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As I’ve mentioned before, it’s hard to feel inspired to blog when you can’t go anywhere or do anything. New York just cancelled all large events that require a permit through September which means no fashion week or design events that make autumn in the city so exciting. I’m going to try to plan a […]

I recently learned that there are Seastreak ferries from New York to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. They take five to six hours and you can’t bring a car but you can remain socially distant outside. I will probably just take my chances with the easy one hour flight from LaGuardia to Nantucket but will consider […]

Summer by the Sea

07 . 06 . 20

The Coronavirus crisis caused many companies to get creative. Ralph Lauren Home tapped photographer Matt Albiani to photograph their summer collection at his house Sea Roost in Montauk. I stayed at Sea Roost last year and can attest that it was the perfect backdrop for nautically inspired tableware and Aran sweater inspired blankets and pillows […]

Quarantine felt like the slowest time ever but now it feels like summer is flying by. The Fourth of July will be here in a week and a half and if you need anything patriotic for your family, I’ve got you covered. You can never go wrong with a Ralph Lauren Cotton Flag Sweater. Striped […]

Sears Cottage

06 . 10 . 20

Some of you might remember that my friend Grant Gibson spends time in Maine every summer. I asked him today if he still planned to go since they have a two week quarantine for anyone coming into the state. I have read they might change this since most of the businesses in the state depend […]

Since it doesn’t look like I’m going to be able to go out to the Hamptons or anywhere else this summer, I am starting to think about lightening up my home decor for warmer weather. It’s time to put away the velvet pillows and cashmere throw blankets and swap them with lighter linen and cotton […]

It might be cold today but it will be in the 70s next weekend. Perfect time to think about the house dress, a loose and comfortable dress that can be worn for Zoom calls and a walk around the block without feeling constricted. I’ve put together 20 of my favorites to get you started. I’ve […]

After a very rainy and grey April, it feels like blue skies are ahead which means we can finally start wearing cute clothes. I’m ready to burn everything I’ve worn so far in quarantine so far and if you are too, I’ve put together some colorful options to get you excited about warmer weather. I’ve […]

It was 70 degrees in New York on Monday which makes me glad I’ve already been buying dresses for spring and summer. I just know it’s going to be consistently warm very soon after a record warm winter. I’ve put together 20 dresses that are perfect for everyday, events, Easter, and more. I also tried […]

While most people think of the Hamptons as just a place to visit in the summer, they can be just as fun off season. Last week, my friend Michelle Adams and I went out to Montauk to stay at Sea Roost and visit some of our favorite friends and stores out east. You may remember […]

I had a busy summer of travel and I’m finally sitting down to work on my travel guides. Many of the places can be visited year round so don’t worry about feeling like you missed out. First up is Newport, Rhode Island. I haven’t visited the “City by the Sea” since college so it was […]

As I mentioned yesterday, I had a wonderful summer but there is nothing I look forward to more than autumn in New York. Fall is the city’s finest season. There is electricity in the air again and fashion week begins which is always exciting. There are also many anticipated art exhibitions, design events, and auctions […]

It’s a bank holiday weekend in the UK and it feels everyone else in Europe is en vacances until September begins. I’ve been traveling so much this summer that I’m happy to be at home getting ready for fall. But here’s one last look at summer for those of you who aren’t ready for it […]

I’ve run out of many of my beauty products in the last two weeks. Good thing for me that the Dermstore is offering 25% off most products during their annual anniversary sale with the code CELEBRATE until August 25, 2019. It’s the perfect time to stock up on all my favorites as well as try […]

Summertime Blues 2019

08 . 19 . 19

I posted a Summertimes Blues post last August and I liked it so much I decided to repost it again this year. I made a few tweaks so it’s not exactly the same. I hope you are enjoying your last weeks of summer before it’s back to school and reality time. Interior design by SJB Nine […]

The days are getting shorter and the light is getting lower. That means I’m ready to shift my colorful summer wardrobe into neutral. That means an excuse for a color compilation post. Enjoy. Atelier Vime Alighieri fractured memory earrings on @monicaainley Similar swimsuit available here and here and here and here. Crocheted cotton-blend tote Via […]

I’m not sure when or if I’ll make it out east to tour the Hamptons Designer Showhouse so I was very happy that Alessandra Branca was kind enough to share these exclusive photos of her chic room. The room and color story of blue and coral mixed with natural textures was inspired by Hamptons beach […]