1 Shell Mirror, Pottery Barn, $479.00 2 Conservatory Coffee Table, Crate & Barrel, $449.00 3 A Passion for Blue and White by Carolyne Roehm, Amazon, $37.80 4 Longton Hall by Mottahedeh, Michael C. Fina, $45.00 5 Blue and White Porcelain Vase, Ethan Allen, $169.00 6 Diane James Home Deep Blue Hydrangea Bouquet in Willow Vase, The Picket Fence, $362.60 7 Midnight Cobalt Wine Glasses, Target, set of 6 $33.99 8 Kim Seybert Latticed Cocktail Napkin, Barneys New York, $12.00 9 Catalina Outdoor Sofa, Crate & Barrel, $2,549.15
Fashion designer Dennis Basso's pool house is the perfect place to host an afternoon lunch, an evening soiree or kick back after a swim. I've had these images saved for quite some time and often come back to the blue and white scheme. The all white space works really well, but the tablescape is what really gets me. I can't get enough of the mix of purple and green hydrangeas. It's such a nice pop against all the blue and white — love it!
Photos: Elle Decor
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- ROOM OF THE MONTH
- HIGH GLOSS ISSUE 3
- INSPIRED BY: EAST COAST STYLE
- LEMON LIME
- GLAMOURPUSS NYC
- MUSIC FESTIVAL STYLE
- FINDERS KEEPERS
- ART SHOW: HELEN FRANKENTHALER
- POOL PARTY
- HOLGA CUTIES
- KELLY LOVES QUADRILLE
- HELLO SUNSHINE!
- FATHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE
- AN ALL-AMERICAN ROAD TRIP
- TRAVELING TO... THE WILD WEST
- TRAVELING TO... EXOTIC LANDS
- TRAVELING TO... THE BEACH
- THE JET SET
- BUDGET BUYS
- BACKYARD READY
- ▼ June (23)
Have you read the new issue of High Gloss? Be sure to check out the Fourth of July feature, selected by yours truly :) Between apple pie and homemade lemonade, the Fourth is one of my favorite holidays and I was so excited to contribute my red, white, and blue picks to this piece. Big thanks to Paloma and the High Gloss team for including me — read the rest of the fab issue here.
1 Vintage Ice Bucket, Jayson Home & Garden, $58.00 2 Vintage Private Drive Sign, Jayson Home & Garden, $195.00 3 Knot Door Stop, Jayson Home & Garden, $42.00 4 Vintage Bottles, Jayson Home & Garden, $12.00 each 5 Nantucket Knotworks Racing Stripes Bracelets, The Sunken Ship, $14.00 6 Kiss & Tell Bikini, Quiksilver, $88.00 7 Best Mate Belt, Madewell, $39.50 8 Persol 714, Eyegoodies, $280.00 9 Rope Bucket Bag, Barneys New York, $259.00 10 Industry of All Nations Espadrille Sneakers, Madewell, $38.00 11 Cleopatra Rope Necklace, Charm & Chain, $60.00 12 Vilebrequin Mid-Length Swim Shorts, Mr Porter, $150.00 13 Diva Cruiser, Chubby's Cruisers, $179.99 14 Classic Nantucket Purse, Basketville, $71.95 15 Lauren by Ralph Lauren Rolo Link Bracelet, Bloomingdale's, $58.00 16 Sailboat Tray, Jayson Home & Garden, $28.00 17 Tory Burch Sailboat Silk Scarf, Bluefly, $137.00
Don't you love this image of Jack and Jackie sailing in Hyannis Port? There is something about the laid-back, easy elegance of the east coast that has always appealed to me and this image captures it well. I'm ready to grab a striped suit, some shades, and set sail! Who's with me?!?
