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Get the Look: 20 Handbags with Fringe

People have pretty particular feelings about fringe. I get it. Fringe can be all too hippie chick, or hokey cowgirl (now that’s fringe gone woefully astray). My husband is not a fan of fringe. He doesn’t even like the the lone leather strip of fringe that hangs from each zipper of my beloved Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mac Crossbody Bag. (I have teal, for special color occasions, but I just got a grey one that I use multiple times a week.)  My editor at the Globe Magazine has rejected a fringe fashion style page. (No matter, I’m turning one into my editor at the Globe newspaper instead.)

Following up on yesterday’s post Street Style: 28 Fashions with Fringe, I sourced 20 fringed handbags for you. In addition to the black & white Tribale Fringed Bag by Lanvin (LOVE but not willing to sell my soul), I’m kinda grooving on the simple and affordable #3. Tell me if you have any fringe-y plans for yourself this fall.

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S H O P P I N G

1 Jude Clutch by House of Harlow 1960, $275 at Pink Mascara.

2 Fringed Leather Clutch by En Shalla, $225 at Net-a-Porter.

3 Quinn the Lana Fringe Hobo Bag by BCBGeneration, $128 at Nordstrom

4 Everly Fringe Bucket Bag by Cleobella, $328 at Shopbop

5 Fringe Tote Bag by Ecote , $69 at Urban Outfitters

6 Fringe Handbag by George J. Love, $152 at Yoox

7 Joni Python Fringe Clutch by Michael Kors, $2,695 at Neiman Marcus

8 Finn Convertible Clutch by Rebecca Minkoff, $195 at Nordstrom

9 Moschino Heart Tote, $499 at Yoox

10 Isabella Fringe Crossbody Bag by Milly, $395 at Nordstrom

11 Nirvana Fringe Crossbody Tote by Lucky Brand, $218 at Zappos. 

12 Fringed Hobo Bag by Miu Miu, $1,950 at Saks Fifth Avenue.  

13 Fringe Hobo by Christopher Kon, $445 at Shopbop

14 Mini Fringe Clutch with Zodiac by Valentino, $797 at Stylebop.

15 Fringe Bag with Chain by Mossimo Supply Co., $29.99 at Target.

16 Fringe Tote by Tory Burch, $595 at Tory Burch.  

17 Girl’s Best Fringe Bag by Steve Madden, $67.99 at ModCloth

18 Fringe Leather Junior Lock Clutch by Loeffler Randall, $295 at Saks.  

19 Avoca Fringe Shoulder Bag by Urban Originals, $100 at Nordstrom.

20 Large Crossbody Fringe Bag by Sam Edelman, $148 at Zappos

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Designer Spotlight: Tilton Fenwick

Tilton Fenwick, the New York City interior design firm led by Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham is doing great things. Just four years after hanging out their stylish  shingle,this adorable design duo has just debuted a line of upholstered furniture at Target. Known for saturated colors and mixing and matching of patterned fabrics, this pair has fun and it shows.

I first met Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham at a lunch in New York hosted by Traditional Home for the magazine’s 2012 New Trad issue. Last year, when they traveled to Boston to promote their new Tilton Fenwick Fabric Collection for Duralee, I attended a dinner in their honor. I always have such a good time with them; lots of laughing.

Here is a sampling of Tilton Fenwick’s work—in case you haven’t seen it all over Pinterest already— as well as a selection of patterned upholstered headboards, sofas, ottomans, and chairs from the brand new Tilton Fenwick Designer Upholstery Furniture Collection for Target.

