Baghs – Abstract Gardens

Baghs - Abstract Gardens

Baghs – Abstract Gardens, an exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London, WC1 This exhibition of stunning, embroidered, bagh and phulkari head coverings from pre-partition Punjab, belonging to the Karun Thakar collection, is a must see for embroidery lovers. The translation of the word bagh means garden and the title Baghs – Abstract Gardens, refers […]

A Nomadic Chic Beach Home

copper meditation bowl

The sitting room of this Santa Barbara beach home owned by Gina Tolleson cleverly mixes global textiles to create a nomadic chic look.  I think the secret to this look is to mix patterns, textures and textiles but keep to a limited colour palette.  Here the reds and oranges of the embroidered cushions, the floor […]

Global Style – Burberry Prorsum Menswear

    The Burberry Prorsum menswear collection for autumn/winter 2015 – 2016, Classically Bohemian, is a feast for the eyes for global textile lovers.  Large rebozo style fringed cashmere shawls are thrown over sophisticated suits, kantha like quilted jackets are combined with suede and shearling outerwear and hand embroidered coats, jackets, shirts, scarves and bags […]