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Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights
Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights
Style Inspiration: Pure Romance for Warm February Nights

“To love is to know how to say I love you without speaking.” —Victor Hugo, French writer and poet

News 05.22.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Nobuaki Nagashima was in his mid-20s when he began to feel like his body was breaking down. He was based in Hokkaido, the northernmost prefecture of Japan, where for 12 years he had been a member of the military, vigorously practicing training drills out in the snow. It happened bit by bit – cataracts at the age of 25, pains in his hips at 28, skin problems on his leg at 30.

The Edit: Spring Things for the May Holiday Weekend

IT’S THE SPRING BANK HOLIDAY here in Britain this coming weekend and the Memorial Day holiday in the US, and so we rounded up a few favourite things to shop for in anticipation of summertime: face oil and lip balm and the perfect little white dress and wicker bag; a gold sculpting bar that everyone seems to swear by at the moment, hoop earrings, a lace bralette, raffia mules and more…

Style File: White Shorts for Summer Days

WE HAVE BEEN highlighting the latest spring trends, from silk scarves to trouser suits, to the eternally chic trench coat, but one of the most unexpected ones for us, is the white city short. Far from common, these pleated and belted styles have an elegance not often associated with shorts and when paired with a white top, are the epitome of chic…

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

WE HAVE BEEN spending much time in the English countryside, exploring all the utterly charming and quintessentially British villages along the way–ones with grand castle ruins and lively local pubs and ones with picturesque abbeys and lovely little stone cottages covered in ivy and surrounded by magnolias. We’re in the midst of sweeping changes and it’s all very exciting. Just a few more things need to fall in place before we know for certain and the waiting is the hardest part. Spring feels like the perfect time for grand changes.

News 05.20.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

On the last night of February 1986, the Swedish prime minister Olof Palme and his wife, Lisbet, were strolling home through downtown Stockholm. They had taken an impromptu trip to the cinema and decided, as they often did, not to bring bodyguards.

Style File: The White Dress Refresh

OUR LONGSTANDING LOVE affair with the little white dress always goes into overdrive at this time of year. When long summer days are so near, one can’t help but dream about this magical season, our favourite. We’re looking forward to countryside picnics and morning walks along the shore, early evening dinners on the terrace by fairy lights and the sound of chirping crickets, all of course, in a favourite little white dress…