Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rainbow Architecture & Interiors ... Because #LoveWins

rainbow architecture interiors
rainbow architecture interiors
rainbow architecture interiors
from top: Shanghai's Rainbow Chapel by Coordination Asia [via Design Milk] / Miami International Airport's "Harmonic Convergence" by Christopher Janney [via Top Design Magazine] / Moo Headquarters, London [via Mashable]

With the 4th of July approachingmy first as a dual Israeli/American citizenI have never felt more proud of the USA. The Supreme Court accomplished something beautiful last week, and the Americans that I know have been showing their support regardless of political affiliation. So how to celebrate? With lots and lots of rainbows! Because #lovewins.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Coverjunkie: Magazine 'Covers You Wanna Lick'

creative magazine covers
creative magazine covers
magazine cover art
Il Paradiso (Germany)  / Das Magazin (Switzerland) / Gup (Netherlands) / Revista L (Brazil) / Crumbs (UK) [all images via Coverjunkie]

Think print is dead? Let Coverjunkie change your mind. The frighteningly addictive site is dedicated to the most creative magazine covers from around the world—or, as Coverjunkie describes them, "covers you wanna lick." It's true. I'm only a few pages deep, and I've already added a couple dozen covers to my collection in a Pinterest-like fashion.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Giveaway: Win a LeSportsac Summer Travel Set

I was tempted to keep this perfect summer travel set for myself, but I've partnered with LeSportsac to give it away to one of you lucky ducks instead. If you've been keeping up on '90s icon, you know that LeSportsac is once again killing it with a slew of gorgeous prints, not to mention collabs with everyone from Rifle Paper Co. to Olympia Le-Tan.

The set that's up for grabs includes LeSportsac's Large Weekender in Bali print, Small Reversible Beach Tote in Reversible Bali print (reverses to Malibu print) and XL Rectangular Cosmetic case in Malibu print. The value of the prize is $235, but showing up at your friend's beach house so perfectly coordinated is kind of priceless, isn't it?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

MSGM Resort 2016

[all photos via MSGM]

With family in town for the past week and a half, I haven't been paying nearly as much attention to the resort collections as I should, so thanks to my friend Yurie of YKnot Bowties for letting me in on the amazingness that is MSGM Resort 2016.

MSGM designer Massimo Giorgetti drew on cartography for the collection, translating bird's eye views of Milan and New York in embroidery, and looking to landscape architect and artist Roberto Burle Marx for a multi-color graphic print. What results is a bright, linear collection full of stripes, zigzags and even a floral or two, and I can't tear my eyes away!

Monday, June 15, 2015

New Mademoiselle Lighting Collection by Lladró

Lladro Mademoiselle lighting
[all photos courtesy of Lladró]

I've never been one for kitschy figurines, but iconic Spanish porcelain brand  Lladró has gone refreshingly modern with its new Mademoiselle lighting collection, and I kind of love it. Transforming  its figurines of ladies into functional objects, the new collection includes four individual hanging lamps and three chandeliers with 9, 18 and 25 lights combining the four models.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Geometric One Pieces by Eido Swimwear

With beach season in full effect, I'm crushing hard on these geometric-print one pieces from Eido Swimwear. Drawing inspiration from  Dries Van Noten, Jeremy Scott and Bottega Veneta, Eido designer Tayo Ishola translated the warped, asymmetrical stripes and diamond patterns that she saw on last winter's runways into these futuristic one-shoulder suits.

The Puzzler-Girl sports a bold multi-linear graphic in high-contrast black and white, while the Creator-Girl shows off a playful, Tetris-like cubist pattern. And, at $69 and $80, respectively, the price is right, too.

Happy sunning!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Designer Discovery: CFDA Award-Winner Rosie Assoulin

Rosie Assoulin CFDA
Rosie Assoulin CFDA
Rosie Assoulin CFDA
all photos by Sophy Holland, TM 2014, RMA Brands LLC & Wildflower Brands LLC [via Rosie Assoulin]

If you haven't gotten to know Rosie Assoulin yet, it's time you did. On Tuesday, the young New York designer took home the CFDA Fashion Awards' Swarovski Award for Womenswear, which recognizes emerging designers, alongside Menswear winner Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air and the ladies of Mansur Gavriel for Accessory Design.

Having launched her label with a Resort collection in 2014, Assoulin has flown somewhat under the radar until now, especially when compared to fashion darling Mansur Gavriel. Yet, Assoulin's feminine, structured pieces have already found a home in some of the country's most exclusive stores, including Louis Boston, Kirna Zabete and Bergdorf's. With the CFDA Award now in her pocket, Assoulin is set to step straight into the spotlight. 

While Assoulin's latest collection for Fall 2015 is stunning, full of textured wools and velvets, it's this year's Spring/Summer looks that have me feeling inspired as temperatures begin to rise. Take a look...