I’m a bit of a magpie–attracted to all things shiny–and my fancy for all that glitters is *particularly* tickled by sequins. And, my goodness…’tis the season! Everywhere I look lately I see things bedazzled competing for my attention. I can’t tell a lie, it’s a beautiful sight! Sequin tote ($45, gap.com) Sequin tulle cardigan ($325, [...]
Maybe it’s the time of year, or maybe I’m just jones-ing for a little shopping, but in perusing the latest offerings from J.Crew I found myself lusting after more than the usual amount of things…you too, eh? See below for some of the (many) things I’m adding to my Christmas wishlist…emphasis on the “wish” part [...]
I just bought this book and I’m in love! Rebecca Moses, author of A Life of Style: Fashion, Home, Entertaining, charms and amuses with her gorgeous watercolor renditions of all things related to style. Her illustrations are accompanied by text that is light enough for a coffee table book, but possesses enough wisdom to make [...]
Bikes. We all know (or knew, but you know how the saying goes…) how to ride ‘em. But, when was the last time you dug out your old 10 speed and took it for a spin? I know, it’s been a while…and, that old bike probably isn’t calling your name any more. The good news: [...]
Ok, so you’re headed off to a friend’s beach house this weekend. Instead of grabbing a bottle of wine while running to catch the jitney, why not bring something with a little personality and show off your great taste and appreciation at the same time? Do a proper job and you might even get the [...]
As reported on mediabistro.com, Henri Bendel is holding an “Open See” designer casting call this Thursday, July 29th. They’ll be looking for new talent in the areas of: accessories, handbags, jewelry, beauty, fragrance, gourmet foods and gifts. Guess what current designers were discovered this way…Anna Sui and Todd Oldham! Not bad company to try and [...]
I don’t know why, but I’ve always loved wall-mounted bottle openers. There’s a retro appeal to them and they’re unabashedly utilitarian. In an age of streamlined kitchens where everything down to the oven can be concealed, there’s something so simple and appealing about displaying a beer and soda bottle opener so plainly. It announces proudly [...]
Anthropologie knocks one out of the park, yet again.