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Natalie
New York City - Los Angeles
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When I first heard Kate Moss was finally getting married, I imagined her wedding would, no doubt, be one stunning affair. If you didn't catch this spread in last year's September issue of Vogue, these are some photos (you can see the rest here) of her special day. Isn't it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at the travel stylist
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How rad and ridiculously talented are these hand paintings by Italian artist Guido Daniele? The one with the two soccer players is so clever, it kills me. Do you have a favorite? Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at the travel stylist
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I'm experimenting with all sorts of color at the nail salon, and currently crushing over fluoros. They're so fun and cheery but perfectly chic as a color-popping accessory you can wear year-around. What do you think? Would you ever try it? Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at the travel stylist
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Michael and I are so happy to share with you that we're engaged! On Christmas Eve, Michael planned a special day for us filled with little thoughtful surprises. In the late evening, he asked me to marry him at the very table where we had our first date almost 12... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at the travel stylist
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Thank you so much, dear readers, for making this year of blogging so much fun. I'm really touched with all the comments and blog love you've sent this way. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and have an a great new year! See you on the 4th of January! Natalie xo (Photo... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at the travel stylist
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Last year, I spent New Year's Eve with my best friend at a flamenco performance at The Cherry Lane Theatre, just down the street from my old apartment in the West Village, and I have to tell you, it was a-mazing! I'm so excited that Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at the travel stylist
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It's no secret French women put as much effort into their chic ensembles as they do their pretty undergarments. For them, there's no excuse for letting yourself go, no matter how old you are. The same goes for divorcèes, the single ladies, or the hitched. Isn't this the very reason... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at the travel stylist
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This what I call happiness on a wall. How rad would it be to wake up to these guys every morning? Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Expat American couple Samuel and Caitlin Dowe-Sandes talked the talk of wanting to live abroad, just like any wanderlust couple does. Michael and I must talk about leaving the country and living in Paris or Spain or Greece at least once a month. But really, one day, this super cool... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Two tickets to see the remake of this Swedish cult thriller because secretly you both wish you could be cool tattooed bad-asses and scare people with just a look. A subscription to New York Magazine so she can keep up on all the new cool happenings in the city and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Swedish Sea Salt Soap, $15 for a set of 3. Softening soap for your sweet bearded sailor. Great for bathing, even better for shaving. The perfect t-shirt, $48, he's been eyeing for ages...and ages...and... This Mason Pearson Pocket Comb, $16 belongs in every man's dopp kit. A DVD Box Set... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Cool notebooks so he can jot down all of his brilliant ideas, $10 for a set of three. .... and this Kaweco Black Fountain Pen, $28, because smart people carry smart pens. The Famous Badge, $5, for the days when he needs a little encouragement. Hand-blown radiometer, $42. This coffee... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at the travel stylist
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High-quality, turned-handled, rust-resistant English garden tools, $22 each. Gardener's Soap, $10, with rosemary-mint, cornmeal & shea butter. The soap would also be great for anyone who works with their hands a lot. Blackboard garden labels, $14. Cute, reusable and weather-proof. How about that! Handcrafted Japanese Cast Iron Scissors, $45-75. Parisian... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at the travel stylist
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This illustrated holiday stationary from Florida-based boutique design studio Rifle Paper Co. is so whimsical and darling, I just had to share it with you. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Jenga, $8. The old-fashioned way to play a game. Downloading not required :) 100 Piece Safari puzzle, $10.98. I would love to teach her that making a mistake is more than just OK. Beautiful Oops, $8.60. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, $15. Sigur Ròs Takk, $12.91. A Disney CD alternative. Cool adult... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Stunning. Thanks for the shout out, Orapin! (Photo by Garance Dore) Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Embryolisse Concentrated Lait Cream, $25. Make her feel like a gorgeous Parisienne with this trusted, cult favorite. It's multiple uses will simplify her life. Lovisa Bath Brush, $24. Chloe Rollerball, $25. Handcrafted soaps by Saipua, $10 each. All natural. Small family-owned, Brooklyn-based business. Deliciously famous. Eberjey striped playsuit, $65. Slumber-party... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Gift giving for the holidays is a joy for some and a total nightmare for others, especially if you wait last minute to go shopping. So, if you're feeling stuck with what to get whom, here is a little gift-giving round-up to get your anxiety-free holiday juices flowing. A handy... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at the travel stylist
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I must say, this hand soap from Aesop is A-MAZING. We splurged and bought one for our bathroom. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at the travel stylist
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What are your plans for the weekend, my dears? Tonight I might go to a party, depending on how I feel. I'm so tired, a quiet night in sounds divine. I can roast up some chicken, drink wine, curl up on the sofa and watch a movie on our new... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Michael and I play around with the idea of living abroad at least once a month. First, it's Paris, then Spain, then Hydra. Ha, now it's Berlin. To bite the bullet and pack our suitcases, well, that's a whole other ball game, isn't it? Or is it? Expat American couple... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Hey, you party animals. If you're planning on being the hostess with the mostess at your next holiday soiree, here are my favorite picks from this Haus for your house. They say no two snowflakes are alike, and neither are these festive cork coasters. Mulled wine, anyone? Odd and even... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Hello, dolls. I hope you had a wonderful break. The typtophan worked some wondrous magic on my insomnia. Ha. I can say our Thanksgiving was a total and utter success. The food was just delicious, with heapfuls of leftover fixings - bonus! And our fab company, a jumble of family... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Happy turkey day, my lovelies. It's beautiful weather here in New York. Finally, there's a break from all this rain we've had these past few days and now it's so bright and crisp outside. Today, Michael and I are hosting our first Thanksgiving in our new home. So adult of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2011 at the travel stylist
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Do you have a fun, random pastime? One of mine is pharmacy browsing. Wherever I am, I'm on the hunt for new and interesting products to try. So here is a little round-up from one of my favorite apothecaries (not to mention the oldest American apothecary!) in New York called... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at the travel stylist