ROOM OF THE MONTH


1 ROOM AND BOARD, TAUPE CANVAS PILLOW, 20 x 13 $59 2 JAYSON HOME & GARDEN, SMALL SQUARE POT YELLOW, $12 3 AMY PERLIN ANTIQUES, FOLDING TEAK DECK CHAIR, $1200 4 WISTERIA, CHINESE GARDEN STOOL, $129

FLIPPING THROUGH ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST'S OCTOBER ISSUE, THIS HOUSE (AND ROOM) BY PAUL VINCENT WISEMAN REALLY CAUGHT MY EYE. I TOOK A TRIP TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THIS SUMMER AND CAN PICTURE THIS HOUSE AMIDST THE TREES IN MILL VALLEY. I LOVE THE NEUTRAL COLORS AND OUTDOOR SPACE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR - EQUALLY PERFECT FOR ENTERTAINING OR CURLING UP WITH A GOOD BOOK.

PAUL VINCENT WISEMAN, THE WISEMAN GROUP

PHOTO: ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

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STYLE GUIDE: BOHO CHIC


1 RUTGERS UNIVERSITY PRESS, BOHEMIANS: THE GLAMOROUS OUTCASTS BY ELIZABETH WILSON, $29.99 2 ASSOULINE, GYPSET STYLE: JET SET + GYPSY = GYPSET BY JULIA CHAPLIN, $45 3 PLANTATION, LILLIAN SHELL CHANDELIER, $1,695 4 ABC HOME, SUZANI PINWHEEL PILLOW BY MICHELE VARIAN, 22 x 22 $280 5 WISTERIA, MOORISH CHEST, $2,999 6 JAYSON HOME & GARDEN, BRAZILIAN COWHIDE, $695 7 ABC CARPET, TIBETAN, 2'4" x 4'3" $1,999 8 ABC HOME, BOJKA UPHOLSTERED ARMCHAIR, $3,200 9 MADELINE WEINREB, PINK SOMMERS 10 MADELINE WEINREB, BLACK LUCE 11 ABC HOME, PORCELAIN VESSELS BY JAN BURTZ, FROM $40 12 JAYSON HOME & GARDEN, CERAMIC URCHIN BOX, $30 13 UNICA HOME, KEW CYLINDRICAL POUF BY MISSONI HOME, $475 14 VIVRE, ELEPHANT PORCELAIN CANDLE BY L'OBJET, $85 15 PLANTATION, JEWEL MIRROR, $2,195 16 MAKALALI RESERVE, SOUTH AFRICA 17 CUIXMALA, MEXICO 18 ABC HOME, NATURAL BASKET WITH LINEN POUCH, $165 19 BARNEYS, MIAMI THROW, $265 20 CALYPSO HOME, LOVE CUSHION, $165 ABC HOME, BURL BOWL IN BURCH, $430

WHILE NOT A COMPLETE BOHEMIAN, I WOULD SAY THAT I DEFINITELY HAVE SOME BOHO CHIC TENDENCIES. I THINK ONE OF THE KEY ELEMENTS TO A SUCCESSFUL BOHO CHIC LOOK IS A SEEMINGLY EFFORTLESS STYLE; THE TYPE OF ROOM THAT LOOKS CAREFREE, BUT IS ACTUALLY CAREFULLY ORCHESTRATED. THIS LOOK IS HARD TO ACHIEVE, BUT IS CERTAINLY ONE THAT MOST PEOPLE STRIVE FOR. ONE WAY IS TO INCORPORATE THOUGHTFUL ACCESSORIES AND CURIOS FOUND ANYWHERE FROM TRAVELS TO FLEA MARKETS. ANOTHER WAY IS TO EMBRACE PATTERN (LOTS AND LOTS OF IT!), ESPECIALLY ETHNIC PATTERNS LIKE IKATS AND SUZANIS WHICH ARE GREAT PATTERNS TO MIX AND MATCH.

