Romance & Lace 2nd Loved 1st Friday #4

Romance & Lace 2nd Loved 1st Friday #4

Lace and romance is my theme for 2nd Loved First Friday #4. This look is the result of an absolute blast I had on Senior Citizen discount day at Goodwill. I went with the idea of finding a something maxi. A chiffon sundress caught my eye. I have never been too much into flower prints. [...]

Lucienne Day-The Orange Lookbook

Lucienne Day-The Orange Lookbook

Apollo, (detail), late 1950s. Lucienne Day. Manufactured by Heal Fabrics. At the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C  Jill A. Wiltse and H. Kirk Brown III Collection of British Textiles. Courtesy the Textile Museum. I was thinking about Pantone's color of the year Tangerine Tango and decided I wanted to feature fabric designs by Lucienne Day using [...]

Lucienne Day’s "Calyx"-A Ground Breaking Classic

Lucienne Day’s "Calyx"-A Ground Breaking Classic

Calyx, 1951   Lucienne Day rocked the design world in 1951.  She debuted her fabric design Calyx at the Festival of Britain.  This pattern was designed for a room that her husband, Robin Day, had created for the festival. Her ability to mix eye popping color contrasts with organic abstract shapes was a dose of [...]