Adam Dayan

Paisley is the new black

Paisley fabric has a noble tradition in romance – from Napoleon’s gifts of paisley shawls for Empress Josephine to its à la mode status in the ‘Summer of Love’. Since Brooks Newmark’s pyjama-gate it has become an essential tool in the middle-aged sexter’s toolbox. It appears Newmark is not alone in his love for patterned paisley nightwear; following