Monthly archive September, 2013
DIY CHAIN EMBELLISHED SANDALS

DIY CHAIN EMBELLISHED SANDALS

Chain is one of my favourite materials to work with, perfect for this season’s love affair with grunge. The best thing about using chain in your projects is that it can be added in so many simple ways, be it a handmade necklace for that ghetto chic touch, or delicate chain sewed to a tee...
Pluot and Ginger Crostata

Pluot and Ginger Crostata

Okay, I’m just going to put it out there: I do not like fruit pies. The high fruit-to-crust ratio is just not my thing. Neither are the syrupy soft thick hunks of fruit. A crostata, on the other hand, I love. There is a perfect amount of crust with an even layer of fruit that...
Marni Spring 2014

Marni Spring 2014

Sporty-chic visors + bold earrings + embellished handbags = molto bene Marni! Consuelo Castiglioni has us excited to accessorize next spring . . . and perhaps even with a little DIY inspiration! (images via Vogue.com)
DIY Neon Dresser by Sonja Rasula

DIY Neon Dresser by Sonja Rasula

Sonja Rasula — the founder of Unique LA and frequent collaborator at the west elm LA store — shares her simple DIY that starts with a Mid-Century 6-Drawer Dresser and ends with a customized piece of colorful furniture! TOOLS + SUPPLIES white spray paint (or primer) neon spray paint clear varnish (optional) screwdriver Mid-Century 6-Drawer...
Inspiring Street-Style Snaps From LFW

Inspiring Street-Style Snaps From LFW

Consider yourself a dedicated follower of fashion? Of course you are, but it doesn’t hurt to get a little extra sartorial inspiration every now and again, does it? And, what better place to find said inspiration than on the streets — the ones around Somerset House, to be precise. We found some snaps from London’s...
Westelm Green Crush

Westelm Green Crush

I’m sure many of you received the west-elm catalog. My lord Emerald green is here for the fall! I wonder if this might be my next bedroom color? I feel like most catalogs this time of year are all in warm oranges, golden pumpkin hues, but west -elm impressed me by making green so elegant...
Braids Are Back — And Cooler Than Ever

Braids Are Back — And Cooler Than Ever

Readers, you vented, and we heard you — it turns out that there is such a thing as braid burnout, and even us plait-obsessed ladies found ourselves reluctantly abandoning our favorite woven styles after the trend became a little too ubiquitous. So, you can imagine our surprise when we started seeing images of the tents...
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