wear this there: tacombi.

from the shores of mexico, to bleeker street, tacombi is where one goes when suffering from massive taco cravings. it’s also where one goes to seek out eye-catching tiles, and festive interiors a la yucatan. you know what goes great with carne asada? pom pom purses, dreamy strappy sandals by Maryam Nassir Zadeh, and the perfect jumpsuit. head here with your favorite... 
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this week’s must reads.

i thought it might be fun to share some of my favorite reads on a regular basis, thus ‘this week’s must reads’. i am a literary junkie, especially when it comes to design and decor books, blogs, zines and magazines, and these reads pop nicely into the book category. first up is spaces, published by the folks at the always charming australia-based frankie... 
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wear this there: wm. farmer & sons.

there’s a new destination gracing hudson, new york — and it’s the hip-countryside-goers dream come true. wm. farmer & sons is not only a spot to grab a delicious bite but also a mercantile, bar, and boardinghouse. the boutique style space designed by shappacherwhite architecture is full of masculine touches like deep jewel toned paint, open brick, and raw... 
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book smart.

i am nothing if not a book worm. you may have noticed the first thing i did when i moved into my new house was to build floor to ceiling built-in bookcases as fast as we possibly could. when i move, i lug my book collection along the way, causing movers everywhere serious back pain (sorry guys, they are not dead bodies but beloved hardbound treasures). but not only do i love... 
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cookbook collector.

truth be told, i am a bit of a cookbook junkie — but for a more civilized descriptor, let’s just say collector. cookbooks, especially those published by phaidon are just some of the best visual eye candy around, and yet they’re practical, too because in them you’ll also find wonderful recipes. i have too many phaidon cookbooks to list here, but these... 
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