunity for Bcat Threads followers.  Print this coupon off and use it in the...

    Jun
    14
    2010

    Boutique Shopping Stereotypes Broken

    Being that I sell my designs in local San Diego shopping boutiques, I have become quite familiar with the shopping experience that is gained from the people shopping in those stores.  I have...

    Jun
    24
    2010

    Summer is Here! Get Your Style On!

    Summer is here and now its time to show off your beachwear in style.  Our designers have been working hard to get the latest looks to you to get you ready and prepared.  Today I found...

    Jun
    28
    2010

    Rain or Shine

    Along with the nice and sunny summer weather, comes the days of the rain.  Some of us like the rain (especially when we never really get it here in So. Cali), and others dread it. ...

    Jul
    5
    2010

    Stripes Strike Again

    With 4th of July behind us (by just a day), I have stripes on my mind and I can't stop thinking about them.  They are everywhere and I love it.  I remember when my fashion sense was...

    Jul
    12
    2010

    My Design Studio Finished

    A while back I talked about how I had moved my design studio from my old house to the new.  See blog post here .  I said I was going to share the finished product, and that is just what...

    Jul
    19
    2010

    Hippie Chic Bell Bottoms

    Hippie Chic always seems to pop up in every season of fashion, but always in small doses.  You'll see hippie tunics one season, ponchos the next, and bead work soon after.  I always...

    Jul
    22
    2010

    Jul
    26
    2010

    Orange County Swim Show featuring Molly B Bikinis

    Everyone in the OC area, mark your calendars for August 13th at 5:00pm to see Molly B Bikinis walking down the runway.  She is the only swimwear designer from San Diego who will be repping...

    Jul
    26
    2010

    Garden Social and Fashion Show Success

    This last Sunday was the " Garden Social and Fashion Show " that I took part in.  It might have been one of the funnest of all the fashion show/trunk shows I had been involved with.  The...

    Aug
    2
    2010

    Radokri Adds New Items

    Radokri has new fashionable new hair and shoe clips to our store and we are so excited about them.  As usual, she has perfected the soft touch and beautiful look of hair...

    Aug
    4
    2010

    Introducing Our New Featured Designer - M.Dot Design Studio

    Bcat Threads is proud to announce a new featured designer to our site.  Her line is called M.Dot Design Studio .  She designs feminine clothing with vintage flair.  I have been...

    Aug
    10
    2010

    Custom Dress For Your Daughter

    As some of you already know, I have been starting to dabble a bit into designing for Mini-Me's.  I've been considering the fashion trends popular with adults and interweaving them into...

    Aug
    12
    2010

    Chocolate Cherries Adds New Pieces!

    Chocolate Cherries has added some new and super adorable pieces to her collection.  There are some bikinis, cute and flirty dresses, and more.  Check out all of her pieces today to...

    Aug
    16
    2010

    M.Dot Design Studio Back to School Sale

    M. Dot will be having a HUGE BACK TO SCHOOL SALE on AUGUST 22. 2010. (SUNDAY) Valley Girl Vintage will be also joining M. Dot with this BACK TO SCHOOL SALE !!! They will be having $5 dollar bins...

    Aug
    24
    2010

    Haute With Heart

    Thanks to friends of mine, I attended the 33rd Annual "Haute for Heart" Fashion Show and Luncheon last weekend.  It was a benefit luncheon to raise money for St. Madeline Sophie's Center...

    Sep
    21
    2010

    All Designers Add New Products

    Brooke Catherine , Jennafer Grace , M.dot Studio , Radokri , and Lovey have all added new products to the store.  We have all been working hard to prepare for the upcoming fall season...

    Sep
    30
    2010

    Damian Nuñez Villaseñor and Jennafer Grace Work With Brooke Catherine

    In the last month or so, I have finally been back in action and designing some pieces for the fall/winter season.  I know I'm a little late, but in my eyes, its better to design some late in...

    Oct
    6
    2010

    Boo!! It's October....Who You Gonna Call? Ghostbusters!

    It's October, and for all you festive people out there, its time to start thinking about Halloween and your Halloween costume.  Unfortunetly, I will not be dressing up this year, for I will...

    Oct
    13
    2010

    Trench Coats for Fall

    One classic look that comes back every year is the trench coat.  They look sleek, classic, and every woman out there can pull them off.  They come in different lengths, colors, and...

    Oct
    21
    2010

    Jennafer Grace and M.dot Design Studio Launch Their Fall Lines Tomorrow!!

    The ever talented Jennafer Grace and M.dot Design Studio are launching their Fall lines this Friday at the W Hotel, downtown San Diego.  Check out the flyers for more info.  This is a show you won't want to miss!!!


    Oct
    25
    2010

    Damian Nuñez Villaseñor Releases Beautiful Photos

    If you remember, a while back I talked about a photographer that shot some designs from my fall collection, See " Damian Nuñez Villaseñor and Jennafer Grace Work With Brooke...

    Nov
    5
    2010

    Feature in Joie Magazine Online

    A little while back, my friend and fellow designer, Jennafer Grace , asked if she could use a few of my pieces in a magazine spread that she was shooting with photographer Emily James . ...

    Nov
    9
    2010

    New Items From M Dot Design Studio

    Michelle Aquino of M Dot Design Studio launched her fall line, "The Gatsby Affair" a few weeks ago, and now she is featuring her new designs in our store.  Be sure to check them out today to...

    Nov
    23
    2010

    Holiday Shopping Time Is Here!!!

    Holiday shopping is right around the corner.  Not sure what to get your fashionista friend/girlfriend/wife/sister/mom this year?  Why not take a look in our store for unique designs by...

    Dec
    12
    2010

    From One Designer to Another

    I was recently approached by another San Diego fashion designer, Barrie for Fables by Barrie , who wanted to purchase my Metal Lace High Waisted Skirt to wear to her 2011 Swimwear launch...

    Feb
    11
    2011

    Bridal Beauty - Lovey Adds New Products

    Lovey has added new beautiful bridal pieces to Bcat Threads.  If you are inspired by whites and ivory, or looking for something to add to the vision of your wedding day, take a peak at...

    Mar
    13
    2011

    Chic Magazine Uses Bcat Threads Designs

    A while back, I met a photographer, Jonah Gilmore for Rocket Science Photography , at a fashion show I was attending.  A quick introduction, a handshake, and a few emails later we were soon...

    Mar
    18
    2011

    Alice Goes Glam

    There really is no way of knowing just how great one of my designs can be without putting it on a model.  Its the most exciting time in fashion, for myself, where I dress a model in Bcat...

    Apr
    22
    2011

    Molly B Launches her 2011 Swim Line! Now Available at Bcat Threads!

    Molly B , a socal swimwear designer, launched her 2011 line , which is now available on Bcat Threads .  If you are looking for a new bikini to start your summer off right, get it here...

    Apr
    26
    2011

    Multi Colored Missoni Like Infinity Scarf

    Scarves are no longer just a neck warmer, they are a fashion staple.  Lighter fabrics and colors offer a look perfect for the spring and summer months.  The infinity scarves are the...

    Jun
    6
    2011

    Jun
    14
    2011

    New Designer Rose Rags Added to Our Website!

    We are proud to announce we have added new designer, Jessica Delee of Rose Rags to our website.  She is a local San Diego designer who has been working hard to get her pieces out for us to...

    Oct
    25
    2011

    Equestrian Photo Shoot

    While my personal designs have been few and far between, I was pumped to be asked by Jennafer Grace to use a piece for a photo shoot she arranged with Emily Soto and Jaclyn Poole ! An...