When New York art dealer Dorothea McKenna Elkon first purchased this 18th century riad in Essaouira, Morocco, it was crumbling and in total disrepair. And so began its renovation and the transformation, with arched doorways, earthy colors, vaulted ceilings and sunlit rooms, is simply glorious! Swoon . . .
November is here and Free People has us getting into the holiday spirit with an exclusive sneak peek into their soon to be released lookbook. This year, they’ve broken down their holiday shop into six categories including Winter Wanderer: cozy sweaters and layering items in seasonal prints, Wish Worthy: luxe coats, blankets, and jewelry and Night Magic: dresses and accessories with sparkle. Tis the season!
A few moths ago, while at a restaurant, I spotted a silkscreened poster of a howling bear with the phrase: You Have Everything You Need. I immediately went home and did some digging on the internet to find that it was the work of artist Deedee Cheriel. Her surreal-like paintings are weirdly wonderful. I love the bears howling trails of colorful patterns.
Buy Me Brunch is a San Francisco based company that cuts, sews, and prints their t-shirts in The City By The Bay. Every month, you can go onto their Facebook page and vote for which designs you’d like to be printed. Did you know Big Papi wore the Red Sox’s Beard shirt under his uniform during the World Series? You might want to check out their posters too!
(Buy Me Brunch T-shirts $22, images via Nic Mesker)