Tory Burch offers advice to create a
- "Just try different things.
Patterns you wouldn't think to put together can surprise you, and
- "The kitchen is perfect for lunch.
I like casual dining, though it should still be elegant."
- "I love to mix blues. Turquoise is my
favorite, but it's more interesting next to other blues."
- "Potted herbs are a great way to
introduce plants to the table. They're beautiful, and functional,
Salt Cellar: Don't use traditional
salt and pepper shakers. "Small shell dishes are great for rough
sea salt." Cabebe Shell Footed Dish ($36 at Room Service Home)
Fluted Dinner Plates: Hand-pressed
china, in the prettiest shade of robin's egg blue ($60 at Frances
Flatware: Even with the natural bamboo
handles, this flatware is stainless steel and dishwasher-safe ($145
for 5-piece setting at Neiman Marcus)
Aegean Collection Antique Aqua Urn:
This handmade, richly glazed vase makes an instant centerpiece ($81
at American Country Collection) (505-984-2029)
Blue Carnation Place Mat and Napkin
Set: Tory Burch loves Porthault linens because they are so chic
($110 at Porthault)
Source: House Beautiful
These to die for Christian Louboutin
glitter sling back heels are available in anthracite (silver) or
black glitter. The heels are peep toe and have an elasticized sling
back. Nobody will be able to ignore your shoes in these gorgeous
heels! ($775 at Neiman Marcus)
Posted by Amanda, in Shoes.
The Runway Palette kit was created to
make applying Fall 2009's hottest runway looks easy and fun. The
season's color palette allows for endless combinations with the smoky
gray eyes, bronzed cheeks, and pops of vibrant eye color.
Complete with a smoky-gray eye palette, six runway-inspired eyeshadow
shades, three silky powder blushes, and a best-selling bronzer,
you'll be on your way to creating your own custom, vibrant fall looks
in no time.
This set contains the following: (1)
Essential Palette in Gray; (2) Blush in Big Easy, Rome, and Topeka;
(3) Medium Bronzer and (4) 6 Button Eye Shadows in Emerald Green,
Charcoal Blue, Shimmering Green-Gold, Golden Brown, Dusk Blue and
Each blush and bronzer is embossed with
whimsical, garment-inspired button motifs while the shadows are
reminiscent of buttons. ($175 value for $49 at Sephora)
black and silver rings with different sized rhinestones are a chic,
glamorous and edgy way to complete any outfit ($305 at Zoë)
begins in Rome in 1997 from the gathering of Roberta Paolucci and
Both designers's research is based on new
materials; their first collections, in fact have a great success due
to the special techniques used during production, such as a fusion of
stainless steel mesh and silver as well as hand-carved crystals
Strongly influenced by the Italian classic jewelry, Paolo
and Roberta combine their love for vivid materials crafted into
modern shapes with the enormous heritage of tradition.
icons, classic ornaments and modern symbols are then bravely read and
translated into a new perception of details, creating a transversal,
Paolo Giacomelli studies and graduates in
literature with the highest grade.
He follows his passion for
handcrafted jewels while apprenticing in one of the last "botteghe"
in Rome, where he learns from a master artist the traditional
goldsmith techniques. In fact, he still makes all prototype of the
Roberta Paolucci is jewelry and interior
have both worked and cooperated with Romeo Gigli, Missoni, Fiorucci,
Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Antonio Marras, Kenzo.
its first flagship store in 2004, the second one in Tokyo Shibuya in
This heightening peep-toe step in
bootie featuring sexy side cut-outs, patent accents, revealing open
toe and aggressive platform elevation will make heads turn this fall.
The shoe is made from stretch fabric and patent, the heel height is
5 1/2" and the platform height is 1 1/4" ($79.95 at Bakers Shoes)
Posted by Amanda, in Shoes.