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Tag: California

Style steal – modern California.

The laidback modern California decor of the hotels in my latest Stylish Stays post capture exactly the kind of effortless carefree styling I’m trying to nail in my own home just now; a relaxed take on minimalism that balances form and function with warmth, comfort and liveability.  Modern California decor is all about light, open and airy spaces, taking cues from the tones found in nature and bringing the outside in as much as possible. This is hugely important in

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Stylish stays – California edition.

Right, it’s time for the next stop on my fantasy Stylish Stays tour, and this time I’m heading to the cultural city centres of California! Well, it is just a short hop, skip and a jump from the desert vacation homes I was drooling over before… California is one of those places that feels ‘familiar’ to me even though I’ve never visited before. Whenever I picture myself there I’m transported to the bustling Beverly Hills shopping malls and palatial-style mansions

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Stylish stays – desert edition.

Staying home is the order of the day, but it doesn’t hurt to daydream a little about all the adventures I hope to have, and the places I’d like to stay, in the future. Armchair escapism has certainly become one of my favourite pastimes the past few weeks. It begun as I was leafing though the pages of an old copy of Drift magazine, and intensified as I re-read a few pages from Joan Didion’s Play It As It Lays.

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