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 All photographs by Trevor Tondro 

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S H O P  T I L T O N  F E N W I C K  at T A R G E T

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1 Tilton Fenwick Shirred Border Bed in Jumana Yellow, $629.99-$729.99

2 Tilton Fenwick  Settee in Jumana Yellow, $699.99

3 Tilton Fenwick Skirted Ottoman, $429.99

4 Tilton Fenwick Cocktail Ottoman in Zulla Emerald, $429.99

5 Tilton Fenwick Nail Button Camel Back Chair, $399.99

6 Tilton Fenwick Nail Button Camel Back Chair in Jax Blue, $399.99

7 Tilton Fenwick Velvet Wingback Bed, $799.99-$884.99

8 Tilton Fenwick Tufted Arched Bed, $679.99-$779.99

9  Tilton Fenwick Skirted Chair in Sissy Purple, $429.99

10 Tilton Fenwick Skirted Storage Bench, $249.99

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Just In: Cooking with Raddish

My kids are both products of a Montessori lower school education, which means that technically, they should be expert and chopping, measuring, pouring, and the like. However, as we all know, skills don’t always spill over from school.

If you have kids who are keen to help out in the kitchen, or you simply (smartly) want to teach them to fend for themselves, Raddish is a fun way to get started. Created by the folks behind Kitchen Kid, a mobile culinary school for kids and families in L.A, Raddish brings the concept of edible education right to your kitchen.

Subscribers receive a monthly box 0f recipes and accoutrements to help you and your kids prepare easy and yummy foods for every type of eater. Each package contains three family-friendly recipe guides, skill card, two creative activities, shopping list, table talk card deck, and an iron-on patch for your child’s Raddish apron.

The whole thing is darn cute. Raddish sent me a starter kit, and while my boys are a bit older than the targeted demographic, I certainly enjoyed it, and am passing it along to a friend. It’s definitely a good idea, and while you certainly don’t need the fun accessories, it’s something for your children to look forward to and a nudge for you to motivate you to get cooking with them.

Here are some photos I took of my Raddish goodies.

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Striped tray & ice cream scoop from IKEA; whisk from Raddish.

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Dipped salad servers from IKEA; dipped box by from Urban Outfitters

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Mosaic placemat from Target; similar silicone funnel at Sur La Table.

Additional research by Liza Howard.

Photography & styling by Marni Elyse Katz for StyleCarrot.

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Montage: Mother’s Day Tablescape Inspiration

The most recent post I created for luxury bedding brand Matouk’s blog is Mother’s Day Tea. It was fun to do because the elements that go into that kind of event are so pretty. I posted a link on Facebook last night and it got a great response, so I whipped up a corresponding post for you here, featuring  12 Mother’s Day tablescape inspirations.  I would have done more—there’s no shortage of gorgeous table settings for garden parties, bridal showers, birthday celebrations, and wedding—but they require identifying a lot of sources, and I have a ton of work to do today. You can peruse my Table Settings Pinterest board for more tablescape inspiration images.

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Alchemy Fine Events  •  True Photography  •  Isari Flower Studio

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Styled by Selina Lake with  items from The Contemporary Home

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Get the Look: 15 Modern Copper Pendant Lights

It’s already been a month since I curated 24 Rooms with Copper Pendant Lights. It’s about time I’ve followed up so you too can get the look. Here are 15 modern copper pendant lights. Yes, there are other styles of copper pendants beside Tom Dixon’s copper shade pendant! I love #15, but then again, I’m a fan of pretty much anything designed by Iacoli & McAllister. Remember the turquoise Frame Cluster chandelier I posted two years ago? It’s now available in copper. (I still love the blue though.) #8 is interesting too; yes, I also adore Seattle-based Ladies & Gentlemen Studio.

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S H O P P I N G

1. Dumont Pendant Lamp

2. Copper Cinque by Iacoli & McAllister

3. Light Love Pendant by Tahrir Filisky

4. La Couronne Lamp by Artecnica

5. Copper Void Pendant Light by Tom Dixon

6. Tall Step Light Pendant by Tom Dixon

7. Pantop Pendant Light by Verner Panton

8. Aura Pendant Light by Ladies & Gentlemen

9. Copper Etch Shade by Tom Dixon

10. 7-Piece Frame Copper Cluster Light by Iacoli & McAllister

11. Plisse Copper Hanging Lamp by Piet Hein Eek

12. Copper Shade Pendant by Tom Dixon

13. Utzon Pendant Light by Jørn Utzon for & Tradition

14. Harbor Mini Pendant

15. Spica Pendant Light by Iacoli & McAllister

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Get the Look: 48 Pendant Lights Perfect for Hallways

Following up on yesterday’s post Montage: 28 Hallways With Pendants, I’ve rounded up 48 pendant lights that are perfect to use in succession in long (or short) hallways. Good lighting definitely works to improve home ambiance and helps keeps moods lifted, especially in these dark winter months. (As much as I loved Copenhagen, I suppose it’s best I don’t live in Scandinavia.)

