Somewhere amongst the ghosts of blogs past, I have told you fine folks that I like Liberty fabrics. I’m retracting that statement. I adore them. All of those little flowers in their pretty pastel hues? They’re girly and even a little bit retro. I go weak in the knees. Sometimes I’ll just peruse the Liberty site and browse through the fabrics. It’s such a guilty pleasure. Of course every once in a while it’s also akin to torture. Case in point? Right now, as I type, J.Crew is featuring their “classic shirt” in a handful of Liberty prints, and I am all but sitting on my hands to prevent myself from clicking “buy” on a $150 shirt I really don’t need. Oh where art thou Fairy Godmother?
But if I can’t, in good faith, treat myself to a full priced shirt for which I have not an inch to spare in my closet, can I treat myself to Liberty print pajamas? There’s plenty of room in the jammie drawer…and a few are on sale…and most come with free shipping…hmmm….the struggle begins. I love the Purple Ditzy (which is not self-referential!), I think the Central Park Watercolor is pretty, and yep…how can anyone pass on the great shade of red in the Prospect Park (despite the hefty price tag)? And yes ladies, I know, there is no “come hither” in these pajamas. But let’s be honest, there isn’t any “come hither” in their college t-shirts either. So I say find a print you love, throw ’em on when he’s out-of-town and pick up a copy of Wuthering Heights (where there’s kind of a lot of “come hither,” if you ask me).
And in case you’re even more “liberated” than me, check out these Liberty print Doc Martens!