what to wear fall 2011: lavender, maxi skirts, navajo prints
Several themes stood out in our Fall Fashion Stylebook that we didn’t necessarily plan. But that’s what happens. When you’re working with the best clothing in the state, and photographing it in a beautifully designed home, a new angle can reveal an element–whether it’s a color combination or a design detail–that suddenly comes to life through the camera lens.
Here are a few of my favorites.
Vesta’s, photographed by Nancy Nolan
I love the juxtaposition of ladylike lavender against a rustic background. Lavender may be a feminine hue, but it holds its own against the stone fireplace.
Aren’t these chairs beautiful, basking in the glow of the fireplace?
These lavender pillows are the answer when red would seem too earthy and blue too cool or bright of a hue.
And what about this setting? Lavender almost becomes a neutral, fading into the seating area to allow the fireplace to take center stage.
Box Turtle, photographed by Nancy Nolan
The hand-carved door was the ideal background for this gorgeous prairie-inspired outfit. (LOVE the skirt and fringe bag!)
Sturdy and strong, these wood doors make an architectural statement all their own.
This arch on these doors is striking, and I love how the design of the room brings out the texture of the doors with the rough hewn coffee table.
EM Jeans, photographed by Nancy Nolan
Of course, Navajo was THE print this season. (Have you seen the Proenza Schouler runway show?)
On this couch, the pattern becomes edgy and modern with its black/white/pink/orange color combo.
Rugs are a simple, non-committal way to incorporate the print into your home. Love the impact of several grouped together, and outside for that matter!
In this Southwestern-inspired space, the pattern peeks through ever so slightly in the rug, so the overall Southwest effect is subtle rather than kitschy or overwhelming.
cover with style: design outside of the box
At Home’s supremely talented art director, Mandy Keener, loves music, which inspires her work and keeps her going at her computer while designing our issues, often late into the night. Mandy’s series, Cover with Style, combines her love for both music and design, showing how closely the two actually relate. Today’s post is no exception.
Check out more from Mandy’s Cover with Style series here: blog.athomearkansas.com/category/cover-with-style
Interiors photography by Nancy Nolan for At Home in Arkansas // Album cover