Bluebird and Honey for the past few seasons has supported Bavarian Inspired Fashion- think cuckoo clocks, miniature cottages, gnomes and red appliqued felt mushrooms.
We both attribute it to our Germanic ancestry.
You are not imagining it however if you have noticed this trend spreading further afield. The trend has been inspired by the world of Grimm's Fairy Tales, and Bavarian Imagery is spreading to fashion and furnishings alike.
Here is just a taste!