ESPADRILLES FOR SUMMER

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Nothing screams summer like a pair of espadrilles. The espadrille has been around for centuries maybe even thousands of years. This light sandal, made with jute rope or braided hemp and with linen fabric, comes from Spain. Its name is derived from “esparto” which is a kind of plant that was originally burned then braided to make the soles. The Continue Reading

FASHION MONDAY

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As reflected by my blog, it is obvious I love fashion, design, decorating, etc.  I love when people have a fashion point of view and aren't afraid to show it.  Lately, and please forgive me to the followers of anything "it", I have reached my limit  with all of the carbon copies out there. Let me explain - those that must have the "it bag" or "it Continue Reading

TRUE PARISIAN CHIC – ISABEL MARANT

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Effortless chic. Bohemian. Minimalist, but never boring.  I could go on, but those are my top descriptors for the Isabel Marant aesthetic.  Marant, 46,  is a French designer whose label debuted in 1994; she designs clothing that would fill my entire closet if possible. I am beyond excited to see her latest collection at Paris Fashion Continue Reading