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I can’t believe that November magazines are already on newsstands. The latest issue of Architectural Digest features the West Village townhouse of actress Julianne Moore that’s surprisingly down to earth for a movie star. I appreciate that it looks like she decorated it herself and that is feels very personal. “I like things that have real […]

Bermuda Bound

09 . 29 . 17

After a whirlwind week, I’m Bermuda bound this morning for a weekend of rest and relaxation at the Hamilton Princess Hotel and Beach Club. While many islands in the Caribbean are still recovering from recent hurricanes, Bermuda was left untouched due to its location which is just 655 miles off the coast of North Carolina. […]

All of my fashion friends are in Paris this week and before they left, I suggested they stop by the new Buly 1803 in the Marais. This new location not only carries their cult beauty products but also has a cafe, Grand Café Tortoni. One of my friends who visited said she preferred the original […]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry caused a stir in Toronto during his Invictus Games by breaking royal protocol and holding hands like any young couple. But it was Meghan’s down to earth outfit that also had people talking. She seems poised to become another fashion icon like the Duchess of Cambridge but because Meghan is […]

Southern Retreat

09 . 26 . 17

I have been following Marina Rust on Instagram for a while and was wondering what she was doing in Virginia. My question was answered in the August 2017 issue of Vogue. She and her family had bought a red brick Georgian farm house on a rolling hill where they spend as many weekends and holidays […]

If a Picasso painting is out of your price range, you might want to think about buying the artist’s last home in France. Mas de Notre Dame de Vie in Mougins where Pablo Picasso lived and worked from 1961 till his death in 1973 will be sold at auction on October 12, 2017 by Residence365.com. […]

Clark House

09 . 21 . 17

Delphine and Reed Krakoff already owned one famous home, Lasata, in East Hampton, New York which was where Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis spent her summers growing up. Their new home, Clark House, in New Canaan, Connecticut also has a interesting past. It was purchased by heiress Huguette Clark in 1952 as a safe place to escape […]

I just learned the sad news that artist Jeremiah Goodman passed away at home this morning. I was lucky enough to meet Jeremiah for a profile on the blog and to photograph him for my book. Below is part of what I wrote after meeting him for the first time. It was really interesting to […]

It feels like everyone I follow on Instagram has been in the south of France this summer. That’s how I came across Le Mas des Poiriers. Julia Engel of Gal Meets Glam stopped by the the recently renovated 18th-century farmhouse on a pear orchard (Poire is the French word for pear) in Avignon and posted beautiful photos. […]

Out of Office

06 . 08 . 17

I’m off to visit the new One Kings Lane store in Southampton today. I’ll be bringing you an in depth look in a future blog post but you can follow along today on Instagram and Instagram Stories. And while I’m gone, I highly suggest you check out the new markdowns at Net-a-Porter where you can […]

Chic Sag Harbor Rental

04 . 24 . 17

In most of America,  $175,000 would buy you an entire house. In the Hamptons, it will only get you a one month rental in this house in Sag Harbor Village for August only via Corcoran. While most of us can’t afford that price tag, we can peek into the home remodeled by David Kleinberg for a British politician […]

Buly at Bergdorfs

04 . 19 . 17

One of my favorite places to visit on every trip to Paris is Buly 1803 on rue Bonaparte. I always stock up on my favorite creams and soap, Miel d’Angleterre. now instead of hopping a flight, I can just walk over to Bergdorf Goodman to replenish my supply. Founders Ramdane Touhami and Victoire de Taillac have […]

The Chicest Chateau

09 . 28 . 16

As you know, my dream is to buy and renovate a French chateau someday. Galerie Flore owner Flore de Brantes inherited her chateau from her father but that doesn’t mean there isn’t work to be done. As she tells Architectural Digest in their October 2016 issue, “With a château, there is always a project.” She and […]

En Vacances

07 . 28 . 16

Sometimes I have to stop looking at Instagram since it looks like everyone is en vacances in Europe right now. The two hot spots I’ve noticed from my feed are Corsica and the Amalfi Coast and Russian fashionista Mira Duma has hit both this week. Not only am I loving her picture post card perfect […]

Small Space Style

07 . 27 . 16

Everyone knows that space is at a premium in New York but that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on style in a small apartment. While Cole Wilson works at One Kings Lane and had help pulling her place together from OKL Studio designer Alex Reid, it’s still a great example of how you can […]

While the stores are already filled with fall merchandize, there are still eight more weeks of summer left. If you need a new beach bag or a tote that’s easy to pack for your August vacation, my friend Heidi Wynne has you covered. She’s also generously offering HC readers 30% off her entire site, which includes her fabulous cashmere […]

As you know, Sag Harbor is my favorite place in the Hamptons. When I’m in town, I love stopping by to say hello to Mona Nerenberg at her very chic store Bloom. While I was there in June, Mona let me  know that not only was the home she shares with her partner Lisa Bynon going to […]