citrus situations.

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nicole franzen. the days are getting longer, and those lemon branches are reaching over neighbors fences to say hello. this spring we are feeling the citrus shade in abundance. it energizes our closets, spaces, and dishes with that clean Mediterranean flavor that we are so happy to welcome into our everyday. it’s just that, a spritz of good vibes to bring on those warm... 
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wear this there: hotel de lille.

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an american girl in paris? a cliché, c’est vrais! however, how could one turn down the impermeable charm of saint germain’s latest gem, hotel de lille. located in one of paris’s chicest of hoods, this boutique stay will have you dreaming of all the heroines to come before you! dress like the leading lady of your own life in romantically bold spring shades... 
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connections.

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there i go again — finding unexpected connections. this one’s quite serendipitous too, or at least makes me feel as though i’m on the right track, when i see a common thread popping up in my inbox. for instance, this week i received emails from both debbie carlos introducing her new marble prints here in the u.s., and then half way around the world, i got... 
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connections.

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shutter australia; aaron tilley. i really love identifying what i think might be trending connections. i’ve been noticing this colorblock 80’s vibe popping up all over the place — from prada’s latest collection to dulux’s color trends for the year it’s a pastel world, people. pantone’s colors of the year turned out to be pale pink... 
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around l.a. / matteo.

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Each piece is proudly designed, created and inspected by hand here in Los Angeles. Classic, elegant and comfortable, I guarantee these MATTEO linens will quickly become your favorites. (I’m obsessed with the vintage linen line.) With sheets, duvets, table linens, baby bedding and even a small clothing line, if I could convert my entire house at once I would. You can... 
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