Our Fall 19 Collection is heavily influenced by pioneer living, fused with Indian textiles, and modern silhouettes. While designing the collection, I was reading my daughter a book about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life that we picked up in a used book store and I felt very inspired by her life as a young girl on the Western frontier.
She hops out of a tuk tuk taxi eager to see the Hawa Mahal, one of the most beautiful buildings in Jaipur. As she stares at the honeycomb surface of windows in total awe, she wonders about the royal ladies who were rumored to watch the parades below from those very windows. Next, she’s off to City Palace to see the peacock gate she has heard so much about—its delicate details do not disappoint. She shops along the stands that line the streets in the markets and picks up swatches of antique block prints for her closest friend who loves to sew. A small, pink floral print catches her eye—perhaps she will get this as well and create something for...
This week, we officially launch our capsule collection with The Mom Edit. Their founder, Shana, and I have been friends ever since we first met at our Voloshin launch party, and I wanted to give you a little insight into how this fun collaboration came about.
I first met Anne when she and John were gardening on the block we both shared in Olde Kensington. I was so taken with her warmth and their love of design. Their contemporary furniture and lighting collection, John Pomp is so elevated and refined - yet has a cool, understated look that I find so appealing. I deeply admire their commitment to traditional craftsmanship and manufacturing in the inner city. It was such a pleasure to visit their workshop and see their latest design projects.