Yesterday, my son asked me ‘apart from people, what’s your favourite thing in the world?’
What an awesome question.
I thought about it, and finally replied – ‘being able to see colours‘.
The answer came fairly easily after a visit to this studio yesterday.
Colour feeds, and nourishes, it makes my heart skip and soar. It makes me tranquil, in the fact the lack of colour can be a restful experience in itself after too much immersion in the headiness of a colour deluge. It moves me so much. When I need to recharge, I find I am drawn to white. When I need cocooning I am drawn to black – as if to absorb the energy around me. When I am ready to give I wear something bright and a ready smile.
I bought two things. Two very special things. Two garments that are flexible, and nourishing. Beautifully made, and an investment for body and spirit.
My collection, from this designer is growing slowly. I’d like to be able to say it is satisfied, but after playing with the possibilities of the dress/skirt/poncho (above), I am having trouble shaking the craving for one in deep brown, or indigo (which they don’t do). I may have to put in a special request….
Fibre Red is having a studio sale today and tomorrow in Melbourne. There are bargains, and it is special. The walls are filled with spools of the most magnificent hues of merino wool. There are racks of gorgeousness. There is Kim, who is charming and helpful, and very talented about what will work on your body, and there is a very long, long, long thread, that winds up fleets of stairs from the street to your destination – a lovely little journey in itself.
Happy now. 🙂