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Fabulous French Stripes @ Les Toils du Soleil, NYC!!!

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My black vintage wicker furniture,

with pillows upholstered in assorted Indian quilts,

has been begging for a fabulous ottoman!!!

 

I  found this divine "accessoration" on One Kings Lane,

Les Toiles du Soleil,

a favorite "accessorator" NYC shopping mecca!!!

(see blog  7/17/12)

 

Doesn't it look beyond chic!!!!

East Hampton is "Home" to First Serena & Lily Store!!!

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I'm back in East Hampton for the summer

& I just found the most divine store ....

Serena & Lily!!!!

 

This stunning shop is the first "bricks & mortar"

store from catalogue & on-line "accessorator guru's"

Serena Dugan & Lily Kanter!!!

 

Filled with all the ymmie products that are available

on the web & in their catalogue,

this store is for all of us

who  MUST

touch & feel "everything"!!!

 

And Serena & Lily's "everything" is sublime!!!

 

Great products, great colors & patterns,

great quality, & a stunning shopping environment ...

what else can an "accessorator" ask for????

 

Oh yes, there are design savvy salespeople

to help you with your selections too!!!

 

Serena & Lily is this summer's newest

accessorator "must-shop"!!!

My Visit to Doha ..... Sittin' Around the Middle East!!!

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My favorite "accessorations" are always chairs, 
stools, benches, & couches ....
anything I can sit on!!!

And in Doha, I was enthralled by
all of the divine possibilities of places
to sit!!

I keep thinking about the sublime green benches 
for my garden ......
one of the gorgeous inlaid wood chairs 
for my living room ..... 
or a bench with red, black, & white striped pillows 
for my porch!!!

I think these pieces are sublime .....
absolutely must have "over-the-top" accessorations!!!

Sotti Sitz Opens GARDE on Beverly Boulevard, LA!!!

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Retuning from NYC's fashion world to 
LA's design world....
Los Angeles native Scotti Sitz 
opened GARDE at 7418 Beverly Boulevard
last March!!!

Influenced by her time at 
Calvin Klein & Giorgio Armani
Sitz's aesthetic is "clean & modern"!!!

She infuses the store with a primarily neutral color palette,
from taupe & stone to grey & greige ..... 
plus a selection of dark indigo solids, 
stripes & patterns.
Buying only what she "loves" .......
this store raises the bar for 
"chic & contemporary style" in LA!!! 


A fabulous "accessorator" find in LA last month .....
& a real LA "must-shop"!!!!

Brenda Antin's Treasure Trove of Fabulousity in LA!!!

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The very British Brenda Antin is the most divine, 
delightful,& delicious "shopkeeper" in LA
& her eponymous shop is fantastically fabulous, 
& a designer's "trade secret"!!!
 
The store is a unique blend of vintage & new ....
including a melange of French & English & Italian antique 
furniture, lamps, & accessories!!!
 
Plus Brenda's "own" stunning custom collection 
of linen (natural & over-dyed) upholstered furniture!!!
 
She has also created extraordinary wicker furniture 
that she manufactures in LA!!!
 
And there is also a stunning selection 
of bespoke pillows!!!
 
BUT, I am most in awe of her enormous collection 
of vintage textiles!!!
Traveling to France, England, & Italy, 
I'm sure Brenda & her husband Mike 
never met a piece of linen, toile, or ticking 
that they didn't ship back to LA!!!
 
In her upstairs loft, this "textile junkie" 
also has a secret trove of goodies
from around the world .....
including incredible indigos, India quilts, 
& Japanese silks!!!
 
Brenda is the ultimate "accessorator supreme" 
& a "must-meet" in LA!!!!
 
An old-fashioned kinda' girl,
Brenda has no website ...
but can be reached at