fringe benefits.

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ragamuf chair covers — handmade by Syrian refugee women near the border in Turkey. ragamuf hires syrian women without a livelihood to enable them to live fulfilling, independent lives. why oh why do we love fringe so much? i think it must stem from some happy childhood memory — a whimsical frilly party dress we once wore, or perhaps a pink tutu worn in dance class.... 
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settee. as pretty as it sounds.

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jj media locations. you may think of the settee as a thing of the past, but as you saw in yesterday’s post, it’s just not so. the settee, which has been around a while — dating back to the 17th century in Europe — is really such an ideal seating solution for small spaces. the settee looks lovely in an entryway, a reading nook, and across a larger sofa... 
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wear this there: no197 chiswick fire station.

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somewhere in good ol’ london there’s a darling abandoned fire station turned hot new hangout. cool kids seeking swanky cocktails, and a hearty meal head to no197 chiswick fire station — it won’t disappoint. the interiors are aesthetic perfection from the pomegranate velvet chairs, to the casually cornered greenery. bring out your retro best for fall with... 
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trending: jewel tones.

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nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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wear this there: le bar botanique.

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let’s get tropical this week with an appropriately thematic wear this there. brought to you by le bar botanique of amsterdam, this location is sure to transport you all while you sip cocktails between its emerald-hued four walls (and roof). daydream of being fanned by palm fronds because this is a setting begging for you to put your best stylish foot forward. may we... 
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