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Happy Chinese New Year – A style for centuries…

Happy Chinese New Year! (Now try saying it in Chinese…) 新 Xīn 年 nián 快 kuài 乐 lè! …Not bad! Look closely, and you’ll see traditional Chinese costuming details peppered throughout designer collections season to season, some subtle, some not so. In a world of florals, stripes and checks, ‘Chinoiserie’ – a decorative style used throughout Western furniture, architecture and fashion; characterized by the use of Chinese motifs and techniques is an iconic influence, unwavering for centuries. February 5th marks the Chinese New Year, bringing with it 2019’s brand new... Read More