TRENDING: THE FISH OF THE MOMENT? KOI

by Marisa Marcantonio


As the saying goes, it takes three things to make a trend. With smaller, micro-trends bubbling up at the NY NOW show, there are a few worth noting. The new fish du jour? Koi, of course. I spotted the Japanese fish on a few items, here are three fishy favorites worth mentioning.

Photo courtesy of August Morgan

Photo courtesy of August Morgan

Capturing amusing expressions on her embroidered cocktail napkins, August Morgan's latest design, Don't Be Coy, is the perfect conversation starter.

Photo courtesy Pop Culture Promotions

Photo courtesy Pop Culture Promotions

Channeling her love of bright colors with a bit of glitz, Tinsley Mortimer has designed a collection for Pop Culture Promotions, featuring Koi in a big way. The assorted Koi Dessert Plates have fun colored borders and a jumping gold Koi in the center. They will be available in November, from info@popculturepromotions.com

Big in stature and impact, Legends of Asia's all-white porcelain lidded Ginger Jar with swimming Koi has a beautiful, highly textured surface