All Hail Raffia

My oh my. Raffia, raffia, raffia. You never looked so good. Leave it up to Yves St. Laurent to redefine raffia.

What is raffia? Short answer: It’s a palm. It can be stripped down to fiber and is similar to a jute or hemp twine and woven like straw or ribbon. It’s a resilient fabric that has been used by basketweavers, millners, florist and designers….just goes to show you that even a brown, crunchy fiber can look good with a little Design Rx