TAKE ME BACK Tuesday - Hanae Mori - Fashion Designer. She sure made a statement in the fashion world and continues to do so although she is "retired" from design....to have a successful career like that for so many years is inspiring. Bold colors, women wearing clothes that aren't afraid to make a statement....I love it all. And her signature motif is the ever popular butterfly. "born January 8, 1926, Hanae is a fashion designer in Japan. She is the only Japanese woman to hav
THURSDAY TREND - Interior Design - Butterflies! From Elle DECOR - "Butterflies are increasingly appearing as a buoyant, happy motif in home design. A symbol of both grace and optimism, the butterfly is no longer designated to children's rooms - but rather celebrated in a variety of spaces with sophisticated accents." And check out those chairs! WOW! They are by Chair – Butterfly by Eduardo García Campos and they were a winner of Best of A' Design Awards and Competition 2013.
I am late today with my TAKE ME BACK Tuesday - still trying to find my "groove" after the move. This Take Me Back is Vintage Emanuel Ungaro! Emanuel Ungaro is a retired French fashion designer. He founded the fashion house that bears his name in 1965 with the assistance of Swiss artist Sonja Knapp and Elena Bruna Fassio (need to look them up next!) In 2005, Ungaro retired and sold the label to internet entrepreneur Asim Abdullah for $84 million.The label is still being produc
OH MY Monday - Mats Gustafson - When you stumble across an artist whose work takes your breath away. That's how I felt when I came across Mats' paintings on Pinterest. I immediately needed to know who the artist was. but first I searched his name on Pinterest because I needed to see more. I found myself fervently pinning and within 15 minutes had pinned over 150 pieces of his work. He is up there with the iconic fashion illustrations of Rene Gruau for me. I LOVE EVERY SINGLE