Category: pattern

  • Ferns – Vintage Patterns by Vera & Liberty of London

    Ferns – Vintage Patterns by Vera & Liberty of London

    I seem to gravitate towards patterns with ferns. I love their graphic silhouette and their delicateness. And since moving to California I am surrounded by them: my studio window looks out onto a garden of lush ferns. This lovely pink pattern is a vintage Liberty of London scarf. It is not your customary Liberty pattern…

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  • Midcentury Mod Blues

    Midcentury Mod Blues

      This stunning silk scarf has no label but I love the painterly texture and the shades of blue. It’s very reminiscent of the marble and veining patterns that are so popular now, displaying how everything comes around again!

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  • Owls


      Vintage scarf from my collection – no label, no signature, but I love it!

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  • Dots and Blues

    Dots and Blues

    Somehow I seem to have collected a lot of scarves with variations on the polka dot. Less surprising is that most of them are in shades of blue…              

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  • Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

    Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

    The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum is an amazing museum dedicated to design and decorative art, and its current exhibitions are inspiring and exciting. Recently reopened after a lengthy renovation, the museum is housed in a landmark mansion by Andrew Carnegie in New York City. Visiting this museum was always a great experience but the…

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  • Pucci


    Pucci. The name is synonymous with bold color, incredible patterns and jet set sophistication. Emilio Pucci was a fashion designer with no apparent background in design. He was an Italian aristocrat, living it up in Florence. Pucci designed clothing for the social set that reflected the post-war desire for travel and status symbols. His patterns…

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