Tuesday, August 31, 2010

fairy dust linen lust





images: bella notte linens all via Cottage Chic Store

Bella Notte has long been a favorite of mine. I love how you can mix and match the various fabrics - linen, velvet, satin, lace - and colors - lighter colors like white, champagne, petal, fawn, and ginger with richer ones like charcoal, graphite, amethyst, chocolate, and forest. Aren't these lovely names? The combinations are truly endless. I'm also a huge fan of the long skirted and layered dust ruffle. The more puddle going on, the better (to an extent, of course).

Angelic, dreamlike, cozy, and beautiful -- this is what a bed should look like to me.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

office space









images: 1. colorful via cococozy 2. rita konig's apartment 3. unknown 4. minimal via housetohome 5. designer isabel lopez-quesada via habitually chic 6. girly via housetohome 7. grand via apartment34 8. bookcase via lonny mag 9. whites and grays via bodie and fou

Which of these lovely work spaces would you like to call home?

Thursday, August 26, 2010

all that glitters


images: 1. The late and great Alexander McQueen's final collection via style.com 2. beautiful bed via living etc
"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day." – Vincent Van Gogh

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Monday, August 23, 2010

soft billows of smoke




images: 1 & 2. unknown 3. rachel ashwell chandelier via lonny mag 4. kate bosworth in rodarte 5. thedrifterandthegypsy 6. chanel art, unknown
I can't get enough of this color scheme -- soft pinks, peaches, and beiges.

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Saturday, August 21, 2010

i'll show you who's boss



images: 1. isabel marant ad 2. photo by mario testino 3. one of her famous calvin klein ads from the '90s
Oh, Kate...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

oral fixation


images: 1. via fashiontoast 2. unknown 3. natasha poly photographed by terry richardson for vogue paris via heart in a cage

find my nest of salt


images: 1. unknown 2. unknown 3. virginia macdonald photography 4. via cotedetexas
Don't you just love chandeliers in bedrooms?
"All in all is all we are." - Kurt

Friday, August 13, 2010

closet envy









images: apartment via gotham mag and page six found on la dolce vita, others via google and tfs
Olivia Palermo is, hands down, one of the best dressed girls out there. She is so tailored without looking too contrived. She pulls off the masculine look better than anyone else and her accessories are always spot-on.
Like her personal style, her apartment is just as fashionable and glamorous, with pops of color and sleek lines (I love the tufted cream chair with pink piping.)