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Shopping: More Coats, Jackets & Trenches for Autumn Days

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Shopping: More Coats, Jackets & Capes for Autumn Days

PERHAPS SOME OF THE BEST THINGS about autumn–besides the turning leaves and golden light–are the layering & the coats. Earlier this week, we featured 10 Coats, Jackets & Capes for these autumn days, and today we’ve rounded 9 more of our favourites for cosy October mornings . . .

Shopping: More Coats, Jackets & Capes for Autumn Days
Shopping: More Coats, Jackets & Capes for Autumn Days

Mini Trend: Knit Dresses for Chilly Autumn Days

LIKE THE SWEATER VEST (or grandpa trend), the last Mini Trend we featured, the knit or sweater dress is perfect for autumn days. Whether with a crew neck or roll neck, worn belted or loose, it’s simple and chic and cosy all at once. Here are a few of our favourites…

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

WE ASKED YOU ON our Instagram Stories what you thought of the Netflix series Emily in Paris and you had a lot of feelings. Many of you loved it, while others had issues with one thing or another, but one thing was certaiini: we were all ready for a Sex and the City type series again. And of course, there are all those glimpses of Paris, as charming and chic as we’ve always remembered, right down to the elevator-less apartments with questionable plumbing …

News 10.19.20 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

I guess it was after the fourth day of re-downloading Twitter when my head felt like it was going to explode. Imagine a pressure outward at the temples, like the brain is testing its most promising route for escape. I didn’t have COVID (I checked), my caffeine intake is—not to brag—fine, and my annual check-up didn’t deliver anything that merits mentioning. It had to be the news. There’s way too much of it. I deleted Twitter from my phone again. It sort of helped.

Playlist 10.18.20 : Five Songs for the Weekend

The nostalgia at the heart of ‘Summer Of Now’, the final track from James Blake’s new EP, is something that we all seem to be yearning for of late. The track’s narrator repeatedly references the summer of 2015, in this context a happier, almost rose-tinted time, comparing themselves unfavourably as “the summer of now”.

Dramatically Inspiring Interiors for Autumn

THINGS HAVE BEEN a bit stressful lately―our site is full of holes at the moment where images should be (long story); I am currently locked out of the TIG facebook account (Does anyone have a fix for this?); and the pandemic is taking hold again…

News 10.16.20 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Wisdom is full of paradoxes. It is one of the oldest topics in the intellectual history of humanity, and yet talking about wisdom can feel odd and disingenuous. People seem to have intuitions about who is and isn’t wise, but if you press them to define wisdom, they will hesitate.

Mini Trend: The Sweater Vest

Walking around the glamorous and chic corners of Bon Marché, I came across two mannequins styled with knitted sweater vests, while salesperson was dressing, at the exact moment that I was passing by, another mannequin with a cream knitted vest over a striped shirt.

News 10.14.20 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Dolly Parton is loved for many reasons—the songwriting, the singing, the industry smarts, the cheeky cracks, the homey manner, the beauty, the verve, the hits. She is also loved for being loved, and loved transcendentally. During a red-hot summer marked in part by toppled monuments to slavery and genocide, a petition arose, directed at Tennessee lawmakers, calling for Parton to be pedestalled instead.

A Tuscan-Inspired Pavilion in South Australia

THE NEWS HAS been dire lately and as always during stressful times, it can sometimes be difficult to be creative and come up with interesting things to share. This space, a pavilion that’s set off from the main house on this South Australian property, is modern and minimalist and very calming with its Tuscan-inspired fluid shapes and neutral palette …