Saturday, March 5, 2016

Collection SS2016 : Maitres de la Foret

With the lightest of touches, Annie Faivre’s carré expresses the full force of nature: the vital energy and burgeoning growth of the plant kingdom.  Plants and trees – the monarchs of the forest – form a dense, awe-inspiring ensemble, reaching ever-upwards to the light. 

Stems, leaves and flowers recall the finesse of traditional Kashmiri motifs, created by Indian weavers for the infinitely soft woollen shawls adopted by fashionable European women from the mid-18th century onwards.  

French textile companies were quick to follow suit, creating their own versions.

The version below, knotted, reminds me of the Jardin de Leila somehow

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