It’s possible that I’ve shown off these great napkins already, but I can’t remember, so here they are. After posting the 50s towels last week, I thought I’d better give equal time to the 60s. And in the 60s, nobody did cocktail better than Vera Neumann. I bought the napkins above even though they match absolutely nothing else in my kitchen. No matter, any design that great belongs with me. I keep thinking that I’ll run across about 20 more of them and then I’ll have enough to use at Christmas. Of course, I usually decorate with blue for Christmas, but with napkins like these, I might make an exception.
I also have some fabulous pink cocktail napkins from Vera:
I’m not a pink kind of gal at all, but again, one cannot argue with perfection.
And now, I’ve found yet another Vera must-have:
These dishes were produced by Mikasa, and were called, “Cocktail Time.” I only have three of them, and it is my understanding that there are also two more designs: cherries, and green apples. I’d really appreciate a heads up if any of you spot some of these for sale.
While on the topic of Vera, You may be interested to know that the Vera Company has been writing a book on the life and work of Vera Neumann. The book is supposed to be ready in March, when it will be for sale at Anthropologie for three months, and then will go into wider distribution. And if you are not reading the Vera blog, you must put that one on your list of regular reads.