Thursday, July 24, 2008

Trends #3: Nouveau Decau

Speaking of art deco, this 1920's woven silk furnishing fabric (available through Kathleen Taylor) is lovely:

As is this 1970's art deco inspired upholstery fabric:

Unfortunately, the recent resurgence of deco style fabrics has been less successful, as exemplified by these dumpy maternity shirts from Anthropologie.

Compare with this dress by Natalia Goncharova from 1924.

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