This Bouclé Chair At Design Basel Miami Is The New Chanel Jacket.

A simple box cut design wrapped in cream bouclé fabric. No, we aren’t talking about the sublime Chanel jacket, we are talking about furniture. A nice idea right? Not too much of a stretch of the imagination. I mean, why not! The most popular Chanel jacket in history is made with the versatile bouclé fabric. It was an immediate success when introduced by Coco Chanel herself and the bouclé box cut jacket is still one of the most coveted pieces in a woman’s wardrobe.

A Chanel runway wouldn’t be complete without at least one design in bouclé

A Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld runway wouldn’t be complete without at least one design in bouclé, even for spring! People fall in love with Chanel’s bouclé designs for its beauty, its resilience, its versatility and elegance. And it’s so soft! It’s about time someone used this lush material for something equally useful.

Art Basel kicked off yesterday and it’s sister fair, Design Basel Miami, is also happening. And the new design style on the scene is the Asana chair made with bouclé fabric by Pierre Frey, a notable French furnishing and interior fabrics manufacturer.

Photo by Oscar Aguilar

Bouclé is an ideal furnishings fabric because it is created with two different types of yarn – one for strength and one for texture and softness. Can you imagine how great it would be to come home after a long day and just relax in something soft and comfortable? We can!

But you can actually go and try it out!

Starting December 7th, for Design Basel Miami 2017, Les Ateliers Courbet is hosting designer Mario Milana’s limited edition Asana chair for The Webster, a stylish new multi-brand luxury boutique in South Beach Miami.

You can see the Asana chair and other custom pieces made by the Milanese New York-based designer at Les Ateliers Courbet Miami outpost in the newly revamped Surf Club by Joseph Dirand.

December 7 – February 2, 2018
Surf Club, 9101 Collins Avenue, Surfside.

If you go, drop us a comment and let us know your opinion!

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Nichelle Cole is the founder & editor-in-chief of The Fashion Plate magazine. A respected writer, stylist and influencer, she has been published in fashion magazines around the world.

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