a little dab will do ya.


orange — the color that starts popping up in the fall just as we enter october. the color of jack-o-lanterns and the changing leaves. it’s a bold color choice, and one i can only take in small doses — a little dab will do you right. these rooms have just the right amount of the outgoing color orange and i find that little pop goes far in creating some beautiful... 
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wear this there: tartine bakery.


as a former san franciscan, i take it a little personally that tartine bakery waited for my departure before opening its huge haven of freshly baked carbs, but it’s reason enough to return. tartine bakery is possibly the worlds greatest dough, and now they have an entire location in collaboration san francisco-based heath ceramics, dedicated to the craft — of minimalistic... 
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wear this there: casa bonay.


barcelona has a brand spankin’ new cool-kid on the block, and we’re dying to spend the night. casa bonay is a boutique hotel transformed from the mansion once owned by the bonay family. in keeping with its original charm, and just adding some swagger here and there, the place is now in full swing and accepting visitors (pick us!). we’re most enchanted by... 
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inspired by: rip & tan.


i’m not too sure how i found myself here, but i probably followed a pretty pin that lead me to rip & tan, the beautiful blog of clothing designer jenni kayne who has boutiques all over california. rip & tan shares a multitude of topics, but i was most drawn to their profiles, which includes unique home tours of folks like Matt, claire vivier and Carrie Eddmenson... 
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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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