I tend to refer to our downstairs as a dungeon (we live on the parlor and lower levels, so to speak), but at least the lower levels house the bedrooms. Thankfully the living room, where my desk (and work sofa!) is has a large bay window that looks onto a lovely urban view of historic buildings, and right now, trees with  lingering red and gold leaves. The ceiling is also rather low, so likely I’ll have to go with flush or semi-flush mount fixtures, but I wanted to provide you with an array of pendants that would enliven more prominent (or humdrum but high) hallways.

Cuing off the styles in yesterday’s post, you can see that pretty much any style of pendant can work. I think I’ve sourced a few of all the examples shown: wicker pendants, copper & brass pendants, schoolhouse pendants, industrial cage pendants, colorful and all black dome pendants, classic lanterns, geo faceted pendants, simple drum pendants, glass pendants (including swirly Murano glass styles), capiz shell pendants, Moroccan style star pendants, globe pendants, and the ever trendy bare bulb fixtures. Inspired yet?

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S H O P P I N G

1 Udaipur Jute Pendant

2 Cabrillo Wicker Pendant

3 Basket Pendant

4 Beehive Pendant 

5 Axis Collection Mini Pendant 

6 Tiered Lukas Pendant

7 Tamburo Pendant with Stone Copper Foil Glass

8 Baltimore Pendant

9 Rose City Classic Schoolhouse Pendant

10 Buenos Aires Pendant

11 Academy Large Pendant

12 Silver Wire Barrel Pendant

13 Watch Out Pendant

14 Industrial Pendant

15 Work Lamp

16 Unfold Pendant Lamp

17 BB1 Aluminum Pendant

18 Spinning Pendant Lamp

19 MiniSun Curva Dome Ceiling Pendant Light 

20 Tom Dixon Beat Light Pendant

21 BL9M Pendant 

22 Fitzjames Lantern

23 Lucy Collection Pendant

24 Savannah Pendant

25 Knox Frosted Glass Pendant

26 Satori Collection Pendant

27 Tenley Faceted Pendant

28 Penelope Collection Pendant 

29 Fisher Island Merlot Bronze Drum Pendant 

30 Oilo Cylinder Pendant

31 Leone Metallic Glass Pendant

32 Flux Smoke Glass Vintage Pendant

33 Long Lafitte Celadon Seeded Glass Pendant

34 Traditional Shape Glass Pendant Lamp

35 Mulinello Pendant

36 Belle Opal Fusion Jack LED Mini Pendant

37 Meg  Murano Handmade Glass Pendant Lamp

38 Mini-Monty Blue Mini Pendant

39 Capiz Shell Globe Pendant 

40 Fun 1DM Capiz Shell Pendant

41 Star Capiz Shell Pendant

42 Mirrored Star Pendant

43 Battery-Powered Paper Lantern

44 Coral Light

45 C-U C-Me Globe Pendant 

46 NUD Pendant Light Cord

47 Bosonic Ceiling Lamp

48 Plumen Bulbs

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Get the Look: 18 Modern Patio Chairs

Summer’s only half over. There’s still time to get your patio, deck, or balcony in order with a colorful, modern, outdoor chair or two.

