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Gilded Age mansions rarely come on the market but now this one can be yours for $80 million. So let’s take a look at what makes it special. Although the six-story building at 1009 Fifth Avenue presents itself as a custom-built mansion, it was actually one a group of four houses, 1006-1009 Fifth, built in […]

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I can’t believe it’s January 10th already. Time flies when trying to get back on track after the holidays. The one time I don’t mind climate change is when it’s warm and mild in January in New York. It makes getting out and doing things a lot easier but if you live in one of […]

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Did you watch Glass Onion from writer and director Rian Johnson on Netflix yet? I feel like Kate Hudson’s character stole the show with her exuberance but it’s the wardrobe of Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc that is getting the biggest buzz. I post a lot of women’s fashion from films and television shows but […]

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Write it Down, Make it Happen used to be an annual New Year’s post based on the book by the same name. I hate looking back and always want to keep moving forward but I read the 2015 blog post and I’m embarrassed to say that a lot of those things did not get accomplished. […]

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I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. There are some great sales happening now in case Santa didn’t bring you what you wanted or you have some holiday money burning a hole in your pocket. ANN TAYLOR – Extra 40% off all sale styles + 40% off full price purchases with code ENJOY ANTHROPOLOGIE – Extra […]

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Even though the month is more than half over, there is still a lot to look forward to this December. Here are some things to see, do, and most importantly watch if you are stuck at home due to the weather. If you’re in New York over the holidays, make time to visit the Bard […]

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Back by popular demand is my annual post of what I’ve bought myself for Christmas with a bonus of what I bought myself in Paris. With a few other purchases thrown in for good measure. I had originally intended to buy a Max Mara Icon Coat in Paris because all Max Mara coats in Europe […]

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Holiday parties and events are back in full force. If you need an outfit for a night on the town or New Year’s Eve, Saks Fifth Avenue has you covered from sparkly dresses to evening makeup. I’ve picked out a few of my favorites to help get you started. If I was going to a […]

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I could have sworn that the Greenwich Village apartment of Hamish Bowles had already sold but I must have been mistaken since it’s currently making headlines for being on the market for $2.9 Million. Bowles was appointed as editor-in-chief of The World of Interiors magazine but the job is based in London which is why […]

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Too Ghōud to be True

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I was recently in Paris for two weeks. My favorite thing to do is photograph what the Parisians are wearing. It was even more interesting this trip since the first week looked and felt like autumn and the second week looked and felt like winter. I would […]

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and my friend Heidi Wynne’s classic collection of luxurious cashmere wraps and cozy wool sweaters make the perfect gift. Her fair isle knits are Made in Scotland, and her timeless fisherman knits are made in a family run mill in Ireland. Heidi is offering my readers a […]

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Thank you for all the lovely messages about my first gift guide this season. I’m back with even more chic and fun gifts for the entire family. Happy Shopping! If your children, grandchildren, nieces, or nephews need some new sleepwear this holiday season, Petit Plume has the nicest option. I especially like this Baby’s, Little […]

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As I get ready for my upcoming trip to Paris, I want to pack comfortable clothes that do double duty and I’ve found the best pieces at Talbots. This grey cashmere turtleneck can be worn with these knit wide leg trousers in addition to jeans and skirts. These pants are so comfortable I could even […]

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I can’t believe it’s already November. This fall is flying by but at least it’s the best season for everything new in tv, film, fashion, books, and more. Here’s what is new and noteworthy for November 2022. Did you know that The White Lotus season two premiered this past Sunday night on HBO? It’s the […]

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I get the feeling that maybe the very private Deeda Blair probably didn’t want to write a book but I’m very glad that someone talked her into it. And she realized that it was a perfect way to raise money for charity which is where the proceeds are going. There are very few truly elegant […]

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I know we still have to get through Halloween but it’s also time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. A lot of popular presents sell out early every year so I always try to post them first so you don’t miss out. I don’t think there is anyone who doesn’t like Ina Garten. I’m […]

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The foreword of Tiffany’s Table Manners for Teenagers by Walter Hoving says the following. “Good manners are as important as good grooming and good behavior. Unfortunately, however, in this day of confused standards, manners are sometimes sadly neglected. This is especially true of table manners. At Tiffany’s our interest in attractive tables set with good […]

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