Monthly Archives: January 2012

Week Four: A Space of My Own

When our house was built 12 years ago, we had the oversized master bedroom converted into two rooms: a smaller master bedroom, and an additional room, accessible from the master, that could be used as an office. Fast forward to today, where the office space is plenty functional, and yet the bulk of my “office-ing” […]

Pre-Fall 2012: Ter et Bantine

Ter et Bantine’s pre-fall collection juxtaposes simple silhouettes with richly textured fabrics. I’m smitten. See the full collection at Ter et Bantine’s website. images from

Pre-Fall 2012: Jil Sander

Gorgeous + luxe coats at Jil Sander. I think I’ll be hitting the stores in June. See the full pre-fall show, presented magazine editorial-style, at image credits: photos courtesy of jil sander for

Week Three: Goodie Bags

Looking for a (relatively) easy gift idea? I assembled the “goodies” bags, shown above, for my siblings + their spouses at Christmas. For obvious reasons, I couldn’t share this idea before the holidays, but it would work for any giving occasion, from Valentine’s Day to wedding guest welcome bag to birthday. Here’s how I assembled […]

Pre-Fall 2012: A.L.C.

I wish I had some sort of pithy commentary to add about the ALC pre-fall collection. All I need to know is, when can I buy it? See all of the looks at image credits: photos courtesy of ALC for