Archive for December, 2011

Happy Holidays

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

May you have a warm, fuzzy, cookie-filled holiday season.

{Image sources: 1 // 2 // 3 // 4}

{Parallel Lines} Bright Side

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

1/ Donald Judd {Untitled, 1968; stainless steel and yellow plexiglass; six units, 34″ x 34″ x 34″}. Image source. // 2/ Jil Sander oxfords with neon sole.

Many Moons

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Moscow-born artist Leonid Tishkov has created a series of magical images {in collaboration with Boris Bendikov} based on personal narrative.

Friday’s Five {The Bright Stuff}

Friday, December 16th, 2011

May your Christmas be merry and bright.

1/ Kate Spade merino wool mittens. // 2/ SHIMTOKK manila tags with adhesive translucent “confetti” stickers. // 3/ Happy looking cabinet doors. // 4/ Minoux enameled tube beads on leather cord. // 5/ Detail of Bright Mountains 1 by Darwell O’Banner.

{High/Low} In the Saddle

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

1/ Chloé Marcie cross-body saddle bag. {$640 at Saks.} // 2/ Oryany braided saddle bag. {$365 at Neiman Marcus.}

White Christmas

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

1/ Image via Sweet Paul. // 2/ Tonal latex-dipped canvas clutch from WRK-SHP. // 3/ Porcelain cable knit mug at Leif Shop. // 4/ Alyssa Ettinger “mason jar” vases/votives.  // 5/ Eddie Borgo agate spike earrings. // 6/ MOR Snow Gardenia lotion. // 7/ Saffron white chocolate truffles. // 8/ Maison Martin Margiela over-sized snow globe. // 9/ Swedish star lantern.

{Parallel Lines} Fuzzy Logic

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

1/ Les Prairies de Paris cable knit sweater. {La Garçonne} // 2/ Porcelain cup with removable knit cozy. {Leif Shop}

Rock Stars

Monday, December 12th, 2011

1/ Baguette and round stone earrings, Doyle & Doyle. // 2/ Starburst charm necklace by Mizuki, at The Claypot. // 3/ Lena Wald white gold necklace with delicate moon and star, AlohaRag. // 4/ Kismet by Milka moon & star cuff, L-Atitude. // 5/ Moorish Star pendant by Letters Couture, available at L-Atitude. // 6 / Gasia crescent pendant with hanging star, available at L-Atitude.

Friday’s Five {Do-Goodies 2}

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Here are a few stocking stuffer do-goodie ideas for the holidays: 1/ Purchasing Nut, FEED Foundation’s little 8-inch plush bear, provides three treatments of Plumpy’Nut, a high nutrient paste, to three children through the non-profit organization, Edesia. {$35 for 8″ tall Nut and $60 for his 16″ brother, Plumpy.} // 2/ In partnership with Project Red, Penguin Books has launched six classic titles. 50% of profits from sales will be donated to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. {Shown is Edith Wharton’s The House of Mirth, $9.12. Cover design by Nathan Burton.} // 3/ 50% of sales of this pink leather keychain benefits the Japan Relief Fund. {$16 at Me & Arrow.} // 4/ The Beastie Boys are offering action figures in their likeness. The limited edition figures are a box set and come with a 2-disc deluxe version of the Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science. 97% of proceeds from the sale will benefit Pablove Foundation and Alex’s Lemonade Stand, both organizations dedicated to helping kids with cancer. {$750 at the Beastie Boys Shop.} // 5/ My little Wally loves his Dura Doggie treat ball. 20% of sales is donated to your choice of fighting breast cancer, saving animals, saving the planet, or fighting diabetes. {$6.99 for the small, Wally-appropriate size and $9.99 for the regular.}

{Parallel Lines} Such a Spectacle

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

1/ Stuart Haygarth’s Spectacle is created from over 1000 pairs of eyeglasses linked together to resemble a traditional tiered chandelier.  // 2/ Each one of Thea Grant’s Quite a Spectacle necklaces are one-of-a-kind, available at Anthropologie.