around L.A. / lemlem.

to blossom and flourish. this is the motivation behind and meaning of the Amharic word lemlem. after a visit to her native ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede was captivated by the skill and tradition of the handwoven creations she encountered and founded lemlem shortly after. all of the pieces are handwoven in africa from natural cotton and couldn’t be more comfortable.... 
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around L.A. / parachute home.

If you’re like me, you’ve come across more than a few dreamy images on your instagram feed of an unmade bed flaunting the coziest Parachute Home sheets begging you to climb on in. Well, now you can look and touch when you visit the Parachute Home showroom in Venice. A taste of everything they have to offer, perfectly styled and irresistibly welcoming. And while... 
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revitaliste + chairish: a perfect partnership.

this is one very brilliant meeting of creative minds: chairish + revitaliste. you already know what a big fan i am of chairish — the site where you can shop online for virtually anything vintage your heart desires. well, with amazing and very personal customer service and attention to detail, revitaliste can take your previously loved finds from chairish and give... 
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palme d’or.

in case you were wondering, the palme d’or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. but today i’m borrowing it to give kudos to all things palm-related out there in the design world. the palm is an iconic theme in decor and a classic that seems to outlast them all. it’s had a revival of late, and i’m seeing palms popping up in all kinds... 
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online shop showcase: fine little day.

i thought it might be fun (and resourceful for you!) from time to time to feature some of my favorite online shops and designers. the amazing thing about the web is being able to literally shop worldwide without leaving our laptops. not that i don’t encourage travel and in-person investigation because i’m strongly all for that, but sometimes we just don’t... 
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