I love this photograph from 1934. I think the ladies look like they are enchanted by the last days of summer. Have a fantastic weekend, everyone! See you Monday. xx
➔ SOME VERY LOVELY LINKS…
♡ A very pretty sewing tutorial.
♡ A lovely new book to help make your own stunning accessories!
♡ I’ll be reading this book about Parisians this weekend.
♡ If you’re trying to figure out a good TV–we just got this one and it’s great!
♡ Please vote for Kate!! Thank you!!
♡ These polka dot shoes are pretty cute!
♡ These striped notepads would make the office sunnier!
♡ Sweet sunglasses.
♡ I love this pretty clutch!
♡ DROOL. Such a GOOD BAG.
♡ A nice, dark denim.
♡ I’m looking forward to putting THESE back on soon!
♡ My very favorite perfume for autumn!
♡ A super idea for gardeners!
♡ My talented friends designed this beautiful book cover!
♡ If you are in NY—Jane Mayle is having a popup shop 9/7–9/16 at 14 Christopher Street. Daily 11am–7pm. Her designs are always beautiful!
➔ I HEART PDX
Please make sure to VOTE for lovely Portland fashion designer, Kate Towers!!
♡ Union Rose is hosting the SheShe Stash SALE tonight! Friday, Sept 6 from 6–9PM scoop up a bunch of pretty, locally made SheShe tees at deep discounts. At Union Rose 7909 SE Stark. Also, it is part of the Montavilla fun First Friday events!
♡ Lovely Ink & Peat is having a party this Saturday! Their 4th Anniversary party! Stop by from 6:30–8:30PM for cocktails, nibbles, first dibs at the new fall collection AND 20% OFF! Ink & Peat 3808 N. Williams Ave. Suite 126.
♡ Shop Adorn will be hosting the official Pendleton Portland Collection Whiskey Launch Party on Friday, September 14th from 5 to 9PM. At Shop Adorn 4120 NE Fremont St., Portland.
♡ The BIG PDX Collective Sale is coming up on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. Abrahams & Duffy, Betsy + Iya, Ecovibe Apparel, Folly, Lizard Lounge, Mabel and Zora Parts + Labour, Parallel, Radish Underground, Shop Adorn and Zella Shoes. At The Cleaners at Ace Hotel 403 SW 10th Ave.
♡ Come celebrate the Pixie Project expansion and new animal adoption center! Games, drinks, delicious bites and a lot of animal loving people! AND attend the launch of Fetch Eyewear! Wednesday, Sept 19 from 6–9PM at The Pixie Project and The Spirit of 77 500–510 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Also, enjoy 60% off all sale eyeglass frames through 09/14/12. More INFO.
♡ YAY! Tilde is having their big end of summer Anniversary sale! Stop by the shop on Saturday, Sept 22 from 10am–6pm for 20% OFF almost everything!! At Tilde 7919 SE 13th Ave. P.S. Awesome free gifts for the first 200 people who spend $20 or more!
♡ Make sure to get your tickets for Spoken For! This rad Portland event is going to be a breath of fresh air compared to the typical wedding and event planning circuses. Some of Portland’s most talented makers and creatives will be in attendance to help you tailor a spectacular union. Spoken For 420 NE 9th Ave.
Above photos: 1. Three women on Blackpool promenade during a heatwave, 1934. By E. Dean. 2. Blackpool Tower.