Door knockers are the perfect first impression – they make a bold statement before anyone steps foot inside your home. I recently scored a vintage brass fox door knocker, which is a rare thing to see these days. In case you’re looking to add some flair to your front door, you can find great ones here, here, and via Etsy.
Inspired by the influential group of writers, intellectuals, philosophers and artists who lived in the Bloomsbury quarter of London during the first half of the 20th century, Christopher Bailey traded Burberry‘s traditional plaid for boho flower motifs for his fall collection. Shearling jackets, trench coats, silk crepe dresses, scarves, toggle belts, handbags and booties were all drawn upon, free hand, with smudgy flowers and vines. It was all so beautiful and the styling was even better – with wool and cashmere blankets worn as shawls and long scarves draped around the body and cinched with belts. YES.
These hyper-realistic paintings by Spanish artist Josep Moncada Juaneda have me yearning for a refreshing dip in the pool. Summer, where art thou?
It’s no wonder Katharine Polk was inspired by Katharine Hepburn and Bianca Jagger this season. The slouchy pants, billowy floor sweeping dresses and dramatically oversized robe coats in clean color palettes were boyish- rock and roll-70s chic. And the flat, fuzzy sandals were the perfect touches to easy luxury.
It’s been over two years since I’ve been promising myself a bar cart for my living room. As of last week, I had made no progress on this undertaking but I’m happy to say that I’ve found an even better solution. Do it yourself, of course! Head on over to HonestlyYUM where I’ll show you how to make your own bar tray. Or bar cart sans wheels . . .