Category Archives: living

Week Eleven: Simple Pretty Fitness

Fitness for me is not a case of “Look better by bikini season!” or “Drop 5 pounds over the weekend!” — you know, the typical magazine come ons. It’s also not the New Year’s Resolution of Radical Transformation. (Which is why I’m posting this in March instead of January.)  Rather, my goal is to be […]

Paris Fall 2014: Céline

Come for the handbags (seriously: how does Phoebe Philo and her team constantly come up with the most unique/intriguing/covetable designs?) + stay for the utilitarian luxe urban wear. Save the crazy primary-colored summer collection, I am obsessed with all things Céline. See all of the fall collection photos at image credits: monica feudi/ photos […]

Week Six: Simple Pretty Picks / February 2014

Looking for some last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas for all the loves in your life? Check out my February picks, a plethora of reds, pinks, and of course, subtlety and sweetness: Baby Penguins Love Their Mama // Melissa Guion: this brand-new release is the perfect gift for a new mother: Melissa Guion’s illustrations enchant (see the […]

Week One: A Fresh Start

Typically, I mark a New Year by examining the excesses in my life over the past 12 months, and then resolve to be more mindful and purposeful, and less consumerist. The start to 2014 is different: I am keenly aware of time passing since our move, and so I’m focussed on maximizing experiences instead of […]

Week Fifty: Simple Pretty Picks / December 2013

I’m hesitant to call this a gift guide, because it’s a gift guide only if you’re buying for me. (Which makes it a wish list, but perhaps after reading, you’ll be wishing for them, too.) These are the items at the top of my mind with two weeks to go. They’re the items I keep […]