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A Case For Nesting Tables

I've been fixated on nesting tables quite a bit lately. Originally called the "Quarterro Table" and created about two centuries ago by English furniture designer Thomas Sheraton, nesting tables have since been used as beautiful yet highly functional and mobile accent pieces. In short, they're the epitome of flexibility and versatility, and they're the type of piece you can easily get creative with! So, let's get creative and see what we can do with a set, and where!

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Transition to Fall, In Color & Style

It’s funny – the older I get the more I gravitate towards colors I had once written off as being “not me.” Orange, for example, used to be one of those colors; until, of course, I found this suede and faux fur coat from ZARA. And if you may recall, I recently wrote a post about my online shopping excursion for Oslo. Well, this past weekend I finally decided to get off my butt and actually check out a few boutiques, to see what I might find in stores before solely relying upon the Internet for my shopping needs.

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Oslo In October : Shopping Edit

I know I haven't spoken about this much, but I'm taking a weeklong trip to Oslo, Norway this October! It's only about two weeks away now, so I'm starting to get myself ready. I know I need to take layers, but I also know that I don't want to have more than one suitcase with me since I'll be traveling solo. Oh, what's a girl to do with budget, weight, and weather constraints? Resort to a somewhat lethal combination of Pinterest and online shopping, of course.

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How Do We Create Trends?

As someone who has been fascinated with fashion and design for most of my life, the topic of “trends” is something I frequently think about. Understanding whether or not an idea is going to stick significantly affects my purchasing behavior and, consequently, my general livelihood. And I, like most, can’t possibly afford to purchase everything that appears to be relevant through the various media channels I interact with — designer or otherwise. What I can do, however, and what I've always enjoyed doing, is try to understand the drivers behind the “why” in why we buy and share what I discover along the way.

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