the power of pantone.


dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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wear this there: botanic kitchen.


okay, so we’ve been on a bit of a botanical binge lately, but can you blame us? it’s the tail end of summer and we’re trying to milk all the leftover warm days for what they’re worth. we’re also having a moment for home grown, and seasonal menus — thus huntingdon, england’s botanic kitchen satisfies all our cravings. you’ll fit... 
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unexpected guests: isobel schofield.

unexpected guest: isobel schofield / sfgirlbybay

I’m thrilled to introduce today’s unexpected guest and she is Isobel Schofield, the lovely founder and clog designer of Bryr Studio, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. Since discovering her work over a year ago, her custom shoes have become an essential part of my weekly wardrobe. Every season she introduces new designs and colors... 
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there’s something about harlequin.


handbag designer carolina l. iriarte’s fabulous floors, via freunde von freunden (above + below). i have this thing for harlequin patterns. i’m not sure why i love them so much, but perhaps it stems from my family’s days in the circus. oh no, i kid you not, we had a circus. taschen has a book dedicated to the circus with a harlequin print cover — i... 
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friday finds.


this week i’ve gone a little mad for marble. but not just any old marble — these friday finds are all about colorful, kinda crazy, swirling pretty marble patterns that i see showing up all over the internet. from pretty paperweights to the insanely beautiful parquet wood floors designed by Copenhagen’s snedker studios — insanely creative, right? i’m... 
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