Books —Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany (Book for Writers, Book Lovers Miscellany, with Booklist) by Jane Mount Released last September, illustrator Jane Mount brings to life a booklovers' happy places - the world's most beautiful bookstores - and then takes them inside the workspaces of their favorite authors, samples the most famous fictional meals and many more bibliophile Read More
Friday March 22, 2019


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Spring Breaks and holidays are just around the corner, if you aren't already enjoying yours, which means for many, travel plans will be savored and thoughtful wardrobe choices are most likely being considered if they haven't already been planned. Chloe Malle recently wrote an article for WSJ's Off Duty section on the topic of traveling... Read More
Tuesday March 19, 2019
Books —The Eye: How the World's Most Influential Creatives Directors Develop Their Vision by Nathan Williams Garance Doré recently shared that she had been included in Nathan Williams new book (released October 2018), The Eye, and after reading the synopsis, I am quite looking forward to reading it. Along with Garance, Claire Waight Keller, designer Thom Browne,... Read More
Friday March 15, 2019

The Weekly Newsletter is a great solution to simplify your week. All of the quality you love from The Simply Luxurious Life, all in one email. Enjoy a round-up of all of the previous week’s posts and podcast episodes with a cup of tea or a hot cup of coffee on your schedule. Arriving in your inbox every Friday, the newsletter includes an extra post of inspiration exclusively for subscribers. You will also find a preview of the upcoming week's podcast episode, personal and intimate conversations with Shannon, and alerts to upcoming releases, discounts, and sales.

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Let's travel around the country and the world to discover a glimpse of how TSLL readers live simply luxuriously! Last month when TSLL's 2nd book was released, I invited readers to share a pic of their copy, and as you will see, each reader shares a unique moment of their very own to savor. From moments... Read More
Sunday December 30, 2018

Weekly Finds

"A slice of Chanel heaven", as described by Sarah Mower upon watching Karl Lagerfeld's final collection Tuesday in Paris. The fall 2019 collections in Paris wrapped up this week, and culminated with the understandably somber, yet celebratory Chanel show at the Palais Royal, designed as a winter ski chalet high in the hills, it was... Read More
Thursday March 07, 2019
The first season of The Simply Luxurious Kitchen premiered this past September, and I had so much fun putting together, sharing with viewers and then eating the food that was created in each episode! There were eight episodes plus the pilot episode in Season 1, and based on views and downloads (the blog, YouTube or... Read More
Saturday December 29, 2018
~Joseph Twill blazer~ ~Narciso Rodriquez draped silk-twill top (more colors)~ ~Frame Les Second leather tote in navy (more colors)~ ~M. Gemi The Fortuna flat~ ~Anthropologie Cindy Resin Hoop Earrings (multiple colors available)~ ~Rosefield The Boxy Watch (more colors and shapes)~ ~Lightly: How to Live a Simple, Serene and Stress-Free Life by Francine Jay~ SHOP THE OUTFIT: Read More
Thursday March 14, 2019
There is something truly dreamy about wisteria when it blooms. The long, free flowing purple and violet conifer-shaped blooms, draping about above one's head to lull you into a trance and unescapeable love for the outdoors. While I have never grown wisteria, I look forward to doing it when I finally own a home again. Wisteria Read More
Thursday March 14, 2019
A classic button-up has always been something I love, so long as the shoulders are broad enough to enable the sleeves to hit my wrists, and the waist is cut just so to hint at a feminine silhouette. You may remember in episode #137 of the podcast I shared as the week's Petit Plaisir, Claridge Read More
Tuesday March 12, 2019
A finishing touch, a statement, a signature, comfort and sophistication combined. When we purchase well-made shoes, as I shared in this post about my nude pumps, they can last for years and look their best for the duration. As someone who doesn't shop often, but does my best to shop well and for what works Read More
Sunday March 10, 2019
Books —Big Dreams, Small Garden: A Guide to Creating Something Extraordinary in Your Ordinary Space by Marianne Willburn With spring around the corner, it's time to get excited about planting our gardens, no matter how large or small they may be. Released in 2017, blogger (Small Town Gardener) and garden columnist Marianne Willburn teaches readers how to Read More
Friday March 08, 2019
~Amour Vert Joselle Silk Dress (agave floral), save 15% with promo code SPRINGGREENING~ ~Amour Vert Lila Rice Split Disc Hoops (brass)~ ~Sézane Lara Sandals or High Estelle Sandals~ ~Mark and Graham Bamboo Elisabetta Clutch (camel also available)~ ~The Path Made Clear: Discover Your Life's Direction and Purpose (March 26, 2019) by Oprah Winfrey ~Shiseido Benefiance Wrinkle Resist24 Intensive Eye Contour Read More
Thursday March 07, 2019
Interior designer Summer Thorton has created a design firm in Chicago that cultivates warm, welcoming, traditional with touches of contemporary, sophisticated chic rooms and inviting spaces. Recently an old town Chicago home she decorated was featured in House Beautiful, and it is worth touring. Regardless of where each of us calls home, if you are Read More
Thursday March 07, 2019