Get the Look: Add Patina with Belgian Linens and French Dinnerware

In the September 2010 issue of House Beautiful, there is a story about interior designer Penelope Bianchi’s house in Santa Barbara, California that really resonated with me.  As many of you know, at Gracious Style we really believe in buying timeless objects because we only want to own things that we’ll still love ten, twenty, and thirty years from now.
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Pret-a-Porter: Easy Care Tablecloths

Believe it or not, for the first ten years at Gracious Style, we did not have a single collection of everyday table linens which had any kind of synthetic content.  Everything we carried was either cotton, linen, or a cotton/linen blend.  We would have certainly liked to have a non-iron alternative, but we just didn’t find anything which had the  softness and subdued elegance we love in traditional cotton or linen.
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