I CAN DEFINITELY RELATE TO THE GYPSET STYLE OF LIFE (OR AT LEAST DREAM OF IT). I ENJOY TRAVELING TO EXOTIC LOCALES, BUT DON'T QUITE RELISH IN THE THOUGHT OF ROUGHING IT. I DO APPRECIATE THE TIME AND EFFORT OF FINDING AND TRAVELING TO A REMOTE DESTINATION AND AM OFTEN DRAWN TO PLACES LIKE INDIA AND KENYA.

I ALWAYS FIND STYLE INSPIRATION IN OLD PHOTOS FROM THE SEVENTIES, LIKE THOSE OF TALITHA GETTY IN MORROCO. I LOVE THE BLOUSY LOOKS, LAYERED JEWELS, AND LONG HAIR. MISSONI AND PROENZA SCHOULER ARE MODERN-DAY FAVORITES.

PHOTOS: TELEGRAPH, TRIP ADVISOR, KRUGER PARK RESERVATIONS

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COLOR TRENDS: GREY


1 JULISKA, PEWTER STONEWARE FIVE-PIECE PLACE SET, $129 2 ABC HOME, COYUCHI RUSTIC LINEN BEDDING, $64-180 3 CB2, COATED LINEN-COTTON PLACEMAT, $4.95 4 PLANTATION, JAGGED PEDESTAL CERAMIC STOOL, $225 5 VIVRE, ROUND GREY CORAL BOX BY WAYLANDE GREGORY STUDIOS, $195 6 PIECES, CUSTOM X-BENCH IN PLATINUM, $595 7 UGALLERY, SMOKE 6 BY MARK ELVERSON, 18 x 12 $80 8 PLANTATION, HEATHER VASES SET, $100 9 MADELINE WEINREB, STEEL BROOKE 10 PAPER SOURCE, WILLIAM ARTHUR GREY DOTS ENGRAVED THANK YOU NOTES, $18.95 11 PLANTATION, CAPIZ CUTOUT MIRROR, $2,395 12 CRATE AND BARREL, MARBLE WINE COOLER, $24.95 13 PLANTATION, JEWELRY BOX, $95 14 URBAN OUTFITTERS, ROMA BLOOM SHOWER CURTAIN, $19.99 15 KITCHENAID, IMPERIAL GREY STAND MIXER, $249.99

I AM CRUSHING BIG ON GREY RIGHT NOW AND I DON'T SEEM TO BE ALONE. I LOVE ITS NEUTRALITY FOR BOTH INTERIORS AND FASHION ALIKE. AND WITH SO MANY SHADES (PEWTER, CHARCOAL, SLATE) AND FINISHES (ALUMINUM, STAINLESS STEEL, PEWTER), NOT TO MENTION IT'S ABILITY TO BE WARM OR COOL, IT'S EASY NOT TO GET BORED.

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HIGH/LOW


CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT | WEST ELM, MARTINI SIDE TABLE, $129 | ANTHROPOLOGIE, OUTER BEAUTY JEWELRY BOX, $38 | WEST ELM, ZIG ZAG RUG, 8 x 10, $459 | WISTERIA, SUNBURST SCENE MIRROR, $299 | ASSEMBLAGE LTD., SUNBURST MATTE METAL SILVER MIRROR, $950 | JONATHAN ADLER, ORANGE HERRINGBONE RUG, 6 x 9 $1500 | BARNEYS, R & Y AUGOUSTI SHAGREEN JEWEL BOX, $398 | JONATHAN ADLER, HANS HOURGLASS TABLE, $995

THIS IS TRULY ONE OF MY FAVORITE ACTIVITIES. NOT ONLY FINDING A GOOD DEAL, BUT FINDING A GOOD DEAL THAT IS STYLISH AND SIMILAR TO A PIECE THAT COSTS THREE TIMES AS MUCH....FANTASTIC! I RELISH IN A GOOD DEAL, AND AM OFTEN FOUND TROLLING THE PAGES OF EBAY AND CRAIGSLIST. BEING A BARGAIN SHOPPER CAN COME OFF AS EFFORTLESS, BUT IT ACTUALLY TAKES A LOT OF PATIENCE AND HARD WORK. ONE ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF DEAL HUNTING IS A CAREFULLY HONED EYE THAT IS FAMILIAR WITH THE HIGH, AND CAN THEREFORE RECOGNIZE IT'S EQUIVALENT LOW. LUCKILY, I'VE DONE YOUR HOMEWORK FOR YOU!

