Inside Natori: Talia, Josie Designer

Over here at the Josie Girl Blog, we thought it would be fun to have employees from The Natori Company share how they incorporate the House of Natori into their every day wardrobes. So first up is the super cool, super young, super HIP designer of the contemporary Josie collection, Talia. She has been with Natori for a couple of years, and has brought a great new energy and direction to Josie, under the tutelage of my mother in law Josie Natori. So here she is… thank you, Talia!

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Hi Everyone! This is Talia (the Josie designer) taking over for the Josie Girl! This past weekend I enjoyed some much needed time in the ‘country’ with my husband, sister, and brother in law. We rented the cutest little cottage in Barryville, New York- just a short 2 hour drive from the city. The cottage was surrounded by lush greenery, fresh air and best of all decorated with an eclectic charm!

 

The perfect cottage with a red door.

The perfect cottage with a red door. And the matching flowers and pillows on the lounge chair. Nice coordination.

Mint green dining room.

The funky mint green dining room. Retro at its finest.

I want this whole collection of plates on the wall.

I want this whole collection of plates on the wall.

 

My sister and I decided the weekend would be all about R&R which made packing super easy. What I love most about leaving the city is having the option to walk outdoors and drink a cup of coffee – I just love the fresh, clean air first thing in the morning!

 

Cup of coffee and red door.

Cup of coffee and red door.

 

In the picture above, I am wearing the boheme sleepshirt,  It’s perfectly lightweight, flattering silhouette and the colors are fantastic! The design is hand rendered from a vintage suzani found in the Natori archives.

 

The best summer accessories.

The best summer accessories.

 

I was wearing this wrap over my bathing suit and decided to take a quick photo – Shout out to my sisters C’est La Vie sunhat- so fun!

 

Highlight of the weekend was my sister and I matching in the Josie ruffled top/short set. The feminine ruffles are really fun and I can’t even begin to describe the fabric- SO soft, SO cozy, SO effortless!!

 

Sisters.

Sisters in matching ruffles.

Ruffles.

The view from the back.

 

Summers coming to an end but I will definitely be wearing these styles through the Fall/Winter seasons … Cant wait to share more of my favorite Josie pieces with you soon – Talia

 

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Thank you so much, Talia! I can’t wait to see how other employees at Natori incorporate the brand into their wardrobe and lifestyle. I hope everyone has a great weekend and soaks up the last minutes of SUMMER.

Anika Yael Natori, aka, The Josie Girl

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6 Comments

  1. The ruffled top and short set is darling!! I think I will get some for my sisters and girlfriends as gifts…

  2. Love this idea Anika! Its cool to see the designers favorites for the season. & this place looks super relaxing and quaint. I may have to plan a visit 🙂

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