Nightstand: The Proposal by Mary Balogh
Coffee table: Only Enchanting by Mary Balogh. From the Survivor’s Club series.
On the metro: How to Catch a Wild Viscount by Tessa Dare. (Currently free on Kindle through Amazon.)
The Violent, Royal Story of How Tartan Became Your Favorite Plaid.
Have you ever wished you could own Roger Sterling’s bar cart? You’re in luck: the props from Mad Men are hitting the auction block.
Horrifying: Meet The People Who Suffer From “Kosmemophobia” — A Fear Of Jewelry.
A Gem Gossip feature on one of my favorite antique jewelry dealers, Leola Revives! This store was the source of my beloved double-headed Victorian opal and diamond snake ring.
A roundup of Royals in amazing hats, because yes.
Field trip, anyone? Here are nine of America’s best flea markets.
The Original ‘Waist Trainer’ – 18th Century Stays. I was at a nail salon having my gel manicure removed the other day when I looked down at my tinfoil-covered fingers and just started laughing. My manicurist looked me and said “I know – the things we do to ourselves.” I have that same reaction to this article on stays.
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Wow–can’t believe that “kosmemophobia” article!!
Fascinating, right? In a terrifying way.