Cool Gifts|Young in the Mountains

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With the holidays approaching, we thought it would be cool to celebrate some cool people who make cool things, that would make, duh, really cool gifts. Nothing like handmade, artist crafted products! Mariele Ivy, daughter of a wooden boat builder, was born in the mountains of western Montana. She spent her early life exploring the rivers and woods and creating art based on her beautiful … [Read more...]

Lily of the Valley, Paris.

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Escapism via internet. This is a new little tea bar that opened up  this summer in the Marais in Paris. Just looking at it gives me that excited feeling of being a traveler in the springtime, when it's warm in the sun but still cool in the shade,  looking chic and being incredibly excited to be alive, and having a lovely day shopping and strolling in the most beautiful neighborhoods of Paris, or … [Read more...]

The Greenwich Hotel Penthouse.

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So lovely. "The TriBeCa Penthouse was created by Belgian designer Axel Vervoordt and Japanese architect Tatsuro Miki, in close collaboration with the hotel’s partners Ira Drukier and Robert De Niro. The 6,800 sq ft suite was inspired by the TriBeCa neighborhood’s industrial past fused with the ancient Japanese aesthetic of Wabi." This place is, I'm sure amazing place to stay in, but also, wouldn't … [Read more...]

Joyce Silverman’s NJ Cottage x Domaine Home.

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Ohhh boy! This is an exciting one! It's the NJ beach house of designer Joyce Silverman. This house was SUCH an awesome project to shoot. It's fun, it's happy, it's personal, and what's more, there are a million ideas that anyone could and should steal for their own homes. Every summer, Joyce, her husband and 5 children decamp to this historic NJ cottage just blocks from the beach. The house is a … [Read more...]

Collected| Living With The Things You Love

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After shooting and staying over at ABCD's home in Connecticut this summer, I was inspired to begin collecting things. Let's be honest, I was always hoarding, but she inspired me to switch over into "Collecting." Subtle difference, but collecting involves MORE stuff, just acquired more purposefully.  I wanted so badly to collect anything and everything I went into a bit of a frenzy. I started my … [Read more...]

Design|A gypsy chic family in Paris, Tangier, Brooklyn.

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Vogue just posted the Paris  home ofVictoire de Taillac-Touhami  and her husband Ramdane Touhami. The globetrotting family and self described gypsies have moved from Paris to Tangier to New York and back to Paris, with their three kids in tow. They've moved 8 times together. Their current home is a modernist duplex penthouse that sits atop an eighteenth-century hôtel particulier built for the … [Read more...]