Tagged shops

Two Favorite London Stores To Revisit

So I’m off to London this week and my schedule is looking jam-packed as usual. There’s always just so much to do! Along with seeing friends, having what I know are going to be some great meals and taking in a couple of shows, I’m also looking forward to visiting some of my favorite stores. And …

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My Favorite Store

Good morning everyone! I’m just popping in to say hi before I fly back home. Like on every trip to New York, I spent hours at ABC Carpet & Home the other day, sourcing a few things for projects (and maybe one or two things for myself!) and I just had to show you one …

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A Visit to Atelier Abigail Ahern

You already know how much I love Abigail Ahern so her shop, Atelier Abigail Ahern, was on the top of my London shopping list. Here are some quick photos I took. If you’re familiar with her home, you can see that it looks and feels almost just like it. It has the same famous gray …

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Slightly Obsessed with Ben Pentreath

I just bought a ticket to London for February so I’m already thinking about all the places I need to visit, including Ben Pentreath. If you aren’t familiar with it, it’s a home accessories and antique shop full of interesting-looking pieces sourced from around the world and its owner just has impeccable taste. This photo of …

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Tips FROM THE RIGHT BANK: Favorite Home Decor Shops in Paris

One of the questions I get asked the most is: “Where should I go shopping in Paris?” Obviously there are thousands of places (there are entire books dedicated to this topic) so the answer really depends on what you’re looking for, your style, budget, location, etc., etc. A while ago, I put together a list …

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Pretty Things from Denmark via Ireland

I received this beautiful package from my friend Lorna yesterday. In case you don’t know about Lorna and her charming online shop, Garrendenny Lane, you should. It’s named after a lane running through her family farm in the Irish midlands where her business is based. (Doesn’t that sound so idyllic?) My package included a stack …

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Tips FROM THE RIGHT BANK: Antique & Vintage Shopping in Paris

Today, we have another reader question and it comes from someone many of you may know: Julie Khuu from Design Star 5. QUESTION Dear Ally, We’ve corresponded in the past and I just wanted to touch base with you and get your thoughts. If you’re not super busy, I would love to get your expertise …

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Lanvin, New York + Guest Post

In my guest post yesterday, I mentioned that Alber Elbaz is one of my favorite designers. He can do no wrong in my eyes so I was so excited to see these photos from the brand new Lanvin store in New York. I love the decor. Since I love his designs so much, I would …

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Today’s Crush: Day Birger et Mikkelsen

I want everything from Denmark’s Day Birger et Mikkelsen: Gorgeous stuff, right? And that location definitely makes everything look even better. See you Monday!

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Liberty of London/Merci

If you missed the boat on all the Liberty of London goodies at Target like I did (all I got was a lousy candle and a picture frame), you can still get your hands on some of its collaboration with Merci (the store in Paris I blogged about last year). If you’re willing to pay …

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