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
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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
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A loss of one hour may not seem like much, but each of us most likely is feeling it more prevalently if we have had to go about our regular schedule and ignore what our body clock needed - one more hour of sleep. A mini jet-lag is what I refer to this... Read More
Wednesday March 13, 2019
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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
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"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
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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
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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
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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
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~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
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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
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One of the gifts that wintery weather encourages us to enjoy is tending to our sanctuary. And that is just what I have been up to these past few months. No grand or expensive changes, updates or remodeling, but touches that make my cottage my home, my sanctuary. Today I'd like to share with you Read More
Wednesday March 06, 2019
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Don't worry, I did not forget Paris. In fact, I have an entire post dedicated to the Fall 2019 collections revealed in Paris which included the final collection of Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld. But now to the trends that caught my eye over the past three weeks beginning in New York City, through London and then Read More
Tuesday March 05, 2019
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British Treat —The Real Wallis Simpson: A New History of the American Divorcée Who Became the Duchess of Windsor by Anna Pasternak It has been my observation as an American, that Wallis Simpson receives mere mentions and with each, a distinct negative distain infused characterization. Now, as much as is possible to put myself in the shoes Read More
Friday March 01, 2019
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