The ultimate guide to feel good (and not go crazy) at home

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Since the world is in shelter-in-place mode, AMV Journal put together a survival kit right here to help get you through these strange times. On the programme: colouring pages to download by artist Caroline Laguerre, pasta recipes on Instagram, cosy clothing, a mood-lifting playlist, inspiring accounts to follow on social networks and images that make you want to throw open your windows.

Colouring pages by Caroline Laguerre to download

Her colourful drawings and canvases are sure to lift your spirits. After we met her several weeks ago (her interview with AMV Journal is here), Caroline Laguerre made three black-and-white drawings that you can colour in all by yourself.

Download them free of charge by clicking on this Google Drive link and share the results on your social networks. Remember to tag @caroline.laguerre and @americanvintage_officiel.

Discover: Our “Colorful world” edit

Cosy homewear

Comfy materials and flowing, relaxed cuts to feel good at home. Nothing is left to chance: it’s all about the details.

Discover: Our “Cosy at home” edit

Our tips for setting up your home office

Now that you have beautiful drawings to colour, you have to find a spot to do so. Try following our tips to organise a practical and welcoming workspace in your own home.

See: Home office: 5 ideas for an office space at home

Instagram-friendly pasta recipes by Jordan Moilim

 

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Jordan’s pasta is almost always scientifically precise and absolutely always delicious. His fascinated fans follow his “al dente” recipes from home.

See: “Très très bon” pasta by Jordan Moilim

The feel-good playlist

Wondering what to listen to or what to use for your TikTok challenges? This list should help you see (and hear) things a little more clearly.

Blood Orange – Angel’s Pulse
Christine and the Queens – La Vita Nuova
Yseult – Corps
Doja Cat – Hot Pink
King Princess – Cheap Queen
Lous and the Yakuzas – Solo
Vendredi sur Mer – Premiers Émois
Kaytranada – Bubba
Johan Papaconstantino – Contre Jour
The Weeknd – After Hours

Discover: Our “Casual wardrobe” edit

Instagram accounts that let you “get away” for a while

 

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A dash of design, a handful of recipes, a good dose of the great outdoors… In our “COVID-19” feature story, find our recommendations for accounts to follow in order to clear your mind (and find inspiration).

@CastorFleuriste: floral compositions to test as soon as the isolation period is over
@Unforgettable_Runway: to find out more about the most iconic shows of the 1990s and 2000s
@Earth: the most beautiful landscapes of the planet
@BJP1854: up-and-coming photographers to keep an eye on
@CinemathequeFR: to enjoy cinema on your smartphone
@TheMediterraneanDish: simple and efficient recipes steeped in sunlight
@ColorsXstudio: live performances by artists
@AintVintage: for design lovers
@The_Red_List: everything for visual arts fans
@SomewhereIWouldLikeToLive: dream places to get you dreaming

Discover: Our “Casual wardrobe” edit

What’s happening #FromTheWindow?

From the store manager to the marketing coordinator, the American Vintage team stays at home and shares its view with you.