Thursday, June 30, 2011

This and That

Paul, Stella and James McCartney, Scotland, 1982 

 Paul, Jamaica, 1971

Brian Jones and Mick Jagger, New York, 1966

Beatles, 1968

Paul with daughters Heather and Mary

The Grateful Dead, San Francisco, 1968 

Paul McCartney, John Lennon

Linda McCartney was a photographer long before she met Paul at the launch party for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in 1967 and she has got the archive to prove it. If you're in NYC, check out the exhibit at Bonni Benrubi Gallery or you can have your own exhibition of her work with Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs
and on that note, a funny little infographic on how dad's music indicates what you listen to today
The craziest looks from men's fashion week - how did someone come up with this? 
Tourisms - a collection of photographic travel guides
Newly discovered species from the Philippines that look like works of art

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Shop I Love: BHLDN

From the geniuses over at Anthropologie comes the prettiest little wedding shop BHLDN, where you can find whimsical, unique and charming dresses, accessories and decor to make sure your big day is as wonderful as you always dreamt it would be. I'm not in the market for a wedding dress, but I can definitely appreciate their amazing jewelry that's sure to make any day feel extra special. 

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Three Ideas

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All Tied Up

How comfy and relaxed are these maxi dresses?

a. Rory Beca keith gown $198 b. Issa sleeveless long dress $402.50 *onsale! c. Funktional jenny long dress $105 d. Lanston long dress $110 e. Velvet sanni long dress $130 f. C&C California racer back long dress $128

Monday, June 27, 2011

Outdoor Envy

There's no better way to unwind than by sitting out on a porch with a good book and a glass of iced tea. In much of the South, the porch is considered a room in the house just like any other. In these spaces, that sentiment is reflected through the use of curtains, throw pillows, rugs, and potted plants that add personality, charm, and a sense of legitimate roomness if you will.

I love curtains on a porch. It gives you the option of privacy while still being out in the open. 

Potted plants add charm and look beautiful from the street. 

Candles, cacti and Corona create a southwestern feel.

Your pets will enjoy the porch, too!

Nothing quite like a porch swing.

Multiple gathering areas makes this porch perfect for a party.

A glossy coat of paint brightens things up.

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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Favorite Things

My favorite recent find on etsy has to be these gorgeous little embroidered 'tapestry collages' (1) by ginnyleedesigns. I could stare at any one of her works for hours. Honorable mention goes to this boombox pouch -  because who doesn't need a little pouch to carry makeup, coins or other miscellaneous items around? The fabric is handprinted canvas making it even more awesome. 


Foster the People

I first heard Foster the People in this video I shared back in April and knew I loved their sound. Now they are all over the radio and I can't get enough of this song:

Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks (Official Music Video). Watch more top selected videos about: Foster the People

Perfect for an easy Sunday morning. I can't wait to catch them live this Thursday at the Masquerade in Atlanta!

Friday, June 24, 2011


I'm so excited about my guest post over at coco + kelley where I feature three of my favorite runway trends - in this case, tribal prints, bright stripes and delicate lace - along with some affordable ways to wear them. I thought I'd keep that idea going over here as well with the same idea featuring bikinis! Enjoy and be sure to check out the post at coco+kelley ;)

Tribal: 1. Mara Hoffman aztec print bikini $220 2. Mara Hoffman balconette bikini $275 3. Tori Praver tribal bikini $188 
Stripes: 1. TopShop stripe bandeau bikini $52 2. Hurley Line Drive top $41 bottom $37 3. TopShop fluorescent stripe bikini $55
Lace: 1. Poko Pano lace bikini $49.99 *onsale! 2. TopShop black lace bikini $68 3. TopShop cream lace bandeau bikini $56  

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Unexpected Interior

From the outside, you'd never guess there's anything unusual about this Chelsea town house. 

oh wait, there's a pool in the living room.

with a swing in it...

and a greenhouse!

and your own private rooftop garden. Did I mention it's five stories? and for just $10.95 million it could be yours! 

A.L.C. Resort 2012

Love the yellow + blue, fitted leather, and unexpected pops of neon peeking out at A.L.C.


This and That

Happy Happy Thursday! Here's your weekly dose of oddities from around the web to occupy your time til the weekend begins!

What Hilary Whispered is only 8 days old, but I laughed out loud so I felt the need to share - the facial expressions on both parties (especially J.Edwards) are priceless
Another tumblr I'm loving right now: Dear Photograph - pictures of pictures from the past in the present

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Just a thought

I like black and white. Especially when it's not all over.

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Susie Sells Seashells

Happy Hump Day! I finally got my computer back! YAY! so I thought I'd celebrate with a quick little roundup of one of my favorite colors for summer (or any season really): sea foam green. No matter where you are, this shade is sure to brighten up your mood and remind you of the beach. 

And here are some pretty little sea foam green things to spruce up your home and your wardrobe. My toes are currently painted this awesome color (10) which was the inspiration for this post. My feet look so pretty and tan - I'm actually considering having it permanently tattooed there.


 From top left going clockwise: basketmarchesa clutchpatternbedroomroland mouretnailscake

1. Alice + Olivia dress $368 2. Modekungen heels €76.40 3. Oliphant necklace $125 4. Tibi dress $345 5. Anthropologie bowls $20/4 6. Pour la Victoire wedge sandal $145.17 *onsale! 7. shop|ten|25 pebble vase $55 8. Twinkle Living pillow $50 9. Kate Spade bag $395 10. Essie polish $5.15 11. TopShop shorts $70

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Art I Love

I first came across Jack Pierson from this curated collection by the jealous curator via sfgirlbybay. I, too, love typography and art and also all things shiny, bright and awesome so naturally I fell in love with his word sculptures, which sell for well over $100,000 each. Why didn't I think of that?