Good Monday morning, m’dears! Hope you all had a great weekend. As predicted, ours was totally relaxing and fun: hours splashing around in the pool, a dinner-and-movie date, bbq with the family, lots of errand running, long lunch at Blue Dahlia…and I even got my hospital bag packed! (Have I mentioned that I really like to be prepared?) In the midst of all that, I found a blissful couple of hours to read this month’s issue of Vogue from cover-to-cover, and I couldn’t get this editorial off my mind, depicting Patti Hansen & Keith Richards’ clan at their island getaway on Parrot Cay. Bursting with juicy colors, exotic fabrics, caftans and ikats and embroidery galore, it was a stunning display of bohemian chic by one of the world’s most gorgeous families. Not to mention the fact that it was shot in a total island paradise where the only decisions to make are which bikini to don and who’d be kicking off karaoke around the fire pit that night. This fantasy obviously inspired today’s board, and I’d love to host a dinner party overflowing with such lush visual interest in shades of ocean-y aqua and blood orange red.  Drape an Indian blanket on a low-slung table, scatter cushions around to encourage lounging and mix up a batch of these to sip late into the night, serenaded by the sounds (real or imagined) of ocean waves. 

*images: {row 1} bruce weber for vogue, white on rice couplebruce weber for vogue {row 2} buff strickland for camillestyles.com, bruce weber for vogue {row 3} amy neunisingerbruce weber for vogue, gennineshona henderson for fête magazine {row 4} an indian album by cecil beaton via style court, image from this book?, designlovefestbruce weber for vogue

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  1. 1
    Amy July 30, 2012 at 8:05 am

    I really love this board too! Perfect for summer and makes me want to run away to the beach for a while.

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    Karin July 30, 2012 at 8:14 am

    love it, but would like some explanation on the fruit and the cocktail!

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    • Camille Styles July 30, 2012 at 8:51 am

      Hi Karin – you can actually click through on the image credits and get the exact recipe for the Blood Orange Cocktail from White on Rice Couple – sooo yummy!

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    Karin July 30, 2012 at 9:07 am

    insane….will make tonight….blood orange margaritas are my fav.

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    Kaley July 30, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    Would love to see your hospital bag must haves!! As a mama-to-be also, I’m a little stressed about what to pack.

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    • Camille Styles July 31, 2012 at 7:14 am

      Hi Kaley – I’m so glad, because a hospital bag post is in the works! Definitely stay tuned… 😉

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    Cristina | FUJI FILES August 2, 2012 at 12:00 am

    My favorite moodboard yet, it’s totally put me in the mood for a boho beachy getaway!

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