February 03, 2011off the heels of The Scoop' and its biggest fashion show to date, CAbi (Carol Anderson by invitation) one of the nation's largest designer direct sales apparel companies has officially launched its Spring 2011 Collection. The Scoop, which is a week of professional development, training and celebration for the company's Independent Fashion Consultants, was held in Nashville, Tenn. at the Gaylord Hotel at Opryland. Consultants, bloggers and select invited guests flocked to Opryland to view the much anticipated debut of what has been called designer Carol Anderson's best collection yet! Watch this video to see the CAbi Spring 2011 Runway Show Spring Fashion Trends 2011: Career Inspired Collections The CAbi Design Team placed high importance on having the Spring 2011 Collection reflect the extraordinary lives of women. The Spring 2011 Collection is broken out into eight different themed collections, from blogger to art teacher, and musician to photojournalist, each vignette represents the varied and exciting lives of CAbi customers. CAbi has created a fun and flexible collection that will take women from soccer games to board meetings and everything in between...The collection is riddled with the fashion industry's hottest fashion trends for spring 2011 an homage to military, embracing neutrals head-to-toe, and of course the exquisite patterns and prints Carol and the CAbi Design Team have become synonymous with, the industry and the internet is abuzz with chatter over this very unique collection. View the CAbi Spring 2011 Look Book Heart Of CAbi Foundation This also marks the fifth anniversary of the Heart of CAbi Foundation the charitable arm of CAbi which works with other internationally recognized nonprofit organizations to fulfill the mission of providing the poor and disenfranchised women of the world a greater opportunity and realization of empowerment through the gifts of our clothing, our financial support, and our volunteer efforts. Since 2005, the Heart of CAbi Foundation has donated over 1.2 million garments in charitable support to women in over 40 countries. The Heart of CAbi Foundation was created to help victims who lost every belonging in Hurricane Katrina and now we've been privileged to help women across the world, said Scott Farquhar, CEO, CAbi LLC. "With the tremendous outpouring from the volunteers and individual donors and the caliber of organizations we've worked with, it begs us to imagine our impact in the next five years. Watch the 5th Anniversary Heart of CAbi Foundation Video About CAbi LLC: For over 25 years, women's apparel designer, Carol Anderson, sold her collections in high-end department stores and specialty boutiques across the country. In an effort to maintain her creative freedom and to bring her loyal following of customers even closer to the brand, CAbi (Carol Anderson by invitation) was launched in 2001. Leveraging the brand's reputation in the fashion world, CAbi is a lucrative career opportunity for women that brings Carol's designs directly to the customer. CAbi has expanded its large national footprint with Consultants in all 50 states. CAbi offers two collections a year, which are available exclusively through the company's Independent Fashion Consultants. CAbi has developed a solid reputation for its unparalleled quality in clothing as well as its outstanding CAbi Consultants who are known for placing the customer's happiness with her clothing selections above sales.