kaftan + fedora + ikat

kaftan + fedora + ikat

Before going on to the next inspiration, let’s connect the dots on the ideas that have been influencing design for the past and present moment. On the fashion side, the traditional headwear for a kaftan was the scarf-wrap in turban style. That…

Kaftans

Kaftans

Kaftans are late-tribal-phase garments.  In all geographic locations people first folded and fastened cloth to make togas, saris, kilts etc.  Then they cut and sewed body-and-sleeve garments such as kimonos, kaftans and tunics.   Stitches were a cultural advance, stitching beads an…

Tea

Tea

Concierge M. Gustav also spoke for residential designers when he said “You see there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. You see that is what we provide in our own…

Celebrity Daytime

Celebrity Daytime

A new attitude infuses personal style with freedom and authenticity.  Down with business suits.  Up with celebrity dressing!  At home, on errands, out with friends, in the airport,  Divas show their panache.  Designers Tania Heath and Daniel Bohbot know what is…