Novel is brand based on the idea of creating art pieces that people can wear. Their first line are pocket squares and exhibits 50 species of butterfly, each uniquely capturing the essence and beauty of the wings. These are created according to the principles of a lost art in Chinese culture.
Taking a high quality silk; to which a skilled master embroiderer then hand sews the intricate details of the butterfly motif in a method known as double-sided embroidery. Each butterfly captures every detail of its living counterpart, incorporating the natural beauty of the wingspan. Upon completion of the sewing, artists expertly apply paint in order to replicate the delicate nature of this living creature.
These pocket squares are truly breathtaking, beautiful and a great idea. The price tag for these masterpieces, however, are another matter. Because they are hand embroidered and made of the finest materials, they are accompanied by a slightly higher price tag starting at around $300. Granted, they are part of an art collection so try to look at them more as an investment. But damn, that’s a lot for a pocket square. All that being said I totally want one.