STYLE CRUSH: VIVIANA VOLPICELLA

VivianaVolpicella2If, like me, you are a blog addict and fashion aficionado, you may have seen this Italian fashionista gracing the sites of Tommy Ton and The Sartorialist. If not, let me introduce you to Viviana Volpicella, Assistant Fashion Editor for Vogue Nippon. In my humble opinion, Viviana is the most stylish woman on the planet (followed closely by Ines de la Fressange, but that’s another post). Continue reading

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GET YOUR JUJU ON

Jujuhat4There is something about juju hats as wall decoration that still has me enthralled, even after years of seeing them in countless interior design magazines. I simply never tire of them. It’s not just the gorgeous array of colors they come in (although this is big reason), but also the shape, the texture, the level of strokability (not technically a word, I know, but bear with me), and it’s the concept of this beautiful element of nature incorporated into your home in such an unexpected way. Continue reading

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EMERALD CITY

MalachiteEmerald and malachite: opulent, sumptuous shades of green that, in my humble opinion, look good in fashion, accessories and interiors. From the moment I purchased Kelly Wearstler’s tome Domicilium Decoratus and laid eyes on the Hillcrest Estate’s malachite-accented study, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with the outspoken color, which has finally evolved into absolute, unequivocal love. Continue reading

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HEADBOARD HEAVEN

Headboard1When temperatures plummet, what’s more delicious than hiding out in a big, comfortable bed. Make that a big, comfortable, pretty bed. With gorgeous, gazillion count Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy pillows and a sumptuous duvet. And a kick-ass headboard. Apart from the big comfortable bed part, I own none of these. My sheets are in dire need of replacement, were never any type of high thread count to start off with, the pillows always end up on the floor, thanks to my other half! Continue reading

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COLOR ME HAPPY

Coron IslandsWelcome to Smash Cult’s first official posting! We’re finally – perhaps belatedly – joining the cyber rat race and are really excited to finally be doing this. Needless to say, this is considerably harder than all you more experienced bloggers make it look.

Before getting started, a shout out to Kinzie’s Kreations: Blog Designs for our background. Awesome! Continue reading

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