FASHION
Coulisse Philadelphia Previews at Urban Loft Window Treatments

I am beyond happy to introduce Coulisse (rhymes with police) my new, as they say in Europe, ‘range’ of blinds, shades and sliding panel systems straight out of The Netherlands. Yes, I said Holland, you guys! Dutch design is my absolute fave-everything they design is just too cool for words-my heart literally[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 30, 2015
i gotta have…

1. double bracelet/heart necklace/metal bracelet    2. james salomon photography via willow decor   3. photography by the talented elizabeth messina via style me pretty hi! off to visit a client and then more spring cleaning…have a great wednesday xocc ♥        

By, Claudia
March 21, 2012
hard graft

I am crazy for nice leather goods, just crazy…and this company exemplifies why…seriously, need I say more? Hard Graft is an old English term meaning real hard work…move over, honey, I’m in loVe! xocc ♥

By, Claudia
March 6, 2012
i gotta have…pinterest

this outfit…down to the broken-in boots… this offfice… these belts… 1. rabens solaner {via counting stone sheep} 2. Line Klein {via LUIZA} 3. rabens solaner {via stonehouselove} I’m sure you guys have heard (WSJ)…if not, block out a large chunk of time and go to town on Pinterest…simply put, i’m obsessed…have a great wednesday…nice to be back xocc ♥[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 22, 2012
Filed Under: Decor, Design, FASHION, Interiors
i gotta have…

Anything VINCE…especially this blanket sweater coat…and these cool boots by Juicy Couture… These cosy interiors by 8MOOD, styled by the awesome Eva Lindh… One (or more) of these luxurious faux fur throws…by spot-on revamped brand, Restoration Hardware… Lovely to check in…i hope you are enjoying this beautiful fall weather…off to[ read more ]

By, Claudia
November 9, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  Annette Tatum’s new paint range… I used to carry Annette Tatum’s line of beautiful bed linens and yard goods at Hey Little Diddle and was delighted to see her doing paints…AND she has a Premier Designer Membership Program, click here… photo via Simply Grove. 2.  Restoration Hardware’s Cast-Iron Barn[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 13, 2011
frye it up!

Well hello there! That was some fishing trip! Actually I didn’t catch any real fish, but I have been working since the summer on an awesome new professional project that is taking up a lot of my time. Everyone is doing great, thank goodness…i have missed you guys though, very[ read more ]

By, Claudia
October 11, 2011
olga guanabara

Another Brooklyn gem, this company is all about the handmade, return of the craft & one-of-a-kinds.  Olga is actually a dog, the gorgeous chocolate lab that you see in the photos, and then there’s the humans behind the operation, Brazilian-born Richard and Renato. Some of their beautifully hand-crafted goods… Olga[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 30, 2011
i gotta have…

1. an EDDIE BORGO for J.Crew necklace…the fringed mesh one…     2.  SAMBAG snakeskin ballet flats, love this style shoe…comfy yet stylish…i call it the ‘you can walk all over Manhattan shoe with no pain’ which is worth every penny… {i think i first saw this brand on Melissa[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 22, 2011
convoy conundrum

i love Convoy Tumblr.  i have not confirmed its editor (i think it’s a guy) but i do really really love it.  i think that when others’ photos are used…the photographer, stylist, owner etc. should be credited absolutely and i always do so with a linkback whenever possible. that’s the[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 7, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  More precious time to shop the new tinekhome webshop…now your dreams can become a reality…always a good thing… images via TinekHome. 2.  This Blue Ophelia necklace by Wearable by Design, Etsy…Ophelia is my paternal grandmother’s name… 3.  This octagonal sun space in my backyard…sigh…by the talented architectural firm Bosworth[ read more ]

By, Claudia
June 2, 2011
i gotta have…

a.b.k Custom Leather Craft…Brooklyn-based leather craftswoman Alya B. Kazakevich produces this incredible line…talent, beauty and nostalgia abound… {all images from a.b.k and photography by Ani Berberian} Particularly nostalgic for me since my grandfather was a hide dealer in South America and I remember distinctly visiting his factory as a child and[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 25, 2011
i gotta have…

