Montecito is one of those places that’s a little bit like fairy tale land. Like a Swiss Cottage in the mountains where a princess would live. Or like Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard (although I’ve never been to either, but I’ve seen enough pictures and heard enough stories to know) or like the Hamptons (where I…

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Kalinger is one of my favorite vintage jewelry brands.  I recently discovered that it’s also a summer fruit drink in India.  Who knew?  Anyway, I’ve managed to collect a necklace and I believe 3 or 4 pairs of 1980s Kalinger earrings.  I say 3 or 4 because I’m still unpacking my jewelry from last year’s…

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{perusing the new issue of Vogue Italia} The wood and fabric beaded necklace that so nicely complements my animal-print blouse is from a thrift shop in London.  I bought it a year or two ago for £2! Twelfth Street blouse; Dries Van Noten skirt; Prada cardigan. -k.

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