Summer Stripes

June 6, 2018 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Soho House Pool

Image courtesy of Soho House In my opinion, nothing says summer like stripes.   I love a beautiful classic striped towel at the beach or pool. Image courtesy of Goop.com On a cool summer evening, I also love a long-sleeve … Continue reading

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My Favorite Flat Sandals For Spring

March 20, 2018 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Image courtesy of thetwelfthtale.blogspot.com I love the look of a beautiful, classic, flat leather sandal.  Some of my favorite style icons have worn them glamorously over the years.  I think it is a look that never goes out of style … Continue reading

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Adding Color With Glassware

February 1, 2018 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Image courtesy of meuestilodecor.com.br Every once in a while, I like to add color somewhere unexpected.  When it comes to tabletop, I generally subscribe to the theory that plates, glasses and other useful items should provide a blank palette – they … Continue reading

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Transitioning To Dark Metal Light Fixtures

December 8, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

Dark metal kitchen lantern

Image courtesy of House and Home Over the past several years we have seen matte brass make a serious comeback.  It started with small accent pieces and it ballooned into light fixtures, knobs and pulls, and even faucets.  While I … Continue reading

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H&M Home is My New Happy Place

November 7, 2017 by Melissa | 0 Comments

If you look at this blog regularly, you’ll remember that I recently posted about my three favorite brick and mortar shops in Chicago that didn’t exist in San Francisco.  Well, it should have been four, not three.  I had no … Continue reading

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