1 With a Twist Lemon Slice, Kate Spade, $147.00 2 Julia Earrings, GS Lillian, KELLY MARKET reader sale $32.00 3 With a Twist Coasters, Cooking.com, $19.00 4 Marimekko Sukat Makkaralla Green Pitcher, Crate & Barrel, $89.00 5 Marimekko Napkins, Crate & Barrel, set of 20 $6.75 6 Dual Citrus Squeezer, Crate & Barrel, $16.95 7 The Harrison, Jules Reid, $395.00 8 Workshop/CoOp Contrast Tassel Bag, Barneys New York, $45.00 9 Lemon Pillow, Jonathan Adler, $98.00 10 Green Junior Lemon Pillow, Jonathan Adler, $98.00 11 Set of 24 Portuguese Cabbage Plates, Thomas Jolly Antiques, $675.00 12 True Grace Wild Lime Candle, Candle Delirium, $39.00 13 Marimekko Mini Unikko Lime Tray, Crate & Barrel, $29.00 14 Summer Lemons Glass, Crate & Barrel, $3.95 each
I'm so excited to announce my first giveaway on KELLY MARKET. The lovely Shelly of GS Lillian is offering one lucky reader a pair of Julia earrings (pictured above #2), and a 30% discount for all KELLY MARKET readers. GS Lillian has a wide array of colorful earrings, necklaces, cuffs, and rings, and is quite affordable too, I might add. To enter, please visit their shop and then comment below with your favorite color. I'll be selecting a winner at random at 5pm EST on Wednesday June 29th. Good luck!
UPDATE: Congratulations to the winner, Jess, of Cheese Please! Thank you to everyone who entered :)
I just love these vibrant beach ponchos from Glamourpuss NYC. A fresh alternative to the tunic, the print was created by Bermudian artist Dana Cooper and hand batiked in Bali. Effortless chic at its best!
1 Love Coin Necklace, Forever 21, $3.80 2 Bibico Fair Trade Stripe Jersey Dress, Fashion-Conscience, $56.59 3 Woodstock 3 Days of Peace and Music, Amazon, from $3.95 4 Jade Tie Up Espadrille Sole Sandals, Topshop, $50.00 5 Siberian Rose Scarf, Madewell, $49.50 6 Floppy Hat with Leatherette Trim, Forever 21, $12.80 7 Julie Rofman Galapagos Glass Bead Bracelet, Barneys New York, $185.00 8 Halston Tortoise Sunglasses, Giant Vintage, $20.00 9 Winchester Melamine Plates, Bongenre, 10" set of 4 $48.00 10 Black Leather Contrast Stitch Satchel, Topshop, $55.00 11 Dark Vintage Willow Short, Topshop, $55.00 12 Original Tall Metallic, Hunter, $145.00 13 Perfect Leather Belt, Madewell, $45.00 14 HÄRÖ Folding Chair, IKEA, $14.99 15 Retro Picnic Cooler, Retro Metal Chairs, $98.99 16 Colorful Zigzag Headwrap, Forever 21, $4.80 17 Colorful Zigzag Headwrap, Forever 21, $4.80 18 Tribal Headwrap, Forever 21, $3.80 19 Ikat Print Headwrap, Forever 21, $3.80
Although Bonnaroo and Coachella are behind us, I really think the Brits get it right when it comes to street style always look forward to the pics from Glastonbury (taking place this weekend). Music festivals are usually either hot or tainy, so easy layers and wellies are a must — I think this metallic pair will help conceal some of the mud you'll inevitably be wearing. And if the festival scene isn't your thing, you can always enjoy a Woodstock DVD from the comforts of home :)
Vintage Georges Briard Striped Tumblers, Swell Shop Vintage Goods, $14.00 | Gold Angels Black Glass Tumblers, Bee Jay Kay, $50.00 | Set of Georges Briard Mid Century Glasses in Chrome Stand, Nacho Kitty, $35.00 | Wedgwood Large Blue Flower Cachepot, Ally's Antiques, $34.50 | Retro Glass Ice Bucket, Meadowview Vintage, $12.00 | Rosenthal Netter Turquoise Green and Gold Cachepot, Talking Bird, $18.95 | Large Bamboo Cachepot, La Dolfina, $35.00 | Vintage 70s Brass Garden Seat, Austin Modern, $265.00 | Turquoise Regency Commode, Sara Kate Studios, $400.00 | Vintage Hollywood Regency Yellow Lamps, Duchess Fare, $500.00 | Pink and Orange Ikat Vintage Wallpaper, Elements of Style, $100.00 | Navy and White Butterfly and Floral Vintage Wallpaper, Elements of Style, $100.00 | Multi Floral Vintage Wallpaper, Elements of Style, $100.00
As you all know, Etsy is one of my favorite stops for finding unique vintage finds. I love creating tablescapes and Georges Briard glasses are so unusual with their vibrant patterns — there aren't too many glassware options like them available today. Etsy is a treasure trove not only for his glassware, but also ice buckets, and trays. Happy hunting!
Helen Frankenthaler is one of my favorite American abstract expressionist painters. She is perhaps best known for her highly intuitive process, known as "stain painting." I've long admired her work and was pleased to recently discover these paintings at Leslie Sacks Fine Art. Although the paintings are abstract, a strong suggestion of landscape is often apparent, and they have also been praised for their lyrical qualities that almost seem to float on air.