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S H O P P I N G 

1 Vegetal Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

2 PS 2012 Easy Chair by Wiebke Braasch

3 Edge Stacking Chair by Novague

4 Hot Mesh Chair by Blu Dot

5 Acapulco Chair by Innit Designs

6 ROXÖ Armchair by Ola Wihlborg

7 Transparent Acrylic Dining Chair by Anime

8 Jardine Chair

9 Hee Lounge Chair by Hay & Hee Welling

10 Chair One by Konstantin Grcic for Magis

11 Broom Stacking Chair by Emeco

12 Luxembourg Arm Chair by Fermob

13 Emin Dining Chair by Loll Designs

14 Nicollet Patio Staking Chair

15 Ring Outdoor Mini Chair by La Fuma

16 Aluminum Ghost Chair

17 Farmhouse Chair by Bend Seating

18 Redsmith Dining Chair

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Get the Look: 20 Modern Sleeper Sofas

I’ve done a number of sofa roundups of a variety of sofas from gray sofas to blue velvet sofas—but I have yet to pull together a collection of sleeper sofas for you. With summer guests on the horizon, I think it’s a good idea to examine some sofa bed options.

Choosing sofa beds can be tricky, since the sofas need to be deep enough to accommodate some type of mattress wide enough to pose as a bed. This means they can be bulky; hardly the contemporary look I favour. There are a number of options that go beyond the futon, but stay simple and sleek. Even the more comfortable upholstered sofa beds for sale these days have a streamlined silhouette.

I wrote a post on daybeds a while back, so I haven’t included any here save for one sectional piece that’s admittedly more of a daybed than traditional sleeper. On the Cape I have DWR’s Twilight in green which I love, but as for my old sleeper-sofa with the thin mattress and metal bar that pops out of the sofa – not so much.

Sleeper sofa design has improved, but still, if you’re shopping for a traditional sleeper, look for constructions that solve that issue. Mitchell Gold sofas tend to be great compromises for a plush upholstered sofa with a bed inside.

Modern Sleeper Sofas With Beds

Modern Sleeper Sofas With Beds

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S H O P P I N G

1 Elliot Sofa Bed, $169-$199 at Target.

2 SOLSTA Sofa Bed, $149 at IKEA.

3 Bay Sleeper Sofa by Busk & Hertzog, $2,200 at DWR.

4 Elke Convertible Sofa, $1,299 at Room & Board.

5 Henry Sleeper, $1,099–$1,899 at West Elm.

6 Twilight Sleeper Sofa by Flemming Busk for Softline. $2,100 at DWR.

7 Gus*Modern James Sleeper Lounge, $1,850 at Lumens.

8 Mexico Futon Sofa Bed at Homebase.

9 Blu Dot Paramount Daybed, $1,799 at Lumens.

10 Sleepy Twin Sleeper Sofa, $1,595 at JC Penney.

11 Alex III Sleeper at Mitchell Gold Bob Williams.

12 Pattern Chevron Futon, $169 at Target.

13 Sliding Sleeper Sofa by Pietro Arosio, $3,500 at DWR.

14 LifeStyle Solutions Convertible Sleeper Sofa, $560.98 at All Modern.

15 KIVIK Sofa Bed with Footstool, $958 at IKEA.

16 Eden Convertible Sofa, $999 at Room & Board.

17 Blu Dot One Night Stand Sleeper Sofa, $1,799 at Lumens.

18 New Patti Foam Sofa Bed at Homebase.

19 Artek Sofa Bed 550, $5,935 at Hive.

20 Niels Bendtsen sleeper sofa with 2 cushions, $2,927 at Hive.

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Get the Look: 25 Oxford Shoes

Following up on last month’s post, 25 Street Style Looks with Oxford Shoes, I’ve pulled together 25 oxford shoes for women that are great for spring, some will even work through the summer. I bought a tailored pair with cutouts… but still haven’t worn them. Tonight I’m going to the movies. . . perfect.


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1 Matisse Bourbon Oxford, $88 at Revolve Clothing.

2 DV by Dolce Vita Marvin Oxfords, $79 at Piperlime.

3 Woman by Common Projects Laceless Oxfords, $575 at Ssense.

4 J. Crew Retro Purple Suede Oxfords, now $179.99 at J.Crew.

5 Anniel Soft Structure Leather Oxfords, $159 at Shopbop.

6 Miu Miu Glittered Cap Toe Oxford, $650 at Barneys.

7 Foliroli Oxfords, $45 at Aldo.

8 67 Collection Armory Cap Toe Oxfords, $108 at Anthropologie.

