Elegant Life

Elegance, always. Alvear Palace Hotel Buenos Aires, Argentina Photography: Ann Street Studio, NYC Pearl, diamond and topaz necklace and earrings, set in white gold. via:rolin “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”   — Victor Hugo   by Andrea Genti Rodin Museum Paris France Photography: Ann Street Studio, NYC […]

Elegant Life

“… autumnal minutes greet me,   with a rustle, almost silent.”   Osip Mandelstam, from Silentium: Poetry of Osip Mandelstam   Serge Ivanoff   Downton Abbey    Guo Pei | Fall/Winter 2018 Couture Robert Polidori- Versailles Valentino Michael Moons Bookshop Two notebooks used by Kelsick Wood a provincial Ship builder from Maryport from c1835 onwards […]

Beautiful White

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color.  I have said that black has it all.  White too.  Their beauty is absolute.  It is the perfect harmony.”    ― Coco Chanel , Chanel     via: zsazsabellagio HyunJi Shin at Giambattista Valli Couture Fall / Winter 2018 mysecondhandlife.com “He just wanted to stand close to […]


‘The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.’   – William Morris     French touch | lafrenchtouchphotograp Isabel Sanchís 2018 Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week Audrey photographed probably by Pierluigi Praturlon,1966 ©️Audrey Hepburn personal Collection Seaweed ~ William Morris via:zsazsabellagio Hamda Al Fahim // Haute Couture […]


via:awholelotof “The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man.” — T.S. Eliot via:vestidoslindosatelier Galeries Lafayette, Paris (by Chung Ho Leung). Badgley Mischka Fall 2018 October – John Henry Twachtman, 1901 Christian Dior Haute Coutur by Paolo Roversi for Vogue Italia, Spring/Summer 2009. via:awholelotof […]


“I told myself if I had nothing the world couldn’t touch me.” — Louise Glück, from “Mutable Earth” instagram: dreamweddings “I won’t glorify or romanticize heartbreak, for me it was a kind of death and I was forced to keep living.” — Warsan Shire Metropolitan Opera House 1937 Josef Hofmann Photography Damian Saca by Guillaume Malheiro […]


“Without elegance of the heart, there isn’t any elegance.”   – Yves Saint Laurent Portrait of Dovima by Horst P. Horst, 1951 via:plantsarefriendssometimesfood Nadja Auermann in John Galliano: Patrick Demarchelier   “In art as in love, instinct is enough.”   – Anatole France   Brilliant and beautiful Anna Okuneva first soloist with Stanislavsky Music Theatre […]

Home and Art Elegance

“A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart. “   – Henry FieldingRead      Paul Cezanne – Three Pears Elegant home, art and design to share and inspire you today, enjoy. Oakville, Toronto Luxurious Residence in Glickstein Design Glickstein Design  INTERIOR BY DESIGNER ALEX PAPACHRISTIDIS via:mycountrylivin Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) Jeune femme de profil […]