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Book/Shop

Book/Shop is an Oakland based online & brick-and-mortar shop that specialises in products and paraphernalia related to reading – of actual real life books, not the online kind. of course they have actual books for sale, but also deal in other interesting things like book related art & vintage posters (love this Read Instead print) and even small furnishings to keep your books organised.

We’re committed to the reading experience. The surprise of one page turning to the other. The little luxury of sitting in a great reading chair, inhaling the scent of a beautifully made book. The luscious heft of three or four good reads in a sturdy bookbag as you head out into the world. The hundred discoveries waiting at a used bookstore; the refuge of a library.










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Nice Things No.2

Nice Things No.2 – books & magazines edition

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan illustrated by Maira Kalman

The Gentlewoman issue no.4

The Cheesemonger’s Kitchen

Cutting Edges

Freunde von Freunden Berlin Book

Sarah Illenberger

It Chooses You by Miranda July

Ellen Rogers

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel

Gypset Style

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Not the Nine o’Clock News

just a bit of news! Alison kindly invited me to do a guest post over at Etsy. i love Etsy, i’ve bought a few vintage dresses and other bits and pieces from there over the years – i love the way you can buy directly from a seller and the fact that you’re not limited by the usual we don’t ship internationally problem. but  i have never really explored Etsy thoroughly – so when i was putting together this post i really took advantage of their discovery features like handpicked items,  suggested shops, treasury lists etc etc. it is like going down a never-ending rabbit hole of awesome over there, people. i suggest you get browsing. my lists were inspired by some of my colour coded mood boards over at Pinterest.

the other exciting bit of news is that i’m in the South African Marie Claire this month as their featured About A Blog! I still have to pinch myself when i see stories about the blog in magazines that i grew up reading & buying every month. it is pretty surreal and kind of grand. many of the photos in the article were taken on my trip to paris last year.

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Bumper Fashion Special No. 15

bumper fashion special #18 – it’s late! i know! and even though i promised no more spring shows, i had to add a few from paris fashion week because they are pretty, pretty nice…. and pretty.

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sophia kokosalaki

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christian dior

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isabel marant

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viktor & rolf

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net-a-porter

glamour francais (makes you want to wear high waisted flared jeans, doesn’t it?)

various street style (mostly from the paris shows)

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edwin georgi

“Well, Tom,” Nora demanded, “would you care to fill me in on That Wonderful night?”

oh Nora! read more about Edwin Georgi (the artist) here – flickr collections here and here

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