wear this there: palihouse.

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perfectly low-key and designed to a T, L.A.’s palihouse in santa monica is calling our names. slip in for a coffee, or cocktail in the masculine-refined atmosphere — might we say just the right amount of rustic for a city girl like us. should you want to extend your los angeles stay, palihouse has three hotel properties: santa monica, west hollywood, and melrose avenue —... 
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wear this there: shugaa dessert bar.

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bangkok based dessert bar shugaa has us humming “i want candy” while dreaming of all the sweet tooth-dedicated dishes we could be cashing in on. the space, designed by party/space/design, was influenced by the lucite and luminous depth of sugar crystals — wood, pastel tones, and rose gold bring light to the room. conjuring scenes from a classic favorite, our... 
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nola’s new ace.

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The Ace Hotel in New Orleans…so gorgeous and green! It opened just two weeks ago. I stumbled on it as I was making my way from the city’s Garden District to the French Quarter. Located in the area known as the Warehouse District, the new hotel has taken over a 1920s Art Deco building, and similar to its other properties, it includes a lobby bar, a restaurant, a rooftop... 
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wear this there: bar basquiat.

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amsterdam has long been known as a hub for eccentric design, beauty, and off-beat hang-outs. so who’s shocked to learn that they have yet another cool café we wish we could transport ourselves to in time for sunday brunch. bar basquiat is not only a nod to art legend jean-michel basquiat, but it’s also right up our alley in terms of places we want to grab a cocktail... 
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friday finds.

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hurrah – it’s finally time for friday finds, which means it’s almost the weekend! so, no reason to have the blues — but we’re in a blue mood anyway. the good kind. i love all these rich, dramatic deep blues, don’t you? have a wonderful weekend everyone! ~ xo, victoria i’d love to belly up to this bar at the l’Hôtel La Providence,... 
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