Thursday, December 20, 2012

Pink or polka dots

I already own a pair of Kate Spade Broome Street jeans in dark denim and I love them. I'm planning on adding another pair to my wardrobe and am currently torn between pink or polka dots.

Above images from Kate Spade

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Minimalist home

On to my second espresso martini this evening, listening to music with Harry (and occasionally jumping up to dance).  I just had to stop by to share this lovely home.

Above images from Bo Bedre via The Designer Pad

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Shiny new things

There are less than two weeks until Christmas and my list of things to do is still way too long.  So far the only decorating I have done is laid out one set of fluffy white fairy lights in the living room.  I have a busy weekend ahead, but I am hoping to find some time (and some space) to put up and decorate our Christmas tree.

At least I have now done most of my Christmas gift shopping.  I received a parcel from Kate Spade today which included a couple of Christmas gifts as well as this Garance Doré clutch for myself.

I also had time to squeeze in a little more Christmas gift shopping this evening and (as always happens) I picked up a few shiny new things for myself.

I especially love the necklace which, along with the pink earrings, came from Witchery.  It was reduced to $40 (from $80) and the pink earrings were reduced to a ridiculous $1 (from $40).  I love the pre-Christmas sales!  Don't you?  The clear crystal earrings by Lumière were reduced to $10 (from $40).

Above images taken via instagram (modeetmaison)

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Claire's Kitchen at Le Salon

Earlier this week we had dinner at Claire's Kitchen at Le Salon, a cute little French restaurant in Darlinghurst.  The food was amazing (as evidenced by the pics below)!  Apologies in advance for the grainy low-light iPhone shots.

My entrée: a parmesan basket filled with asparagus, white peach and candied walnuts.

Kate's entrée: seared scallops on pumpkin purée with micro herbs.

Harry's entrée: foie gras with croutons and pickles.

We all had the same main because none of us could look beyond duck and pinot pie served on brie and a creamy mash.  It was so good!

My dessert: chocolate mousse with raspberries and créme fraiche

Harry and Kate had the same dessert: blood orange sorbet with a shot of vodka and a macaron.

Above images taken via instagram (modeetmaison)

We've been back home for six months now and it was so nice to have a proper French meal.  I highly recommend this restaurant.  We will definitely be back.

I almost forgot to mention the decor is gorgeous too.  I wanted to walk out with a set of the dining chairs.

Above images from Claire's Kitchen at Le Salon

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Garance Doré online boutique

Garance Doré has opened an online boutique just in time for a couple of her posters to make it onto my Christmas wish list.

Above images by Garance Doré

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Two lovely bedrooms

Just two bedrooms I love... minimalist interiors with white walls and black and timber accents.

Above image from Bolig Magasinet
Above image from Fantastic Frank

Friday, November 23, 2012

Sweet Karolina

I'd love a pair of Kate Spade 'Karolina' heels in every colour available online right now.  Which is your favourite?

Above images from Kate Spade

Barbie's got style

I am currently researching Barbie dolls... trying to figure out whether a Disney Princess Barbie actually exists, because that it was what my 4 year old niece told me she wants for Christmas.  I haven't had any luck finding a Disney Princess Barbie, but I did discover the Barbie Fashion Model collection.  Seriously, when did Barbie become so stylish?  I want both of these outfits in my size!

Above images from Barbie collector

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Noël en noir et blanc

There are five weeks left before Christmas.  I have been quite organised with my Christmas shopping this year and I even bought my Christmas cards today.  Next on the list will be decorating the house, but that's still a couple of weeks away.  For now, here is some lovely black and white Christmas decor inspiration from papermash.  I may need to buy one of the make your own banner kits.

Above images from papermash

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Geranium restaurant in Copenhagen

I just discovered the work of Jessica Vedel and I love her understated style.  Here is a recent work from her portfolio: Geranium restaurant in Copenhagen.  This space is so elegant and exactly my style.

Above images by Jessica Vedel