December 10th, 2014
Books & Linens

Two Of My Favorite Things

Jane HodgesBooks are my favorite gift to give friends, and linens are my favorite gift to give myself. I met Jane Scott Hodges of Leontine Linens a few years ago and felt like I was meeting the queen of linens herself. This book would make a great hostess gift.


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Two-Toned Sac 1


Robin silk-satin shirt


Pascalare 70mm boot black suede


Merida cropped cotton-blend twill wide-leg pants


Triangle buckle skinny belt


Button-detailed grosgrain-trimmed stretch-jersey dress


Chain choker - yellow gold


Patch-pocket cotton coat


Mid-rise tailored wool-blend trousers


Fringe-detailed Horsebit leather slides


Fergus belted canvas jacket

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  • Sometimes I just wonder if you read my mind….doing 23 days of gifts for my Mother in Law before she celebrates her 70th on the 24th of December. She adores linens and books! I have given her books on decorating and collecting for the last 20 years and I am thinking this may become her favorite. Thanks for sharing!! I just finished placing my order for 2 🙂 because I love linens and books too!!
    Merry Christmas!!

    Amy RichardsonDecember 10th, 2014  10:27 AM

  • Preston, have you seen this book? Spineless by Susan Middleton . It is so beautiful. I am such a sucker for anything dealing with the sea.

    Helene damerisDecember 10th, 2014  11:13 AM

  • My real envy is for that linen cupboard – oh, to have a great place to put those ironed placemats and sheets!

    AmandaDecember 10th, 2014  5:22 PM

  • I was the lucky recipient of Jane’s book as a gift. It is filled with beautiful images and ideas. If traveling to New Orleans, make sure to visit Leontine Linens.

    MargoDecember 10th, 2014  10:06 PM

  • What beautiful linens – went to her website. I’ve also been craving a set of monogramed sheets, duvet cover, etc. Will have to keep the dogs off the bed though.

    KathyDecember 11th, 2014  8:40 AM

  • I bought my hand towels for my guest bath from Leontine Linens years ago at a truck show in Newport, RI. They have stood the test of time and have become much softer. I love the monogram we picked out of their vast selection. I would highly recommend ordering from them.
    Keep up the good work Preston. You looked amazing in the Tory photo!
    Pamela Taft

    Pamela TaftDecember 11th, 2014  2:45 PM

  • great post, big thanks for you.

    noureDecember 23rd, 2014  5:55 AM


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