Style: East Comes West
Pay homage to the host country of this year’s Olympic games with Asian accents and accessories
This summer, Beijing plays host to the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. While fans and athletes representing countries from all over the globe take in the excitement of Chinese culture, why not get into the spirit from afar? This season, lots of our favorite designers are marketing trends with an eye toward the east. So get your wardrobe — and home — ready with these Asian-inspired accessories, apparel, and home décor.
|Traditional Meets Trendy|
This one-of-a-kind, bright yellow Karen Silver Beaded Blouse was handmade from organic cotton in Chiang Mai, Thailand, $19
The Fire Lotus. 434 Main St., Beacon. 845-440-8598 or www.thefirelotus.com
Umbrella -ella -ella
Awaken your spirit by placing this resin Laughing Buddha in a central area in your home or office for daily inspiration, $85.
Pier 1 Imports. 1-800-245-4595 or www.pier1.com
It’s a Charmed Life
|Grab This Bag|
Make a statement with this beautiful red silk purse (hand-stitched in Chiang Mai, Thailand) from the Peka Collection, $59
The Fire Lotus. 474 Main St., Beacon. 845-440-8598 or www.thefirelotus.com