{bits of gold & chic chignons}





. . . a graceful archway and inlaid floors, a grand piano and classic chignons -- a few beautiful thoughts floating about on this perfectly clear and ever-so-slightly crisp sunny autumn afternoon . . .

{images: 1 & 3 - david hicks via desire to inspire; 2 - chloé via style.com; 4 - lilac and grey}

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Blogger Olimpia Elide said...

Audrey Hepburn said that "Simple girls are the prettiest". That's true. The real beauty stays in simplicity: always the essential. Elegance is the way.


October 07, 2010  
Blogger Mrs. Sutton said...

Beautiful images. Oh to be walking through that stone archway, with my hair up in a perfect chignon, about to play a little Chopin on the ivories - a perfect life...sigh! xx

October 07, 2010  
Anonymous ana castilho said...

I love your blog!

October 07, 2010  
Blogger Marcus Design said...

Oh, that flooring in the first image, I can't take it!

October 07, 2010  
Blogger J. Is A Bird said...

...lovely...sigh...now excuse me while I google instructions for making a chignon...


October 07, 2010  
Blogger Andrea @ Andrea Reh said...

Is there anything more beautiful than a clean chignon? The hairstyle I want on my wedding day (someday...)

Andrea X

October 07, 2010  
Blogger In this blog... said...

Beautiful images, I love your blog!

XX Nicky

October 07, 2010  
Blogger A Gift Wrapped Life said...

The only thing I miss with my new short haircut..........but I may comfort myself with that rose-plated Michael Kors watch that I went over and peeked at.......which would totally make it your fault. XO

October 07, 2010  
Blogger Amanda* said...

Incredible! Love it all!

October 07, 2010  
Blogger Melissa Blake said...

you do find the most beautiful items!!

October 07, 2010  
Blogger FileUnderLovely said...

Absolutely perfect combination of elegance and high style

October 07, 2010  
Blogger Life love, clutter and other beautiful things. said...

Gorgeous collection of images xox

October 08, 2010  

Stunning marble inlay floor. You do not see too many of those floors in Queensland! Absolutely beautiful, have a great weekend, Lisa

October 08, 2010  
Blogger I like Her Style said...

All of these pictures are fabulous!!! I love the back of that white dress.


October 08, 2010  
Blogger Julia said...

I love all the gilded edges and details. The little bun at the bottom is a favorite!

Have a great weekend!

October 08, 2010  
Anonymous Ella @ The Princess and the P said...

Even the color of her hair is lovely.. thank you for these beautiful Friday afternoon photos!! xox

October 08, 2010  
Blogger this free bird said...

the room with the grand piano has completely swept me away....

happy weekend!

October 08, 2010  
Blogger mydesignchic said...

There's nothing quite as beautiful and sophisticated as a chignon...lovely images -

October 08, 2010  
Blogger Flourishing Networks said...

I love the chandelier and grand piano - great picture. Each photo has an element of sophistication!!!

October 09, 2010  
Anonymous Design Elements said...

lovely images...the flooring in the 1st pic is beautiful...happy weekend!

October 09, 2010  
Blogger Dylana Suarez said...

Beautiful details here!

Just came across your blog!


October 09, 2010  
Anonymous Alexandra Rae said...

Gorgeous! Your post are always so beautifully edited, just like the most glamorous women. Thanks for the post.

October 09, 2010  
Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

Oh my, Roséline, what a dreamy post this is... purely glamorous and lovely. I enjoy each photo :)


October 11, 2010  
Blogger The French Maid said...

Lovely images! This is the Grace Kelly look of this generation!

October 14, 2010  

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