Monthly Archives: September 2012

Crushing On: Tortoise Shell

September 28, 2012
Our latest crush is on tortoise shell. There is something so classic about the look of it. After all, it pretty much goes with everything and it looks like this trend is popping up more and more in both fashion and interiors. Women’s Wear Daily recently commented, “... READ MORE >

If This Finial Were A Red Carpet Look: Part Two

September 25, 2012
As we watched Hollywood’s leading ladies take a turn on the red carpet on Sunday’s 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, we thought it would be fun comparing their fabulous gowns to some of our favorite finials. Here we paired the Emmy statuette itself with our Heart of Gold wi... READ MORE >

If This Finial Were A Red Carpet Look: Part One

September 24, 2012
Yesterday afternoon TV’s biggest and brightest stars traveled downtown to the Nokia Theater for the 2012 Emmy Awards. And although the temperatures in LA were extremely hot, many of Hollywood’s leading ladies played it cool in shades of blue and yellow. Here’s a... READ MORE >

Hillary Thomas Designs on One Kings Lane!

September 20, 2012
It’s finally here! We are SO excited for our Tastemaker’s Tag Sale on One Kings Lane, which starts Friday at 8 am PST. Be sure to get there quick so you don’t miss out on any of our chic vintage finds. See you there! Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook a... READ MORE >

A Peek Inside Our Courtyard Trunk Show

September 20, 2012
Yesterday in our courtyard we hosted a trunk show with our favorite stationary company Pickett’s Press, jewelry designer Blair Husain, skincare brand Vbeaute, and fashion boutique Minnie Mortimer. It turned out to be a smash and we had so much fun having all the girls here... READ MORE >

Falling for Fall: Modern Moroccan

September 13, 2012
Morocco is one of those places that is just oozing with style. It’s fabulous markets and endless inspiration make it the ultimate design destination. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like we’ll be strolling through the Souqs anytime soon, so I guess we’ll ha... READ MORE >

Falling for Fall: Bold Brass Accents

September 12, 2012
We’ve been long time fans of brass accessories for their luxurious vibe and vintage aesthetic.  If you stop by Hillary Thomas Designs, you’re guaranteed to be surrounded by lots of fabulous brass animals and bookends.  In our humble opinion, a space is never complet... READ MORE >

Falling for Fall: Menswear Inspired Decor

September 11, 2012
With all the fashion week updates lately we’ve been totally inspired by the simple and sophisticated look of menswear. Whether it’s a suit and tie or dark wash jeans with a leather jacket, there is something subtle yet classic about it. This fall we’re loving t... READ MORE >

Falling for Fall: Malachite

September 10, 2012
Even though it’s still blazing saddles here in Los Angeles, we’re getting super excited for the Fall.  So this week we’ve decided to do a round-up of some of our favorite new trends this season.  Each day we’ll be focusing on one trend and all the fabulo... READ MORE >

If This Finial Was a Person: Part 2

September 7, 2012
We had so much fun hearing some of the “finial look-a-likes” you came up with after Part 1 – that we just had to do a Part 2.  So here it is… the second installment of “If This Finial Was a Person”.  Enjoy!   Have a fabulous weekend! Xx ... READ MORE >