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Bohemian Chic

12 . 07 . 10

I forgot to mention in my last post that Oscar de la Renta has a Tumblr account.  Well, it actually belongs to the Oscar PR Girl and she will be posting behind the scenes photos of the atelier and more.  One of the photos on there now is of Loulou de la Falaise who collaborates […]

Rock Star Decor

12 . 06 . 10

Rock star Lenny Kravitz doesn’t just decorate his own homes, he actually created his own design firm, Kravitz Design. I know some readers will find this ridiculous but some creative types are creative across many different mediums.  He’s designed many of his own homes but it’s this chic and sexy townhouse in the 16th Arronsissment in Paris that […]

Candia Fisher is a serious art collector but then again, she learned from the best.  Her mother, Emily Fisher Landeau is a serious collector of  modern art as well as, a trustee of of the Whitney Museum of American Art.  Candia’s duplex apartment was designed by Aman & Carson and highlights the fabulous art while remaining elegant […]

Blue Monday

11 . 22 . 10

While researching another story, I came across this beautiful apartment in Paris designed by Chahan Minassian.  It was also published in the September 2010 issue of French Architectural Digest.  From what I could glean from the article without pulling out the French/English dictionary, the pied-a-terre was designed for a couple who’s primary residence is in […]

By now, we’ve all seen this iconic shot of Albert Hadley’s sitting room in his New York apartment. The blue color framed by the gilt frame is just gorgeous and easy to replicate.  I was thinking about this image yesterday after looking at the blue walls in Steven Gambrel’s room at Designer Visions.  I was also […]

I love when I’m looking for one thing and I find something even better in the process. In this case, it was photographs of Manolo Blahnik at his beautiful Georgian house in Bath, England by Ivan Terestchecnko.   He shares this house with his collection of books and about 10,000 pairs of shoes that bear his name.  […]

No visit to the Fine Arts Building would be complete without stopping by Todd Romano‘s gorgeous showroom.   The mix of the abstract painting and orange chairs in the entry is another example that could have made my abstract art post yesterday.  I absolutely love the look and wish I could buy them all!  It also […]

Coco Rocha at Home

10 . 13 . 10

I couldn’t find the new November issue of Vogue on the newsstands today but I was able to console myself with their new online feature, APT with LSD.  The magazine’s chicest contributing editor, Lauren Santo Domingo, will take readers into the homes of “some of Vogue’s favorite people” including fashion designers, models, stylists, artists, celebrities, […]

As fashion week was ending last week, American Fashion: Designers at the Aldyn Showhouse was just beginning.  It is a showhouse of fashionable interiors inspired by the book American Fashion Designers at Home published by Assouline and the CFDA.  Each of the 22 rooms pairs an interior designer with a fashion designer or icon as […]

The new online magazine Rue has debuted today and I am very excited to be featured in its pages.  The co-founders, Anne Sage of The City Sage and Crystal Gentilello of Plush Palate have put together a superb premier issue and I’m honored that they asked to include my work.  You can check out the […]

At this time of year, not only do I think of changing out my closet for fall but also my home.  I switch out my lighter summer pillows for heavier wool pillows from Judy Ross.  I sometimes also change the color of the cashmere throw on my sofa.  From the look of these autumnal inspired […]

One of my readers left a comment on my last post about how mirrored walls usually look tacky but that it looks beautiful in Gilles Mendel’s duplex.  Mirrored walls used to get a bad rap but they are great for opening up spaces and reflecting light which is necessary in many small New York apartments.  I especially […]

Living in New York affords the wonderful opportunity to attend so many lovely events and last night was no exception.  Bunny Williams opened up her beautiful and spacious office to a group of editors and bloggers for cocktails and a sneak peek at some of her upcoming endeavors.  Her BeeLine Home Collection II will debut […]

Come Sail Away

07 . 18 . 10

Matt Albiani’s homes reminded me of how much I love nautical accents. These homes took it a step further by displaying model sailboats. Some are small and some are rather quite large, but they all look perfectly at home inside. Enjoy! Boat for sale at the Stamford Antique Center Vogue Living Unknown Phoebe Howard Phoebe […]

Cocteau’s Chic Abode

07 . 08 . 10

I don’t really need another reason to visit Paris again but I’ve found one anyway. Jean Cocteau’s home at Milly-la-Forêt is now open to the public for tours. Cocteau lived in the home, an hour outside Paris, from 1947 until his death in 1963. Pierre Bergé acquired the property in 2002 and spearheaded the renovation […]

Summer Rerun

06 . 30 . 10

I’m busy working today and trying to get through a thousand annoying emails so I’m posting an oldie but a goodie from 2008. This fabulous house in the Hamptons used to belong to Steven Gambrel before friends of LA designer Ruthie Sommers bought it and asked her to decorate the place. I love the colors […]

I saw the Italian film I Am Love this past weekend and it was as gorgeous as I thought it would be. I’m not sure the actual story will appeal to everyone but it’s worth seeing for the beautiful interiors. The Recchi family live in Milan in a fabulous villa that is actually the Villa […]