DREAMS OF NYC

*images via Yen and Maximillia

This beautiful New York inspired print is featured in Sara Phillips SS 10/11 collection. I love this print because it has the intensity of a photographic print, but with a more natural feel. I also love her use of color, that sweater is beautiful! More of Sara’s collection can be found at her website or on facebook…enjoy!

YEAH FOR YEN

Jacket by Givenchy, Bodysuit by Kirrily Johnston.

Bodysuit by Birthday Suit.

This beautiful collection of prints is styled by Paul Bui and appears in the latest addition of Yen. Thanks to Fashion Gone Rogue for the wonderful find!

WOODS DONE RIGHT

Great print, great colorways..wonderful job Free People! My favorite is the black and chocolate, perfect for fall..you can pick this shirt up here.

A LITTLE PIECE OF HISTORY…

* image via V&A Images

The Victoria & Albert museum is one of my favorite museums, so I was delighted to recently discover that they have an extensive online image library. One of my recent finds is this pattern book from 1763. The book was sent to “Portugal and Spain, where customers could choose from the numbered samples and have their orders prepared back in Norwich. The book shows the range of patterns and colors thought likely to appeal to the Spanish and Portuguese market in 1763.”

The colors and patterns seem so “of the moment” and remind me of the Pendleton designs that I wrote about earlier in the week. Explore more of their collection here.

A SPOT OF TEA?

* this fabulous photograph is by Mariusz Smiejek, at National Geographic

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