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Month: April 2009

Hand-Crafted Cool

Marni I’m in love… With the arrival of Spring, we see the departure of the crisp, tailored looks of winter, and usher in a flowy, casual aesthetic. I’m loving the bohemian chic necklaces that embody that fancy-free look. They’re all just a bit imperfect. They’re easy to wear with boyfriend jeans and a white tee. They’re so Marni Spring 2005. They’re lovely. “Electric Kool-aid Necklace” by Lizzie Fortunato Jewels, $422…

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Flip-Flopping

Well, the weather is officially getting warm, which means only one thing: It’s time to break out the flip-flops! To be honest, I pretty much wear them year-round. It doesn’t get very cold here and they’re oh-so-comfy. The only difference is that now, people don’t tell me I’m going to get frostbite.  In hot climates, flip-flops are the go-to shoe. You need them for day, night, weekend, casual, dressy, you…

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Flip-Flopping

Well, the weather is officially getting warm, which means only one thing: It’s time to break out the flip-flops! To be honest, I pretty much wear them year-round. It doesn’t get very cold here and they’re oh-so-comfy. The only difference is that now, people don’t tell me I’m going to get frostbite.  In hot climates, flip-flops are the go-to shoe. You need them for day, night, weekend, casual, dressy, you…

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Luxurious, Minimalist Interior Design!

Luxury, Tamed! – NY Times Kips Bay Decorator Show House was a tribute to Albert Hadley, the Tennessee-born minimalist who provided a balance for the English country house-style maximalism of his partner, Sister Parish. Check out some on the luscious photos of eclectic interior decorating at it’s best: The tufted, velvet chaise is unbelievably, fabulous. Liza Cousins and Natasha Bergreen’s softer design incorporated used athletic equipment and a sofa from…

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Luxurious, Minimalist Interior Design!

Luxury, Tamed! – NY Times Kips Bay Decorator Show House was a tribute to Albert Hadley, the Tennessee-born minimalist who provided a balance for the English country house-style maximalism of his partner, Sister Parish. Check out some on the luscious photos of eclectic interior decorating at it’s best: The tufted, velvet chaise is unbelievably, fabulous. Liza Cousins and Natasha Bergreen’s softer design incorporated used athletic equipment and a sofa from…

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World’s Most Stunning Skylines: FT

Guess who is on the list? Houston. If you are like me, I have a great affinity for downtown skylines. Some people prefer great parks or beautiful ocean views. I happen to enjoy staring out onto towering concrete and steel structures. The Forbes Travelereight of the great urban silhouettes. came up with a list of world’s most stunning city skylines. Check out Chicago: From modern skyscrapers like the John Hancock…

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Earth Day 2009: More Trees!

Thanks to everyone for helping partner with High Fashion Home and the Arbor Day Foundation. As of March 31st, 2009, we have now planted 3,554 trees. For every piece of furniture purchased, one tree is planted. 3,554 trees may seem a lot or it may seem a little. Either way, we appreciate everyone with helping us make a difference. Addressing our global climate change is bigger than any one person…

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Earth Day 2009: Leonardo DiCaprio Visits The Green House.

Check out this video from Oprah. Leonard DiCaprio visits a model home for sustainability. DiCaprio is one of Hollywood’s most prominent figures in the fight against global warming. Every detail in the home is built with an eye for a safer environment and with the world’s future in mind. Learn how you might be able incorporate some eco-friendly elements into your own home. HighFashionHome.com – Unique Furniture and Accessories for…

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Earth Day: How To Go Green

Have you started wondering what lifestyle choices you can make to help out the environment? Check out Planet Green’s How to Go Green index. So if you were curious about green laundry detergent alternatives or some green decorating tips for your home, their guide will cover A-Z how to make meaningful green changes to every part of your life. HighFashionHome.com – Unique Furniture and Accessories for the Eclectic, Modern Lifestyle.

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Earth Day 2009: Anthropologie Green Displays!

Courtesy of Apartment Therapy, check out these 4 green display ideas from Anthropologie. These bulbs might not be energy efficient. Instead of throwing them a way after they burn out, you can reuse them to make for a super cool chandelier. Why throw away your plastic forks and knives after that picnic? You make a ridiculously, textured wall paper. Cut out old book covers and fabric to make wall art…

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