Tag Archives: country living

LUST-HAVE: C. Wonder herringbone belted cape

C. WONDER HERRINGBONE BELTED CAPE

 

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YES PLEASE: I’m obsessed with this $248 herringbone belted cape from C. Wonder. A lovely modern version of a traditional wardrobe look, as if inspired by Lady Mary Crawley and her Downton Abbey crew, no?

Buy it here, see more in LUSCIOUS SHOP > COUNTRYSIDEand scroll down for more country-inspired lusciousness…

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ROYALTY: Highgrove House, the country home of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, in Tetbury, England

ROYAL FAMILY PHOTOS: Highgrove House - Prince Charles, Princess Diana, with William and Harry

ROYAL FAMILY HOUSES: Prince Charles and his first wife Princess Diana, with William and Harry, outside Highgrove House in Gloucestershire in the 1980s…

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LUSCIOUS HOMES: Architectural designer Nancy Fishelson’s revamped 1795 Connecticut house

Connecticut clapboard home - Post-renovation

LUSCIOUS LIVING: How charming is this transformed 1795 home by architectural designer Nancy Fishelson in Woodbury, Connecticut?…

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FOR SALE: Catherine Deneuve’s Chateau de Primard in Normandy, France

HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS - Catherine Deneuve's country house in France is for sale

HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: French actress and style icon, Catherine Deneuve, has put her country home in Normandy up for sale…

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LUSCIOUS HOTELS: Wharekauhau Lodge in Palliser, New Zealand

Royal accommodation: Wharekauhau Lodge in Palliser NZ

ACCOMODATION FIT FOR A KING: See where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and little Prince George, stayed when they arrived in New Zealand this week…

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LUSCIOUS TRAVEL: Beige and brown weekender bags

 

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My friend Jenny is after a nice beige/brown overnight bag, so here are some suggestions I’ve come up with for large totes, holdalls, duffel bags and small suitcases…

 

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SHOP THIS LOOK: Kate Middleton’s country style – Barbour quilted jacket and Hunter boots

Kate Middleton and Prince William walk on the beach with Lupo

Luscious Lifer, Marian, has asked me to help her find the jacket Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is wearing in the photos of the couple as they walk on the beach near their former home in Wales, so here are some suggestions for the whole outfit…

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Famous folk at home: Martha Stewart’s stables in Katonah, New York

Martha Stewart's Katonah home and stables for Equestrian Quarterly magazine Fall 2013

Take a look at the beautiful stables at the Katonah, New York home of lifestyle doyenne, Martha Stewart, as featured in Equestrian Quarterly magazine…

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Famous folk at home: At home with Aerin Lauder in Aspen

Famous folk at home

Inside the Aspen home of businesswoman and designer Aerin Lauder, of the brands AERIN and Estee Lauder…

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Architecture and design: Australian architecture – Part 2

Australian architectural heritage

Here’s PART 2 of our look at Australian architecture… Continue reading »

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