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Happy New Year!

12 . 31 . 16

Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go. – Author unknown

Nice was the subject of paintings for many famous artists including Raoul Dufy and Henri Matisse. I’m sure they would be just heartbroken as the rest of us at the recent attack on people just trying to enjoy a Bastille Day evening of fireworks. Here are a few Matisse paintings of Nice as a tribute to the city. […]

Happy New Year!

12 . 31 . 15

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot

Blue Monday: Part IV

10 . 27 . 14

Does it seem like the weekends are flying by these days? I have a case of the Monday blues so what better way to deal with it than posting some pretty navy inspiration. Photo from Paris by me. Frank Wilbert Stokes, The Phantom Ship   Joan Mitchell, Untitled, 1992 Koen Lybaert, Abstract No. 702, 2013 Coat […]

Beautiful Maleness

04 . 14 . 14

I realized that I have been posting a lot of women’s fashions lately and haven’t given my male readers much love.  Here’s a little masculine inspiration that I’m sure many women will also enjoy.  How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.  – D.H. Lawrence Michael Caine via Other Wordly Photo by Idha Lindhag […]

Lighten Up

03 . 13 . 14

I was thinking about how to lighten up my wardrobe for spring while staying warm in the cold weather. Adding white accents to my grey pieces seems to be the ticket. Hopefully this will inspire you as well.  All images via tumblr

In the Mood for Love

02 . 13 . 14

Just a little inspiration to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day. XOXO.  All images via tumblr

New York is a wet and slushy mess today.  I thank my lucky stars that my morning commute is from my bed to my desk.  I still can’t completely escape the grey skies and black and white landscape though.  Here’s how it’s inspiring me today.  Place de la Madeleine – Rue de la Paix Paris […]

Gridiron Greats

02 . 01 . 14

I took a quick trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art this week and happened to walk past the Gridiron Greats exhibition.  The museum has a selection of vintage football cards on display in honor of the first ever Super Bowl played in New York. Even if you don’t like sports, I think you can […]

Beauty of Dreams

07 . 16 . 13

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt I know some of you get annoyed when I spend too long on one topic so I’m going to come back to the Musée Nissim de Camondo in a few days.  In the meantime, I’m going to remind you of the […]

Invincible Spring

02 . 02 . 13

“Once in the midst of a seemingly endless winter,  I discovered within myself an invincible spring.”  – Albert Camus  The groundhog did not see its shadow this morning which means an early spring.  I sure hope that rodent is right because I don’t know how many more 20 degree mornings I can take this winter. […]

Bits and Bobs

01 . 10 . 13

Today was one of those days that took me in a million different directions.  I swear I’m going to get things together soon but until then, here are a few pics that I have gravitated toward this week. The Carolyne Roehm image above makes me wish I had a dining room so I could set […]