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Friday I put the finishing touches on my closet organization (matching slim hangers seriously make all the difference) and baked up some pretty delicious Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf – that always reminds me of home.  Saturday was a breezy but sunny fall day and we soaked it in with a scenic drive up the coast to Malibu, stopping for lunch at Neptune’s Net.  Sunday was spent working on new blog series that I’m excited to share with you – and will be debuting later this week.  So stay tuned!

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I’ve always been admittedly obsessed with magazines (a big part of me wanting this blog was to basically be the editor of my own little daily “magazine”), and certain editorial spreads remain in my memory long after the fact.  The above image is from a years old issue of Marie Claire and something about Ashley Olsen in this sort of undone state just kind of always captivated me.  I miss the lost art of getting ready as a glamourous event (hair in rollers, sitting at a vanity applying powder..).  This weekend I’m planning on getting ready and taking a few editorial shots myself – and while I’m not making any promises, I hope to make real life outfit styling a weekly feature.  Happy Friday!

(Chanel polish print by Samantha Hahn)

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I’ve always been admittedly obsessed with magazines (a big part of me wanting this blog was to basically be the editor of my own little daily “magazine”), and certain editorial spreads remain in my memory long after the fact.  The above image is from a years old issue of Marie Claire and something about Ashley Olsen in this sort of undone state just kind of always captivated me.  I miss the lost art of getting ready as a glamourous event (hair in rollers, sitting at a vanity applying powder..).  This weekend I’m planning on getting ready and taking a few editorial shots myself – and while I’m not making any promises, I hope to make real life outfit styling a weekly feature.  Happy Friday!

(Chanel polish print by Samantha Hahn)

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After glimpsing inside Holly Thomas of Refinery 29’s gorgeously cozy home, I couldn’t help but wish for an equally cold weather friendly abode.  Until then, I’ll settle for an outfit that incorporates all the same elements.




In the home Holly shares with her boyfriend, natural finishes play a prominent role (translate wood and leather into tortoiseshell accessories like this Fossil watch).  A classic palette of reds, whites, and blues is kept from feeling predictable with loads of playful vintage charm (pretty much everything from Lauren Moffatt sums this up, but the above look gets it particularly right).  And finally, I love that this home is unapologetically dark and masculine, without feeling uninviting (go for classic, borrowed from the boys loafers – these from Dolce Vita fit the bill).     




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After glimpsing inside Holly Thomas of Refinery 29’s gorgeously cozy home, I couldn’t help but wish for an equally cold weather friendly abode.  Until then, I’ll settle for an outfit that incorporates all the same elements.




In the home Holly shares with her boyfriend, natural finishes play a prominent role (translate wood and leather into tortoiseshell accessories like this Fossil watch).  A classic palette of reds, whites, and blues is kept from feeling predictable with loads of playful vintage charm (pretty much everything from Lauren Moffatt sums this up, but the above look gets it particularly right).  And finally, I love that this home is unapologetically dark and masculine, without feeling uninviting (go for classic, borrowed from the boys loafers – these from Dolce Vita fit the bill).     




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