wear this there: westward.

we hear the words oyster bar and our interest is piqued — you add in a wes anderson theme and we are there. seattle’s union lake is home to westward, a bar and restaurant that sits amongst ships and serves up delights fresh from the sea. with every playful nod to nautical you can think of (including everyone’s favorite the life aquatic) the space is packed with... 
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friday finds.

it’s been an unusually rainy week here in L.A. and i’m in the mood for something bright — a dash of pink, perhaps? this week’s friday finds are on the quirky side, but quite stylish and a little bit sassy — in my humble opinion. i’m so ready for the weekend after one very weird week. it’s the long beach flea market on sunday, too,... 
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and i don’t even like perfume.

but i certainly want some now. this is the director’s cut from KENZO WORLD, the latest commercial from director Spike Jonze via Heidi Bivens on Vimeo. isn’t it amazing? very much like his earlier weapon of choice video for fat boy slim. note the common use of mirrors and architecture. i’m very inspired!  
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kitschy island vibes.

this is one very idyllic vacation home, and an eclectic one at that. situated in Mediterranean Sea, on the low-key island of Menorca, spain — an area known for its endless beaches, and a Pine-tree fringed coastline this is the very bohemian holiday home shared by interior designer María Lladó & friends. known for unexpected and daring pairings, maria’s got... 
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chefs on film.

i know this is a little off-topic for me, but seeing The Selby’s latest post on CHEF, COOKING & FOOD EXPERT KURUMI ARIMOTO, AND KAZUAKI KOMIYA an INTERIOR DESIGNER AT HOME IN HAYAMA, JAPAN reminded me how much i love peeking into the personal worlds of chefs — their kitchens, their tools, their ideas about cooking and fresh ingredients — all of it. have... 
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