9 Jeffrey Campbell Daltrey Oxfords, now $107.99 at Need Supply Co.

10 Marc Jacobs Pointed Toe Cutout Oxfords, $595 at Bloomingdale’s.

11 Loeffler Randall Odile Raffia Espadrille, $195 at Loeffler Randall.

12 Santoni Laced Shoes, $568 at Yoox.

13 MM6 by Martin Margiela Neon Oxfords, $415 at Les Nouvelles.

14 Steve Madden Caril Cutout Oxfords, $129.95 at Steve Madden.

15 Dolce & Gabbana Laced Shoes, $45 at Yoox.

16 Jeffrey Campbell Clinton Platform Derbys,  $120 at Ssense.

17 Steve Madden Outlook Oxfords, $129.95 at Steve Madden.

18 3.1 Phillip Lim Blush Panten Perforated Oxfords, $495 at Ssense.

19 Rag & Bone White Brogue, $495 at Rag & Bone.

20 Marsell Patent Lupin 15 Cut Outs, $665 at Ssense.

21 Matiko Felix, now $111.99 at Need Supply Co.

22 Mossimo Osanna Leopard Print, now $19.99 at Target.

23 Plomo Marlene Open Oxfords, $275 at Shopbop.

24 Wanted Natalie 2 Oxford, $34.50 at Delia*s.

25 Chie Mihara Isias Laser Cut Oxfords, $398 at Shopbop.

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Get the Look: 25 Woven Baskets

I have a storage bin problem—I have so many that I need storage bins for my storage bins. Ridiculous. That said, I’m not really a woven basket person. I can appreciate the art, but I’m not really into them. I have noticed, however, in the last couple of years, that superior examples have been in the spotlight. (Obviously Pier 1’s inventory is forever strong.) With the emphasis on fair trade, back-to-basics, artisans, and the craft renaissance, they’ve been more prominent from a design angle. Interestingly, although they are artsy, they sometimes go hand-in-hand with the industrial aesthetic, as the raw and rustic intersect. Perhaps I should do a Montage, but in the meantime, here’s a shopping roundup of 25 woven baskets, from mass-produced to antiques to those created by African artisans and American artists.

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S H O P P I N G

1 Ukhamba  Traditional Basket, $130 at Baskets from Africa.

2 Handwoven Mexican Palm Leaf Bowls, $110/three at Haus Interior.

3 Woven African Basket, $525 at Nathan Turner, 1st Dibs.

4 Newport Braided Round Baskets, $149/pair at Ballard Designs.

5 Basket by Lois Russel.

6 Aqua Herringbone Woven Basket, $55 at Connected Fair Trade.

7 Distinctive Designs Decorative Round Basket, $64 at Wayfair.

8 Makaua Large Basket, now $54.95 at Crate & Barrel.

9 Fruit Baskets-Large, $48 at Harkiss.

10 Cathedral Baskets, $45.00 — $48. at Harkiss.

11 Blue Date Leaf Baskets from Bangladesh, £20 at Traidcraft.

12 African Grass Grain Baskets, $2,450 at Treasure Keepers, 1st Dibs.

13 Senegalese Recycled Plastic Storage Basket, $98 at Serena & Lily.

14 Funnel Bowl, Zulu weavers, $190 at Baskets from Africa.

15 Red, Purple, Grey Hairy Vessel by Kari Lonning, $575.

16 “Islands in a Night Sea” Basket by Kari Lonning, $1,000.

17 Radiant Flower Basket from Uganda, $39 at Ten Thousand Villages.

18 Fair Trade Basket by Piet Hein Eek, $263 at The Future Perfect.

19 Sugar Bowl with Lid, $20—$35 at Harkiss.

20 Hand-Woven African Hamper, $175 at Connected Fair Trade.

21 Sunlit Fruit Basket, $48 at Harkiss.

22 Nate Berkus Oval Tub Basket, $20 at Target.

23 Round Belly Baskets, $98/set of 2 at Serena & Lily.

24 Roll Weave Storage Basket-Ottoman, $79.95 at Crate & Barrel.

25 Beaded Blue Vortex Diamond by Wayan Sukerni, $84.95 at Novica.

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