1. Eva & Gentry Dayton’s beautifully designed room in their East Side flat in NYC…via Living Etc., June 2011   2. this vintage-y print by photographer Chrissie White   3. this look 56 from custommade’s spring collection…loving the billowy top… 4. these lamps by Matthew Appleby available here, photo via[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 11, 2011
papier mache, je t’aime…

Papier Mache is one of my very fave kids’ fashion magazines…the styling, photography and layouts are insane…it speaks to me every time, endlessly inspiring…   Have a great thursday…going out with my son for his last-minute prom needs…can’t believe he’s graduating and that he’s 18…i love my boy, so proud[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 5, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  these looks from Rabens Solaner…this brand from Copenhagen single-handedly defines my style…i’m forever committed…   2.  these clogs from Fiorentini & Baker…totally digging this color… 3.  this print by Alicia Bock via Talia Audenart’ Pinterest because love keeps me grounded (ha)…and makes me feel better when i’m in a bad[ read more ]

By, Claudia
May 4, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  Zilalila’s sustainable, fair trade Nest lounge pillows…discovered via &Pompoon via Bloesem Blog…   2.  Misha Lulu, a brand inspired by the founders’ latin american heritage…and i love new york too… 3.  this greenwich village flat, speaking of new york, via skona hem… 4.  Milan via the Satorialist…undeniably chic… 5.[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 13, 2011
Ruche

Hello! 2 things are going on with me today…hard at work trying to catch up on client work and i need some new jeans.  Although i always have fantasies that I am going to wear more dresses and skirts, i’m really a jeans girl…i love dresses, yes, but i love[ read more ]

By, Claudia
April 5, 2011
i gotta have…

All things kids…since I’ve been scouring the internet and reconnecting with my coveted sources (from my Hey Little Diddle brick and mortar days 1994-2007) as I put together  my collection for my new big cartel store, Hey Little Diddle, it seems fitting that I focus on kidstuff this week…here are[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 30, 2011
bonnie tsang

Bonnie Tsang.  She’s a lifestyle and wedding photographer in LA, New York and worldwide.  A really good one.  I was drawn to her first on Pinterest, then to her musings on twitter and then i found her blogs…she is so prolific that i don’t even know where to begin… weddings…[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 28, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  These crystal bottles from Anthropologie via Rue Magazine… photography by Sarah & Chris Rhoads & prop styling by Meagan Camp. 2.  This outdoor furniture from Restoration…so i can lounge on my new PA bluestone patio…   3.  This trench from ALLSAINTS…     4.  These succulent oysters… images via[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 24, 2011
let’s toast to spring!

Ahhh loving these looks by Toast…hello spring…nice to see you again, finally… getting excited for spring and especially summer and my honeymoon to Barcelona! Have a great monday…xocc ♣ ~all images via Toast Catalogue~  

By, Claudia
March 21, 2011
cloglove by plumo

I have one thing to say today…i LOVE CLOGS… these by plümo…have a great day! xocc ♥

By, Claudia
March 17, 2011
Filed Under: FASHION
i gotta have…

1.  my Warby Parker samples in the mail stat…first saw these featured on Sweet Thing Blog (awesome blog btw) which I found through Caitlin of Sacramento Street (i love the web) and i will love my $95 glasses (including prescription) don’t know how they do it for that price but i[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 9, 2011
i gotta have…

1. many of these tops to get me ready for my spring uniform of jeans, tanks, sandals/ballet flats, and a cardi…   net-a-porter. 2. this lovely ring… lavender. 3.  oh and of course a great bag…loVe this one but i would look for a more affordable, yet just as nice[ read more ]

By, Claudia
March 2, 2011
i gotta have…

1.  Jenifer Altman’s book Feather & Bone…available via her small indie publishing company, Fieryeyed Books click here to pre-order your copy…i admire the beautiful work of this Brooklyn photographer, writer and editor…it’s like a dream… image via Jen Altman’s beautiful blog, Nectar & Light 2.  this duo from shop bop…loVe[ read more ]

By, Claudia
February 23, 2011