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KELLY SHOPS: PIECES



PIECES IS WITHOUT A DOUBT MY FAVORITE SHOP IN ATLANTA. THE SHOP IS METICULOUSLY STYLED BY OWNER LEE KLEINHELTER AND I LOVE EVERYTHING IN IT. LEE'S STYLE IS A CHIC AND COLORFUL, PART PALM BEACH, PART SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. IF YOU LIVE IN ATLANTA, BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE SHOP AND IF YOU DON'T, THEN CHECK OUT THEIR USER-FRIENDLY WEBSITE.

PIECES
3432-A ROSWELL ROAD
ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30305

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HOW TO


1 ABC HOME, VINTAGE ZAYANE CUSHION, 13 x 13 $155 2 JOHN ROBSHAW, CHAKRA, 18 x 18 x 3 $115 3 ABC HOME, SHIBORI LINEN PILLOW BY KEVIN O'BRIEN, 22 x 22 $159 4 ABC HOME, HANDPAINTED LINEN PILLOW IN TERRA, 12 x 24 $120 5 MADELINE WEINREB, HAZELNUT DAPHNE, 18 x 18 6 JOHN ROBSHAW, GOLDEN, 20 x 20 $125 7 MADELINE WEINREB, CAMEL CHEVRON, 18 x 18 8 MADELINE WEINREB, ORANGE SUNDER, 22 x 28 9 PILLOWS AND THROWS, UNISON LARCH RUST PILLOW, 17 x 17 $52 10 PILLOWS AND THROWS, THOMAS PAUL STARBURST PILLOW, 18 x 18 $80 11 JONATHAN ADLER, ACAPULCO BIRD PILLOW, 24 x 24 12 SELFRIDGES, MISSONI HOME JOHN OXFORD PILLOW

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THE PANTRY


1 DEAN & DELUCA, OREGON GROWERS & SHIPPERS NORTHWEST HARVEST TRIO, $24 2 CRATE AND BARREL, BUNCH OF BEETS DISHTOWEL AND HEARTY GREENS DISHTOWEL, $4.95 3 MICROPLANE, EASY PREP STRAIGHT PEELER, $9.95 4 CHEF TOOLS, EPICUREAN CUTTING BOARD NUTMEG, 18 x 13 $34.95 5 WILLIAMS-SONOMA, NESPRESSO CITIZ ESPRESSO MAKER, $279.95 6 SUR LA TABLE, PROGRESSIVE ADJUSTABLE PIT AND SPLIT, $10 7 CRATE AND BARREL, "HOT" TRIVET, 8 x 8 $12.95 8 JOSEPH JOSEPH SCOOP COLANDER, $7 9 SUR LA TABLE, LE CREUSET REVOLUTION CASSIS SILICONE JAR SCRAPER, $12 10 WILLIAMS-SONOMA, RIEDEL PLATINUM COLLECTION, CHAMPAGNE FLUTES SET OF 2 $44, MARTINI GLASSES SET OF 2, $48, DOUBLE OLD-FASHIONED GLASSES SET OF 2, $44, HIGHBALL GLASSES SET OF 2, $48

I SPEND A LOT OF TIME IN MY KITCHEN, BOTH COOKING AND LOUNGING AROUND THE TABLE IN THE MORNING WITH THE NEWS AND MY MACBOOK. I REALLY LOVE TO COOK AND AM ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR NEW PRODUCTS, TABLEWARE, AND FOOD. THIS MONTH I AM EXCITED ABOUT LE CREUSET'S NEW JAR SCRAPER. I AM OBSESSED WITH THEIR OTHER SILICONE SCRAPERS, BUT OFTEN FIND THEM AWKWARD FOR JAR SCRAPING. I CAN'T WAIT TO PUT THIS PRODUCT TO USE. I AM A SUCKER FOR JAMS AND SPREADS AND THE NORTHWEST HARVEST TRIO FROM OREGON GROWERS AND SHIPPERS LOOKS LIKE IT WILL BE UP MY ALLEY...YUM!

