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Last week's NY Times Style section included an article on fashion designer & NYC resident Cynthia Rowley, chronicling her week activities leading up to the holiday. The photo attached with the article shows Rowley in a long to the floor patchwork style skirt.  Classic in design, yet with a modern take by choice of pattern and color. I couldn't help but recall how patchwork style has transcended through the years for both fashion & home.  Check out below....

Cynthia Rowley / Click Here for More 

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (my all time favorite musical) / Jane Powell Wearing a Patchwork Skirt 

Gloria Vanderbilt / Photographed in her Home
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Holly Hobbie (had the wallpaper in my 1st bedroom)
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J Crew's Talitha Dress, Featured in 2007

Lilly Pulitzer's Classic Peter Blazer / Click Here for Purchase

Ugg Patchwork Boots / Click Here for More Info

Patchwork Wallpaper
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Patchwork Wallpaper
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Chairloom -- Had to include this image from Chairloom's Facebook page.  Chairloom specializes in reupholstering vintage furniture with fresh & modern fabrics

Urban Outfitters' Patchwork Chair / Click Here for More Info

Patchwork Sofa Sitting Quite Nicely in a Modern Setting
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Brilliant Chic said...

Love this post!

{dF} Duchess Fare said...

many thank yous & happy blogging!

hollysnewhome said...

Gorgeous photos. I just patchworked my Daughter's room. She loves it!

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