The six shades of leather that wrap the mother of pearl buttons like a second skin echo the new emoticon colours. Those small yet expressive drawings supposed to represent an emotion and designed by Apple to represent human diversity… A physiologically correct variation or a sign of the times we live in? Worth meditating upon, cocooned in the soft leather of a sofa.
Despite being subjected to distortion, elation or glorification, individual stories collectively form history. Old objects are the guardians of stories past. Tracking down their narrative is a pleasure which leads to the act of creation.
Or normal cuffs with two buttonholes. The double French cuff was invented at the beginning of the 20th century around the same time as the Nabi movement. They were intended to create the impression of more voluminous sleeves, although the true French cuff doesn’t use an inch of extra materiel.