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Shopping: Things We Love for Spring | 20.13.16

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Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

Pink coat from House of Sunny, find similar here / here / here / here / here

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot an the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.”
—Charles Dickens

While it may have been one of those March days that Charles Dickens spoke of, it is the official first day of Spring! and we’re excited about pink blossoms on trees in the city and bright sunny days, flowering hedges and awaking early, pink kitten heels and shimmery bomber jackets, duchess-satin wrap coats and soft suede mules—here are a few favourite things on our SPRING shopping list . . .

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

Spring is kitten heels made of suede from Santa Croce . . .

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

Versailles by Emily Faulstich — view more here . 

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

If you haven’t yet picked up The Parish-Hadley Tree of Life: An Intimate History of the Legendary Design Firm by Brian McCarthy &  Bunny Williams you simply must! It is a favourite — so many beautiful prints & patterns and classically chic rooms.

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16
Shopping: Things We Love for Spring| 16.13.16

But
if each day,
each hour,
you feel that you are destined for me
with implacable sweetness,
if each day a flower
climbs up to your lips to seek me,
ah my love, ah my own,
in me all that fire is repeated,
in me nothing is extinguished or forgotten,
my love feeds on your love, beloved,
and as long as you live it will be in your arms
without leaving mine.

from the last verse of the poem If You Forget Me by Pablo Neruda

Shopping: Things We Love for Spring | 16.13.16

News 05.03.21 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

In November 2013, Nora von Achenbach, curator at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Hamburg, Germany, examined the catalog for an upcoming auction by the Paris-based dealer Boisgirard-Antonini. The glossy pages offered a bevy of antiquities for sale: bronze figurines, jewelry and a statue from ancient Egypt estimated at more than 300,000 euros, or almost half a million dollars.

Style Inspiration: The Classic Trench Coat in Films

Seeing people dressed in trench coats on the streets inspires me, maybe more than other pieces of clothing, for my brain somehow always associates the silhouette with cinema scenes. There are a few great movies that showcase the classic trench and I’d like to share a few of my favourites.

News 05.01.21 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Throughout the eighties and nineties, even as he helped with the HeartMate and AbioCor, Frazier argued that engineers should shift from pulsatile pump designs to ones based on the more mechanically straightforward principle of “continuous flow”—the strategy that Bivacor later adopted. Some researchers argued that the circulatory system might benefit from the pulse; there’s evidence that blood-vessel walls expand in response to a quickening beat …

10 Images With: Yunjung Choi @cuisiniere

THIS INSTALMENT OF 10 IMAGES features the charming pastel-hued Instagram photos of Yunjung Choi @cuisiniere. One of the best things about the social media app is its ability to provide a window into the lives of people over five thousand miles away, and Choi is just that, in Seoul, South Korea.

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

P JUST TOLD ME about a new app that has been touted as the new anti-Instagram app. The fact that there is now interest in Instagram alternatives could be a sign that it is losing its popularity. Either that, or with everyone turning away from WhatsApp in favour of more secure options, perhaps Facebook’s reign our privacy and data is finally coming to an end.

News 03.01.21 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

AFTER JUST TWO months on Clubhouse, I finally understand how Theranos happened. While articles, books, and films have covered the saga in excellent detail, some of my curiosity lingered: How could we be bamboozled by bullshit of that size and scope? I am curious no longer. After surfing hundreds of rooms on the popular new social media app, I’ve been exposed to dozens of clones of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes, some of them running companies that have (allegedly) raised tens or millions of dollars.