Archive for November, 2010

Date: Nov 30 2010

Filed Under: Fashion

I love that Josh wears bow ties.  I think they are super confident and sexy on a man.  I ran across this plaid one at Brooks Brothers and think it would be delightfully festive for a holiday cocktail party.

Have a more laid back affair?  The shawl neck sweater is a favorite of mine.  I’m especially loving Ben Sherman’s button shawl style.

Chassity

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Date: Nov 30 2010

Filed Under: Fashion

Many of you may have guessed who today’s guest feature is after last night’s hint.  Daniella, of Dress, Design & Decor, hardly even needs an introduction.  Her blog is an absolute daily must read for me and for so many others.  Her writing sets a mood of calm elegance and she always (always!) has the most lovely images.  I was dying to get a little peak into Daniella’s life, and the collection of beauties and spaces she’s sharing today fit her like a glove.  She is, indeed, classy and fabulous.

Hi everyone! Daniella here from Dress, Design & Decor and so happy to be sharing a few of my favourite things from home today. I have yet to decorate (decisions, decisions…) but I’m a huge fan of crisp, clean white so it’s quite suiting for now!

1. I absolutely adore my bright bedroom with windows looking out onto the balcony. It’s nice to wake up with light streaming in, in a warm, cozy bed. Especially now that Winter is settling in. The pendant lights that hang over my beside tables are also a favourite of mine… something different from table lamps!

2. Books and magazines are strewn all over my home! I love fashion and lifestyle books, along with interior design of course. My favourites being about all things french! “Book clutter” is definitely welcome in my home. One of these days I hope to have a library room where I can relax and read with a good cup of tea.

3. In the main living area I have floor-to-ceiling windows with a great view. It’s really my favourite part of my home! In the Summer it’s all bright green trees, beautiful colours in the Fall, and magical when it’s snowing in the Winter!

4. Candles are a must have for every home. I received this Voluspa candle as a gift recently and absolutely love the smell and flickering light. There’s something about candles that’s just so calming, don’t you think?

5. In the past fews years i’ve been collecting quite a few little vintage treasures. I love this siamese kitty ring holder of my Mother’s… and I found this pretty, pink perfume bottle just last week. The atomizer still works too! I also collect old novels and silverware with mother-of-pearl handles. I think it’s nice to treasure items with so much elegant detail.

Thank you so much to Daniella for opening up her beautiful home to us.  If Dress, Design & Decor is not already on your reading list, I’m sure it will be now.  Hmmm…  now if only I could get Daniella to share her favorite things in her closet!!  Wink, wink.

Chassity

Comments: 14

Date: Nov 30 2010

Filed Under: Fashion

I can’t deny it anymore.  I’m sick.  And even worse, Lilly is too.  Drats.  But don’t you worry- I have a very special guest blogger visiting in the morning to pick up my slack.  She’ll be sharing her favorite things in her home, and they’re dreamy.  So don’t miss it.  And I’ll give you a hint… she’s a designer who blogs about decor and dress ;)

I don’t have a source for the Devil Wears Prada quote image.  If you happen to know, please leave a comment for me :)

Chassity

Comments: 11

Date: Nov 29 2010

Filed Under: Fashion

Why not shake up your holiday decorating a little this season?

via Toast

Living Etc. via Bright Bazaar
This is my favorite time of year, so I hope you will enjoy while I indulge in some holiday inspired posts.  I’m about halfway through my own decorating here at home.  When I finish I’ll be sure to share a little “tour”.  

Chassity

Comments: 6

Date: Nov 29 2010

Filed Under: Fashion

I’ve had my eye on Plum Pretty Sugar’s line of “loungerie” for quite a while now.  The collection is soft and romantic, and frankly, I’m lusting over it all.

Don’t you just want to curl up in one of these kimonos with some tea by the fire?  Harmonic.  What a lovely gift for a sister or friend.
All images via Plum Pretty Sugar.

Chassity

Comments: 10

Date: Nov 29 2010

Filed Under: Fashion

Hello Lovelies!  I sure hope you pardoned the radio silence.  I didn’t have my computer with me the last few days (so that I could spend quality time with my family) but I did enjoy reading all of your sweet messages you left me.  And while I didn’t travel all the way to Paris, I sure do feel like I did.   I am exhausted!

Marie Claire Italia via Dress Design Decor
But, I’m back!  And boy does it feel good to be home.  I’m ready to hit the hay tonight, so let’s meet back here in the morning!!  XOXO

Chassity

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