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A Vintage-Inspired Home Office

My husband and I have a dream, and a very real goal, to buy a house that we can retire in. On my list of things I'd love for the house to include is an extra bedroom that I could turn into a beautiful home office. I envision a very Instagram-worthy desk, a place to store all of the PR samples I get, and some pretty tufted accent chairs: where I can enjoy coffee breaks with my husband, who luckily also works from home.

When I get inspiration from vintage home offices on the web, I'm most attracted to spaces with a touch of modern glam. My husband and I both like transitional decor - old meets new. For example, I'd pair a modern mirrored desk with one of these antique desk chairs. Seating isn't often the focal point of an office, but why shouldn't it be? We spend all day sitting in it, after all.


My husband and I take frequent breaks throughout the day, with a coffee break here and there and a lunch hour during which we watch one of our favorite shows togeth…

Summer Style Trend: Crisp White + Denim

Denim on denim has been a big style trend for 2013, and it's still trendy for summer, but a variation of the trend that is super cute for summer is pairing denim with bright whites. Pair your spring chambray shirt with white denim shorts for summer.

Merona Chambray Shirt / Mossimo denim short shorts / Madewell shoes / LeSportsac nylon bag / TOMS silver sunglasses

Classic denim shorts are a summer essential. Brighten up the look with a white eyelet top and colorful sandals.

J.Crew lace top / J.Crew jean shorts / Sam Edelman Gigi thong sandals, $41.00 - $74.99 / Juicy Couture straw beach tote with sequins / Friendship bracelet / Jeepers Peepers vintage eyewear

A crisp white eyelet dress is perfect for summer. Pair it with neutral wedges and a straw clutch. On chilly evenings, layer on a denim  jacket.

GAT RIMON summer dress, $205 / Madewell denim jacket / Hush Puppies t-strap wedge sandals / Mar y Sol Ellise embroidered fold-over clutch

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  1. Shows you how often I look at sandals... $135?

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    1. Oh, I'm glad you noticed that! I need to change it. It's actually a lot less on Amazon. (And they're totally worth it. The cheap ones fall apart after one season.)

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