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these old things

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Books / Vintage

Spent my Saturday running “errands,” but ended up shopping. [  I’m hiding my credit card tomorrow. ] I couldn’t resist this beautiful beaded purse from Retropolis to add to my collection of “old lady” handbags. Vintage Dior and Bally quilted purse were gifts. Also picked up some awesome goodies from Half Price. The Cabinet of Natural Wonders and two John James Audubon books all with watercolor illustrations and colored plates. There are some really creepy […]

McSweeney’s and then some

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I’m just a horrible person. I went to the bookstore in search of books for Christmas presents this year and found these McSweeney anthologies. But now I think I love them too much to give away. You know how I love a good book cover. I feel greedy 😦 but also really kind of ecstatic!  Well, I did manage to grab some books for my sister’s housewarming gift. Some of her favorite authors and a […]

wild things

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Books / fashion

listening to: Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island I’m in the mood for wild prints in subtle shades and a reliable leather belt and vintage Bottega Venetta Picked up Beach House’s Teen Dream in vinyl at Urbans yesterday along with some sun dresses. I shouldn’t have but it was all on sale! One of the silk dress has the same yellow zebra print as the album cover. I couldn’t resist.

down the rabbit hole

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Books / photography

Ohh, to live in a Tim Walker photo for a day. I came home wet and drenched in mud only to find my snail mail at my doorsteps. How awesome is that. More books for me to drool over now that classes are done with and I have more free time to laze around. What I got: 100 Contemporary Artists The Printmaking Bible and Tim Walker: Pictures (a substitute for the Walton Ford book that […]

cheap finds

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Books / Vintage

Call me frugal, but I looove it when I find amazing things under $20. I just love the brightness of that pink dress. Oscar de la Renta pink! A never-worn dress from Anthropologie that my sister got me for only a few bucks at a local thrift store. Just in time for spring! A nifty jar that my sister also got me for my collection. Some primroses will look lovely in it. And my favorite […]