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BATHROOM GUIDE: SHOWER CURTAINS


1 ANTHROPOLOGIE, MERINGUE SHOWER CURTAIN, $118 2 GRAMERCY, MATOUK BELGIAN WAFFLE CURTAIN, $99 3 PB TEEN, RUFFLE FLOWER SHOWER CURTAIN, $69 4 KMART, ORANGE SHOWER CURTAIN, $10.79 5 PB TEEN, DOUBLE DOT SHOWER CURTAIN, $39 6 URBAN OUTFITTERS, KASHMIR SHOWER CURTAIN, $38 7 GRAMERCY, JOHN ROBSHAW CYPRESS SHOWER CURTAIN, $150 8 GRAMERCY, JOHN ROBSHAW TAJMAHALL SHOWER CURTAIN, $150 9 GRAMERCY, JOHN ROBSHAW HANBLUE SHOWER CURTAIN, $150 10 TARGET, SHAKIRA SHOWER CURTAIN, $19.99 11 GARNET HILL, LILY PULITZER FOXGLOVES SHOWER CURTAIN, $98 12 CRATE AND BARREL, MARIMEKKO MADISON TAUPE SHOWER CURTAIN, $49.95 13 URBAN OUTFITTERS, APOTHECARY SHOWER CURTAIN, $28 14 ANTHROPOLOGIE, FLAMENCO SHOWER CURTAIN, $118 15 IZOLA SHOWER, PARIS FRANCE SHOWER CURTAIN, $29 16 TARGET, ANIMAL CRACKERS SHOWER CURTAIN, $24.99 17 DWELL STUDIO, GIO AQUA SHOWER CURTAIN, $66 18 POTTERY BARN KIDS, TAYLOR SHOWER CURTAIN, $49

A SHOWER CURTAIN IS REALLY THE FOCAL POINT OF MOST BATHROOMS (ESPECIALLY IF YOURS IS THE SIZE OF MINE). IT'S EASY TO FIND ONE TO SUIT YOUR STYLE, BE IT TRADITIONAL WHITE, ROMANTIC FLORAL, GRAPHIC GEOMETRIC, OR BOHEMIAN PATTERNED. I TEND TO PREFER TRADITIONAL WHITE SHOWER CURTAINS, BUT OFTEN FIND MYSELF DRAWN TO THE PATTERNED VARIETY OF JOHN ROBSHAW IF OUTFITTING A COLORFUL SPACE.

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BUDGET BUYS


CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT TO RIGHT | Z GALLERIE, SILVER BAMBOO FRAMES, 5 x 7 $9.95, 4 x 6 $7.95 | CB2, PABLO SIDE TABLE SET OF 3, $129 | URBAN OUTFITTERS, SQUARE-SHAPED NESTING BOXES, $8 | URBAN OUTFITTERS, LARGE IKAT DOTS PILLOW, $42 | Z GALLERIE, SILVER FAUX CORAL, $49.95 | CRATE AND BARREL, CUCINA MULTI DISHTOWEL, $4.95 | URBAN OUTFITTERS, LARGE GYPSY CHANDELIER, $158 | BALLARD DESIGNS, SAWHORSE PRINTER/FAX TABLE, $79 | Z GALLERIE, CHINESE PAGODA, $16.95 | URBAN OUTFITTERS, METAL ACCORDIAN SIDE TABLE, $60 | IKEA, BIRGIT LANTLIG DUVET COVER AND PILLOWCASES, $39.95 | URBAN OUTFITTERS, FLORAL RELIEF CATCHALL DISH, $5

SO MANY GREAT FIND THIS MONTH! I AM ESPECIALLY LOVING THE SILVER BAMBOO FRAMES, WHAT A FIND AT ONLY $10. THE CRATE AND BARREL DISHTOWEL IS ADORABLE TOO; I HAVE A DRAWER FULL OF DISHTOWELS AND AM ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW ADDITIONS.

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INSPIRATION: DESIGNERS AT HOME


THE END OF NEW YORK FASHION WEEK IS ALWAYS SAD, BUT AT LEAST WE HAVE LONDON, MILAN, AND PARIS TO LOOK FORWARD TO. I'M SURE THESE DESIGNERS HAVE BREATHED A SIGH OF RELIEF AFTER SHOWING THEIR COLLECTION AND CAN HOPEFULLY REST UP AT HOME AFTER ALL THEIR HARD WORK.

PHOTOS: HABITUALLY CHIC, WELL APPOINTED HOUSE, INSTYLE, ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, ELLE DECOR, HOOKED ON HOUSES, VANGUARDIST, HARPER'S BAZAAR, AMERICAN FASHION DESIGNERS AT HOME, MOODBOARD, COUNTRY LIVING, ELLE

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INSPIRATION: NEW YORK FASHION WEEK


FROM THE FASHION SHOWS TO THE STREET STYLE TO THE AFTER PARTIES, FASHION WEEK IS THE BEST TIME FOR COLLECTING INSPIRATION. I TAKE INSPIRATION FROM EVERYTHING, INCLUDING THE COLORS AND PATTERNS, TO THE WAY THINGS ARE PAIRED. I SAVE ALL IMAGES I LIKE IN CATEGORIZED FOLDERS AND OFTEN LOOK THROUGH THE IMAGES FOR IDEAS AND INSPIRATION.

PHOTOS: HANNELI MUSTAPARTA, GARANCE DORE, THE SARTORIALIST, JAK & JIL, ALTAMIRA NYC, HARPER'S BAZAAR

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ART


1 CHRIS WEEKS, WINKING NATALIE, 8 1/2 x 11 $30 2 KRISTINA HULKRANTZ, FOUR EYES, 5 x 7 $12 3 ABBEY WATKINS, FREJA BEHA ERICHSEN FOR VALENTINO, $99 4 CANDIDATE, CHANEL NO 5 POP ART PRINT, 8 x 10 $16 5 KRISTINA HULKRANTZ, FOUR CLASSIC REDS, 8 x 10 $24 6 CANDIDATE, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN ROBOT BOOT POP ART PRINT, 5 x 7 $11 7 LEIGH VINER, DRAW THE LINE, 20 x 30 $130 8 DOLLS AND GUYS, LEOPARD PRINT SHOES, 8 x 10 $16 9 LEIGH VINER, HIGH NOON, 8 x 12, $28 10 CATHRYN'S DESIGNS, CHANEL 2.55 BAG, 13.5CM x 21CM $20 11 DOLLS AND GUYS, CHANEL VINTAGE SUNGLASSES, 8 x 10 $10 12 CANDIDATE, CHANEL CHANCE EAU FRAICHE, 8 x 10 $16 13 OUR CHANGE OF ART, STELLA MCCARTNEY WATERCOLOR, 8 1/2 x 11 $15 14 KRISTINA HULKRANTZ, HERMES BIRKIN BROWN, 5 x 7 $12 15 OUR CHANGE OF ART, ORIGINAL ANNA SUI WATERCOLOR, 8 1/2 x 11 $50

One of my favorite things to shop for on Etsy is artwork. With so many great artists and affordable prices, it is truly an excellent resource. These fashionable pieces would be a perfect compliment to a closet or vanity area, don't you think?


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MUSEUM EXHIBIT: 20TH CENTURY WOMEN OF STYLE


I LOVE A GOOD MUSEUM EXHIBIT AND ESPECIALLY ONE THAT'S FASHION RELATED. NOTORIOUS AND NOTABLE: 20TH CENTURY WOMEN OF STYLE HAS SO MANY GREAT PIECES. IT'S A TERRIFIC EXHIBIT NOT ONLY FOR THE APPAREL AND JEWELRY, BUT A WINDOW INTO THE LIVES OF SO MANY MEMORABLE WOMEN. BE SURE TO CHECK IT OUT IF YOU'RE IN THE AREA!

NOTORIOUS AND NOTABLE: 20TH CENTURY WOMEN OF STYLE IS CO-PRESENTED WITH THE NATIONAL JEWELRY INSTITUTE AT THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK FROM SEPTEMBER 14 THRU JANUARY 2


PHOTOS: THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE NATIONAL JEWELRY INSTITUTE, NEW YORK MAGAZINE

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STYLE SPOTLIGHT: JENNA LYONS


ARTWORK | FRED SANDBACK | ROBERT RYMAN | CY TWOMBLY

J. CREW COLLABORATIONS
| MIRIAM HASKELL EMBELLISHED LEAF EARRINGS, $460 | GLOBE-TROTTER CENTENARY 28" SUITCASE WITH WHEELS, $1600 | SAINT JAMES UNISEX COMETE HOODIE, $190 | AIGLE JUMPING BOOTS, $199 | BELSTAFF ROADMASTER JACKET IN WASHED WAXED COTTON, $695


I AM OBSESSED WITH JENNA LYONS' EFFORTLESSLY COOL STYLE. I LOVE THE WAY SHE HAS TAKEN J. CREW'S CLASSIC IMAGE AND MIXED IT UP WITH COLLABORATIONS AND EDGIER PIECES. I ADMIRE THE WAY SHE WORKED HER WAY UP AT J. CREW FROM AN ASSISTANT TO HER CURRENT ROLE OF CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENT. IT'S FUN TO SEE HER SLIGHTLY ECLECTIC TASTE IN HER APARTMENT - HER HIGHLY TALKED ABOUT CLOSET IS TO DIE FOR!

PHOTOS: ELLE DECOR, GAGOSIAN GALLERY, FRED SANDBACK ARCHIVE

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DVF FOR CLARIDGES


1 ART.COM, ANDY WARHOL PAGE FROM LIPS BOOK, C. 1975, 20 x 20 PRINT $17.99 2 DVF, KISS MY IPHONE COVER, $20 3 DVF, BLANKET IN IKAT BERRY, $750 4 DVF, UMBRELLA, $45 5 DVF, SAHARA WIDE BANGLES, $60 6 DVF, SUTRA SPORT WATCH, $1600 7 DVF, THE WRAP BOOK, $17.95 8 DVF, KINDLE COVER IN ZEBRA, $165

TEXTILES AVAILABLE AT NATHAN TURNER

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG IS A FAVORITE DESIGNER OF MINE AND I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO HER NEW HOME COLLECTION DEBUTING EARLY NEXT YEAR. IN THE MEANTIME WE HAVE HER CHIC NEW LINE OF TEXTILES. SHE HAS OUTFITTED 20 GUEST ROOMS AT CLARIDGE'S WITH THE COLLECTION AND IT IS AS STYLISH AS SHE. CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE REST OF THE HOME COLLECTION!

PHOTOS: CLARIDGES OF LONDON, ELLE DECOR, DIANE VON FURSTENBERG

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FIRST LOOK: IMAN HOME


| PUNJAB PEACOCK IN NOIR, PORCINI, AND RADICCHIO, $41.64/YARD | ISTANBUL SUNSET IN GEM, LUNA, AND MINERAL, $24.64/YARD | RIVIERA IN FLIGHT IN CITRINE, DUSK, AND LUNA, $21.24/YARD | ALHAMBRA AMOUR IN PORCINI, LUNA, AND MINERAL, $24.64/YARD | JAVA MOON IN NOIR, MINERAL, AND LUNA, $45.04/YARD | ASSYRIAN VINE IN GEM, LUNA, AND MINERAL, $42.49

I LOVE SO MANY OF THESE PATTERNS. AMONG MY FAVORITES ARE ISTANBUL SUNSET AND ASSYRIAN VINE. MOST OF THE PATTERNS COME IN COORDINATING COLORS, SO IT'S EASY TO MIX AND MATCH PATTERNS.

