We love animal print. It adds real personality to an outfit, but needs to be used with extreme moderation. After all, animal print head to toe has become the de rigueur symbol of bad taste. The easiest way to moderate in any outfit? With accessories. Once again, JCREW has the answer to our fashion prayers.
Monthly Archives: July 2010
Searching, finding and deciding on a coffee table can be a frustrating experience. It always has been for me. While it may not appear to be, this table is, apart from your sofa, the most important piece of furniture in a living room. It needs to be functional (fits the space, effectively displays beautiful and… [Cont.]
Finally, a pen we would actually be upset if we lost. Made out of two bullet casings (used by the US Military), this pen is all kinds of cool and elicits serious attention, especially from men. Stock up and give as gifts. Pens are $30. Please contact the creater, Paul Bonestroo of Hygiene Colorado for… [Cont.]
Most of you probably haven’t used a night light since you were a kid. However, I have one in my apartment that is coveted by all who enter. Now it can be yours. Though you can’t see it from the photo, when ‘on’ it currents a swirling colored light. Groovy.
Boxes are a fabulous home accessory. They look beautiful and hold stuff. Multi-functional, place them on a coffee or side table to store your remote controls, candy, photos, or your unmentionables and in the bathroom to hold Q-Tips or cotton balls. These pictured are the standard and come in a variety of colors. I use… [Cont.]
Read fashion/style magazines– Editors at these magazines are at the cutting edge of what’s available now and what’s coming next. They are literally the experts, and the best stuff goes into the magazines. While I don’t feel that all are equally useful, Lucky, Elle and Bazaar are the best (I would stay away from Vogue… [Cont.]
Have you ever spent the night in a luxury hotel? Noticed anything special about the beds? Hotels like The Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons and St. Regis pour money into their beds because they know the investment pays off. The Ritz beds have featherdown mattress pads and the Four Seasons uses a special line of mattresses manufactured… [Cont.]
I’ve spoken in earlier posts to my love of and dedication to Loeffler Randall shoes. They are edgy, comfortable and impeccably constructed. They are also often on sale. These here, are $400 off the retail price. That is hard to beat. They are also cross seasonal, sexy yet functional enough for day to day use…. [Cont.]
Coasters are a fabulous gift for a variety of reasons. They are functional, affordable, and are an easy way to add color, pattern, glamour and personality into a tablescape.