Lavender has been trending on the interiors scene for a while, but its appearance across catwalks worldwide during the Autumn of 2017, have cemented the colour's status. Lavender is here to stay.
And why not? Lavender is considered to be the 'grown up pink' and if the success of millennial pink is anything to go by, lavender is likely to be just as huge.
Purple is often used to symbolise royalty and it's rich tones embody a luxurious allure. In Asian cultures Lavender flowers are used to symbolise love and the Blue Dreamland lavender field in Beijing is considered one of the most romantic places to spend Chinese Valetines Day. In aromatherapy, lavender oil is considered to be a sleep aid and a relaxant, its heavy perfume having a calming effect.
With this in mind, the colour lavender can be used to soften features of your home, and bring a little romantic calm to a room such as the bedroom or for creating a 'reading nook' in a quiet corner.
Our latest sketch collaboration with the Neeshe illustrator features lavender chairs on an autumnal hillside. The imagery is inspired by Gucci's latest campaign that featured scenes reminiscent of 1960's and 70's Scifi movies. The model who is carting her chair back to the mothership is also surrounded by more chairs that appear like mirages across the hillside.
We think this is powerful imagery, and love the colours, chic surrealism and of course, talented sketching! It's also worth pointing out that the coat is by Shrimps (we have been obsessed with their luxurious fake fur for a while) the shoes are Alexander Wang, the bag is Gucci and the dress is Naeem Khan.
We'd love to hear what you think of it!