Last week I visited my pal Mary Nelson (that's a two-part first name because she's a proper Southern girl) up the street at Vanderhurd's studio which might as well be Aladdin's Cave of Noho:
They've been in the business of custom fabrics and rugs for over 25 years and can whip up your wildest textile fantasy. Check out just a few of the Talitha Getty-esque patterns and color combos:
"Bespoke" does translate to "Be prepared to wait," but aren't these worth it? West Elm's tiger dhurrie is cute and all but that yellow-green-raspberry number at top just sends me.
Note: Like my friend Mrs. Blandings I receive lots of product submissions, ranging from the truly bizarre (Snuggies) to the entirely charming (fabrics and such). But also like Mrs. B I don't accept swag and only want to spotlight the exceptional, and Ms. Vanderhurd's wares are gobsmackingly pretty and original.
Disclaimer to the Note: If the kind Baptists at Chick Fil-A were to offer me a year's supply of free nuggets in exchange for, say, my soul, I might reconsider this policy.