JANE LILLY WARREN, New York, NY
Designer + Co-founder of Matchbook Magazine

This is a blog for musings on design influences, decorating, style, travel, new york, etc.

Please contact me directly for design and editorial inquiries, and collaborations. Thanks!
 




Saturday
Oct042014

fall fancies

Essentials for the changing of the seasons... Throw pillows: lions by luke edward hall + zebras by scalamandre
Crossbody bag: Michael Kors ostrich Blanket: Hudson bay co. by ll bean Weekend road trip: Falling water Art gallery afternoons: Helen Frankenthaler at the Gagosian Extra layers: Coach leather moto jacket Candlelight: Serena & Lily glass hurricanes Penny loafers: Enzo Angiolini in metallic silver

Cheers to my favorite season! x

Monday
Sep082014

5 NYC art galleries to visit this September

The art world is back from summer holiday and the city has been abuzz with fantastic openings this week. Wandering the gallery openings on the Lower East Side last night was one of those moments where the city feels like a small town, a reunion of sorts. And while a trip to the chelsea galleries is always worthy of an aimless afternoon, these are five shows that I particularly enjoyed. These artists come from diverse backgrounds and experience (emerging and established), and the shows highlight the best of a variety of contemporary styles – from surrealism to abstract, color field to landscape. Perhaps most exciting was to see the ilustrious Hockney reinvent his work by producing a body of iPad prints (The Arival of Spring), resulting in a purely fun and colorful exhibit – true to his painting aesthetic on the surface, but nuanced by his embrace of technology.

[Click the images for the gallery websites]

PS. If you find yourself in New Haven this week, pop into the fabulous Bruce Davidson/ Paul Caponigro photography exhibit at the Yale Center for British Art

Sunday
Jul062014

ten go-to summer accessories 

My summer must-haves include this reliable weekender, floral head scarf, signature summer scent (love gardenia), and comfortable nike kicks. From the city to the seaside, these ten pieces provide me with stylish versatility for a season that finds us constantly on the go...

 

Wednesday
Jul022014

To do this July...

June flew by...I'm not quite sure what happened, except that I had my 10-year high school reunion, went to Martha's Vineyard and Montauk, which were both lovely, and spent [far too many] hours watching the World Cup...and suddenly July! In an effort to stay upbeat despite the sudden heat and humidity, I jotted down a little list of things to do. Have a happy July, and a happy 4th! x

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