Volterra and Barrio – Seattle, WA

Started off the weekend on the quaint patio at Volterra in Ballard, the fading midsummer night gave off a perfect breeze. We got seated next to this gorgeous wall overrun by ivy, I have a fascination with the way ivy clings to things (oh yeah I already professed my love a few posts back). White sangria (is it lush to…
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Don’t wanna be stuck up in this cold cold world

   Acne, Balmain, Topshop, Burberry I think I’m cold blooded, as in I’m freezing all the time. I blame my poor heat circulation on my long limbs, hence constantly icy extremities. Still miserable in the wintertime even quadruple-layered. Arctic climates and I just don’t mix well, but I think these gorgeous shearling leather jackets will make me brave enough to…
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Ten million fireflies

 desire to inspire, home & decor I always take notice of unique light fixtures when I’m at a restaurant, hotel, store, etc. Really liking these contemporary pieces: 1. Styled by Sofie Andersson. I’m slightly fanatical about foliage growing on things like brick walls, and in this case, the contrast of ivy on the black wire adds life and a rustic…
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One of my favorite boutiques: I.T – Hong Kong

One of the I.T boutiques in Hong Kong located in the Central District Isn’t the interior amazing? I walked in and gasped, it’s got the whole look I want for my loft. Minimal, hardwood, cement, furs (and fur covered stools that I never knew I had to have in my life until now).. Plus the incredible shoe collection, if only…
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Eating through Los Angeles (Part 1)

Bottega Louie | moscato, chicken parmesan, margherita pizza (not pictured), macarons One of my gfs took me when I was in town, and I instantly loved the ambiance for our catch up date. The interior of the restaurant is expansive and made of white marble, so pretty like a palace. I made sure to load up on macarons (one of…
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Bottle it up

me, cupcakes and cashmere, the cherry grove, design*sponge Home decor, exterior and interior, is another love of mine. I love using mason jars, wine bottles, or other types of glass jugs as vases or lighting. They look clean and relaxed, yet artistic and unpretentious, and add a rustic comfortable feel to the room. 1. A photo I took at the…
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