J.J. Martin on Tales of Endearment

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Stumbling upon these fantastically styled photos of Wallpaper editor J.J. Martin on Tales of Endearment made my morning. While my own personal style is more subdued, I so admire those that can take things up a notch in the color and pattern department. J.J.’s life in Milan sounds pretty spectacular — she recently threw herself a black tie 40th birthday party at a villa in Rome and her Italian husband loves to by her vintage jewels. See more of her amazing abode here.

(photography by Natalie Joos)

 

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Steven Alan for West Elm

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I was thrilled to learn this morning that West Elm has collaborated with one of my favorite NYC fashion designers, Steven Alan. The 100% handcrafted collection is just as gorgeous as his highly coveted apparel. I’ve already added the tables and striped bedding to my wish list! Below, some more of the collection highlights.

 

 

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John Derian’s Home by The Selby

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Todd Selby published photos of artist John Derian’s New York City apartment today and they are as handsome as can be. His boutiques here in Manhattan will always be a favorite — I did most of my Christmas shopping there this year. See all the photos on The Selby. Below, some John Derian decoupage favorites.

 

 

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Brand Crush: LOFT

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I love when a brand we’ve grown up with surprises us and recently LOFT has done just that. I was thrilled to stumble upon their Lounge collection — it’s full of comfy classics that have a bit of edge. It looks like something you’d find from a higher end line with a higher end price tag. One of each, please.

From top:  Marled Stitch Open Cardigan / Quilted Moto Jacket / Textured Tie Hem Sweater / Hooded Sherpa Trim Double Breasted Jacket / Textured Cowl Neck Zip Pocket Top / Brushed Stripe Tie Neck Tunic /

 

 

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