we’d like the banquette, please.

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my domaine. banquette, booth, nook — whatever you call them, they’re comfy, right? when you go to a restaurant you always want to sit in them and in fact, there’s always a bit of a silent arm wrestle going on — “do you want to sit on the nice plush bit against the wall? or this rather stiff-looking lonely chair?” everyone secretly wants... 
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wear this there: palihouse.

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perfectly low-key and designed to a T, L.A.’s palihouse in santa monica is calling our names. slip in for a coffee, or cocktail in the masculine-refined atmosphere — might we say just the right amount of rustic for a city girl like us. should you want to extend your los angeles stay, palihouse has three hotel properties: santa monica, west hollywood, and melrose avenue —... 
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i spy: shades of teal.

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doug atkins home, via t magazine. much like its cool cousin green, deeper darker shades of teal and turquoise are popping up all over the place. it’s a real colorfest out there, people, so you may want to add a dash of your own if you care much about being on trend. i’m not sure i can do it but i know that i certainly admire it from afar. there’s nothing... 
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rustic charm.

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i’ve moved into this crazy san francisco earthquake cottage and the oddness of certain nooks and crannies never cease to amaze, and yet charm me. i’m constantly discovering some oddity of architecture and wondering, ‘why the heck did they do that?‘. as in all rustic spaces that certain vintage charm can go a long way — and if doesn’t you... 
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