Edge of the Meadow Silk Floral Scarf

A whimsical garden…

A walk through an English country garden  inspired this limited edition silk scarf. There was something very magical and whimsical about the garden that I wanted to capture in this piece. A silk wrap, perfect for adding a vibrant touch to a tailored suit or dress. Think wedding, opera or garden party. When it is opened out to the full length of 200cm, the symmetrical layout is striking and drapes gracefully around the shoulders. Habotai silk is luxurious, extremely light and warm making it an elegant alternative to a cardigan ( with a dress ) or chunky scarf ( with jeans)

 

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Looks elegant when paired with a cream tailored jacket. The vibrant mix of pastel and rich colours within the scarf, allows it to work with  a range different colours

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Wear it casually with a pair of jeans or chinos

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Whimsical & elegant

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Spring to the Edge of the Meadow

Spring to the Edge of the Meadow

Our double sided cotton  scarves lined with chiffon, allow you to accessorise well into spring, wrapping up for cooler days, or adding a bright accent to an outfit.Each print is carefully designed with a lot of attention given to the overall composition so that it shows off the print to the max when it is worn.

The exclusive one off print makes it a unique,  luxurious gift, or a special treat for yourself. Below is a collage of pictures revealing a glimpse into where my inspiration came from…mainly the glorious Hampshire countryside.

 

 

New York Patterns

The Patterns & Reflections of NYC

34 hrs in NYC

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Highlights include

A Walk on  The Highline  in the sunshine

Lunch at Santina’s

Central Park -standing in a park surrounded by trees & highrise

A performance of Don Carlos at The Met

A stroll through West Village on a Sunday afternoon -Bohochic street fashion

Lunch at The Spotted Pig

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Glass Reflections

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West Village, elegant ironwork

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The Chrysler Building and Grand Central Station

Clean, classical lines & light
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Glass Reflections and Grid patterns

Glass Reflections NYC

Buildings & Trees competing for height at Central Park NYC

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A Culmination of Cultures

Here are a selection of pictures I took on a recent visit to India. When I design print & pattern here in the UK, I like to look at the elements of nature at work, for example light, texture, shadows and reflection. The photos below however, confirm that my bright colour palette is inherited from the motherland!

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Edge of the Meadow makes sense of two very different cultures working together in harmony.

Hello Autumn

Autumn is one of my favourite times of year. After a long summer of never ending green the elements start to change rapidly in a short space of time. Clear air, and intense light, bring out striking contrasts and we can enjoy deep shades of reds, orange and yellow.

Contrast and glow.

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Beautiful objects fall to the ground, not forgotten and happy to be found!

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Autumn Finds

Northern Seaside Inspiration

A selection of pics from my summer holiday in Northumberland.

I love….

The randomness of spacing in little barnacles,

Springy matt clusters of moss on slippery rock surfaces,

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Bright fishing gear against the dark North Sea,

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Enticing rock pools in clear crisp light,

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Seals whiskers at the Farne Islands!

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The strength of a silhouette against  a raging sky,

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 Elements making their mark on rock surfaces.

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Celebrating Digital Print Design

Celebrating Digital Print Design

Digital print design is the perfect media for capturing magical realism.

The images below are Habotai silk swatches inspired by everyday objects photographed at home and whilst on holiday in Northumberland and Cornwall. When you look at something ordinary for long enough you may start to see it in a “different light”

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Love to see geometric patterns and organic forms working together in harmony.

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Digital Indigo Treat

If you like these you will be in for a treat with our Autumn / Winter collection of scarves launching in September 2015

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Northumberland Rocks

Exploring the rocky shoreline below Dunstanburgh Castle near Embleton Beach Northumberland.

The Light here is magnificently bright in the Summer months and brings out the clarity , colour and texture in these beautiful rocks

I could sketch and paint here for the rest of my life.

Northumberland Rocks at Sugar Sands

Northumberland Rocks at Sugar Sands

An artists haven.

Dots, spots and water drops

Northumberland Rock Textures

Northumberland Rock Textures