10/24/12

Currently Coveting.

This one may be a little off kilter for my usual self. And you might be surprised. But, trust, it's perfect for me. I have to have one. Only in very recent years have I embraced the animal print, namely, the leopard. It started with a pair of flats which I discovered quickly work just fine as a neutral. I now have a few pair of shoes, a belt and some sweaters. What can I say? It's a nice alternative to STRIPES, which I love deep down but are erywhere, and I mean e v e r y w h e r e, these days. And polka dots, which are basically the new stripes. It's a print that can work with other prints, and on its own. I have become one hundred percent convinced that the final pillow for my sofa needs to be some sort of leopard print incarnation. It is risk I am completely willing to take. I am of the opinion that you should not go cheap here. Because, if you do, it'll probably look cheap. As with many things in life.

My top two leopard pillows:
 NEST Interiors


Jayson Home

Notice how they are grey toned? Very important. The gold/yellow variety is way too animal for me. It needs to look more like a print, and less like an animal. 

Notice how they are also both $450? Yeah, so that's a problem. I just bought this little ditty, which I am completely smitten with:
Which if you follow the link to you will see was pretty pricey. The most expensive pillow I've ever bought for myself. 
So another 400$ pillow is nowhere in my near future, especially with our impending nuptials. 

I am also rather fond of the Kelly Wearstler for Lee Jofa Feline fabric. And by rather fond I mean pretty much obsessed. I spotted this one months ago when I was at the design center sourcing for a job and immediately gravitated towards it. 
 I've thought of having a pillow made but most of the colorways are dark backgrounded (made up word alert!). Will not work with my charcoal grey sofa. 

So this all leaves me a-dreaming for awhile longer.

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This is actually the image that started it all...
Even though that particular pillow will never work for me it started me thinking. 
And now here we are.
In love.

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1 comment:

  1. 4 billzzzz for that pillow babe??? FUCK! I like it but FUCK! You told me it was cheap.

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