Archive for October, 2011

PURPLE FUR

For some reason, I can’t stop wearing this vintage tux shirt found on the way to Austin last month.  I love the exaggerated collar.  Also wearing vintage sheared lavender coat purchased at Big Bertha’s in Austin.  Gifted Judith Leiber sunglasses. Cute bakelite dog pin. I love these Kate Spade shoes.  They are many, many years [...]

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THIS LOOK

When Hanneli posted this outfit last week, I swooned.  Such tailored perfection!  I did some on line shopping and was able to recreate it almost to the tee.  It’s getting colder, so I added a little boot by Giuseppe for more coverage instead of sandals.  Click on the picture to get the links below. Vince [...]

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Click image for more amazing vintage Halloween pictures, from the book Haunted Air.  

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FAVORITE SHOES

Just wanted to share this picture of my favorite shoes.  That’s all I have today, sorry.  I’m helping Jane on a big project, I’ll be back soon!  Here are my top Miu Miu picks on Yoox!! Miu Miu Ankle Boots Miu Miu Cape Miu Miu Gloves Miu Miu Leather Jacket

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NEW THINGS ON THE SITE

 Just listed some new things on the site.    This little satin panther purse is so cute! Lots of new necklaces too!  Have a look.

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BATHROOM

Pictures of my bathroom.  This was the most ambitious renovation project that I have tackled in my house.  I wish I had before pictures.  It had so many leaks, you could literally smell the walls rotting.     We took the entire room down to the studs, and even ripped the ceiling out.  It was [...]

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CHANTERELLE TACOS

 From Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson.  Heidi’s recipe can be found here.    (do try and find the thinnest tortillas you possibly can, mine were too thick)  Her cook book is full of great recipes and inspiring photography. I also made a version of a rice pilaf that I’ve made most of my adult [...]

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TARTINES

Tartines make the perfect lunch or light dinner.  I’m going to do a short series on tartine recipes, so if you have one you would like to share, please send it to me!  judy ALDRIDGE <judy@judyaldridge.com> Yesterday, Jane and I sampled 3 different types. This is a curried egg salad on dark rye with thinly [...]

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VINTAGE FINDS FROM AUSTIN

Jane and I attended a vintage show in Austin organized by our new friend Angie Ferrer Domecq.  So great to meet Angie and her mother, and see all of our vintage friends.   It was really great vintage shopping–just 10 or 12 vendors, but this was the first show, and we are hoping to see [...]

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KELLY WEARSTLER DESIGNS

Kelly Wearstler sent Jane and me some pieces from her newly launched  fashion line.  I’m really excited about all of the things Kelly is producing on her site.  I’ve been such a fan for so many years.  The jacket I’m wearing above is a version of the Gypsum jacket.   I think this jacket is perfection!  I [...]

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