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Thursday, April 22, 2010

While we're on the subject of "What were they thinking?"

I pass by a Roche Bobois almost daily and am feeling positively confounded by the Missoni Home for Roche Bobois collection that's now featured in the window. While I love the colors and prints, who exactly is supposed to buy into furniture where you're sitting exactly 8 inches off the ground? In a texture that looks essentially like a super-wide wale corduroy?

To me this simply looks like the most sophisticated dorm furniture ever created. You know, the equivalent of a beanbag chair for chic young things like Margherita Missoni. 




Tracy said...

Indeed. I do like looking at this, with its wild, non-matchiness, but wouldn't own it. It does seem like an upscale DIY foam cushion thing.

Lacquered Life said...

How would you wear a skirt and heels and sit on this furniture?

Alaina @ Live Creating Yourself said...

Agreed. Not only kind of silly, but ugly. Definitely looks like it should be in PB Teen. In fact, they have something almost identical:



The Matters of Style Girls said...

Alaina- hilarious about PB Teen! You are totally right, it's the same thing just without the jazzy fabric!

Averill said...

Completely and totally agree -- and it DOES look like PB Teen's furniture (though the colors from PB Teen are less sophisticated). But I suppose there's a sucker (or a rich coed) born every day, no?

ModernSauce said...

I'm with ya! I know I never feel more sexy and lady-like trying to upright myself from a squatted position on the floor. Ugh.

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