There’s design history — 8 AM lectures in drafty classrooms, slide shows about 19th century textile production, panic attack-inducing midterms — and then there’s Design History: the emerging clothing label noted for its chic, luxurious knits for women. One will require you to fill your head with esoteric factoids about the evolution of fashion ("did you know that cable knit sweaters were first popularized by Irish fishermen?"), while the other will inspire you to fill your wardrobe with soft cashmere and merino wool cardigan sweaters, jackets, textured pullovers, luxe sweater dresses, and soft jersey maxi-dresses and tops. One of the best things about Design History's duds: You can layer them for dozens of looks — from office-casual to night-on-the-town. Some people study their design history. Others wear it.
Past Sales Featuring Design History
Spring Knits: Lightweight LayersSince spring weather is always having a bit of an identity crisis, a girl has got to be prepared. Come rain or shine (or chilly wind), you'll need the perfect mix of knits to carry you through the season, and we've got everything you need here. Sunny days mean linen tanks, tie-front tees, and sleek camisoles, while cooler temps require a comfy cardigan or striped pullover to throw in your tote. That was easy.
Girls' Apparel: Up to 90% OffWhether her style is frilly, tomboyish, or somewhere in between, we’ve got everything your little girl needs. Stock her ever-growing closet with our favorites, including dresses from Halabaloo and swimsuits from Floatimini, just to name a few.
CASUAL APRILWhether you’re heading out with girlfriends or meeting a date for dinner, you’ll want to be outfitted in style. Make a memorable impression in ruffled silk dresses and embroidered lace tunics brought to you by some of our most popular brands. In the mood for something more casual? Kick back in bamboo knit cardigans, sheer heathered tees, and contrast-stitched leggings.
Brights & Stripes: Dresses & MoreThis season, there’s no question you’ll be in the market for a bold dose of color and classic prints. We’ve done the legwork here with this brilliant mix. Look for breezy day dresses, maxis, V-neck tops, and more punched up with vivid primary hues and jewel tones. You’ll also find plenty of spring-perfect patterns, from watercolor zigzags and micro stripes to splashy tie-dyes and brush stroke waves.
Best in Blue: Kids' ApparelThis array of azure apparel makes us feel anything but blue! Choose from more than 100 styles in this royal color; our favorites include the blue unicorn tee, the urban-chic Tsukihoshi sneakers, and the darling smocked dresses featuring sailboats and ladybugs.
CASUAL MARCHWhether you're going shopping with your girlfriends or on a dinner date with Mr. Right, you'll want to be outfitted in style. Make a memorable impression in embroidered dresses and pleated silk skirts by some of our most popular brands. In the mood for something more casual? Kick back in luxe cashmere sweaters, classic striped tees, and sleek paneled leggings.
More Styles by Design History
- Baby & kids' pants & shorts
- Baby & kids' shirts & sweaters
- Girls' dresses & skirts
- Women's blouses & tops
- Women's cardigan, crew neck, turtleneck & V-neck sweaters
- Women's jumpsuits & rompers
- Women's light jackets & blazers
- Women's parkas, ski jackets & winter coats
- Women's sheath, A-line & other dresses
- Women's skirts
- Women's vests & other tops
- Women's wraps & scarves