1 Brera Largo Noir Throw Pillow, Designers Guild, $110.00 2 Babajaan Embellished Crepe Tunic, Net-a-Porter, $160.00 3 Monogrammed Duraclear Cocktail Shaker, Williams Sonoma, $29.95 4 Mosaic Platter, Calypso St. Barth, $35.00 5 Swimming Fish Collar Necklace, Topshop, $30.00 6 Hot Pink Oversize Square Sunglasses, Topshop, $32.00 7 Paige Novick Multi-Loop Bracelet, Intermix, $375.00 8 Marbella Espadrille, Jack Rogers, $178.00 9 Cabana Beach Umbrella, Swim Outlet, $14.95 10 Anika Brazil Shell Bikini, Barneys New York, $158.00 11 Leo All-Purpose Glasses, Crate & Barrel, $1.50 each 12 Condé Nast "The New Yorker: Crowded Beach" Beach Towel, Bloomingdales, $29.99
You can't beat Poolside with Slim Aarons for pool party inspiration. Poolside Party is a favorite image — I love the chic seventies style and the Richard Neutra-designed Palm Springs home. Isn't the two-tiered umbrella amazing?!? I would join this pool party any day :)
Photos: Poolside Party by Slim Aarons and Marina Piccola by Slim Aarons
Pink 120N, $39.99 | Yellow 120N, $39.99 | Violet 120N, $39.99 | Grey 120N, $39.99 | Gold 120N, $39.99 | Blue 120N, $39.99 | Camo 120N, $39.99 | White 120N, $39.99 | Red and White 120N, $50.00 | Blue and White, $55.00 | Pink and White, $55.00
Aren't Holga cameras the cutest?!? Available in ten colors — and camo — they are the perfect summer accessory :) Have a great weekend!
1 Turquoise KJL Earrings, Carole Tanenbaum, $1,200.00 2 Kara Ross Sterling Silver Turquoise Drop Earrings, Net-a-Porter, $435.00 3 Modernist Enamel Cuff, Madison Avenue Couture, $350.00 4 Siman Tu Turquoise Floral Earrings, Vivre, $325.00 5 Isharya Moon Bali Earrings, Net-a-Porter, $147.50 6 Siman Tu Turquoise Chandelier Earrings, Vivre, $300.00 7 Ben-Amun Turquoise Cuff, Max & Chloe, $295.00 8 Coralia Leets Turquoise Earrings, Churchill, $180.00 9 Suzanna Dai Jaipur Drop Earrings, Max & Chloe, $175.00 10 Flying Lizard Turquoise and Coral Long Earrings, Max & Chloe, $110.00 11 Siman Tu Floral Motif Turquoise Cuff, Vivre, $650.00 12 Silver and Turquoise Cuff, Ellen Ward Scarborough, $450.00 13 Siman Tu Veined Turquoise Necklace, Vivre, $745.00 14 Dannijo Swarovski Crystal Necklace, Net-a-Porter, $445.00 15 Siman Tu Navy Sodalite and Turquoise Floral Necklace, Vivre, $1000.00 16 Krystal Sasso Turquoise Fancy Bracelet, Max & Chloe, $443.00 17 Rachel Leigh Primrose Rock Ring, Charm & Chain, $60.00 18 Primadina Turquoise Ring, Max & Chloe, $220.00 19 Pamela Love Tribal Spike Cuff, Barneys New York, $195.00 20 Paige Novick Turquoise Medallion Cuff, Vivre, $750.00 21 KJL Sodalite Necklace, Net-a-Porter, $80.00 22 K. Amato Layered Turquoise Necklace, Max & Chloe, $74.00
One color that seems to match everything in my wardrobe is turquoise. I love turq for its lovely hue and also for its versatility. Turquoise looks great with so many different colors: red, navy, orange, color, and hot pink to name a few. Perfect for the summer with white and a tan, you really can't go wrong!
