Swedish Heroine of home accessories and once owner of a fab jewellery and bijou collection; Estrid Ericson
People who know how to accessorize usually do it equally well when laying the table as when clothing the body.
Beach finds, brassy gadgets, objets d’art and antique souvenirs all have a kind of luxury par hasard confidence. They should bring foreign cultures and an awareness of the world to the table, or to your appearance. They’re great conversation pieces, they can be the stilleben of real life. Great things happen when someone dares to be dressed to the nines and end up looking like an old world table setting for a feast. And sitting down at a table set like someone dressed for the opera is special – and a very rare occasion.
Fifties Scandi integrity on a table
The things you could do with these pieces! Bah!
Daring and confident
Catherine Baba always dresses like a table – and I find it divine
Of course; D Vreeland just excelled in decorating herself AND her home – but I don’t think she even had a dining table.. But that’s true New York, mind you