Fashion is fickle. What’s in is soon out and, then, miraculously, back in again. There’s no better proof of that than the flamingo: Once a tacky lawn ornament, it’s been resurrected as the design element of the moment.
In just over two years, flamingos have soared from the catwalks of Milan to the wardrobes and walls of urban hipsters to the aisles of Nordstrom, IKEA, Crate & Barrel, Target and Britain’s John Lewis department stores. Flamingos now adorn everything from $1,495