What are you up to this week? I'm continuing to savor the last sweet days of summer. I'm also excitedly preparing for my new collaboration with interiors store Past Basket. I can't wait to put on my styling hat, and I will hopefully see you at Past Basket on Saturday, September 8 from 11am - 3pm for the kickoff party.
In the meantime, check out my favorite links from around the web this week...
Our Queen of Soul, Miss Aretha Franklin, is gone. I've been playing deep cuts all afternoon. For its "casual virtuosity," I love this impromptu duet with Smokey Robinson. And then there's Aretha's style. She loved her furs!
Show-stopping wallpaper murals here.
This is brutally funny: "17 Real-Life Would-You-Rathers I, A Woman,Have Had to Ask Myself"
Enjoy this short film about artist John Baldessari narrated by Tom Waits.
Has this ever happened to you when making lasagna?
A friend sent me this poem, which, ironically, the Pulitzer prize-winning poet read here in Milwaukee a couple years ago.
The simplicity of this butler's pantry belies its functionality, right?
It's rare that I share something newly-made when there is such great vintage everywhere but I bet this bookshelf would be terrific in your college kid's apartment. Or yours.
Check out these stunning pieces of jewelry!
Holy cow, what a remarkable love story.
And here's a different but similar story of what-ifs.
Photo by Jordan Lomibao via Unsplash