I found Waldo. And he’s on Instagram! Kudos to this anonymous Londoner for keeping the iconic character thriving with beautiful images of his explorations, dressed as Waldo, in some of England’s most scenic landmarks. A sucker for nostalgia, I absolutely love this and can’t wait to see where Wally ends up next.
The jute fiber of the Abacá, a native plant of the Philippines, is some of the strongest and durable natural fibers, making it the material of choice when it comes to handwoven goods. After recently stumbling across these Abacá handbags, and learning of the tedious process that’s required to weave these bags from their rawest form, I had to purchase the Tiaco circle bag for myself. Plus, a portion of proceeds goes to Right Start Foundation, a non-profit, non-government organization for underprivileged Filipino children. Done and done. Say hello to my summer bag!
Who knew a humble little stool, made of cork, could be so chic? Designer Jasper Morrison created a trio of lightweight, natural cork stools for Swiss furniture label Vitra. Each stool is made from a piece of pressed agglomerate cork and left unsealed in order to develop a beautiful patina over time. It’s one one of those furniture items that will stay in your household forever and change purposes over time. I need!
I am all about the increasingly dramatic shift that’s happening in the shirt and blouse department. Cascading ruffles are getting longer, deconstructed shirts are taking on more theatrical shapes and sleeves are getting pumped with way more volume. Don’t leave the drama at the door, bring on the flair!