Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Box

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THE BOX is a venue for fashion accessories housed in the heart of Paris, in the prestigious Pavillion Cambon, during the Paris Fashion Week. The exhibition displays an essential offer of bags, jewelry, scarves, and other accessories except shoes, and it’s complementary … Continue reading

5 Spring Trends

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SPORT COUTURE Alexander Wang / Kenzo PASTEL PALETTE 3.1 Phillip Lim / Fendi BRIGHT COLORS Bill Blass / Carven METALLICS Gucci / Balmain MILITARY GREEN Paul & Joe / Givenchy Photos: Bags: CASTOR POLUX Spring Summer 2012. Shop here.

Cecil Beaton

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  This March, Thames and Hudson are releasing Beaton in Vogue, an extraordinary compilation of the best pictures shot by Cecil Beaton for Vogue during his years reporting the magazine. Beaton captured starlets and socialites alike, but are the portraits of … Continue reading

Still Life

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We love this Sanderson fabric, inspired by the vivid colours, thick application of paint and distinctive brush strokes of The Post Impressionists. Still Life from Bloombsbury Canvas Collection. Sanderson

Young Adult

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This last weekend I went to watch Young Adult, a dark comedy about a 37-year-old divorcee writer of teen fiction, that decides to return to her home town to win her high school ex-boyfriend back. Written by Diablo Cody and … Continue reading

The Perfect Excuse

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Valentine’s day is getting closer and maybe you think that it’s a commercial festivity and is not for you, but if you have a second thought you can realize that it could be the perfect excuse for an escape to Paris. … Continue reading

Be my Valentine

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Tea Infuser: Urban Outfitters 100 Kisses Tickets: Victoria & Albert Museum Shop Hearts Hole Puncher: Victoria & Albert Museum Shop “Virginia is for Lovers” Camera: Lomography Lip Balms: Kielh’s, shop at Colette Mug: Zara Home Greeting card: Bansky, shop at Amazon Candles: Diptyque … Continue reading

Mother Brother Lover

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Faber and Faber, one of the last of the great independent publishing houses in London, releases Mother, Brother, Lover, a beautiful collection of lyrics assembled by the author, Jarvis Cocker. The selection, that includes classic Jarvis lyrics as ‘Common People’, ‘Disco … Continue reading