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Shopping: Things We Love this Week | 19.06.16

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Belgrave Crescent Tuscany Tote

This week’s Things We Love features luxurious pink satin shirts and ruffly summer dresses, totes and halter tops and a little lace . . .

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Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

THIS NEW YEAR ALREADY seems to be flying by. For some, January was a very long month, but for us, it was one of industry and new beginnings, the start of new (good) habits and the keeping of resolutions, all of which we’ve (more or less) continued into this month, but with far less constraints. This weekend was one of those relaxing ones that one needs from time to time to recharge—long languid mornings and late brunches, books and films and wine and rambling conversations. There are big new projects and life plans in the future, but for the weekend, it was nice to stop time for a moment…

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London’s 0171 understand that communication can be tricky. Who among us has not, at some point, not replied to a text or an email? Exactly. “1000 Words” gets at the deeper meanings behind this through the medium of a Glass Candy-esque piece of seductive electronic pop, complete with a stream of conscious vocal delivery.

News 02.15.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

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Travel: The Prettiest Towns & Villages in Britain

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Best of Beauty: the February Edit

Hard to keep up with everything new in the beauty and fashion domaine. While Prêt-à-Porter Fashion Week is ongoing in the Capitals of Fashion, in the beauty world there are a few things that are not only popular but they’re really worth trying. Here are a few of my favourites.

News 02.13.19 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

IN A SERIES of remarkably prescient articles, the first of which was published in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in the summer of 2013, Shoshana Zuboff pointed to an alarming phenomenon: the digitization of everything was giving technology firms immense social power.