Archive for October, 2010

October 31, 2010

a mushy sunday

A couple of heart rings by Stolen Girlfriends Club:

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October 30, 2010

totem mini dress

dress: cool or creepy?

October 29, 2010

surprise mail gifts

Today I discovered Beau Ideal via Hey Susy. A once Miami resident, now Brooklyn based artist/designer creates these beautiful note cards, art prints, calendars and more. A really special idea of hers though is this Paper Guild – 3 month surprise gift membership. You pay a flat fee of $50 and you’ll receive a surprise gift package of assorted cards, prints, etc. at the beginning of each month. Genius. Would make a great presi, although I’d really love it for myself. Check out her designs:

October 29, 2010

project runway season finale love

I just finished watching the season finale of Project Runway. If you haven’t seen it yet, stop reading now.

Watch the entire season here.

The winner’s collection was very beautiful but over the course of the season I grew to really love the Mondo style. His fashion week collection blew everything else away:

Don’t you love those whimsical head pieces? Who was your favorite?

October 23, 2010

apartment inspiration – d*s

Sometimes it’s nice to stop writing for a moment and spend a few days getting caught up on all the amazing blog reading out there. It’s also pretty healthy to go offline for some types of searches… so we’ve also been spending time looking for an apartment to buy. Unfortunately there’s nothing to boast about just yet… our goal is to find a place in Brooklyn by the end of the year.  Today it’s time to take a breath, eat yummy food and stroll about the neighborhood we’re currently in. Below are a few of my favorite pictures from a D*S ‘Sneak Peek’: Jen Mankins of Bird.

October 17, 2010

hot steppa

Can I layer this tank for winter? I want to wear it right now.

October 16, 2010

chunky and furry and lacy oh my!

I’ve been crawling around shops during my lunch break these last few days, running my hands over furry jackets, chunky knit sweaters, autumn-colored lace and holiday sequins. I’m in tactile heaven! I mean, isn’t this partly why we love fall? The new textures we get to play with and layer? I’m on a no-spending kick this month and am finding it increasingly difficult to resist some warm winter essentials I’m seeing out there. Have you already found your autumn/winter staples? If so, what are they?

cable knit cardi

cocoon popover


warm knit tights


lace biker jacket

October 13, 2010

i think it’s official.

This is the most beautiful reading spot ever. Via apartment therapy

October 11, 2010

cozy warm knits

Love the new cozy knit collection at zara.

October 11, 2010

344 sf transforms into 24 different rooms

Amazing little apartment in Hong Kong… 344 sf transforms into 24 different rooms.

(Sent to me by my sister-in-law… thanks Vered!)

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