Artist Interview: Ashley Longshore

Ms. Longshore with one of her chairs at the Chelsea Market Anthropologie Anthropologie is constantly looking for new talent to develop both clothing and homewares. For the recently-opened Chelsea Market location in New York City several gifted artists were tapped to contribute unique projects. I had the opportunity to sit with one of the artists, Sarah Ashley Longshore, last Friday…
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RECENT PURCHASES I ♥

On Sale…for the home

If you are looking for the clothing sale post, it’s right here. This post is for home sale items. And man, it’s a pretty exhaustive list. No furniture or upholstery though — those items should get their own sale later this spring. Happy home hunting! Bedding:Midnight Canopy Bedding (now $50-$200)Arabella Bedding, Coral Grove (now $30-$270)Swan Isle Bedding (now $30-$168)Roaming Wild…
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Guest post: Kitchen curiosities by Craven Maven

Anthropologie’s Nymphea dinnerware While mixing and matching clothing is something I’m adept at, mixing ingredients into yummy food and constructing beautiful tableware set has never really been my forte. Luckily the Craven Maven is here with some gorgeous suggestions and selections from Anthropologie’s expansive home section. If you haven’t checked out Craven Maven’s blog you’re missing out on some beautiful…
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Recent Zara wins + wants

PLEATED SKIRT
PRINTED MINI DRESS
DOUBLE-FACED JACKET
OVERSIZED COAT WITH POCKETS
SPLIT LEATHER HEELED COWBOY ANKLE BOOTS
STUDDED EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
RUFFLED DRESS
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
SUEDE LOOK COAT
DOUBLE BREASTED TRENCH COAT WITH BUTTONS
CONTRASTING LACE DRESS
MOCK NECK SWEATER
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
OPENWORK SWEATER
LEATHER MID-HEEL SLINGBACKS
LEATHER EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
EMBROIDERED SKIRT
ANIMAL PRINT MINI BAG
LACE TOP
ANIMAL PRINT LEATHER MINI CROSSBODY BAG
HEELED LEATHER SQUARE TOE SANDALS
LACE TOP
PLEATED DRESS
HEELED SLINGBACK VINYL SHOE
REVERSIBLE XL KLIMT TOTE BAG
PACK OF PEARL AND ACETATE BARRETTES
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
DOUBLE BREASTED BUTTONED COAT
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
TEXTURED KNIT DRESS WITH RUFFLES DETAILS
BELTED TRENCH COAT
WATER RESISTANT HOODED TRENCH COAT
RUFFLED BLOUSE
BACKPACK WITH RING
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
TIED KNIT TOP
SPLIT LEATHER FRINGED CROSSBODY BAG
FLORAL ORGANZA HOOP EARRINGS
HEELED SUEDE ANKLE BOOTS
ANIMAL PRINT BLOUSE
MULTICOLOR KNIT DRESS
MID-HEIGHT HEELED ANKLE BOOTS WITH STRETCHY PANELS
SLINGBACK LEATHER HEELS
STRIPED SWEATER
OPEN KNIT TOP
SATIN DRESS
POCKET CAPE
FRINGED PLAID JACKET
SPARKLY KNIT BLOUSE
ORGANZA FLOWER EARRINGS
STUDDED ANIMAL PRINT SNEAKERS
SATIN SKIRT
ANIMAL PRINT TOP
PLEATED SKIRT
TORTOISESHELL WIDE HEELED SANDALS
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
FAUX SUEDE SKIRT
TOP WITH TIE WAIST
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
STUDDED SLINGBACK BALLET HEELS
BELTED COAT
PRINTED KNIT TOP
FAUX PEARL BEJEWELED EARRINGS
OVERSIZED COTTON COAT
PACKABLE RAINCOAT
FAUX SUEDE FRINGED OVERSHIRT
METALLIC THREAD RUFFLED TOP
CROPPED FLEECE COAT
HOUNDSTOOTH COAT
WIDE HEELED SLINGBACKS
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
MULTICOLORED STRIPED TOP
ANIMAL PRINT BOX BAG
ROCKER LEATHER CROSSBODY BAG WITH CHAIN
BELTED JACKET WITH POCKETS
SCALLOP TRIM POPLIN SHIRT
ANIMAL EMBOSSED SHOPPER BAG
SEMICIRCULAR CROSSBODY BAG
LACE TOP
RUFFLED EMBROIDERED SHIRT
FAUX LEATHER SKIRT
SATIN SKIRT
SEQUIN RUFFLED TOP
FRINGE JACKET
EVERYDAY BACKPACK

Marvels & Wonders

Anthropologie updated their homepage with a fabulous stilted animation. The frame animation reminds me of their site last November, when the theme was more about wire-thin squiggles but utilized a similar animation technique. I like both but the sense of wonderment this year is truly something to behold. Click through and you’re taken to a collection of curiosities that can…
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Racked attends “Man Shops Globe” party at Rockefeller Center

photo courtesy of Racked Last night Anthropologie held an advance screening of “Man Shops Globe” at their Rockefeller Plaza store here in NYC. I was not there but luckily Racked was! Their post is more about their impressions of the party which in true Anthro style looked pretty awesome. Best line? Given that we would gladly move into an Anthropologie…
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Email: Five ways to redecorate

What’s your decorating style? Anthropologie tries to help via an email this past weekend. They’ve broken down their wares into five categories. Of course if you’re like me at all you cross into more than a couple of these categories. I picked a couple of my favorites from each category. Rustic:When I think rustic, I think cabin in the woods…
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Design madness

When I move back to suburbia I would like to call one room in my future home the Mad Hatter room and just decorate it to my eccentric tastes. I 100% blame it on Anthropologie — their recent bout of clock-everywhere store decor has me thinking I want a room of clock upon clock and odd curiosities that are vaguely…
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