The Chicest Place to Detox (or Just Relax): Hotel Gabriel in Paris

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Claiming to be the world’s first “Detox” hotel, the new Hotel Gabriel in Paris has an overall soothing, white ethereal vibe. Complete with light emitting wallpaper, sleek and minimal, but comfortable, accommodations and completely techorated (that’s ‘tech’ and ‘decorated’- yes, my own term) with plasma tvs, iPod stations, LED lighting and unlimited wi-fi. (more…)

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Philippe Starck’s MAMA SHELTER: New Hip Hotel in Paris

Mama Shelter Paris

A new 172 room hotel in Saint Blase, Paris named Mama Shelter has just opened. A fun, functional, artsy and luxurious hotel, it was designed by Philippe Starck and created by the founders of Club Med. With five different sized rooms, the hotel has fabulously designed common areas, a fun bar, a restaurant and wonderful artsy touches. (more…)

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UPDATED: Keep Warm While Looking Cool: The Lippi Selk’Bag.

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Update: Since our original post, Selk Bag Sleep Wear has since been updated and is now available in different colors (all solids) and three variations; kids, lite, and adult. (more…)

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Home Sweet Modern Home: Mid-Century Masterpieces For Rent

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If bullet planters, Nelson platform benches, Eames lounge chairs, slate rock, clerestory windows and dry heat set your heart a-beating, you might want to consider renting one of the following mid-century modern homes in Southern California next time you need to ‘get away’. (more…)

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Cute, Casual SoCal Accomodations: The New Custom Hotel

Custom Hotel Los Angeles

Custom Hotel is an LA boutique hotel that offers a contemporary design aesthetic at affordable rates for the international business traveler staying for one night as well as the leisure guest escaping for an extended weekend retreat. (more…)

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