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Lovely in Lonny

10 . 11 . 12

I’m knee deep in preparations (styling, cleaning, hiding magazines) for a photo shoot in my apartment Friday.  That is definitely the reason for lighter posts this week. If you need something more to read, I highly suggest heading over to Lonny magazine to read the October issue.  It’s chock full of fabulous interiors including this […]

I live for the days when I find a new issue of Australia Vogue Living on the newsstand.  It’s always full of interesting and chic interiors and the September/October 2012 issue features my new favorite home.  I also found a few other pics on a blog that allow you to see a little more of […]

50 Shades of Grey

10 . 03 . 12

You really didn’t think I could post about grey and not use that title right?  It rained all day yesterday in New York and this morning is foggy and gross.  Of course that got me thinking about my favorite non-color color, grey.  I love all the shades and how well it pairs with brown and […]

Pretty in Pink

09 . 26 . 12

Long time readers will remember my aversion to pink.  After growing up in a pink bedroom, I can’t even imagine ever living with the color again.  But just because it’s not right for me doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate it in someone else’s home.  I don’t know journalist Alina Cho but I often see her […]

Dazzling Design

09 . 17 . 12

I love talking to other new authors about the process of making a book.  We all agree that there was a huge learning curve but now that we know what we’re doing, we’re ready to start book two. Such is the case with interior designer Amanda Nisbet.  Her new book Dazzling Design has just been […]

Chic in Tribeca

09 . 14 . 12

One of my pet peeves that I shared in the new issue of Domino magazine is when when everything looks like it was delivered from the same store on the same day.  You definitely can’t say that about the Tribeca apartment that Vera Wang executive Mario Grauso shares with Brood designer Serkan Sarier featured in […]

Loving Lake Bell

08 . 30 . 12

I’ve always thought Lake Bell had great personal style but now we get to see that she also has great eye for design.  Probably helps that her mother, Robin Bell, is an interior designer but the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.  Thanks to APT by LSD today on Vogue, we get to peek […]

Chic in Montecito

08 . 20 . 12

You might remember that I visited Kendall Conrad‘s little shop in The Brentwood Country Mart on my last trip to LA.  Thanks to C magazine, you can now peek into her design studio and home in Montecito, California.  Just like her logo-free chic bags, accessories and jewelry, her home is pared down and neutral but […]

Neutrality

08 . 02 . 12

I challenged myself to wear more color this summer because that’s what every magazine and fashion blogger was touting.  The problem was that every time I did wear color, I wished I was wearing neutrals.  Sometimes you just have to stick with what works for you whether it’s fashion or decor related.  I’ve described my […]

Interior designer Patrick Lönn creates sophisticated spaces in which you can still relax.  Such is the case with his equestrian study in the Hamptons Designer Show House this year.  He said this luxurious room was inspired by the recent move of his horse to Lionshare Farm in Greenwich, Connecticut and even included his own Hermes saddle. […]

Marvelous in Madrid

07 . 15 . 12

I picked up an old issue of Nuevo Estilo magazine while I was in Soho yesterday due to this spread.  The home is the Madrid apartment of interior designer Raúl Martins. It’s filled with everything I love, shades of white and blue with pops of black, a mix of gilt and chrome, classical elements, and modern […]

Chic Repeat

07 . 09 . 12

Today, I’m repeating images from my Chic Carriage House post of almost exactly one year ago.  Reasons: a.) I had a bunch of other things I wanted to post today but they all required editing photos.  b.) I ran across the original tear sheets recently. c.) This is one of my all time favorite interiors. d.) […]

Modern Masterpiece

07 . 01 . 12

My biggest issue with modern and contemporary clean lined architecture is that people usually fill it with furniture of the same style.  The best example I’ve ever seen of decorating this type of space is interior designer Michael S. Smith‘s new modern home featured in the Wall Street Journal Magazine this weekend.  He’s filled it […]

You would expect the apartment of the public relations guru to Valentino to be glamorous and you would be right. Brazilian born Carlos Souza lives in an unlikely neighborhood but the apartment itself is a jewel box filled with his travel treasures and eclectic art collection.  Refinery29 paid a visit recently and I’m loving the gallery […]

Le Bureau Privé

05 . 21 . 12

As I watch the rain pour down in Manhattan this morning, I am grateful that I can work from home.  I’d be more grateful if I worked at home in the amazing home office designed by Raji Radhakrishnan at this year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House.  I appreciate when the designers create a client and […]

  I have a weakness for a spring chartreuse-y green color and Todd Alexander Romano‘s room is punctuated with fabulous pops of the color against aubergine walls. Not sure if you can tell in the photos but there is even an aubergine trim from Samuel & Sons along the edge French Empire chair upholstery. You […]

I’m looking forward, as always, to the day when I have a big house with some outdoor space.  When I do, I am definitely buying some vintage Tolix chairs for around my table.  They were designed in 1934 by Xavier Pauchard who pioneered the process of galvanization in France.  The sturdy, stackable, and rustproof chair […]