Friday, November 8, 2013

Inspiring Interiors :: Yves Saint Laurent's Morocco

Happy Friday dears!  What are you up to this weekend?  My friends and I are going to be doing The Handlebar Pedal Pub tour on Saturday should be interesting to say the least!  Have any of you done one of these?  I know they have gotten really popular lately, so I'm curious to hear what you think!

I have been listening to Grace Coddington's self-titled memoir, "Grace," on tape this past week and I absolutely love her dry-wit and fascinating insight into the fashion industry of the 20th and 21st century.  A lot of the book is name dropping {this designer, that photographer, this model, etc.} and she mentions over and over that one of her favorite designers from the 60's-70's was most certainly Yves Saint Laurent {she used to faint at many of his shows}.  In addition to loving his clothes, she also visited his home in Morocco which she described as absolutely magical.  I wanted to see what all the fuss was about, and after doing a little research have to agree with her - YSL's Morocco is absolutely fantastic.  Yves and his partner, Piere Berge, actually owned three homes in Morocco: Dar es Saada, Villa Oasis {with the famous Jardin Majorelle that is open to the public}, and Villa Marouka.  The colors, the textures, the architecture, the prints, the textiles...I am absolutely smitten and dying to visit the beautiful country of Morocco!
Images via Eleanor Busing


  1. Aw, you weekend sounds perf! We have a four day weekend here in Canada, couldn't be more thrilled about that... and how amazing are these interiors? The saturated colours are so inspiring & dreamy!!

    By The Shore, a life + style blog

  2. Wow! What amazing colors. Love that pool

  3. Molly {Dreams in HD}November 12, 2013 at 9:09 AM

    let's go!

  4. Molly {Dreams in HD}November 12, 2013 at 9:10 AM

    a four day weekend sounds absolutely wonderful!
    enjoy :)