"words we don't say" from when he was editor at New York Magazine, I feel it's it's time to announce that one of my favourite words is "pouf." (However, I may be terribly tired of it by the end of this post, so be prepared for a backtrack.)
I was very happy when Christian Lacroix showed his poufy dresses collection,
with these poufy bougainvillea-coloured decorations (above). Indeed, I daresay that I particularly like poufs in pink.
In addition to wearing a pouf, I would like to sit upon one.
Here is a pink-and-white pouf,
and a deeper pink pouf, both from Morocco:
Here is a pink pouf in context:
Pink also lends itself nicely to tufted couches,
and to pink tufted chairs:
and sometimes, if we are very lucky, pink tufts can be edible:
So who likes a pouf? Youf?