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Have You Seen This? : 'emitips'

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It is still cold in the mornings as I’m waiting for the train , and I always am quite jealous of all the men with their touchscreen compatible gloves checking their iphones, as my fingers are freezing. I just could never get myself to buy any of those gloves, as they usually look like – well, …

Have You Seen This? : Fog Linen online

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We’ve long been admiring Fog Linen’s products. But even though some of our favorite shops in New York carry a few of their things, there was never everything we had seen and loved at the tradefair. So I was so happy to find out about their online shop. Not only do they have all those …

Celebrate : Valentines for all

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For the first year in quite some time, I’m not making Valentines for my kids to take to school (“no one does that in Middle School, Mom !”) … well, so then here are some anyway … for everyone I love (yes, even, or especially, those no longer Elementary School kids of mine). Happy Valentines …

Our Library : Philip Treacy by Kevin Davies

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  Just in time for the start of Fashion Weeks for Fall/Winter 2013 (starting here in New York this week, followed by London, Milan and Paris), here is the book of an amazing, influential designer – the milliner Philip Treacy. As if the cover isn’t striking and inspiring enough,   … there are beautiful photos …

Have You Seen This? : Louise Bourgeois

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Many of us love her work … especially her fabric works, which we were lucky enough to see in New York a while back. They are now available on coasters and placemats, which is an interesting way to study her art … staring at your placemat while having breakfast ?! Not the worst way to …

Have You Seen This? : Bryan Nash Gill woodcut postcards

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I haven’t made it a secret how much I love wood, natural materials in general, and therefore the artist Bryan Nash Gill. I really enjoyed working with him for the opener of our October issue,  I love his book and have been dreaming about owning one of his prints. Since they are a bit out …

Inspiration Board : update white shirts

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A classic, crisp white shirt is a no brainer when trying to figure out what to wear in the morning … it’s pretty much appropriate for all times and situations. But sometimes you may just want that little bit extra, the surprise effect within that proper attire. So I thought of a few ideas with …

Inspiration Board : Bryan Nash Gill exhibit

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Hopefully you saw this art work by Bryan Nash Gill in our October issue of Martha Stewart Living, watched our video about him and maybe even ordered his beautiful book. His work really is stunning and if you’re lucky enough to be in the Chicago area January 19- April 14, 2013, you can see his …