Stream of consciousness expanding on the visuals supplied, and try to verbalize the images in my mind. 
The wings, blues, greys, wind, lightness, silhouettes, ovals, owls, wind, raincoat, umbrella, water drops, ocean, stormy grey water, rough seas, sea/horizon/sky/clouds=tulle/silk/lace/water resistant, Swarovski, wind, feathers, sparkle, glint, two of a feather, crane, slender, elongate, luster, flutter...coruscation

in preparation for the Spring 2013 collection, here is the first set of research images