ALL TEXTILES AVAILABLE AT CALICO CORNERS

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TOP TEN: POUFS


1 JOHN DERIAN, MOROCCAN POUFS, $285-325 2 CB2, KNITTED POUF, $79.95 3 AVID HOME, ALANA OTTOMAN, $349 4 FATBOY, POINT, $89 5 CALYPSO HOME, KUBA JAIPURI POUF, $425 6 ABC HOME, BERBER LARGE POUF, $295 7 UNICA HOME, TOBAGO CYLINDRICAL POUF BY MISSONI HOME, $430 8 IMPORTS FROM MARRAKESH, PALACE POUF 9 URBAN OUTFITTERS, LANA VELVET POUF, $89 10 CALYPSO HOME, SHAG POUF, $425

I LOVE POUFS! MY PETITE FRAME MEANS MY LEGS RARELY TOUCH THE GROUND, AND I KEEP THESE IN ALMOST EVERY ROOM OF MY HOUSE TO PROP MY FEET ON. I ALSO LOVE THEM FOR STACKING BOOKS AND OTHER OBJECTS OR TO USE AS A SPARE SEAT. JOHN DERIAN'S METALLIC VERSION IS MY FAVORITE, BUT I AM REALLY INTO THE KUBA JAIPURI POUF BY CALYPSO HOME FOR ITS BRIGHT PATTERN AND LARGE, RECTANGULAR SHAPE.

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INSPIRATION: POST LABOR DAY WHITES


THE OLD ADAGE OF "NO WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY" REALLY HASN'T APPLIED FOR AWHILE. LIVING IN THE SOUTH WHERE IT REMAINS WARM WELL INTO OCTOBER, IT REALLY SEEMS SILLY TO PACK UP MY WHITE JEANS WHEN IT'S STILL WARM OUTSIDE. I LOVE THE COMBINATION OF WHITE WITH GREY, NAVY, AND CAMEL AND CAN'T WAIT TO PAIR IT WITH LIGHTER SWEATERS AS THE WEATHER CHANGES.

PHOTOS: YSL AD CAMPAIGN, J. CREW, CHICTOPIA, STYLE.COM, WALL STREET JOURNAL, T MAGAZINE

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KELLY ENTERTAINS: LABOR DAY


1 WISTERIA, BURLAP TABLECLOTH, $59 2 THE PICKET FENCE, ANICHINI LINEN WEAVE STRIPE NAPKIN, $45 3 GAIL DELOACH, CAPIZ 17" AFRICAN TULIP BOWL 4 TABLE MATTERS, CLEAR SIMON ICED BEVERAGE, $86 5 COBBLE COURT HOME, JULISKA OLIVE WOOD FLATWARE, $145 6 MICHAEL C. FINA, VUELTA OCEAN BLUE BY JARS 7 WILLIAM-WAYNE & CO., RATTAN ICE BUCKET WITH TONGS, $80 8 DIANE JAMES, CHAMPAGNE CIMBIDIUM

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT ENTERTAINING IS THE SET-UP. I LOVE A THOUGHTFUL TABLESCAPE AND ENJOY SELECTING AND COORDINATING EVERYTHING FROM THE FLOWERS TO THE LINENS AND TABLEWARE. I THINK A LABOR DAY PARTY IS THE PERFECT WAY TO END THE SUMMER. I'VE SELECTED A COMPLIMENTARY PALETTE OF ORANGES AND BLUES THAT IS BOTH A REMINDER OF SUMMER AND A HINT OF FALL.

