This Silk Scarf is inspired by the book “‘The sweetness of life’ by Françoise Héritier. How often do we feel truly alive? We spend one-third of our lives asleep. As adults, most of our waking time is devoted to activities where we are concentrating on a task to be achieved. We can spend hours, days, or even weeks without pausing in our busyness to appreciate the vivid experience of being a living, thinking, feeling animal.

The French anthropologist Françoise Héritier lists some of the “little things” we shouldn’t forget to do and enjoy. Hereby, some of the designer’s favorite items on Héritier’s list:

Smiling at someone who’s not expecting it

Feeling your taste buds react to ginger

Coming to terms with what you hate

Touching sensitive plants

Making a ladybird walk on your finger

Regretting that I don’t look good in a hat

Sometimes remaining naive and not minding

Feeling carried away by a heavy, rhythmic swell at sea and forgetting that everything is finite

Rebelling against stupidity at the right moment

Liking the look of windmills

Planting a big kiss on the nose of a cat who took offense

Feeling sudden outbursts of joy as you might feel fits of heat

Little Things Square // Black

MANTILITY Silk Scarf Litte Things

Silk Scarves Series

Design commissioned by MANTILITY

Square: 120x120cm

Theme: Abstract

Description: 100% Silk

Designer: Anonymous

Country: Greece

Year: 2018

Care: Dry clean only – Cool iron the back side only

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MANTILITY Silk Scarf Litte Things
MANTILITY Silk Scarf Litte Things
MANTILITY Silk Scarf Litte Things
MANTILITY Silk Scarf Litte Things
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