All Items from Quadrille 1 Magenta/Lime Kazak Tunic on Cotton Voile, $325.00 2 Aquarius Short, $180.00 3 Magenta/Blue New Batik Tunic on Linen, $480.00 4 Green Melinda Tote, $175.00 5 Aquarius Blue Bermuda Short, $225.00 6 Brown Nairobi Small Tote Bag, $175.00 7 Green New Batik Dress on Linen, $480.00 8 Periwinkle Edo Grande Tunic on Cotton Voile, $325.00 9 Navy Kazak Tunic on Cotton Voile, $325.00 10 Antibes Blue Short, $180.00
Quadrille is hands-down my favorite resource for fabric — they have a huge library of colorful prints that is both timeless and fresh. I was delighted to receive an email this week announcing a Quadrille shop at Taigan. While Quadrille has been selling a couture line on their website for some time, this new shop offers tunics, shorts, and totes in their signature patterns. I think it's safe to say I would be happy owning any of these pieces, especially the tunic at top right (hot pink, I die...) and the Nairobi tote (channeling a safari trip...). Do you have a favorite?
1 Yuzu Candle, Pieces, $30.00 2 Hello Sunshine Straw Hat, Kate Spade, $95.00 3 Yellow Oversize Hexigan Sunglasses, Topshop, $50.00 4 Hello Sunshine Willow, Kate Spade, $193.00 5 Foxy Originals Sunburst Necklace, Max & Chloe, $50.00 6 Kate Spade Hello Sunshine Folded Note Cards, Swoozies, $20.00 7 Yellow Sailor Knots Paper Cocktail Napkins, Caspari, $5.00 8 Colias Bird Cage, Crate & Barrel, $59.95 9 Yellow Asia Small Square Tray by Waylande Gregory Studios, Vivre, $135.00 10 Seersucker Mini Lacey, Kate Spade, $67.00 11 Confetti Melamine Mixing Bowl, Crate & Barrel, $16.95 12 Emilio Pucci Silk-chiffon Panel Scarf, The Outnet, $165.20 13 Casey by Madison Harding, Piperlime, $164.99 14 Sunshine on the Beach, Delovely Arts, $17.50
I love a good straw hat — as an accessory, and a necessity to shield the sun — and Kate Spade's hello sunshine straw hat is perfect for both, and has just the right amount of whimsy. In the same line is an adorable straw tote I can just picture swinging from my arm — I especially love the way hello sunshine is woven into the side. To sunny days ahead!
1 Fire BBQ Bucket, Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store, $80.00 2 Baseball Cufflinks, The J. Peterman Company, $170.00 3 New Yorker Kids Mug, Fishs Eddy, $10.95 4 Limoland Swim Shorts, Mr Porter, $175.00 5 Ghurka Tie Case, Zappos Couture, $295.00 6 Wood Flashlight, Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store, $34.00 7 Peace, Love, & Barbecue by Mike Mills and Amy Mills Tunnicliffe, Amazon, $15.78 8 Mini Meat Thermometers, Crate & Barrel, $3.50 each 9 Klein Tool Bag, Ace Tools, $57.70 10 Bullet Pen and Refill, Uncommon Goods, $5.00 - $21.25 11 Recycled Necktie & Suit Wallet, Uncommon Goods, $30.00 12 Scratch Map, Uncommon Goods, $24.00
With Father's Day less than a week away it's time to get cracking on the gift buying and show Dad how much you appreciate him. My Dad is handy around the house and would love the classic Klein tool bag to store his tools in. It's so handsome I might have to get one for myself — wouldn't it make a great weekend bag?
1 Oilcloth Cooler, Mary Jane Bags, $26.00 2 Lewis and Clark Road Trips by Kira Gale, Amazon, $23.96 3 The Backyard Binocular Bag, Madewell, $132.00 4 Where I want To Be Graphic Tee, Madewell, $78.00 5 Levi's Boyfriend Denim Shorts, Kohl's, $19.99 6 East vs West Tote, Velocity, $20.00 7 52 Fun Things to Do in the Car, Amazon, from $0.39 8 Super Sunglasses Blonde Havana, Madewell, $161.00 9 NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations, NPR Shop, $14.95 10 Knife, Fork, and Spoon Set, Bambu, $8.50 11 Vintage Red Vinyl Suitcase, American Apparel, $55.00
Taking a road trip is one of those great all-American vacations that you need to do every so often. Comfort is first and foremost when you're spending long hours in the car and I was delighted to find this tee at Madewell. NYC-based photographer Dylan Forsberg captured his cross-country trek on camera and then turned the beautiful snapshots into this fun line of tees. Just looking at them makes me want to jump in the car!
