Thursday, March 03, 2011

| Featured Find: Antique Ballet Slippers |

Choosing March's Featured Find was a no-brainer! Since Pantone announced their defining color for 2011, these ballet slippers are the perfect accessory to add a subtle touch of this fashionable color to any space. They also nail the ballet trend that the blockbuster Black Swan has made a phenomenon, no? At $95.00 a pair, they are a steal!

The story: Roger found these in an antique shop while visiting Sarasota, Florida. It's a beach town with a design-oriented atmosphere, probably because it's the home to one of the best art and design colleges in the country Ringling College. He grabbed a couple pair of the slippers with the intention of suspending them in a glass cylinder to use as a lamp base. Check his sketch out below:

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