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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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At Home With: Photographer Carley Page Summers

WE FEATURED THE WORK of interior photographer and stylist Carley Page Summers twice before (here & here), but she has since added more images of her North Carolina home to her Instagram page and it’s all marble and crystal chandeliers, gilded mirrors and dappled sunlight, a cat on a dining room table, and a dog curled up on a pink velvet armchair by the fire …

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Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

THERE SEEMS TO be a strange matchstick shortage in England, almost as if everyone here has succumbed to a winter of lockdown by lighting fires all day long in our stone cottages, keeping cosy and making the best of it. That is definitely what we are doing, and I couldn’t find any boxes of matches anywhere and had to order mine from Lithuania …

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At the Office: The Fashion Headquarters of Jacquemus, Paris

If you’ve ever wondered what the Paris office of Simon Porte Jacquemus’s fashion label, Jacquemus, looks like, you’ll be happy to hear that the 31-year-old designer shared a glimpse on the brand’s Instgram page @jacquemas recently. It’s as playful as you would expect, with ultra-modern furnishings and wonderful outdoor spaces to work. Scroll through for a glimpse…