In the March issue of American VOGUE insect pins from the Miriam Haskell for PATCH NYC collection are crawling around a denim story styled by Tonne Goodman and photographed by Inez and Vinoodh. The jacket is by one of our favorites Dries Van Noten and the gentleman on the left is singer Sam Smith so we’d say our insect pins are in some great company!
Established in 1926, Miriam Haskell is the oldest American costume jewelry house known for its beautifully detailed craftsmanship so we were thrilled to collaborate with such a renowned label. For inspiration, we turned to Don’s latest ink drawings of insects in elaborately detailed vintage frames. The Miriam Haskell for PATCH NYC collection of jewelry and tabletop accessories draws its inspiration from these drawings as well as the natural world of flora and fauna. Leaf motifs, mushrooms, acorns and insects are interpreted in oxidized brass and silver with touches of intricate hand beading. The Miriam Haskell for PATCH NYC collection is detailed and assembled by hand in the U.S.A.
For the month of October, we filled the galleries of the Tower Hill Botanic Gardens with a selection of artwork in a show titled An Autumn Fable. Tower Hill was established in 1840 as the first botanic garden in New England and its lush grounds sprawl across 132 acres filled with an impressive array of plants. We were excited to present this show as Autumn is a favorite time of year and our PATCH NYC designs and art work are strongly influenced by the change in seasons. Nature motifs from leaves and flowers to owls and squirrels were represented in works that ranged from ink drawings and paintings on board to cut paper collages and silkscreen prints.