this is so gorgeous. love that tie around the waist.
cydney top by hunter dixon
for several summers (and many springs, winters and falls), this was my favorite product of all products in the world. ever.
then it disappeared.
still, when i'm at the drugstore, i'll give the john frieda section a quick glance, hoping maybe it has reappeared. (i do this in much the same way and with the same frequency i check in on the hot cereal section, hopeful that cream of rice has made its way back to the shelves. it hasn't, and i so far refuse to buy breakfast cereal via amazon.)
unfortunately, neither my beloved cream of rice nor my sea spray texturizer has made a comeback.
so imagine my delight when i stumble across this product review tonight. alas, it was purely a tease. there is no more john frieda beach blonde.
so, really, the point of long, sad post is to ask... any thoughts on bumble and bumble's surf spray? i'm thinking it may be the only acceptable alternative but i'm not quite ready to admit failure.
by caroline duke on Friday, April 27, 2007
this site came via daily candy this week, and i thought these bags were so, so cute.
other cities (or boroughs): brooklyn, manhattan, la, chicaco, san francisco, queens and portland.
but, speaking of washington, i'll be there for a week in may, and i'm looking for some shopping and restaurant recommendations. i've never been (well, my parents lived there when i was born. but my memories from infancy are a bit vague), so i'm open to anything!
i very rarely come across something from design within reach that i think i positively must have. well, this isn't really true, as i quite often want most everything there.
BUT what i mean is i very rarely consider having something so seriously. and, to be honest, i've only known of this lounge chair for about a minute and a half (via outblush), but i fell in insta-love.
i'm obviously on a wire chair thing. it's because, instead of a sofa, i think i've decided to have a few chairs. i have a soft, vintagey chair like this, and i kind of want to offset it with a couple funky modernish chairs (this is where a lounge chair comes in).
disclaimer: my bed's in the same room, so there is actually a place for comfortable lounging. this is just so i don't have to offer up my stairs as seats for guests anymore (yeah, i'm a real classy hostess).
so, back to this chair. i like it. do you?
mixed in with all the bertoia wire chairs i can't afford, i found this.
and aside from that seat cover catastrophe and the wretched mirrored tabletop, this actually is a pretty fun little piece.
if i were in brisbane, i'd snatch it up for $20 in a heartbeat (or at least in the next eight days, five hours).
by the way, if you're about to throw a couple bertoias out to the curb (and you're not in brisbane), i will gladly accept them.
ebay, au $19
in honor of my first love, patti duke (the german shepherd), and her birthday today, i present this bobble-head of sorts.
and, for my friend holly and her winnie: the dachshund nodder. (too bad you're not like four and a half feet from rose and radish anymore.)
ah, memories of childhood pets.
german shepherd nodder
rose and radish, $8.50
by caroline duke on Sunday, April 15, 2007