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As the founding force behind Libertine, Johnson Hartig ups the ante in fashion by creatively immersing himself and those around him in a whimsical trip where old school classics meet new school know-how.

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Having first launched the label in 2001, today he continues upon his quest of single-handedly revolutionizing the ready-to-wear market for men and women. Hartig paved the way for the current embellishment movement with signature graphic illuminations, sublime screen printing and crystal/embroidery follies.

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Equipped with inspirations that ricochet between art, fashion, history, design, travel, culture, and florescence microscopy cell research. Libertine has cultivated collaborations with Damien Hirst, Goyard, Converse and Target – a classic example of rewriting the rules via Libertine’s mindset.


Championed by the likes of Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Future, Mick Jagger and Cher, Libertine is internationally recognized as a brand with a devout cult following extending from east coast socialites to west coast creatives and back again. In essence, the longevity of Libertine’s apparel spanning over 15 years in the spotlight is a testament to the talent of Johnson Hartig.


This season, there was no stopping the graphic embellished streetwear inspiration we’ve all gown to love over the years. Sequins, screen printed skulls, beading and everything in between is all present. Here are our top 10 favorite trends for Libertine Spring 2018.

10. The Libertine Magic Eye

This season find that magic eye on bombers, trench coats and one of our favorite little black dresses of the season.

9. Floral Columns

Fun and flirty, Libertine Spring 18 showcases punk rock flowers in tiered ruffles and subtle sway.

8. Long, Black and Flowy

Embellished with kyoto blossoms, skulls and miscellaneous street art inspiration, this season long flowy statements strolled down the runway.

7. The Warhol Velvet Underground Banana

This famous pop culture statement gets showcased on white ensembles, pink plaid and our favorite, black spandex briefs for men. Gotta love Libertines eternal humor.

6. Little Black Dress

And speaking of those Warhol bananas, after many requests from their fans, Libertine finally offers women the Little Black Dress, for those of us who desire a more cheeky approach.

5. The Pirate Hat

For heavy hitters of fashion, Libertine offers their Pirate hat embellished with feathers, badges and ribboned statements

4. Tulle Fonts

Sheers are big. We all know that by now, but Libertine’s tulle and street fonts in black, pink and red take the trend to an edgier level.

3. Celestial Graffiti 

Libertine’s incredible silks get printed with the most celestial of street art graffiti. Seen on flowy pants, dresses and kimonos and even a great bomber for the guys.

2. Rose-Green Iridescence  

An update to their bestselling paillette blazer, must have hoodies, the ultimate slip dress, shorts and trousers. We can’t get enough of Rossini Rhapsody.

And coming in at #1: Style Lush TV’s favorite Libertine trend of the season, Two Piece Statements

Synched at the waist and screaming with statement fashion, Libertines trenches and sequined blazer plays perfect pairing with their wide leg trousers.


Burgundy Woods
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Burgundy Woods has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music/Music Industries from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Design & Trend Forecasting degree from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles. She began her career in Hollywood, California, where she worked for major record labels such as Virgin Records, Interscope Records, EMI Music and Capitol Records. Later after attaining her fashion degree, she was discovered by MySpace, Inc. and was immediately hired to be their Fashion Curator starring and producing her show THE B-SPOT Fashion & Trends on their Fashion & Shopping channel. During this time, online media was in its infancy. She and her colleagues pioneered and molded the online fashion media industry resulting in over 10 years of experience in fashion news and 20 years of experience in fashion video content. Many of the stylized ideas and tools that were launched through these platforms are still used to this day as industry standards for online fashion media. Later, with her extensive experience in developing online fashion media, she continued the show independently and has successfully rebranded THE B-SPOT into Style Lush TV online fashion network. Now, with over nine professional years in online fashion media and trend forecasting, she continues to pioneer, maneuver and develop her industry. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Style Lush TV. She is also the President of the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative. The state's official non-profit for the positive growth of the Texas fashion industry.