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Shopping: Things We Love for Spring | 20.13.16

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Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

Pink coat from House of Sunny, find similar here / here / here / here / here

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot an the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.”
—Charles Dickens

While it may have been one of those March days that Charles Dickens spoke of, it is the official first day of Spring! and we’re excited about pink blossoms on trees in the city and bright sunny days, flowering hedges and awaking early, pink kitten heels and shimmery bomber jackets, duchess-satin wrap coats and soft suede mules—here are a few favourite things on our SPRING shopping list . . .

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

Spring is kitten heels made of suede from Santa Croce . . .

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

Versailles by Emily Faulstich — view more here . 

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

If you haven’t yet picked up The Parish-Hadley Tree of Life: An Intimate History of the Legendary Design Firm by Brian McCarthy &  Bunny Williams you simply must! It is a favourite — so many beautiful prints & patterns and classically chic rooms.

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16
Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

But
if each day,
each hour,
you feel that you are destined for me
with implacable sweetness,
if each day a flower
climbs up to your lips to seek me,
ah my love, ah my own,
in me all that fire is repeated,
in me nothing is extinguished or forgotten,
my love feeds on your love, beloved,
and as long as you live it will be in your arms
without leaving mine.

from the last verse of the poem If You Forget Me by Pablo Neruda

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring | 16.13.16

Autumn Trend: Leather Everything

EVERY YEAR, when summer fades into fall, there is an ushering in of new trends, new patterns, fabrics and styles―knits and leopard print (which, are incidentally, “in” so often, they’re considered a classic), smart suits and moody florals, athleisure (still) and denim.

News 09.16.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

My senior year of high school, I had three Instagram accounts: a public one, a private one for friends and internet friends, and a private one that was just for me. By this point, I’d had an online audience for six years or so: first for the fashion blog I started when I was 11…

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

DO YOU REMEMBER that feeling where you’ve been working toward something for so long, that once you’ve finally accomplished it, instead of feeling excited and celebratory, you’re in a bit of a haze and utterly exhausted? Well that was how things were this past weekend, but (happily) not for long, for after there was time for what actually happened to sink in a little, we began feeling a little more relaxed than we have in ages and did end up having a really wonderful weekend. We’re making plans again, and they are now not for work only, but for upcoming trips, and even for the holidays…

Playlist 09.15.19 : Five Songs for the Weekend

“Cool To You” is the third release of this year from Taylor Van Ginkel’s solo project, Teenage Priest. Written and produced by the Los Angeles artist, he expresses the struggle of wanting to be perceived as cool, despite straying from his internal desires.

News 09.13.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

One of the most radical and important ideas in the history of physics came from an unknown graduate student who wrote only one paper, got into arguments with physicists across the Atlantic as well as his own advisor, and left academia after graduating without even applying for a job as a professor. Hugh Everett’s story is one of many fascinating tales that add up to the astonishing history of quantum mechanics, the most fundamental physical theory we know of.

Trend: Curvy and Voluptuous Furniture Designs & Proportions

The minimal straight lines and sharp edges of modern interior design are giving way to curves, rounded corners, softer forms and sensual, sculptural shapes. Curvy and voluptuous furniture designs and proportions are back in style and ushering softer, more playful, even chubby shapes. Rotund, portly pieces in the new neutral shades of shades of peach, blush, olive, taupe and tobacco have been taking over are screens and feeds this autumn, filling them with softness and warmth. You can follow this trend with smaller sculptural pieces as well, such as pottery and ceramics, globe lamps, cylindrical ottomans, and handmade bowls.