Posted by Ferren, 9 May 2012
I’m on a bit of a fashion kick this week, so continuing on this theme, I thought I would show some inspiration from a brilliant Australian clothing label, We Are Handsome. The collection I’ve seen incorporates some very bold imagery while still maintaining a since of playfulness.
In particular, I found the animal prints striking and was inspired to find some prints similar to some of the pieces. Doing these types of exercises is a lot of fun for me because it offers a new perspective on imagery and opens my eyes to greater decorating possibilities. It’s important to challenge yourself to step outside your comfort zone because as soon as you do, the magic happens!
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