Monthly Archives: December 2011

Week Fifty-one: The Gentlewoman Magazine

In my mind, as long as you are not charged with lots of returns/exchanges and do not obsess over football, the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day can be long. Long in a good way because the days are full of possibility and the to-do list is (mostly) clear; long in a not-so-good way […]

Week Fifty: Somerset House

If I could magically transport myself to London this week for one hour of holiday revelry (admittedly, a big if), I think I’d spend it at Somerset House. A beautiful ice rink with festive Christmas tree (“Skate” sponsored by Tiffany), my two favorite London restaurants (Tom’s Kitchen and Fernandez & Wells**), a Rizzoli bookstore for […]

Week Forty-nine: Petersham Nurseries

Oft-recommended (and with good reason) Petersham Nurseries makes for a lovely day trip when visiting London. It was my most anticipated stop on our Thanksgiving holiday visit, and the word that comes to mind when describing Petersham is charming – the nursery was charmingly full of greenery and plants I wanted to pack up and […]

Pre-Fall 2012: Thakoon

Loving the serene palette and simple (pretty) shapes at Thakoon for pre-fall. (Yes, it’s pre-fall season.) See the full collection at image credits: photos courtesy of thakoon for

Week Forty-eight: Watson Kennedy

Right around now is when the stress of Christmas hits me. So many people to buy for + so little time (not to mention the added pressure that I’d like each gift to be meaningful!) I wish I could transport myself back to Seattle for an afternoon of shopping at Watson Kennedy. Owner Ted Kennedy […]