The Floral Brooch
Fashion details- Van Cleef & Arpels gold floral brooch with satin ribbon bow.
Stella McCartney boxy blazer with brooch on the lapel, white tank and ripped jeans.
The Attico tweed hat with brooch.
Ralph Lauren v-neck sweater with brooch, white shirt and knit tie.
(Photos- Sean Thomas for Vogue Magazine, March 2023)
Fashion details- Fendi knit top, shirt, skirt & handbag with Loro Piana coat.
(Photo- Christian MacDonald for Elle Magazine, 2023)
Both my husband and I are fascinated with garrets (or attics) in older houses. But getting up to these spaces is such a mixture of surprise and annoyance. In the past craftsmen would build a staircase on site. This meant that it was often very steep and didn’t accommodate a person’s whole foot.
(Photo- Hudson, NY real estate listing)
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Staircase & Books
Small Scale Decorating #10
Fashion Classics- Nancy Drew’s The Hidden Staircase
Fashion details- The Row pointed collar shirt and coat.
(Photo- Hordur Ingason for Porter, 2023)
Fashion details- Wool double breasted coat with pleated skirt, cashmere cardigan and detachable hoodie. All found at Plain Goods.
Fashion details- A.P.C. houndstooth wool blend dress with ballet flats (not seen)
Fashion details- Valentino dress and Cecilie Bahnsen coat.
(Photo- Oliver Radford for Also Journal, 2022)
“I would rather take a photograph than be one.”
– Lee Miller, fashion model turned photographer
(Miller’s photograph of two women wearing fire masks during the second World War in London, 1941.)