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STYLISH HOME: Pool houses and tennis pavilions

Pictures of pool houses

UPDATED: Thinking of adding a pool house or tennis pavilion to your property? Or just dreaming of one? Then enjoy this collection of beautiful photos which might inspire your design…

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LUSCIOUS NEWS: House and garden-related quick picks – January 2015

Luscious news relating to beautiful houses and gardens via myLusciousLife.com

 

LUSCIOUS NEWS: Quick picks relating to luscious houses and gardens…

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LUSCIOUS LIVING: A quick update

 

Luscious living - Chanel lusciousness - glamorous gifts

 

 

Hi Luscious Lifers,

Apologies for the lack of new posts.

I’m trying to get some work done on my novel (not going very well, alas, as I’ve decided it’s all awful!) and organise everything ahead of time for Christmas, so I’m a bit distracted at the moment. You can see some of the things I’m up to on Instagram and Twitter.

So if you’re looking for something to inspire you, please consider the following:

FASHION: Whilst some of the links are broken (thanks to Facebook doing another upgrade, grrr), you might like to randomly flick through some of our fashion editorial collections.

ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN: If you’re looking for ideas for beautiful homes, from interiors to gorgeous gardens, then you might like some of the posts and galleries in this collection.

HEALTHY LIVING: Follow my progress with my weight loss via a ketogenic diet via the Wednesday Weight blog post series. Start with Week 1 (currently up to Week 6)

FESTIVE ENTERTAINING: We’ve got several boards on Pinterest devoted to Christmas, gifts and entertaining, so do pop by and check them out, and remember to select the FOLLOW ALL option.

MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: Music makes life much lovelier, no? So browse through our “Music to scroll by” posts and let me know some of your favourites too.

SHOPPING: There are several options for shopping, for yourself or family and friends, so start with the index in the LUSCIOUS SHOP for links to the Luscious Gift Guide, my picks for the most luscious brands, and individual shop categories (eg. mens, kids, home). I’m trying to update them regularly so keep popping back.

Thanks for your support, and remember to check out the Luscious page on Facebook too!

Natasha xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: George and Amal Clooney’s Mill House in Sonning Eye, Oxfordshire

George and Amal Alamuddin Clooney's new home in England on the River Thames

 

*UPDATED* The Clooneys are renovating and extending their new home with a swimming pool, a pool house, a garden terrace, a private cinema and new front gates and fencing. They are also converting an existing building known as the River House into an office and meeting room.

Hello magazine and the Daily Mail have all the details, but you can scroll down for existing photos, prior to the changes…

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – October 7, 2014

 

PHOTO Blake Lively pregnant

 

QUICK PICKS NEWS AND GOSSIP: There’s a certain irony in following my post about infertility and childlessness with the news that Blake Lively is pregnant.

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INTERIORS INSPIRATION: Browse through our photo galleries

PHOTOS - Ideas for using yellow to brighten up your interior space

Luscious Lifers, I’m busy checking out the Spring 2015 collections, but if you’re in need of some ideas for decorating your home, don’t forget that we have a PHOTO GALLERY INDEX devoted to all our architecture and interiors posts.

Or you might like to search by colour, so check out our COLOURFUL LIFE posts.

Natasha xx

 

 

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – August 6, 2014

ROYAL STYLE: Duchess of Cambridge in Belgium in a cream colored coat from Alexander McQueen August 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge wearing a cream Alexander McQueen coat,
Jane Taylor Millinery hat and her trusty LK Bennett pumps, 
in
Belgium commemorating the centennial of World War I – August 2014

 

NEWS AND GOSSIP: Fashion, television, royals, celebrities, travel tips and more…

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DESIGNERS AT HOME: At home with Sarah Richardson in her colorful Toronto home

DESIGNERS AT HOME: Sarah Richardson's home in Toronto, Canada

A COLOURFUL LIFE: Curious about how interior designers create their own homes?

Then take a look at the home Sarah Richardson shares with her husband Alexander Younger, and two daughters, Robin and Fiona, in Toronto, Canada…

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LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments by Geoffrey Lynch

LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: Manhattan prewar apartments - Geoffrey Lynch - Manhattan Classic_p168

BOOK TO BUY: Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments by Geoffrey Lynch…

 

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ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN: 55 Blair Road in Singapore

SINGAPORE ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS: 55 Blair Road in Singapore

ASIAN-HERITAGE-MEETS-CRISP-MODERN: 55 Blair Road, Singapore: A modern renovation of a heritage Art Deco terrace home…

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FAMOUS FOLK AT HOME: Annette and Oscar de la Renta in Kent, Connecticut

Designers at home: Oscar de la Renta - December 2008 issue of Vogue

Oscar and Annette de la Renta outside their country home

 

*UPDATED* I’m sad to report that Oscar de la Renta has died, aged 82 (October 21, 2014). Thanks for the fabulous designs, Oscar. You were one of my absolute favourites. Read my tribute here. Natasha xx

Revisit our extensive Oscar de la Renta bio here, and read about his other homes in Manhattan and the Dominican Republic, as well as his resort in Tortuga Bay.

 

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DESIGNERS’ HOUSES: A look at the sophisticated weekend country home in Kent, Connecticut with fashion and homewares designer, Oscar de la Renta, and his philanthropist wife, Annette de la Renta… Continue reading »

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – April 4, 2014

Dior: The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior by Florence Muller

Mozart dress by Dior Spring Summer 1950 Haute Couture
collection by Norman Parkinson 1950, found in the new book,
“Dior: Legendary Images — Great Photographers and Dior”

 

TAKE A BREAK: Enjoy some time out catching up with some style news, shopping, travel and celebrity gossip…

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