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LUSCIOUS NEWS: Travel-related quick picks – January 2015

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TRAVEL LUSCIOUSNESS: My friend, the ever-glam Katherine is off on a lovely work trip next week, including some time in Paris. I’m so jealous but also excited for her. Here are some travel-related picks which I’ve been reading…

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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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HISTORICAL STYLE: Downton Abbey Series 5 – official trailer

 

 

 

Here’s the new trailer for Season 5 of Downton Abbey.

The show returns to ITV in Britain on Sunday September 21, 2014 at 9pm and includes guest stars Richard E Grant and Anna Chancellor, as well as all our favourites such as Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery.

Are you excited? Or over it?

Natasha xx

 

 

 

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LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: My book wishlist – March 2014

The Morgan Library and Museum Manhattan

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – January 17, 2014

French living - pain au chocolate - French patisserie

News and gossip: Bits and pieces of style, fashion and entertainment news to enjoy over a coffee, when you get a few minutes to yourself, including the Oscar nominations, royalty, real estate, decor and chocolate…

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Gatsby style: Mansions of the Gilded Age including Newport, Rhode Island, and New York

I’m obsessed with the Gilded Age and Jazz Age, which explains why we’ve had so much coverage on Luscious of movies, TV shows, architecture and fashion from these periods in history, from Downton Abbey to The Great Gatsby. The lives of these ridiculously wealthy business people (in the US) and aristocracy (in the UK) fascinate me…

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Architecture: Beaux Arts and Art Deco style

William Howard Thompson House Illinois - Beaux Arts architecture style
The Great Gatsby was written in the early 1920s, so the design style of the time was Beaux Arts moving into Art Deco. Here’s a quick look at both styles of architecture and interior design…

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Gatsby style: The original houses which inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the new film sets from The Great Gatsby 2013

great gatsby movie set design - buchanan mansion exterior

GREAT GATSBY SET DESIGN: Here are some early-release images from Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 production of The Great Gatsby movie…

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