My Husband's Grandfather once told me he has 'royal blood'. He said he was 'stung by a queen bee'. Funny man! Honey is one of the yummiest things ever and bee keeping has become a real trend as colonies are suffering from colony collapse. Where would we be with out these precious insects. Fashion hasn't missed this buzz and here are a few brilliant bee inspired prints and designs.
This is just a quickie as I am in the country and the Wifi is RUBBISH! Anyhow do you know Farrow and Ball? I just discovered them when i visited a National Trust Property. They reproduce and design paints and wallpapers. Totally timeless and classic designs. I shall report more later when i get back to town.
I can't really put into words how i feel about liberty. I have no real interest in sports, so a visit to Liberty of London for me is like having front row seats at the Olympics. Awe inspiring and emotional. Liberty houses the best of British and international talent and print seems to touch nearly ever product, furniture or garment on display. But maybe what makes Liberty so special to me is that there is only one, housed in a beautifulThe tudor style building itself is stunning. Just a side note, if you are calling in you must pop into the tea room for a slice of Victoria sponge cake!
Iconic textile designer Celia Birtwell is known for her distinctive bold, romantic and feminine designs. She was influenced by Picasso, Matisse and the classical world. She was well known for her prints which epitomised the 1960s/70s. After a period away from the limelight she has returned to fashion firstly to Topshop, and now Uniqlo.