Fruits in Fashion

Posted 8 June 2011 at 10:28 PM | Comments (1)

Perhaps my favorite thing in the world to eat—even above cheese, dark chocolate, ghormeh sabzi, New York style pizza, cupcakes, and curry—is fruit. I love to eat fruit and try to start every morning with at least four or five different kinds. This morning I had an apple, a pear, a banana, a peach, and a nectarine for breakfast. My three year-old had the same. And my love for fruit has grown exponentially since living on the Mediterranean, since it’s so much juicier and tastier here.

When fashion designers went crazy with fruit prints this spring, I kept thinking that the clothes looked good enough to eat. Yum, and yum.

Fruit Prints in Spring 2011 Fashion

And it’s not just fashion designers. Fruit prints are popping up everywhere in home accessories. Some are painterly, some whimsical, some graphic—which means that this mouth-watering motif can make its way into any style of décor.

Fruit Prints in Spring 2011 Home Decor

One of my favorite interpretations of this trend is fruit wrapping paper from Happy F&B, a Swedish design agency. One:

Fruit Wrapping Paper by Happy F&B

And two:

Fruit Wrapping Paper by Happy F&B

One Response to Fruits in Fashion

  1. […] 2012 it was fish, and in 2011, fruit. If I had to pick a cheeky motif for 2013, it would be […]

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