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The TODAY Show – April 1, 2019
August Table Linens was recently selected by Kathie Lee and Hoda for their Favorite Things on the Today Show.
This episode was the final installment of the popular Favorite Things series because it was Kathie Lee’s last week on the show, so the two co-hosts joined together for one last session, showcasing the best products they and their staff could find.
On the TODAY website, they reported, “We love every one of these linens from August Table. With tons of patterns, colors and styles, there's something for everyone. Whether you're looking to add colorful details with a new kitchen towel or need a tablecloth to give your dining room a whole new look, there's a pick for you.”
About August Table
Over the centuries, artisans from India passed down the art of block-printing fabrics. They use natural dyes with one-of-a-kind patterns.
Here at August Table, we’ve partnered with Indian artists to bring you sensational handcrafted pieces on eco-friendly, 100% mill-made cotton to create gracious tables in your own homes.
August Table was founded to inspire meals that include beautiful linens as feasts for the eyes, meaningful conversations, and connections with loved ones. Pulling from our southern roots and the gracious living of by-gone eras, we want to encourage you to keep things simple, fresh, and beautiful with the hope of bringing more joy, more love, and more laughter to your table. At August Table, function meets fabulous.
We offer napkins, tablecloths, dish towels and scarves.
About the Founders
Carrie Earle Allen
Carrie Earle Allen is both co-owner and co-founder of August Table. August Table is Carrie’s life-long dream. She was inspired by spending summers at her grandparents’ property in Virginia, nestled next to the water of the Chesapeake Bay. Her grandmother was the ultimate southern hostess and made everything from scratch, yet she always kept things simple and elegant. Carrie has always loved to gather friends and family to her table.
An entrepreneur by nature, Carrie led and launched many successful endeavors over the years from co-founding, with a Harvard professor, an innovative education program that she grew to 23 sites globally, to more recently as Managing Partner of CIC Captains of Innovation. She created a corporate innovation consulting firm, where she and her team coach fortune 500 companies to stay innovative, seek new technologies and businesses, and connect with startups globally.
Krister Randolph Allen
Krister Allen is both co-owner and co-founder of August Table. Krister has had a life-long commitment to beautiful design and architecture. He is the owner of Straight Line Building Design where he’s designed commercial and residential projects ranging from large multi-structure complexes and waterfront estates to small 250 sq. ft wilderness cabins in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida.