“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” – Yves Saint Laurent

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Okay friends!  Speak up and let me know what you think about men wearing stylish vests casually?  What about a vest like this?!  I think it’s absolutely DIVINE with a capitol D!

The Mr. would looks incredibly sexy with a basic long sleeved shirt, some black jeans and this gem!

Support your local artists on ETSY!  Keep our economy strong!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/115405883/mens-steampunk-vest-waistcoat-bronze?ref=sr_gallery_11&ga_search_query=mens+waistcoat&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_ref=related&ga_page=1&ga_search_type=handmade

Bohemian Baby!

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http://www.etsy.com/listing/109915459/patchwork-armchair-with-suzani-and-neon?

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http://www.freepeople.com/clothes-dresses/fp-one-criss-cross-florals-maxi-dress/

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http://www.modcloth.com/shop/wall-decor/questions-and-antlers-buck-trophy

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http://www.etsy.com/listing/122581435/shabby-coastal-cottage-turquoise-dining?

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http://www.etsy.com/listing/115332279/patchwork-sofa-with-suzani-fabrics-3?

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http://www.etsy.com/listing/101075312/colorful-traveling-gypsy-caravan-wall?ref=sr_gallery_23&ga_search_query=bohemian+furniture&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_ref=auto1&ga_search_type=handmade

Silver Goddess Arm Cuff Jewelry

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From another wonderfully artistic ETSY friend!

Silver armlet is Goddess jewelry made for you. Energetic curls represents the happy energy of spring growth in the forest. Armlet is formed by hand, original design by Lady Steel available exclusively on Etsy. Every Goddess needs a nature inspired armlet. Leaf pattern is asymmetrical with one leaf 2 1/4″ x 1 3/4″. After hugging your arm, armlet sprouts two vines, curling to meet their mate. Whole armlet is 2 1/4″ at widest point. Made from Aluminum with hammered reflective accents.

$22.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/93476527/silver-goddess-arm-cuff-jewelry

 

The Lustful Sofa

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Today’s sofas don’t evoke too much by the way of romance, sensuality and curvy femininity as do Victorian era pieces. While I love a good, boxy modern piece, there is nothing today that compares to the sexiness and styling of the Victorian period.  It was as if they created furniture, representative of a real woman’s figure, underneath all of her finery.

When I see this piece, I imagine an artist painting his lover outstretched by candlelight.  I also think it would be a superb piece to reupholster in a super funky and bold patterned fabric (or many different fabrics) to give it an ultra Bohem flavor!

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From the seller iFoundYou

“This is a very handsome Victorian Empire, double scroll end sofa. The wood is mahogany and it is upholstered in a yellow stripe with a laurel wreath motif. There are two round bolster cushions, one at each end. This type of sofa dates 1810 – 1830 and as was typical, features large hand carved paws for feet with carved wings.”

$950.  What a bargain!

http://www.etsy.com/listing/112504853/victorian-empire-double-scroll-end-sofa?ref=sr_gallery_11&ga_search_query=sofa&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=all

Dear Husband… I’ve Fallen In Love With a Chaise Lounge

Being an interior designer for over 25 years, I’ve seen a lot of furnishings.  Some I love… some not so much.

When you’ve been in the business as long as I have, you’ve pretty much seen it all.  There is generally nothing that really grabs my attention and makes me say “WOW!”

…and then there came this little gem…

At first glance, it may seem a bit pricey.  But, I can tell you that any chair that is well made, beautiful, functional and handcrafted in the U.S. is going to be thousands.

Think of this as purchasing artwork.  It’s something to hand down in your family for generations to come.

*Just in case this gem gets sold on ETSY, please visit Vintage Renewal and check out her other awesome wares!

Vintage Renewal Lloyd Loom Deco chair on ETSY

$5500.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/89862716/vintage-patchwork-channel-tufted-chaise?ref=exp_listing

Curiouser and curiouser …Alice In Wonderland Blue Ruffle Gloves

This adorable addition to your costume will add the frilly girlishness of Alice. The wrist glove can be layered over other gloves or worn by themselves. They are soft, stretchy and are very versatile.

$30.

http://heavyred.com/aliceinwonderlandbluerufflegloves.aspx