The assignment for Day 1 of the style cure is to complete the Style Cure interview, easy right? Well apparently I have a hard time choosing favorites, which could explain my inability to finish a room.
Marrakech is a city that is often portrayed as highly glamorous on TV and in the movies. I had this dreamy vision in my head when I arrived in May for a vacation, in desperate need of sunshine after a gloomy London winter, and was not disappointed. Here are some tips and a few of my favorite must see spots in Marrakech.
Listen up color-phobes, neutrals don't have to be boring. Instead of layering color and pattern, you can just as easily work with neutral shades and layer textures instead. Try it with one (or more) of these ten textures.
A port city with a complex history and cultural heritage, New Orleans is coming back from catastrophe as a 21st century boomtown. With a vibrant art scene, stunning architecture, world class food, and amazing music, the city is its own ecosystem, or maybe even its own planet (that's definitely what it felt like for me growing up there). Visitors fall hard for the Crescent City and keep coming back for more.
A desert oasis that seems pulled
straight out of a midcentury lover's dream, Palm Springs is a treasure trove of
vintage shops, landmark design, and brunch spots with menu options including bacon
flights and house Bloody Marys. Whether you choose to relax by the pool at the
Parker or the Ace, there are plenty of options to suit any design lover.
Best known for its gaudy skyscraper
casinos and cameos in movies like "The Hangover," Sin City also has sweeping
desert views, a serious foodie scene, beloved vintage landmarks, and unique
There's something about these decanters that I just love. Maybe it's the beautiful simplicity of glass
itself. Maybe it's the wood-grain base on which they swivel. Or maybe it's the
personalized corks that contain the goodness within. Maybe. Or maybe it's the way they look all
lined up in a row... like potions in a mad-scientist's laboratory, just
waiting to be sampled by unsuspecting guests...
When I moved to London, I happened to see an episode of Oprah that proclaimed Copenhagen to be the happiest city in the world. The next chance I got to go on vacation, I had to see the happiest city on Earth for myself.
In my opinion, rooms look best when they have an effortless
cohesion, where it looks like randomly collected objects just happened to fit
together into a unique and expressive style. But having spent several years trying to wrangle my own spaces, I’ve come to think that like
with “tousled bed-head” and “natural look” makeup, it takes a lot of work to make
something look effortless. Planning is essential.