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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

La Carlière, a 15th-century Manor House in Normandy

WHEN PETER COPPING stepped down as creative director at Oscar de la Renta four years ago, he began spending more time at La Carlière, the 15th-century manor house he and his French husband Rambert Rigaud bought 12 years ago. Located in the Normandy countryside just two hours from Paris, the home was once a weekend escape from the city …

Mini Trend: Knit Dresses for Chilly Autumn Days

LIKE THE SWEATER VEST (or grandpa trend), the last Mini Trend we featured, the knit or sweater dress is perfect for autumn days. Whether with a crew neck or roll neck, worn belted or loose, it’s simple and chic and cosy all at once. Here are a few of our favourites…

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

WE ASKED YOU ON our Instagram Stories what you thought of the Netflix series Emily in Paris and you had a lot of feelings. Many of you loved it, while others had issues with one thing or another, but one thing was certaiini: we were all ready for a Sex and the City type series again. And of course, there are all those glimpses of Paris, as charming and chic as we’ve always remembered, right down to the elevator-less apartments with questionable plumbing …

News 10.19.20 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

I guess it was after the fourth day of re-downloading Twitter when my head felt like it was going to explode. Imagine a pressure outward at the temples, like the brain is testing its most promising route for escape. I didn’t have COVID (I checked), my caffeine intake is—not to brag—fine, and my annual check-up didn’t deliver anything that merits mentioning. It had to be the news. There’s way too much of it. I deleted Twitter from my phone again. It sort of helped.

Playlist 10.18.20 : Five Songs for the Weekend

The nostalgia at the heart of ‘Summer Of Now’, the final track from James Blake’s new EP, is something that we all seem to be yearning for of late. The track’s narrator repeatedly references the summer of 2015, in this context a happier, almost rose-tinted time, comparing themselves unfavourably as “the summer of now”.

Dramatically Inspiring Interiors for Autumn

THINGS HAVE BEEN a bit stressful lately―our site is full of holes at the moment where images should be (long story); I am currently locked out of the TIG facebook account (Does anyone have a fix for this?); and the pandemic is taking hold again…