It seems like ages ago that the Autumn/Winter Fashion Weeks graced us and often times I confuse sartorial seasons with actual seasons. Mary Katrantzou’s AW’12 collection certainly blurs the line between spring and autumn… and it’s brilliant. Her designs certainly stand out from the rest with her bright colours, eye-popping graphics, bold structuring, and short hemlines for winter. If you didn’t know any better you could rock these frock in the spring!
It’s been an awfully long time since I last updated my blog, but I was prompted by some generous comments to get back into sharing the images and things that I find beautiful and/or neat. And I’m back, not just from anywhere, but from the land that produced the Beetles, Alexander McQueen, the royal family, and quirky words and phrases that I wish to adapt. (So don’t mind me if I drop some a “cheers” here or a “mate” there). I’m just trying to fulfill my dreams of morphing into a Brit. Did I mention that I saw the Queen last week? She was wearing an precious tangerine-coloured skirt suit. In addition, I’ve been taking in beautifully scenery, architecture, design, fashion, and not to mention people, everywhere. Stay posted for some glimpses into the London Aesthetic.
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The blog The Coveteur is the perfect intersection of where fashion and interior design meet. In the words of Carrie Bradshaw, I often times feel like “I’ve been cheating on fashion with furniture.” The Coveteur however brings the two together in perfect matrimony. Jake Rosenberg pairs prized sartorial possessions with furniture in eye-popping vignettes. Here are some samples of my favorite glimpses into the industry’s creme-de-la-creme.
Yes, it is possible to host 16 people in a cubicle of a living/dining room. It involves some problem solving, math (elch), and creativity… but it can be done in style.
If you’re on a budget and don’t have enough silverware, glassware, or even chairs, the simplest solution is to go is with a Bohemian Theme. ”Intentional” mismatched clutter if you will
Use colorful or printed paper plates to add some spice to your table.
Personalize it with place cards for your guests.
Compensate for lack of table space with a spare folding ikea table. Use inexpensive temporary wallpaper in a fun print to cover the top.
Hang folded, mural-ed table on wall as ARTWORK. space saver.
Incorporate existing sofa or armchairs into seating arrangement for a cool vibe.
Showcase trinkets, vases, flowers, paintings for a make shift centerpiece. Pile it on.