1 Hat Attack Mini Cowboy Straw Hat, My Theresa, $65.00 2 Mosaic Mountain Buckle, Rodeo, $375.00 3 Aztec Straw Clutch, Lord & Taylor, $78.00 4 House of Harlow 1960 Aztec Bangles, Singer 22, $75.00 each 5 Navajo Woven Scarf, Forever 21, $6.50 6 Jonathan Adler 'Utopia' Reversible Bud Vase, Nordstrom, $48.00 7 White Giraffe Neck Purse, Topshop, $20.00 8 International Silver Pueblo Flatware Set, Mikasa, 20 Piece set $29.99 9 Sumba Tea Towel, Hammocks & High Tea, $24.00 10 Kemo Sabe Distressed Olathe Boots, Kemo Sabe, $575.00 11 Lithograph by John L. Doyle, Michael H. Lord Gallery, $750.00
Having grown up on the east coast, traveling to the west is always an adventure. I love the laid-back spirit of the west and, of course, the scenery and wide open spaces are unmatched. Cowboy boots are my favorite piece of western wear — you can't beat a pair of worn-in boots. Kemo Sabe in Aspen is the best place to get a custom pair, although they do have lots of great off-the-shelf options. I've been dreaming of making a pair for years — aren't they so fun?!?
1 Shell Salt & Pepper Set, Vivre, $15.00 2 Moroccan Market Basket, Cerulean, $42.00 3 Ansley Clutch, Furbish Studio, $140.00 4 Brass Bar Hot Pink Bracelet, Brass Bar Coral Bracelet, Devora Libin Jewels, $80.00 each 5 Tuleste Market Coral Circle Pendant, Charm & Chain, $170.00 6 White Gypsy Tassel Blouse, Topshop, $66.00 7 Brown Leopard Triangle Bikini, Topshop, $55.00 8 Russian Embroidered Belt, Cerulean, $35.75 9 Carousel Lantern, Furbish Studio, $670.00 10 Metallic Gold Zebra Jar, Furbish Studio, $15.00 11 L'Objet Kyoto Rectangular Platter, Vivre, $187.00
To me the appeal of an exotic destination is the introduction to a new location far — in terms of effect and appearance — from everyday life. Traveling is always a great time for shopping and exotic locales are known for their bazaars — Marrakesh, anyone? I try to steer clear of touristy tchotchkes and instead buy things I actually use, like jewelry, clothing, shoes, and handbags. It's always fun to have a reminder of my trip when I'm wearing them :)
p.s. Care to see my dream home? I scanned my files, books, and the web for Paloma's "Dream Home" series on La Dolce Vita. It was so fun, but also so difficult to choose! Check it out here — can't wait to hear what you think!
1 Sunglass Hat, Calypso St. Barth, $95.00 2 Isis Plate Set by French Bull, Calypso St. Barth, $55.00 3 Gold Half Frame Aviators, Topshop, $24.00 4 Cozumel Tote, J. Crew, $300.00 5 Lime Sardines Hand Towel, Cerulean, $22.00 each 6 Shimmi Tiana Triangle Bikini, Net-a-Porter, $180.00 7 Halozen Wedges, ALDO, $60.00 8 Kikoy Towel, Calypso St. Barth, $65.00
Whether trekking near or far, one thing's for sure, no summer is complete without a trip to the beach. Living in Atlanta we often visit St. Simons or Florida, but for a more exotic locale India and Greece top my travel list. I'm never without a lightweight sarong like this one from Calypso, which also doubles as a towel — it comes in so many fun colors, it's hard to choose just one. Surf's up!
1 Wallpaper City Guides, Phaidon 2 Love Travel Guides 3 HG2 A Hedonist's Guide 4 LUXE City Guides 5 Mr and Mrs Smith Guidebooks 6 Rimowa Topas 26" Multiwheel Aluminum Spinner, Ebags, $1,020.00 7 Safari Small Natalie, Kate Spade, $85.00 8 Canvas Weekender, Clare Vivier, $345.00 9 A Day Away Gemina, Kate Spade, $225.00 10 Elephant Luggage Tags, Boatman Geller 11 Pack This! Classic Checklist, The Container Store, $4.99 12 Pashmina Shawl, Forzieri, $78.00 13 Passport Holder, Graphic Image, $53.00 14 The Editor Series, Steamline Luggage, $280.00 - $320.00
Ready, set, jet set! Whether traveling with the family to the beach or jaunting overseas, proper luggage and carry-on essentials are a must. I've been eying the Editor Series from Steamline Luggage. Rolling suitcases are usually not my idea of chic, but I can't resist the vintage appeal and pink leather straps. Happy travels!
Photo: Pamela Hanson via Habitually Chic