Christian Lacroix Paradis Barbares Fabrics
Christian Lacroix Paradis Barbares Fabrics is as you would expect a leftfield beguiling and beautiful collection that celebrates the natural harmonies and rhythms of a whimsical and spirited world. Les Rosales is just one example where a rich and vivid floral design in sublime tones and with metallic thread highlights, are richly embroidered over abstract teal shapes on a jacquard woven with a black ground. It wouldn't be a CL collection without a butterfly fabric design and Les Messagers is a series of abstract stamps with metallic threads creates a dramatic scene of butterflies, beautifully countered against a black ground. While Les Centaurees is another glorious embroidery of jewel toned thistle motifs on a striking graphite hued, pure satin ground, a very way out design but beautiful choice for a pair of stunning curtains. Feu Follet is another stunning fabric that features powder pink bold scale scrolling forms overlaid with a swirling noir cording embroidery, countered by a pure white linen cotton ground. It evokes the notion of movement and drapes beautifully for striking curtains. The Paradis Barbares range has thirteen extraordinary new textiles that span printed designs, glamorous embroideries, luxurious weaves and chic voiles as seen through the inimitable Maison Christian Lacroix eye.