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MAISON: RAMADAN + EID DECOR

April 9, 2020

Image from Days of Eid. Heading into another Ramadan, the holiest month of the year for Muslims, feels quite bittersweet. On one hand, we are grateful to experience this time of year and reap the benefits of this month of fasting and spiritual practice with our health intact. On the other hand, we will all be isolated from our communities and families, a major source …

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SHOP: PJS + LOUNGEWEAR

April 3, 2020

With #stayhome mandates and the practice of social distancing in full effect, we will all be spending a lot more time at home in self-quarantine. Whether you are working from home, lounging, having a Netflix night with the family or just sitting with a book, I’ve compiled the best pajamas and loungewear to keep you comfortable and stylish. Sometimes feeling too casual can make me feel …

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MAISON: FROMAGE À TROIS

December 15, 2017

Originally published March 10, 2015. Image taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Introducing the savory version of the multi-level cake centerpiece for entertaining. This three tiered tower is the cheese connoisseurs idea of an entertaining essential. Glamorously hosting events à la maison is an art form, and as in all art, innovations are to be desired. Cake tiers as of late have been excessive, but this fromage tower as …

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LIFESTYLE: CREATE A FLOWER RUNNER

February 23, 2016

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme  by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme Part III of the LA-themed party series covers the most difficult aspect of this party: a DIY flower table runner. FLOWER RUNNER The flower runner was our biggest task. Because it was a formal dinner, I wanted to make sure the table setting was très chic. Creating a table arrangement that I hadn’t seen elsewhere would be key. I decided …

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LIFESTYLE: THE ULTIMATE DESSERT TABLE

February 15, 2016

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme  by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme As Part II of the “LA” themed party series, it is only right to discuss the most delicious detail of any party: the dessert table. DESSERT TABLE Fortunately, when you have co-hosts that make delectable food, you don’t have to worry about main dishes for your event. Otherwise, I usually cater. And that is what I …

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MAISON: INTRODUCING RESTORATION HARDWARE’S RH TEEN

September 7, 2015

One store to describe Meme’s home aesthetic, whether in Los Angeles, Britain or beyond, would be Restoration Hardware. Maybe because it is a California-born brand like Mademoiselle Meme, and thus its laid back, neutrals palette speaks to our West Coast spirit. CEO Gary Friedman has perfectly blended a 21st-century California mood with European 16th-century influences. RH’s rustic homewares and furnishings are classical in style, with …

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MAISON: VINTAGE SOUNDS

April 22, 2015

With summer just around the corner (Memorial Day being the unofficial marker) it’s time to start gearing up for the warmer weather. Prepare for a season of entertainment with these Restoration Hardware speaker systems. Not only are they very chic and hipster-approved, but they also serve as a decorative talking piece in any home. There’s no eyesore like a bulky sound system, so upgrade with these …

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BOOKS: ASSOULINE COLLECTABLES

April 8, 2015

Whether you are building your library or need a gift for a housewarming party, Assouline has the premier selection of all luxurious collectable books. Assouline’s first book was La Colombe d’Or, based on a small hotel in the south of France. It was not merely a book about a hotel, but a visual literary experience. Since that point, Prosper and Martine Assouline, the founders, have not simply published books, but pieces …

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MAISON: CRYSTALLIZED

February 24, 2015

Baccarat, the French authority on all things crystal, has been a personal go-to for home decorating and gifting. The Eye Vase in particular has been a piece that I’ve gifted numerous times for housewarming parties. The geometric crafting with patterned undulations throughout makes for a timeless piece in any home. Eye Vase, Baccarat

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