22/11/2015 § 1 Comment
Holy moly, this is so good…
Models: Heather Kemesky (Hive), Suvi Koponen (Next),
Damaris Goddrie (Viva) and Issa Lish (Storm)
Photographer: Karim Sadli (artandcommerce)
Stylist: Francesca Burns
Via Visual Optimism.
18/11/2015 § 3 Comments
Gold, nude, black, leather and lace.
These are a few of my [current] favorite things:
Clockwise from top left:
Maison Martin Margiela Jazz Club Candle
Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner
Larsson & Jennings Saxon Watch
Essie All Eyes On Nudes Matte Nail Polish
Garance Dore Love Style Life
Only Hearts Penelope Bralette
Frye Carson Harness Riding Boot
Bauble Bar Mason Pavé Ring
Recent items of note:
Hacker tips on how to travel the world for free. [via Vice]
Dear Men: please feel free to order a Cosmo. I won’t judge. I mean I’ll try. [via MSN]
Smoking your cocktail in a bong is a real thing. [via LA Mag]
A brief history of the restaurant matchbook. [via Eater]
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24/07/2014 § 3 Comments
Because one can never have too much blue on hand…right?
Clockwise from top left:
3.1 Phillip Lim Mini Pashli
Current/Elliot The Perfect Denim Shirtdress
Armand Diradourian Summer Stripe Throw
Petit Bateau Essential Stripe Bralette
J.Crew Surfboard Linen Sweater
Adidas Adilette Slides
Acne Studios Cropped Wide-leg Wool Pants
Connor Engraved Octopus Cards
Here’s to a weekend full of the good kind of blue.
And watermelon too.
22/09/2013 § Leave a comment
J Brand Ace cropped boyfriend jean
Band of Outsiders cropped wool-piqué tuxedo pants
Acne Bit Double hooded cotton-fleece sweatshirt
LPD New York Team Philo t-shirt
J.Crew merino wool turtleneck sweater
A few fall-flavored treats I have been eying lately. While no means an exhaustive list, my taste has definitely been trending toward marled greys, rich leather and wine-colored accents. I’m not sure if I can attribute a discernible, albeit slight, shift in my personal style to a change in my profession, but I’m definitely sensing it. Case in point: where once I would default to a sort of shrunken schoolboy fit, I am now drawn to a boxier and more casually slung aesthetic. You’ll note the lack of any Ralph Lauren in the above and the appearance of Helmut Lang and Alexander Wang. Perhaps New York is finally creeping into my west coast meets east coast vibe. Whatever it is, it has me excited for cooler temps, most definitely.
10/06/2013 § 1 Comment
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.
Clockwise from top left:
Henrik Vibskov lowfire shirt
T by Alexander Wang muscle jersey t-shirt
Current/Elliot distressed boyfriend jean
Chan Luu five wrap bracelet
Jimmy Choo suede Abel pumps
Claire Vivier foldover clutch
Isabel Marant braided Elia belt
These sandy nudes and faded blues make you think of the ocean, no? And if one’s body can’t be near the sea, I have to think the next best thing is if one’s mind is. I didn’t manage to get to the beach this weekend, after Andrea sort of threw a monkey wrench in my confidence in the weather, but there’s always next weekend…
29/04/2013 § Leave a comment
Étoile Isabel Marant Kiliann cotton-blend cardigan
T by Alexander Wang Classic jersey racer-back tank
Isabel Marant Bady scarf
Equipment Signature washed-silk shirt in white
K. Jacques Barigoule sandal
J.Crew Perfect Shirt in suckered gingham
Current/Elliott The High Waist distressed denim shorts
Levi’s Made & Crafted Flecked cotton-jersey sweatshirt
T by Alexander Wang Classic Muscle jersey T-shirt
Mrs. P. Hicks Honey Chukka Moccasin
Clare Vivier La Tropezienne 5″ tote
Billykirk No. 205 Double Wrap Cuff in tan
What a busy few days I’ve had! Between moving apartments, my computer deciding to go on strike and…well, just life, I’ve been a little quiet as of late. My sincerest apologies! I’ve got a terrifically full week this week, but I will be doing my best to keep up with you. I’m most excited about settling into my new place (!!) and a road trip to Nashville (!!!), but we can talk more about all that later.
In the meantime, I’ve been overtaken with a restless spirit that seems to have been brought on by the slow procession of spring and my recent trip to Los Angeles. I’m dreaming of wide open spaces and the wind in my hair, which is reflected in my spring kit that you see above, as well as my Tumblr (which you can see below).
While I’ve been in the wind (and at times without a computer and/or internet — imagine that!), I’ve found that I can at least keep up with Tumblr with my phone, so if ever you wonder where I’ve gotten off to, it’s a good place to check in with me.
Hope all is well with you!
16/04/2013 § 6 Comments
Just a quick note to let you know that I was featured by Curb Appeal as part of their “Style Dossier” series. Please head here to check it out. Many thanks to photographer Shanita Sims for a lovely day!
03/04/2013 § 1 Comment
A weekend for west coasting…
Boy. by Band of Outsiders sailboat printed silk crepe de chine shirt
Mih Jeans Paris cropped mid-rise straight-leg jeans
La Perla Donna Eleonora molded underwire bra
J.Crew wool twill schoolboy blazer
The Hill-side selvedge ticking stripe twill pocket square
Clare Vivier Besace embossed bag
Charles Philip Sheila chambray flats
Nothing like a pair of white jeans to get you in the mood for warmer climates. With my upcoming trip to Los Angeles this weekend (a bit more on that later), I’m definitely breaking that old “no white pants before Memorial Day” rule. Just you wait and see.
On the docket:
Trying to remember why I booked a 7am flight. Seriously?
Finishing up Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Quite Continental Breakfast:
bits and bobs for your weekend wander
- My article this week for the BKLYN Dry Goods blog: visiting the largest vintage poster collection in the world at Philip Williams Posters
- A discussion of the evolution and masters of the “lifestyle brand” — namely Ralph, Sir Paul, and Jeremy (as in Lauren, Smith and Hackett) — in light of the upcoming release of Charles Vallance’s and David Hopper’s The Branded Gentry: How a New Era of Entrepreneurs Made Their Names (Elliott & Thompson), via the FT.
- A profile of Dame Margaret Barbour and a look at her remarkably successful guidance of the iconic brand that bears her last name, via Telegraph.
- An entirely new school of etiquette has sprung forth to help you deal with those novel situations that Emily Post didn’t ponder, such as how to conduct yourself at a nude beach or if emoticons are appropriate in business emails, via The New York Times.
- Evidently the real reason I listen to Ke$ha when I’m working out is because she maintains an optimal number of beats per minute, or so the Wall Street Journal tells me. (Please note: this is a workout jams judgement free zone)
Have a lovely weekend!