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{style inspiration: boyish charm}

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. . . yesterday, late-monday afternoon, a dress and boots and camel coat, we, [p & i] took a little time out to take in an art fair, and on the way out the door, noticed his attire, dashing as ever in a chambray shirt and grey tweed blazer, and tan leather brogues, and thought again about perfect juxtapositions — old & new and rustic & refined, modern & traditional, and city & country — and so, to this unabashedly romantic and feminine place, shall add a little mix of boyish charm, just for p. . . .

elbow-patch

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at-the-office-3

autumn-cosy23

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concrete

for-the-boys1

coffee-notebook

meringue-tarts

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lv-stationery

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white-vespa

je-crois

{images: one // two // three // four // five // six // seven // eight // nine // ten // eleven // twelve // thirteen // fourteen // fifteen // sixteen // seventeen // eighteen // nineteen // twenty // twenty-one}

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24 Notes
  • Thank you for a glimpse of beauty every day- I love this blog, so inspired!

  • I love everything about this post.

  • Perfect pairings… a visual feast!

  • what a wonderful way to start my day! you’re amazing, thanks for this blog :O)

  • longtime reader, first time commenter. your blog is such a delight! and the perfect escape. xoxo, laura

  • I’m not sure if my last comment went through..here’s take two…

    Love the copper undertones plus that Porsche and gold lined envelopes.

  • Love the copper undertones going on here plus that Porsche and the gold lined envelopes.

  • Mmm, all the sweaters and coffee :) Lovely!

  • Nice post.

  • What a lovely thought to do something like this!

  • Gail Lambert said...

    LOVE YOUR BLOG, MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE A TURBO PORSCHE IN SILVER, THAT ONE WAS UNUSUAL COLOUR BUT BEAUTIFUL CARS I THINK I HAVE SAID BEFORE YOU HAVE THE SAME TASTE AS I DO

    REGARDS GAIL {AUSTRALIA}XO

  • i agree with karlita! so romantic!

  • I just love this post. The photos and of course the idea, they are just perfect. Btw loving your blog!! Xx
    N.

  • Beautiful post, I feel inspired to mix feminine and masculine pieces now :)

    whitney
    seeshopeatdo.com

  • I absolutely love the colors and the mood of these pictures. The blues and the browns are so handsome and chic. The photograph of the buildings in just perfection. :)

  • Bethany said...

    I think this is one of my favorite posts. I liked the classic aspect of masculinity juxtaposed with a touch of glamor.

  • This collection is perfection, I just adored scrolling through.

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

  • I love how there’s a hint of femininity in every photo. I just love the NYT photograph, it describes my mornings.

  • karlita — always & so adore your lovely comments :)

    xo

  • I love your contrasts…and a little masculinity mixed in with femininity can’t be bad.

  • I love the way you described those juxtapositions. The photos are lovely and cohesive. Love it! xo

  • I think those little clear drawers are genius! Perfect to display pretty sweaters. xx

  • oh this is so beautiful! I have never seen a post like this.. without any kiss or faces it’s the most romantic and thought provoking post… makes me want to go and spend the whole day with my husband (and choose his clothes haa)

  • Perfectly masculine…gorgeous photos!
    xo
    Sharon

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