Saturday, November 3, 2007

Tartan Craze

Whether it's the emerging holiday season or the recent release of Tartan: Romancing the Plaid, tartan is EVERYWHERE right now! Be sure to check out the tartan postings from Style Court. (Where I nabbed the AWESOME image below:) Yesterday I popped into the J. Crew store at Rockefeller Center and was pleased to see tables covered in tartan blankets, ottomans reupholstered in tartan wool and countless accessories and clothes! Check out some of my favorites below and also be sure to stop by J. Crew's website for a video on the making of their holiday catalog.

I was also excited to see so much tartan in Williams Sonoma Home's holiday catalog:
If you're interested in the history of tartan, check out the November issue of Domino for a timeline highlighting its use from the seventeenth century Sir Mungo Murray to modern day masters such as Ralph Lauren, Vivienne Westwood and even Brooks Brothers.

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