Visual storytelling…

Last week in NY my little brother declared that “instagram is the new twitter” and it made me smile. Apparently he and his friends rarely tweet anymore, just share photos. I think it’s fascinating and as a very visual person myself, kind of wonderful. Last year I had breakfast with instagram co-founder Mikey and it was one of my all time favorite Matchbook interviews. He was so sweet and clearly a wee bit brilliant.

Who are your favorite instagram accounts to follow? I’m constantly “liking” the images of alice_gao, andyspade, annariflebond, annaspiro, blaireadiebee, _frommetoyou, hollisterhovey, thisisglamorous, and waynepate, among others…

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Friday Wish List

Who has wonderful weekend plans? I need to put the finishing touches on Matchbook’s June content today so I can spend the weekend painting my apartment. Did I mention the living room will be a pale Hamish Bowles-esque lavender? I’m rather looking forward to it! A few things I’m loving lately…

1/ Sugar Paper Black Bow Noteset 2/  Meissen’s 1739 Royal Blossom Collection 3/ YSL Nail Lacquer in Rose Abstrait 4/ 3.1 Phillip Lim Bra and Undies 5/ Dior Book Set 6/  Donna Karan Cotton Nightdress

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Forever Piece: The Bone Cuff

Are there certain pieces of jewelry that you have your heart set on owning someday? I have a short list of spectacular pieces I covet and on it is the Tiffany & Co. bone cuff designed by Elsa Peretti. I love the asymmetric shape and the fact it makes a bold statement while still feeling delicate. I’ve always admired the old photos of Vreeland and Chanel in their bejeweled Verdura cuffs, but the simplicity of the bone cuff seems more “me.” Time to start saving my pennies…

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