We’ve talked about art before.

Sometimes you need a little inspiration, and what better place to find it than a soon-to-be demolished architectural landmark, hosting a now legendary exhibit? Kara Walker’s A Subtlety is anything but. Continue reading

Tie Game

1900s Inky Batik & Dusty Blue Stripe Skinny by General Knot & Co.


The tie movement has been around for awhile, although I’ve never wanted to jump on the bandwagon. I just didn’t find them interesting.

But this Spring I’m going to wear more ties.

I don’t wear them often, because I don’t have to. But now that I want to, that makes all the difference. I’ve also recently discovered options I can get behind. That helps. Here are the best this season. Continue reading

IKEA, 2014 Vintage

IKEA's Pendant Lamps from the PS 2014 Collection.


Everyone has an IKEA-something.

IKEA makes excellent furniture, that’s why.

And the price for that excellence is usually cheap modest. But every now and then IKEA goes “limited edition”. They’ve just released a stunning collection with a team of gifted young designers from all over the globe. Most importantly, the prices will still be cheap modest. Continue reading

Kai D. is In the Details… and Williamsburg

Kai D. Williamsburg


You’ll need to dress well in 2014, too.

Welcome back.

Since it’s the first Monday of the new year let me introduce a store that’ll help with that “well dressed” part. Kai D. Utility re-opened their doors last month, in Williamsburg. Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!


I hope you all celebrated mightily when 2013 became last year.

A recap of the year at Hommeschooled. All the best posts that you may have missed, because knowing is half the battle (GI Joe). Continue reading