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Shopping: Things We Love for Spring | 29.02.16

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Things We Love for Spring | 27.02.16

“You deserve a love who wants you disheveled, with everything and all the reasons that wake you up in a haste and the demons that won’t let you sleep.

You deserve a love who makes you feel safe, who can consume this world whole if he walks hand in hand with you; someone who believes that his embraces are a perfect match with your skin.

You deserve a love who wants to dance with you, who goes to paradise every time he looks into your eyes and never gets tired of studying your expressions.

You deserve a love who listens when you sing, who supports you when you feel shame and respects your freedom; who flies with you and isn’t afraid to fall.

You deserve a love who takes away the lies and brings you hope, coffee, and poetry” —Frida Kahlo

The Saint-Tropez Zip & the new issue of Vogue Paris, pretty, pretty underthings and golden Guccis, here are a few things we love this week for Springtime . . .

Things We Love for Spring | 26.02.16
Belgrave Crescent | Tuscany Tote

“At the shops or the flower markets or on your next travel adventure, the Tuscany Tote will quickly become an all-time favourite. Named for the place where the beautiful all natural vegetable tanned leather comes from, this tote works as well with skinny jeans or summer dresses, whether at the office or weekends away . . .”

Things We Love for Spring | 27.02.16

News 25.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

If you read Brandon Fleury a story when he was three, he’d recite it back to you word for word. His father Patrick, then a professional tennis coach, was both bemused and impressed by his physically awkward son. He would tell people about Brandon’s capacity for mimicry – eventually he found himself explaining it to a jury.

Two Lovely Things: Double Wreaths for Double Doors

TIG Archives IF YOU'RE lucky enough to have two front doors for your main entrance, make the most of it with two identical wreaths for a dramatic effect... TIG Archives

Décor: How to Decorate with Art in the Kitchen

WHEN DESIGNING your kitchen, you might not necessarily think about artwork first, but if you did, you would be surprised how well it works in this space. Many people opt for food-inspired themes such as fruit (lemons, apples) or Still Lifes, but Landscapes, Watercolours, and even Figurative drawings also work. We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite ways to display art in the kitchen, whether leaning on countertops or picture rails, hanging on subway tile and marble backsplashes, exposed brick and boiserie…

News 23.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Around forty-three hundred years ago, in a region that we now call Iraq, a sculptor chiselled into a white limestone disk the image of a woman presiding over a temple ritual. She wears a long ceremonial robe and a headdress. There are two male attendants behind her, and one in front, pouring a libation on an altar. On the back of the disk, an inscription identifies her as Enheduanna, a high priestess and the daughter of King Sargon.

At The Shop: Introducing Gift Boxes for Good Neighbours & your Boss

Every year, there are always people on our lists that are difficult to buy for⏤good neighbours who surprise you with a thoughtful gift even though you had nothing for them; your boss or favourite co-workers, or your Aunt Margaret who’s suddenly decided to come stay from out of town. We normally have things saved away for such emergencies and thought that we might create chic Gift Boxes for our readers to keep for similar situations that might come up …

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

WE’VE BEEN in hibernation mode for the past few weeks now, many cups of coffee on chilly mornings, cashmere sweaters and puffer vests and tall leather boots making regular rotations on these wet, windy days. All is cosy indoors though, with candles and lamplight and there’s something about autumn weather that’s perfect for staying in and getting a lot of work done without being lured outside by sunshine and good weather. These days lend themselves to productivity and organisation and watching old films when the work is done …