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August 2013 - Houston

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Chinois Exotique wallpaper by Scalamandré $399, to the trade at Scalamandré showroom. Judith Leiber Kyoto Pagoda clutch $6,795, at Neiman Marcus. Valentino Garavani men's trousers, price upon request, at the Valentino boutique. . Tom Ford Valentino chinois trousers Chapman Brothers x Louis Vuitton dinner jackets, price upon request, at the Louis Vuitton boutique. THE ABIDING BY SETH VAUGHAN & MEGAN PRUITT WINDER Marchesa of CHINOISERIE Marchesa duchesse satin embroidered coat and cigarette pants $19,950, at Elizabeth Anthony/ Esther Wolf, Neiman Marcus, Tootsies. Tom Ford dragon embroidery duchesse satin coat with mink details, price upon request, patchwork and Jais embroidery skirt $7,950, and hummingbirdembroidered boots $7,980, all at Neiman Marcus. Oscar de la Renta Oscar de la Renta silkcharmeuse blouse $890, grande painted jacquard skirt $1,390, both at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tootsies. Fanciful and decadent, chinoiserie decoration feels right, just now. We love the graphic asymmetrical repeats in fabrics and wallpapers of village tableaux rendered in saturated hues, and Chinese figures gamboling about. An immutable European artistic style since the 17th century, chinoiserie's imaginary China is eternally chic in our books. Nini Jewels Imperial Dragon diamond, ruby and white-gold brooch, price upon request, at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue. Bunny Williams' Beeline Home Olympia étagère $5,200, at Mecox Gardens; Mary Katrantzou Fauwinding dress $7,935, at Nordstrom. Mary Katrantzou Balmain bootie $1,800 at Sloan/Hall. Pair of 19th-century chinoiserie mirrors $6,800, at Double Vision Uncommon Goods through Balmain Charles Edwards' hanging pagoda lantern $5,600, at Kim Seybert chinoiserie salad plates, set of four $60, at Neiman Marcus, Robert's China. Harrison Howard's Arranging Drapery French chinoiserie crystal-andglass-mirrored vitrine, price upon request, at D & D Antiques Gallery through Pauline de Rothschild's famed bedroom at Château Mouton, papered in 18th-century chinoiserie paper. Rendering of pagoda at Rheinsberg, designed 1765, Prussia. From Chinoiseries, Rizzoli. HARRISON HOWARD HARRISON HOWARD Kenzo HARRISON HOWARD Kenzo's cobra jacquard top $595, and skirt $625, both at Harrison Howard's limited-edition giclée prints.$350 each, at Harrison Howard's Rococo Fantasy

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