spotted: nest.


hello all! it’s leslie and today i’m featuring my most favorite neighborhood gem here in san francisco and sharing it with all of you in the spotted series. nest has been around for as long as i can remember and i can’t help but stop in almost weekly as it’s just a few blocks from my home. everything lovely, whimsy, and worldly you’ll find... 
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spotted: general store.


hi—leslie from spotted sf here and i’m excited to share this california gem with you in my ongoing spotted series! the general store is among my favorites in san francisco and one of the highlights of my recent l.a. weekend was finally visiting its sunnier sister shop in venice. creative couple, serena mitnik-miller and mason st. peter, opened... 
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the hambledon.


The Hambledon describes its newest Lookbook for Autumn 2014 as “a little bit tea party, a little bit village fete but we hope it’s fully lovely.” With two stores in Winchester and now Cowley Manor in the UK, we fully agree with those sentiments – pretty, calming, and making us want to set up a little fete of our own. Plus it’s all newly available... 
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the charming sketchbooks of monsieur philippe weisbecker.


last September the lovely julie of pod traveled to Tokyo and found these books, well, more like pamphlets, that were published by a small Japanese publishing company. The work is by french artist Philippe Weisbecker and they are the most beautiful little pieces of ephemera. this book depicts charming Drawings of the most unusual, but intriguing little items (like girdles and... 
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welcome to the whimsical world of tantrum. serendipitously located in san francisco’s very charming cole valley neighborhood, TANTRUM is a curated fun-filled shop carrying kid-centric, well-designed gifts for wee ones as well as grown-ups. yes, it’s great for the kiddies but it’s a perfect stationary and party supply store, too. it’s like an imaginary... 
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