Author Archives: Jane

Barbara Macfarlane

One big advantage of living in London is the easy access a big city provides to an amazing range of art. Whether at a small gallery, or large museum, or a happenstance stumbling across a street fair, there are myriad ways to connect with artists and derive inspiration. One of my happiest discoveries in 2015 […]

Favorite Things: Travel Guides

I am addicted to travel guides. The ones with beautiful photography inspire you; those that are painstakingly researched give you the confidence to explore like a local. Whether you’re hoping to inspire or inform, they also make great last-minute gifts. If you’re looking for some great resources for travel in England or France, may I suggest […]

Pre-fall 2016: 6397

Simple simple simple for pre-fall from 6397. Just how I like it. Black and white (and navy); clean lines; no fuss. See the complete presentation at VogueRunway.com. 6397 courtesy images for voguerunway.com

Favorites: December 2015

Happy Santa Lucia Day! It’s the season of bittersweet for me, as I adopted this holiday when my buddy was a baby, and this is the last year he’ll be at home for the celebrations. A reminder that time churns along, and the best you can do is be present and enjoy the now. (Said […]

Lucy Bowes Design

Always happy to add another talented artist to my roster of stationery options. London calligrapher/illustrator Lucy Bowes has a knack for simple drawings that have just the right touch of sweetness. I’m smitten with her mistletoe and baubles cards for the holidays: after living in London there’s no way I’m going back to puny sprigs […]