Category Archives: living

Week Twenty-one: London Tea Club

Confession: I am a coffee drinker and a coffee lover. But since moving to London, I’ve heard over and over how it was only a matter of time until I discovered the joys of tea and made the switch. Though I’m not ready to give up my morning au laits anytime soon, London Tea Club […]

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 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 […]