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Dream Date: Lou Doillon

Dream Date: Lou Doillon

Dear Lou,

I've Dream Date-ed you before, and I'll Dream Date you again. The light! The camera! The fringe! You're making us kittens purr.

Sincerely,
Leigh

image from Lou Doillon's Instagram


Dream Date: Clara Rockmore

Dream Date: Clara Rockmore

Let's make some waaaaa-waaaaa Theremin (or, Theremini!) music together, you, me, and the memory of Clara Rockmore, "premiere artiste of the electronic museum medium." Now, if that's not a dream date, I don't know is. Waaaaa-waaaaaa...

-Leigh

Dream Date: Marcello Mastroianni

Dream Date: Marcello Mastroianni

With all due respect to M & Ms, Eminem, and Marilyn Monroe - this is my favorite MM.

-Leigh

Marcello Mastroianni on the set of 8 1/2, via Violet' Grey's Pinterest

Dreaming of shipwrecks...

Dreaming of shipwrecks...

...mermaids and purple rowboats. But I will most likely be wearing a sweater or three.

Image found via HonestlyWTF's Pinterest, originally from here

Dream Date: Peace, Quiet and Pompoms.

Dream Date: Peace, Quiet and Pompoms.

Let's get lazy.

-Leigh

photo via a Pinterest/Tumblr hamster wheel - do you know where it's from!?!?!? 

Dream Date: Gams, Girls, and Grainy

Dream Date: Gams, Girls, and Grainy

I feel so very, very strongly about these Tabitha Simmons shoes.

- Leigh

Image from a little known source, aka Alexa Chung's Instagram

Dream Date: Uschi Obermaier

Dream Date: Uschi Obermaier

hubba hubba

xo Leigh

Dream Date: Twinkle Toes

Dream Date: Twinkle Toes

I've had such deep feelings about mules lately. Thanks Coco, for sending me this picture! It's really such a delight to have co-workers who can crawl inside your fantasy brain. Now, does someone want to send me these shoes?!

-Leigh

Valentino via Pinterest 

Dream Date: Ballerinas and Chiaroscuro

Dream Date: Ballerinas and Chiaroscuro

We've got ballerinas on the collective Catbird mind, and chiaroscuro (Italian for light-dark). New pieces are nearly ready to wake from their slumber, all bright and shiny, strong and graceful, light and dark. We are none of us but one thing.-Leighphoto via oh no! I don't know the source - do you? t ...

Dream Date: Penelope Cruz as Maria Elena

Dream Date: Penelope Cruz as Maria Elena

In anticipation of Blue Jasmine, we rewatched Vicki Cristina Barcelona. To quote Coco Correy, "if you've got eyeballs", it's impossible to not be bowled over by Penelope Cruz's extreme beauty. Goodness gracious.

-Leigh

Dream Date: Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho

Dream Date: Pineapple Cucumber Gazpacho

As you may have heard, it was a bit toasty on the East Coast this weekend. Inspired by a recipe I made years ago from a Pure Food and Wine cookbook, I made a very lazy, very delicious gazpacho. My 9 year niece was my sous chef. You see? Lazy!Here's what you do, lazybones. Chop (or, get your gastrono ...

Dream Date: Just a Girl and her Socks.

Dream Date: Just a Girl and her Socks.

Now this is a lady who knows how to take a cat nap. OH, and?! She's wearing a Catbird opal teardrop necklace. Heavenly.

-Leigh

Photo by Lachlan Bailey, styled by Clare Richardson for WSJ Magazine

Dream Date: Neville Jacobs

Dream Date: Neville Jacobs

We like a guy who's got a high-stepping way with the world.

-Leigh

photo from Neville Jacobs' Instagram

Dream Date: Björk in Black, With Berries in Her Hair.

Dream Date: Björk in Black, With Berries in Her Hair.

Lets eat necklaces for breakfast, washed down with some white wine. 

-Leigh

Photo by Juergen Teller

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