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JOHN DERIAN FOR TARGET


1 MELAMINE FEATHERS SERVING TRAY, $14.99 2 MOTH, MARBLE, AND GERANIUM TAPERED BINS, $8.99-$12.99 3 MELAMINE ANIMALS SERVING TRAY, $14.99 4 THREE TIER DAHLIA TRAY, $14.99 5 WOODEN JEWELRY SCRIPT BOX, $14.99 6 WATER LILY SQUARE TRAY, $16.99 7 SILHOUETTE COASTERS, $12.99 8 ACRYLIC INSECT TUMBLER SET, $11.99 9 WALL DECOR TREES, $29.99, WALL DECOR THREE VERTICAL EGGS, $29.99 10 MELAMINE FLORAL SALAD PLATE SET, $19.99 11 HONEYCOMB TAPERED TRAY, $19.99 12 MELAMINE PLANTS DINNER PLATE SET, $23.99 13 ANIMALS WASTEBASKET, $29.99

JOHN DERIAN'S THIRD (AND LARGEST) TARGET COLLABORATION HAS PLENTY OF GREAT FINDS FROM THE DECOUPAGE GENIUS. I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS ONE AND AM LOVING SEVERAL ITEMS, AMONG THEM THE MELAMINE FEATHERS SERVING TRAY AND ANIMALS WASTEBASKET. MAKE SURE TO BE AT TARGET ON SUNDAY BECAUSE I'M SURE THIS COLLECTION WILL GO FAST!

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BOOKSHELF


CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT | ASSOULINE, AMERICAN FASHION DESIGNERS AT HOME BY RIMI SUQI, $65 | RIZZOLI, ALBERTO PINTO: TABLE SETTINGS BY ALBERTO PINTO, $37.80 | CHRONICLE, TARTINE BREAD BY CHAD ROBERTSON, $26.40 | ASSOULINE, LIVING ARCHITECTURE BY DOMINIQUE BROWNING AND LUCY GILMOUR, $75 | ASSOULINE, CECIL BEATON: THE ART OF THE SCRAPBOOK BY JAMES DANZIGER, $250 | HEARST, AT HOME WITH TOWN & COUNTRY BY THE EDITORS OF TOWN & COUNTRY, $37.80 | ACANTHUS PRESS, SYRIE MAUGHAM BY PAULINE C. METCALF, $50.62 | VENDOME PRESS, LARS BOLANDER'S SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN BY HEATHER SMITH MACISAAC, $26.40

SO MANY GREAT BOOKS THIS MONTH. I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO RIMI SUQI'S AMERICAN FASHION DESIGNERS AT HOME SINCE I FIRST HEARD ABOUT IT. WITH INTERIORS FROM THE LIKES OF RALPH LAUREN, DONNA KARAN, AND CAROLINA HERRERA IT'S SURE TO BE TERRIFIC. ALBERTO PINTO'S TABLE SETTINGS WILL ALSO BE A WELCOME ADDITION TO ANY HOSTESS' LIBRARY. I AM OBSESSED WITH CHINA AND TABLE SETTING AND CAN'T WAIT TO READ IT.

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MUST-HAVES


1 CALYPSO-CELLE, SOLIS SCARF, $95 2 PIECES, PARCHMENT BOOKS, $48 3 JOHN DERIAN FOR TARGET, AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 5 4 TEMPLE ST. CLAIR FOR TARGET, AVAILABLE AUGUST 30 5 TUCKER FOR TARGET, AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 12, MULBERRY FOR TARGET, AVAILABLE OCTOBER 10 6 ABC HOME, TOM DIXON ROCK TABLE, LARGE $1850, SMALL $1230 7 PIECES, CUSTOM ZEBRA RUG IN ORANGE, $1,195 8 IZZE, SPARKLING GINGER SODA, $2.50 9 BARNEYS, KIM SEYBERT PICNIC WINE COOLER, $85 10 CALYPSO HOME, ZIG ZAG JAIPURI, $250 11 MADEWELL, CHAIN CUFF, $24 12 BARNEYS, SANDRA DINI CORAL AND LAVA EARRINGS, $770

AFTER WHAT FEELS LIKE A NEVER ENDING SUMMER DOWN HERE IN ATLANTA, I AM MORE THAN READY TO WELCOME SEPTEMBER. I CAN'T WAIT TO START WEARING LIGHT SCARVES AND SWITCH OUT MY SANDALS FOR BALLET FLATS!

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