Author Archives: Jane

Week Nineteen: Illustrator Love // Monica Ramos

Completely charmed by the artistic stylings of Brooklyn-based illustrator Monica Ramos. Her Tumblr is full of sweet-but-not-cloying watercolors: my favorites are her contributions to the series ‘what i wore to the studio’ as I love a good fashion illustration. images courtesy of monica ramos | a selection of her illustrations are available as prints at Etsy

Photo Faves: April 2014

As improbable as it seems for May to be here, I’m equally excited for summer (whatever summer in England means) as well as freaked out by the fact that we’re moving house in just over two months. After living in one place for almost 14 years, to be packing up after one year is a […]

Week Eighteen: Two Fantastic French-inspired Cookbooks You Need Now

I like cookbooks that inspire me visually — sort of an elegant melding of a coffee-table book and cookbook. These two new-releases fit that mold and are quite simply, perfection. Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food (Grand Central Publishing, $30) Buvette is the restaurant I visit without fail whenever I’m in New York. The space […]

Week Seventeen: Simple Pretty Picks / April 2014

  While there are many, many reasons to buy paper goods, sometimes you need to get back to the basics, and amass an arsenal of supplies that will take you from list-making to desk-organizing to birthday-card-sending without having to run to the store every five minutes. It’s Everyday Stationery with a twist, and here’s what […]

Week Sixteen: A SimplePretty Guide to Marylebone

Centrally located, and an easy walk from the Baker Street and Bond Street Tube stations, the charming village of Marylebone could easily be my favorite place in London to explore. At the very least, it is where I choose to spend most of my free time, and thus is the perfect spot to launch a […]