Archive for the ‘collecting’ Category

i die

May 25, 2017

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pick of the week

February 17, 2014

majorly crushing on these Tony Paul sling chairs from the Jason Koharik vintage collection:

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$20 in my pocket

May 21, 2013

okay, so it was more like $50. but when that fiddy scores you a Club Monaco snap button chambray shirt, a pair of mint-condition BCBG heels, a super graphic woven clutch, and a kick-ass pair of red cowboy boots, you’re still slaying yourself some bargains in my book.

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NK Shop

February 11, 2013

when it comes to me and the list of all that is covetable from Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe’s eponymous shop, the list is always winning. here’s a few more to swell the opposing ranks: hand thrown and kiln fired stoneware painted through fabrics with porcelain glaze.

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design crush: Postalco

January 30, 2013

the questions is: navy or yellow?

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Margaret De Patta

January 11, 2013

when it comes to jewelry, i do love a big ring. i’ve been on the prowl of late, but haven’t come across anything quite as exquisitely modern and sumptuous as these vintage beauties from Margaret de Patta:

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now if only i could find that extra $9,000 i left laying around the house last week…

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pick of the week

December 7, 2012

architect/designer Morie Nishimura’s Hinged Brass Mirrors :

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decorative throwback

August 28, 2012

can’t stop staring at these whimsical woven hemp designs from aussie rug company Armadillo & Co. aptly named “marigold” and “dandelion,” they bring back fond memories of the few macrame relics that managed to survive the various parental purges of the 70’s and make their way into the domestic backdrop of my 80’s childhood. even to a seven-year-old, they carried the earthy tinge of nostalgia, hinting at a world where tube socks, wide lapels and vibrantly-hued cameros lived together in perfect harmony. (sigh)

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pretty

June 26, 2012

coco bowls from London’s Nôm Living serve up some luscious jewel tones:

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berberlicious

June 12, 2012

bold use of color makes these vintage pieces from the Breuckelen Berber Azilal Collection into true jewels of the Nile:

for more info on the ancient art of Berber carpet weaving, go to.

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