Kim Seybert Jardins Napkin in White & Periwinkle Set/4
From the Kim Seybert Jardins collection. Set of 4.
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Kim Seybert founded her company on the firm belief that just as beautiful clothes are made to be worn, beautiful pieces can be made for the table. “When I started out in 1998, my idea was to create gorgeous pieces that could be sold in the stores I liked to shop in,” says Seybert. “I wanted it to be fashion for the home.” She set out to combine her personal philosophy and design experience to craft a supremely stylish collection for modern living.
Seybert began her career in fashion, designing dresses and beaded evening gowns but had always loved tabletop. During her many business trips to China, the designer saw vivid linens and textiles on display in the many bazaars and open-air markets. The simple purchase one day of an inexpensive pocket square—that was completely hand-embroidered—made her realize that this same type of workmanship could be brought to the table. The intricate hand-beading done by old-world artisans held much more value than what she currently saw in the market. Seybert thought, why not try something like this for the tabletop?
As she created her line, Seybert began to observe that most of the current merchandise on offer was ...