I don’t think I’ve written a purple post in at least four years. Which is precisely how often I feel drawn to that color. Purple and I have a very touch-and-go relationship, primarily because it reminds me of my elementary school bedroom, which had a grape vine theme (I know). But every now and then something purple shows up in my submissions folder and I’m intrigued. These purple pieces from LSA have my beloved ombre fade going on and seem appropriate for summer, when I tend to embrace all the colors I’ve forsaken for black during the winter. The Mezzo tumblers above would be great for summer drinks, but I’d be happy to keep them bedside for water. Click here to check out the tumblers ($40 for 4) and here and here for the cute carafes ($24). xo, grace

  1. Courtney says:

    Admittedly I am a fan of purple, but these are so casually elegant (if that makes sense?) that I think I would love them in any color.

  2. Kacie says:

    They only deliver to the UK! What a bummer.

  3. Grace Bonney says:


    They are sold in stores in the US. Here are two from their stockists page:

    Museum of Modern Art (NYC)
    Atmosphere Home (Florida)

    I’d suggest calling both to see what they have in stock. They’ll both definitely ship to you :)


  4. Beth says:

    I know just what you mean. Deep purple makes me think of unicorns and renaissance fairs, which makes me very uncomfortable. However, lately I am in love with grayish lavender. I’ve painted two rooms in pale versions of that color and I’ve been drawn to art with deeper saturation levels. I hope I don’t get sick of it, but for the moment it seems modern and moody.

  5. Katie says:

    Honestly, I’m in love with purple! So much of the color depends on what it is paired with and what the tone is – I should amend my favorite color to dark purple. I also think it is easier to work with when it is more of an eggplant purple than a royal purple.

    Anyway, these are wonderful! I would love to have one of those carafes for my future kitchen. Gorgeous!

  6. Sarah says:

    those are amazingly beautiful. want!

  7. I feel the same way about purple…these are lovely!

  8. Monica Lee says:

    I am with you, Grace! When purple made it’s big “comeback” a couple of years ago all I could think was little girls room. But lilac is finally rubbing off on me…if only we could get rid of that “little pony” character! Then purple might make it’s way into my heart to stay.

  9. Shelley says:

    I feel the same way about purple. I just can’t separate it from unicorns (my sister’s two obsessions;). The only place it’s forgivable is in the garden!

  10. Suzy says:

    All I can think about is the purple DMs a friend wanted to wear at her wedding, fortunately she came round in the end. It’s all a bit royal for me.

  11. I changed my feeling about purple or should i say lavender when John Salandino used it in his living room..until then…reminded me of old lady dresses but

  12. KAT says:

    Grace, I emailed LSA to find US distributors and they also mentioned Lekker Home in Boston as one of their distributors that should be able to order items too!


  13. Narelle says:

    Now I love purple but haven’t used it til now. I’m in Australia and I had my bed made by a lovely company in the country. Not sure if I can post the story:


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