Montecito Part II + vintage ‘Byzantine’ Chanel

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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Where in the world…

Where in the world am I now?  Provence, non?   No, no, in fact, I’m at a Provençal-inspired house in Montecito, California.  (Though the South of France would be lovely, too…)  A decorator friend of mine is housesitting in this sweet little abode and when she said that I just had to see it, I made the…

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Jacky de G vintage + a vintage faux pearl “collar” necklace

{Hearts a’glow!  vintage faux-pearl collar necklace & Jacky de G vintage earrings} This week I pulled out some earrings that I wear fairly often and paired them with a necklace that I almost never wear.   A collar of (faux) pearls is certainly a bit dramatic, but not too difficult to work into my wardrobe.…

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