Category Archives: fashion
Rarely does an example of trends trickling up from gardens and landscapes include vegetable gardens! Florals prints and patterns are common each spring– but veggies? Timely and current with the uptick in vegetable gardening, Dolce and Gabbana’s Spring 2012 … Read more
More consistently than any other I have seen, Danish floral designer Annette Von Einem blurs the lines between flowers and fashion. In competition and on the runway, Von Einem has a flair for the wearable. Given the rise in popularity of ‘fascinators’ … Read more
Fashion in the Garden…Plaid!
The fashionista in me goes into full swing in late August. The big fall magazines are released and I’m all in. My work as a co-founder of Leaf magazine has made this annual ritual of mine have broader meaning, but … Read more
In my Reader…Nowness
Just reading this uber-chic blog makes me feel cool. Impossibly hip, Nowness is the daily blog from LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. Well written and beautifully documented, its exclusive content comes from a wide range of contributors and is definitely … Read more
A Chanel Inspired Garden
Rochelle from StudioG and I are having a garden inspiration throw down. She frequently uses fashion as a muse for garden inspiration. I am a hardcore fan of fashion, so when she posted a Hippie fashion inspired post, I challenged … Read more
2010 Top 5 Posts–Yours!
I’ve never done a “top” list before. I was interested in what everyone was here was reading so I took a look at the numbers. As a landscape designer I’m interested in trends–self generated as well as user generated. The … Read more
In My Reader…The Style Saloniste
In my reader this week is The Style Saloniste by well known interior design and architecture author Diane Dorrans Saeks. As you’ve probably figured out by now, I read a wide range of things. This week is all about passion. … Read more
In my Reader…at the newsstand
It’s the end of August. I have a reading tradition that goes all the way back to ancient personal history in fact. When I was 10 my father brought me home a copy of Harpers Bazaar from his job. Before … Read more
Garden Glamour Puss
Yesterday images of two famous gardeners in their gardens came across my desk. Both were remarkable in their unreality as well as their singular understanding of the importance of image. The first image, from the blog How to be a … Read more
Garden Design Lessons from Vogue?
In the September issue of Vogue, beyond the luscious, fantasy filled fashion photos, an article about the business of fashion design piqued my interest. Entitled ‘What Price Fashion?’, it points in a direction that is also useful for garden and … Read more