La Mendola

  This is another case of finding a vintage scarf that leads me to learn about an amazing fashion line I had never heard of before: La Mendola. I was drawn to the bold jungle colors of this parrot scarf at a thrift store. Researching the signature from the bottom corner led to discovering that […]

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Butterfly Patterns

I scored this vintage Gucci scarf a couple of months ago – love it! I think it is from the 1970’s. Featuring a grid layout of different butterflies, it is a riot of colors and patterns.     It got me to thinking about other great patterns of butterflies on fabrics, wallpapers and in fashion. […]

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Butterflies and Flowers

  This beautiful vintage silk scarf is a recent find from my mother. It was stored away in someone’s attic for years. It has no label or signature so I have no identification on the designer or manufacturer. The colors are so lush and at the same time so soft. The artwork in the butterflies […]

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Feeling Green

                                         

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Very Vera

Thanks for visiting! I am excited to introduce this journal to celebrate my love of fabrics, color and design. I have been working with and collecting vintage textiles for many years, especially vintage scarves. I’ve decided to feature a scarf in each post for now, with more things down the road. For this inaugural post […]

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