A Charming Shabby Chic Home

Flea-market finds and collections from France blend on an online shop owner’s Illinois home. Writer Christine Hofmann-Bourque; Photographer Kim Cornelison Midwest Living Online shop owner Tracey Leber’s motto of “Seeking life’s inspirations” is more than just a theme for her blog. It’s a philosophy that carries her on regular trips to France, where she strolls the […]

In the Men’s Room

Robbie Wadge @ Moncler Gamme Bleu FW15   Kurt Arrigo Photography   Edvard Weie (Danish, 1879-1943), Portrait of Mr. Toxsværd.   Oil on canvas. 42 × 36 cm.     Eidos A/W 2015 – The Correspondent     seersucker The Right Honourable Edward Turnour, 6th Earl of Winterton MFH       the tie guy   via:menandsuch   […]

Practice makes perfect.

    The theme of the day is ‘extend beyond’! (Misa Kuranaga and Jeffrey Cirio in rehearsal for Balanchine’s “Theme and Variations” at Boston Ballet. Photo by Liza Voll.) Liza Voll Photography     via:pirouetteforlife     Semyon Chudin rehearsing ‘Don Quixote’ at the Stanislavsky Theatre.     Anna Osadcenko     Olga rehearsing Nikiya,  La Bayadere, […]


Gorgeous, glamorous gowns are delivered once again by the amazing Zuhair Murad. Swoon-worthy sparkles, embellishments, glitter and more – all stunning designs to make you feel like a princess.         PARIS FASHION WEEK   ZUHAIR MURAD HAUTE COUTURE    FALL-WINTER 2015-16F                       […]

In the Pink Room

    Leon De Smet (Belgium1881-1966) The Russian Dancer Vera Nemchinova Performing Les Biches (c.1925) oil on canvas 105.5 x 83 cm     ikea    calypsostbarth.com     Home in the Netherlands via Keltainen Talo Rannalla     New England Home     via:rubivroom     via:labottegadiamrita     ikea     The Liberty Craft […]


  “You’re the brightest thing in the room,” he said. He lifted his hand from my waist, and slowly, carefully brushed a stray lock of hair from my cheek. “You shine.”   ― Morgan Matson, Since You’ve Been Gone via:labottegadiamrita     Valery Kaufman by Greg Kadel for Vogue Germany October 2014   Glossy Green.   “Brighten […]