wear this there: a luz ideal.

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lisbon has long been on the bucket list, and our hearts only grow fonder for it as we stumble across more and more design gems. coffee shop a luz ideal is no different, and is immediately going on our must hit places when we do finally make it there. its owner teresa, and her architect husband are responsible for this adorable spot. its dreamy tiles remind us of old world... 
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cuba, part two: cienfuegos, trinidad + viñales.

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at long last i’m back with cuba, part two! so sorry for the delayed post, but there were so many photos to edit, it took me a while to get through them all — and as you can tell, i still had a hard time sharing just a few. cuba has got to be one of the most picturesque places you could ever visit, and it’s hard to put your camera down. if you haven’t... 
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around l.a. / cafe birdie.

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from the duo that brought us horse thief bbq at the grand central market comes highland park’s newest hot spot, cafe birdie. designed by etc.etera, the same folks that enhanced hotel covell, the marble and copper tabletops and modern tiles make for one of the most instagram-able spots I’ve seen in a while. but the goodness doesn’t stop at your eyes. founders wade... 
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the art of patrón.

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i’ll admit it — i’m a bit of a bottle hoarder. i love saving beautiful bottles and upcycling them into pretty water carafes for serving at dinner parties, jars for fresh soups and salsas i’ve made, flower vases — you name it, i find a reason to reuse them. so when Patrón invited me to share their Art of Patrón Bottle Art Competition i thought,... 
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a summer pool party with SKYY.

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sometimes you need a night away, but you don’t really have the time to leave town. that’s where summer parties come in really handy. you can style up your backyard for an outdoor movie night, a sleepover or just a fun cocktail party with friends — whatever you do just make it feel like you’ve left town for a little bit. you can even just check into... 
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