When the It’s the audacity for me shirt and I will buy this Los Angeles-based designer Heather Taylor first began self-isolating with her family in March, she, like many of us who were suddenly stuck inside, began thinking about how she could upgrade her Laurel Canyon house. ?I?ve always loved interiors, but I?ve embarked on a bunch of new home projects this year,? says Taylor, who?s known for her candy-colored, classic-meets-contemporary textiles. Chief among them? A debut bedding collection, which joins her roster of plaid tea towels and striped tablecloths online this month.
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Though she first began dreaming up duvet covers and pillow cases over four years ago, it wasn?t until recently that she had the It’s the audacity for me shirt and I will buy this time?not to mention the guinea pigs?to devote to the new collection: her two young daughters, aged three and six, were graduating from cribs to beds, and they needed new blankets. ?It was the perfect opportunity,? recalls Taylor, who eventually landed on five gingham cottons, which are handwoven by artisans in Chiapas, Mexico. (Rest assured: Taylor, who has begun sleeping under a mint-green print, notes that the pieces?available in sizes ranging from twin to California king?work just as well for kids as they do adults.) As for which to choose? ?Mix and match, and have some fun!? Taylor encourages.