thoroughly modern.

i seemed to think that i was a pretty traditional girl when it came to architecture…

mainly because i blush while flipping through a restoration hardware catalog.

but i’m finding my style… and turns out i’m a modern mama!

this one has caught my eye lately….Villa Extramuros in Alentejo, Portugal.




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…The Phillip Lim Remind Them That It’s Fashion Week.

Ok, there was no Phillip Lim involved, but it is (was?) Fashion Week!

My top 5 so far…


Christian Siriano – Lovely neckline

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…to turning corners.


this photo of a Parisian street seems appropriate for how I feel right now. : )

credits: art.

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touch the sky.

i love the shape and concept behind the Bridge of Aspirations in London, designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects.

looking up

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…it connects the Royal Ballet School directly to the Grade 1 listed Royal Opera House.

so if you’re a student at the Royal Ballet School, you’re literally walking towards your aspiration… and what a lovely space to serve that purpose.

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the art of storytelling.

I always appreciate the songs that have a full story to them… so have been thinking of my Top 3 at the moment.

Frank Ocean’s ‘American Wedding’ is at the top of my list. (especially since it’s an Eagles Cover)

Enjoy. : )

Bonus Round after the jump!

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black don’t crack.

…and jada pinkett is living proof in the latest issue of Net-A-Porter’s “The Edit”.



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sometimes i like to do some work with the TV on… (work-work.. not werrrrrrrrrk).

jay z’s fade to black always gets me feeling inspired.

or rather, feeling like… heck yes.

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Joyeux Quatorze Juillet !

so, i claaaaaim to be French.

and on Monday the 14th of July, it was Bastille Day, which commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution.

so in honor of Bastille Day, I’ll share my favorite details from the recent Paris Couture Fall 2014 collections.


Giambattista Valli Cotton & Gold.


Valentino Leather Ribbons.


Chanel Trains.

Vive la revolution!


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before he speak, his suit bespoke.


“The First Coat” by Vladimir Makovsky (1892)

superimposed with lyrics from “American Boy” by Estelle feat. Kanye West.

From one of my new favorite tumblrs… flyart.

Mixes classical art with hip hop lyrics. : )

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can we talk about tron for a minute?

yeh, i said it… tron: legacy.

it’s tied with inception as one of the most visually inspiring movies i’ve ever seen.. and it’s scored by daft punk, so that’s a plus.

i can’t even tell you the storyline. i’ve seen it about 4 times now, and i’m too busy staring at the graphics to pay attention to the plot.


city skyline

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