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June 17, 2019

THE JUNE EDIT

//down to earth//

As the temperatures heat up, I find myself drawn to rich chalky pastels in earthy hues. Terra cotta, ochre, sand inform the palette vernacular right now, balanced with jade, olive, and rust hues reminiscent of precious stones crushed to du...

June 13, 2019

Summer is here, which means I'm on the search for light airy pieces to keep cool in, especially since Houston summers are super hot and muggy. Lately I've been living in linen, which is extremely breathable while still having an elevated look -- great for either dressi...

May 24, 2019

Happy almost-long-weekend! There's a lot going on around here this week, with it being the holiday of Lag B'Omer and Sheva's third birthday! But I couldn't resist posting a round up of some of my favorite modest summer pieces, all under $100, plus all the accessories y...

May 21, 2019

TORTOISESHELL

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The tortoiseshell trend is having a moment, and I'm here for it. Here's why:

A BRIEF HISTORY

As the age old adage says, what's old is new again, and it couldn't be more true for the tortoiseshell trend that's popping up everywhere.  Originall...

December 4, 2018

This post was originally titled 'Eight Days of Holiday Outfits,' but here we are almost halfway through Chanukah and I thought I'd put this out there before I have to change the title to 'Eight Outfits You Could've Worn.' Although, these pieces are so versatile I think...

July 12, 2018

It's no secret that one of my favorite summer accessories are basket bags. Just like in interiors, layering a variety of textures lends visual interest to the composition, and summer reads all sorts of wicker, rattan, straw, bamboo, you name it! I love lightweight piec...

May 23, 2018

School's back in session! Today we are covering footwear basics -- now that we've derived some pretty awesome maxi skirts and dresses, we have to pair them with fabulous footwear to complete the equation. Let's begin: 

Are you feeling ready to coordinate the x and y axe...

May 23, 2018

It's finals season! Time for a quick study sesh to brush up on the basics. I've rounded up all the components to a winning style formula for spring style. Let the study party begin!

LESSON I:

The greater the distance from point A to point B, the better.

LESSON II: 

Converg...

April 10, 2018

Happy birthday to me :) I'm not one to make a big fuss over my birthday normally, but I wanted to share some pieces that caught my eye lately...spring is definitely in the air (at least on this side of the world -- sorry East Coasters!) and I'm loving it! As I compiled...

February 7, 2018

Whether you're showing yourself, your gal pals, or that someone special some extra love, everyone loves to get pampered once in a while. For me, romance automatically denotes all things vintage, straight from the pages of a Hemingway or Fitzgerald novel. There's someth...

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Welcome! I'm Estie, designer of interiors, and mama of toddlers. This space is created as a lifestyle journal dedicated to interiors, style, and the documenting the construction of our dream home.

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