What inspired Louisa's first collection of silk scarves?
The great boldness and colour of hot-air balloons, inspired Louisa's first collection of silk scarves.
Louisa returns to them consistently for ideas in their graphic simplitcity, lightness and gracefulness.
Here we have photos & sketches from this collection, as well as Louisa's hot air balloon inspirations.

 

Louisa's primary sketch of the Zepplin dress. 

Did you know at the time of their invention hot air balloons were usually made of silk, which made them look even more majestic floating in the sky than they do today....