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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a petite guide to visiting france.

apologies for the tardiness of this post, but with so many photos to edit and links to gather it’s taken me some time to pull it all together, but at last, here we go — to france! so often, paris is the it place everyone wants to go — and ouí, it is a dream. but on my recent travels abroad, i visited a few other french cities and found them to be trés... 
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design diy’d.

utilizing mostly natural materials like plywood and polished concrete floors this creative couple DIY’ddesigned and built their own scandinavian-inspired home in the Netherlands. featured on gravity home the beautiful light-filled home is inspired by the couple’s recent holiday in france, and has a modern, but somewhat whimsical feeling with loads of great-looking... 
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the sisters of søstrene grene.

a new spring collection from søstrene grene is available and it’s lovely — and their lookbook is just as inspiring as the collection and the women who created it. In 1973, the charming tale of søstrene grene began in Aarhus, Denmark — the story of two elderly sisters, Anna and Clara Grene, who diligently work to create little, bright differences in the... 
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Spotted SF: Pacific Heights.

spotted sf: pacific heights / sfgirlbybay

hi everyone! it’s leslie from spotted sf and this year victoria and i decided to continue the tradition of sharing our beloved san francisco with you. one thing we really enjoy about sf is how easy it is to walk around and spot fun gems throughout the city. to kick off 2016 i decided i’d start with my current neighborhood: pacific heights (or pac heights, as we like... 
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