Black Floors Create Elegant Vibes in Any Home

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One of the primary fundamentals of interior design is to create a “grounding” effect in your home. We love the anchoring effect that black floors give to any room as well as the contrast they can provide to the rest […]

Modern Grunge: Hip Like Junk

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90s grunge has been trying to make its way into street style but with little success. However, a few magical moments of modern grunge have surfaced and we’re ready to give you the 411. With a few of our tips […]

Herringbone Wood Floors

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Gorgeous flooring is like a blank canvas waiting to be filled with all of the things that bring you joy. If you have herringbone wood floors at home, you really don’t need much else. The gorgeous pattern can act as […]

Pianos Take Center Stage in Home Decor

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Small gatherings will warm your heart when winter’s chill drives everyone indoors.  We love pianos for such occasions because they add informal music to the atmosphere.  A small upright in a social location will lift everyone’s spirits. Add a few […]

Bucket Hats Reverse Bad Hair Days

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Top o’ the morning to ya’! We are making a splash this season with bucket hats that are equally preppy and 90s nostalgic. Our favorite styles can be worn at work or on vacation so pack one in either bag. […]

Bike Shorts Attack From The Track

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Sometimes we feel a little behind trend because it takes some time to get crafted into a plausible style. Once we started seeing bike shorts paired with blazers and oversized tees, we jumped on board. Take a look at how […]

Chinoiserie Decor With a Contemporary Twist

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The French have long been known as masters of art and design. One of our favorite interior styles is chinoiserie, a European interpretation of Asian decor that permeated through the 17th and 18th centuries.  During that time, Europe was trading […]

Colored Tights Bring Holiday Cheer(s)

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Get out much?  Brighten up your holiday life with colored tights that keep your legs warm and protected.  Go big and bold with color, or keep the monochromatic with black or white.  Warm up your outfit with cozy coats, sweaters, […]

Graphic Tile: The Bold + The Beautiful

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Feeling bored of your monochromatic, white-on-white home decor? Adding graphic tile to a small space does a lot to punch up the look and a little goes a long way! Take a look at some of our fresh and quirky […]

High-Water Pants + Cropped Denim On Trend

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“The flood is over and the land is dry, why are you wearing your pants so high?”  This season, boots are getting the recognition they deserve with high-water pants on trend.  Cropped denim and slacks are comfortable and versatile.  You […]

Sheer Blouse/ Sheer Strategy

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Admittedly, our favorite trend moving into Fall is a tricky one to pull off.  Organza (or see-through) tops are 100% feminine, but how do you wear them?  We found several ways to rock a sheer blouse without showing your ta-tas.  Suitable […]