John Robshaw is Coming to Town

What could be better than Santa Claus coming to town?  JOHN ROBSHAW!   And he’ll be here TONIGHT signing books and spreading some textile cheer.  We are thrilled to host John for his only San Diego stop during the nationwide tour for his debut book, John Robshaw Prints, so if you live nearby please stop by […]

B & B Anniversary Bash {in photos}

At the start of the month, we toasted to our two year anniversary with the ever-fabulous, ever-fun Mrs. Lilien, who schmoozed long past sundown and signed swatchbooks until her diamond-clad fingers just about fell off.  Thank you to everyone who came to meet THE MRS and raise a glass of Paloma Cocktail or Starlight Bowl […]

Feels Like Fall

Despite our unseasonably warm weather (we’ve been in the lower 80’s this week – YUCK!) I’ve been getting in the Fall mood this week and thought I’d share a few scenes from our house last weekend. Have you ever noticed the amazing smell that permeates all of the William Sonoma stores?  A little while back, […]


  Two years!  Two years?  Has it already been TWO YEARS?!  Why yes it has and we are thrilled to celebrate this milestone with the Mrs. Lilien — designer, stylist and now author extraordinaire.  For those of you who haven’t yet discovered her Cocktail Swatchbook, it’s genius!  And we have them available at the store […]