L’Otel, a colonial mansion turned boutique hotel, is another reminder of how much I truly miss San Miguel del Allende and how badly I’m itching to return. Nestled on a quiet side street, the four bedroom retreat is equipped with a private rooftop terrace, cushion rich alcoves, an indigo-tiled plunge pool and views over the city. Typically San Miguel and incredibly stylish. Get me there, stat.
Color is so ubiquitous that we sometimes take it for granted. But honestly, can you imagine a life without it? It’s astounding how many beautiful shades of beige and brown can be found in something as mundane as rope, which is why we love examining nature and ordinary objects for color inspiration. But how do you translate those hues into a project? Enter Glidden® Paint’s My Colortopia and their many color tools – our favorite being My Image Inspiration. By simply uploading a photograph, you can generate a selection of matching and coordinating colors. For someone who constantly works with color and paint, it’s a tool that has no boundaries. Now that’s inspiring.
We’ve been spotting some classy midriff-baring looks as of late, with crop tops revealing just a sliver of skin. To recreate this polished look, pair cropped tanks and sweaters (ASOS and American Apparel have affordable options) with high-waisted skirts and trousers. I personally love this summer trend – what about you?