Monday, August 25, 2014

Monday Muse | Audrey Hepburn

Simple woman, classic beauty, timeless style, chic, intelligent, innocent, kind hearted, funny, humanitarian, giving, graceful, one of a kind.

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"The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides." ~Audrey Hepburn
 
 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Monday Muse | Stevie Nicks

Poet, whimsical spirit, mysterious, deep dreamer, bohemian chic, gypsy, humble hearted, fearless rock goddess.

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" There are days when I swear I could fly like an eagle, and then dark desperate hours that nobody sees. My arms stretched triumphant on top of the mountain, my head in my hands down on my knees."
 
~Stevie Nicks


Friday, August 15, 2014

Bon Weekend!

Let the light in early on Saturday morning. Add a new plant member to the family. Take an afternoon dip and soak up the last days of summer. Indulge in ice cream, always. Pack up for a Sunday picnic in the park. Just learn live in the moments. 








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Xx~Syd



Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Remembering Lauren

It is no secret around these parts that Lauren Bacall was one of my favorite actresses of the silver screen. The last of her dying genre and a true Old Hollywood talent, she was one of my recent #mondaymuse features. Lauren was a legend that exuded timeless style, wit, natural beauty and understated grace. I associate her films with some of my first exposures to the love of vintage fashion and beauty, that would follow me around for a lifetime. To Have and Have Not (among others) was my Grandmother's favorite movie (she had a crush on Humphrey of course!) and I have fond memories watching it by her side as a young girl. I would never tire of hearing that husky voice and looking at those piercing eyes. Today, I wanted to post a couple of my favorite images of the Golden Era's leading lady, to honor her memory and impact on my life. Farewell Lauren, save travels and congratulations on meeting Bogie at the gates. Thank you for being you and always showing us your face, may you rest in peace dear.

" I think your whole life shows in your face, and you should be proud of that."
~Lauren Bacall
  








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Xx~Syd

Monday, August 11, 2014

Monday Muse | Peggy Guggenheim

 
Trailblazer, fearless, visionary, style setter, art connoisseur, modernist queen, and odd beauty.

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"I was a liberated woman long before there was a name for it." ~Peggy Guggenheim


Monday, August 4, 2014

Monday Muse | Ray Eames



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"Take your pleasure seriously.”
 
~Ray Eames





Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hail to the Straw Hat

Protector of the summer sun and timeless style accessory, we salute you.




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xx~syd