{have an enchanting last summer weekend + links}











. . . the midst of the weekend and so far it has been topknots and trenchcoats, billowy clouds and late-summer skies, and in the evenings, country houses and cozy fireplaces and bittersweet farewells to these, the last of the summer days . . .

wishing you an enchanting last summer weekend overflowing with beautiful things,

{p.s.} a million thank you’s to those of you who took a moment to send along birthday wishes to p this week — so thoughtful! had a wonderful time and the celebrations should continue well into the weekend . . .

{a few lovely links:}
* décor inspiration: open storage
* design: ketchup
* architecture: weathered wood & white
* fashion inspiration: belted sweaters & black on black
* at home: weekend organising
* in the kitchen: strawberry cake
* architecture: a courtyard pool
* fashion inspiration: floral & tulle
* architecture: morning light & marble
* last look at summer: icecream

{as always, a few things you may have missed:}
* décor inspiration: corner fireplace
* photographer: craig mcdean
* summer to autumn: wicker
* style inspiration: woven straw & hermès
* table for two: what katie ate
* colour inspiration: late-summer pink
* fashion inspiration: goldenrod
* perfectly ornate: late summer, early fall
* storage inspiration: shoes, shoes, shoes

{& new for the weekend:}
* colour inspiration: shades of hèrmes
* two lovely things: black & white
* happy september: live it up in a delicate dress
* at the shops: satomi kawakita, new york

{images: sophie holmes by koray birand for koton fall 2010 ad campaign, styling by defne kocabiyikoglu, hair by ibrahim zengin, makeup by erkan uluc via fashionising}