Random loves, likes, inspirations and musings…

THE HAT SHOP – SoHo, NEW YORK

TheHatShop

This quaint little shop in SoHo has the best selection of hand made and custom made hats in New York City. The Eyelash Feather Cloche would look divine with Line Dry offerings in the works for next year!

http://thehatshopnyc.com

60 YEARS CHLOÉ ANNIVERSAIRE – BARNEYS NEW YORK

60 YEARS CHLOÉ ANNIVERSAIRE - BARNEYS NEW YORK

Barneys windows…

60 YEARS CHLOÉ ANNIVERSAIRE - BARNEYS NEW YORK

Massive updo!
(collaboration between Chloé, Barneys, and Bob Recine…)

60 YEARS CHLOÉ ANNIVERSAIRE - BARNEYS NEW YORK

60 YEARS CHLOÉ ANNIVERSAIRE - BARNEYS NEW YORK

Karl Lagerfeld’s violin dress when he was head designer at Chloé…

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I’ve always been inspired by mid-century offerings, so you can imagine my excitement to see Barneys celebrating  60 years of Chloé (founded in 1952, Paris) in their Madison avenue windows!  I love the playful braids, and the blocks of color would be a fanciful hit in Pema’s new room….

http://www.barneys.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-BNY-Site/default/Home-Show

http://www.chloe.com/#/en

http://www.bobrecine.com

SOUTH BEACH – MIAMI, FLORIDA

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BRAIDS AND BOWS

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Sorry I missed last Valentines week post – it was a busy week in the sample room!  Here are some bow accents I thought were fitting for a belated Valentine’s Day post…  Also some braided beauties showing easy, elegant styles.  I love that braids are so effortlessly versatile and easy to dress up or down.  Also perfect for those low maintenance days.

AROUND TOWN – NEW YORK CITY

Head Scarf Illustration

Inspirational boutique, Poppy, located in NoLita, Manhattan, opens a new location in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

At the The Erno Laszlo Institute event in Soho spotlighting successful and philanthropic professional women. This was an interesting Boardroom Briefing With Andrea Pomerantz Lustig. She is Contributing Editor for Glamour Magazine and author of a new book. Her beauty insights have appeared in publications such as The New York Times and Women’s Wear Daily. She lives in New York with her husband and three children.

Display shelf at The Erno Laszlo Institute event in SoHo, New York.

SoHo, New York

SoHo, New York

NEW MUSEUM – NEW YORK CITY

Geometric FloralTie Dye Sky Mesh New York Split Skyline Thirds Geometric Pattern Yarn Installation

THE WRITTEN WORD

“Some people dream of having a big swimming pool.  With me, it’s closets.” -Audrey Hepburn

“Paris is always a good idea.” -Audrey Hepburn

“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” -Marilyn Monroe

“The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.” -Andy Warhol

Vintage Monogram Tie Clips – Circa 1950

Vintage Monogram Tie Clips

Vintage Monogram Tie Clips

Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde – MoMa, New York

MoMa, New York Exhibit:  Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde

Artist: Ay-OPastorial 1956From: Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Artist: Ay-OPastorial 1956From: Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

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JEAN SEBERG – CIRCA 1950

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