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Friday
Sep222017

Stalking black and white on the water

I'm stalking the epitome of style and relaxed sophistication on the the shores of Sydney's Pittwater in the suburb of Bayview. Black and white with accents of warm woods and the glint of metallics. Effortless transition between the beautiful interiors and the lush landscaped garden. Then there are the views and the fact that you have only to cross the road to feel the sand between your toes. Want. Seriously, seriously want. Link here while it lasts.

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Monday
Sep112017

Envy

Sometimes I look at a home and my first thought isn't "oh it's beautiful," not even a simple "wow". No sometimes my green eyed monster stirs and I mutter "lucky bastards". Facade, pool and terrace on Shelter Island by New York-based Andre Tchelistcheff Architects.

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Friday
Sep012017

Oasis

Behind a high wall in Marrakesh is an oasis of green. Cool, lush, inviting. Designer (and general manager of the beautiful boutique hotel El-Fenn) Willem Smit has created a retreat from the hustle and bustle, the heat and the dust of an ancient city.

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Monday
Aug282017

A colourful tropical getaway

It really isn't Monday. It really isn't the start of another working week. It isn't if you come along with me to the French Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy, Saint Barts to you and me. The Hotel Villa Marie is a luxury getaway, chic, fabulous and lush. Part Colonial plantation, part French flair with lashings of Caribbean colour. I'll meet you by the pool.

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Wednesday
Aug092017

A designer's home

What would you expect from American fashion and homewares designer James Perse when it comes to his own home? The king of the minimalist (and expensive) t-shirt has taken a rather average Malibu "farmhouse" and worked his magic to create a home where old-world charm meets modern sophistication in a carefully curated mix of antiques and pieces from his own furniture collections.

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