new prints from block shop!

as a huge fan of all things block shop, i have been awaiting the arrival of their new woodblock print collection with excited anticipation! i saw a hint of them a while back styled in their instagram feed and got a little giddy at the thought that they would make these very special prints for all of us! sisters lily and hope stockman and their team of family-run printers and... 
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new & noteworthy.

1. a modern twist on classic patio furniture — the Akello Outdoor Dining Chairs from anthropologie come in a few different fun colors. ooooh. awww. and gosh darnit, i’m finding this week’s new & noteworthy rather irresistible — the downside of my beloved job is trying not to shop. such pretty hues — pastel-y and graphic and they all compliment... 
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wear this there: les trois cochons.

french food, and nordic design — has there ever been a better combo? les trois cochons makes us question everything that came before it. perfect minty tiles, rich looking leather seating, you’re almost satiated by just a peek. this copenhagen based restaurant serves up delicious classic francophile dishes, and great wines. sounds like an international date night is... 
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wear this there: cafe birdie.

did we find a hidden gem in the vast urban sprawl of los angeles? you tell us. cafe birdie isn’t new, new but it does seem to have not gotten the hype it deserves. within the framing of a 20s’ architectural dream are the interiors of a Parisienne cafe designed by etc.etera — it’s pretty much all you could wish for and it’s in quiet highland park.... 
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around L.A. / lemlem.

to blossom and flourish. this is the motivation behind and meaning of the Amharic word lemlem. after a visit to her native ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede was captivated by the skill and tradition of the handwoven creations she encountered and founded lemlem shortly after. all of the pieces are handwoven in africa from natural cotton and couldn’t be more comfortable.... 
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