Best of Etsy: Mimeyco


Greetings from Amsterdam! What an incredible city (follow along on my journey here). In the meantime, looking for a special summer tote? I’m in love with these embellished straw bags from Mimeyco. The Barcelona-based Etsy shop sells a variety of colors in a classic ikat design. Their pom-pom trim and practical leather shoulder strap make them pretty much perfection. Explore all of Mimeyco’s collection here. READ POST

Four Design Books to Pre-Order Now


A House by the Sea: I treasure all my Bunny Williams books and can’t wait to add this upcoming title by the celebrated interior designer to my shelf. Written with renowned architect Gil Schafer, the book reveals Bunny’s stunning Caribbean retreat. If the pages are half as dreamy as the cover above, I’m sold. READ POST

Supermodels Posing for Francesco Clemente


How fantastic are these portraits by artist Francesco Clemente…? The famous painter sat with each of the five supermodels separately and the results are striking. Each piece manages to reflect the subject while still retaining Clemente’s distinct style. I especially love the shot of Christy Turlington posed with her portrait above—so statuesque and strong. Pictured from the top: Christy Turlington, Liya Kebede, Anna Ewers, Linda Evangelista, and Iman (she was unable to pose with her portrait due to her husband’s passing).