Backgammon By The Pool

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It’s Friday and cocktail hour this evening will consist of a skinny margarita, salty bar snacks, and a game of backgammon by the pool. I have been playing backgammon since I was 7 years old. My great uncle taught me how to play on a trip to visit him in Brazil. Today I play on the beautiful wood set that he taught me on. If you don’t know how to play backgammon now’s the time to learn. Here’s a link to the rules of backgammon

Above picture is “Backgammon By The Pool” by Slim Aarons. To see a full selection of Slim Arrons prints at Jonathan Adler click here. I love the way Slim Aarons was able to capture the style, elegance, glamour of his subjects in that era. 

A couple backgammon sets to choose from….

  1. Jonathan Adler Backgammon Set Anthropologie.
  2. SunnyLife Backgammon Set Shopbop.
  3. Acyclic Backgammon Set Monogram available Mark & Graham.
  4. Colorful Backgammon Set Moma Design Store.

To send you off into the weekend here a couple of things I’ve had my eyes on….

  1. Gucci Strawberry Pool Slides Saks, $310.
  2. Clear Lucite Cootie Stick Parker Thatch, $25. This is genius!
  3. The Songbird Velvet Slides/Slippers Birdies, $95. Cute Mother’s Day Gift along with my Mother’s Day Gift Guide
  4. Banjanan Bella Dress Shopbop, $380.
  5. Vans UA Era Sneaker Navy Goop, $65. White here.
  6. High Waist Capri Alo, $88 ( & these on sale). During last week’s heat wave I realized I needed a new pair of capri’s. 

Have a great weekend!




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