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All the Pretty Flowers

“She cared almost too much for flowers.”   — Virginia Woolf, from The Complete Works; “Mrs Dalloway,” c. 1925     Instagram: David Austin Roses  Dolce&Gabbana Alta Moda Fashion Show in Como, July 2018. “Shades of Roses”  the_vintage_palace   Vintage Floral China “One day you will look back and see that all along you were blooming.” […]

When I’m Tired, It’s time to INSPIRE

catsofinstagram     “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.”   – Maya Angelou  *     Tiler Peck and Zachary Catazaro rehearsing Peter Martins’ Romeo + Juliet   Photo: Paul Kolnik  *   Royal Ballet in rehearsal * * “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll […]

In The Princess Parlor

“The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling.”   – Henry David Thoreau     Paolo Sebastian Rococo blush  o929leo Magnificent flowers: rhiannonbosse Vera Wang Roxburghe Diamond Tiara  Sold at Sothebys in 2015 to an unknown buyer Georges Chakra Spring 2018 Haute Couture Ritz […]

cool stuff

“It isn’t normal to know what we want.    It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement.”   – Abraham Maslow     cool stuff for you. MIU MIU s/s 2017 campaign   by Alasdair Mclellan Tassle Earrings instagram Pandora Winter Collection Abby Ross Dancing in the moonlight. “d. Dior couture“ Julia Nobis photographed by […]

Style Chic: The Neutral Zone

Neutrals always work. They’re simple, classy and classic– go with anything and anywhere. Lauren Manoogian via Mari Giudicelli Ellery Resort 2019   via:zsazsabellagio Anna Grodskaya Danila Romankov Marysia  Resort 2019 Irina Shnitman by photographer James Brodribb for Calvin Klein Resort 2019 via:zsazsabellagio instagram via:zsazsabellagio Mode Damour   Marc Jacobs SS 2019 detail, NYFW   via:zsazsabellagio […]

Pretty Stuff

  Just pretty stuff for you, enjoy your weekend. Designers Playground Showroom  by Camila Carril Balenciaga Haute Couture 1965-1966. Grimaud & St. Tropez, France French Riviera Gal Meets Glam via:zsazsabellagio Balenciaga Haute Couture 1965-1966. livinggazette.com Georgina Bee Earrings by Camila Carril Balenciaga Haute Couture 1965-1966. Johnathan Adler Grimaud & St. Tropez, France French Riviera Gal […]

Harry Winston :Oh So Glamorous

PART II I simply adore this ad campaign for the luxurious jewelry house: Harry Winston. Though it was from a few years ago– it still is one of my absolute favorites. This amazing photography is by Laziz Hamani. The campaign titled “Exotic Magic” is simply sublime. HARRY WINSTON The House of Beccaria Assouline Ink NYC Founded in […]