If you were just thinking about how you’d like more artisanal home goods and accessories in your drawers and closets, Blake Lively’s got news for you.
The actress and style maven launched her lifestyle website named Preserve today, and wrote a letter from the editor detailing what she aims to accomplish by combining an e-magazine, an e-commerce hub and a philanthropic endeavor to showcase unique wares handmade all over the country.
“Here at Preserve, there are people, stories, essays, videos and goods, which hopefully inspire your home, your style and your tongue,” Blake writes. “There’s expensive stuff. Inexpensive stuff. And everything in between. But their value is up to you. We may romanticize it, calling it treasure. What we’re really saying is, we see worth on every level.”
With a mix of items that can have a rustic, shabby-chic or modern edge depending on the way you look at them, we had to round up 10 of our must-have summertime picks:
I’ve never been a nap person but ever since I adopted my kitten, Henrietta, I’ve started seeing the benefits of sleeping for 20-plus-hours a day. It is National Hammock Day, after all, so here are seven finds that are sure to have you catnapping in no time.
Personal trainer extraordinaire and former The Biggest Loser star Jillian Michaels just sold her Hollywood Hills home for $2.15 million, TMZ reports. And we’re wondering if it’s because it didn’t have enough space for the room that Jillian would most naturally have in her home: a gym!
While there’s no gym in her pad, there is a gorgeous kitchen with marble countertops and a shower we’d love to get pruny in.
Take a peek here:
If you’ll always have a soft spot in your heart for Sex and the City and Samantha Jones’s amazing flair for life, sex and stunning real estate, take a look at this beachfront pad. The Malibu, California, property is on the rental market for $100,000 per month and was Samantha and Smith Jerrod’s home in the first Sex and the City movie.
You know, the place where Sam covered her naked body in sushi on the kitchen counter and had to break Smith’s heart in the living room?
Take a look: