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I didn’t really need another reason to visit London this year but the new exhibition House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth has me checking flights. Hamish Bowles from Vogue was tapped by the Countess of Burlington to curate an exhibition that explores the fashionable history Chatsworth after she stumbled across some of the couture pieces while searching […]

If I had realized that the Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire auction was scheduled for Sotheby’s in London on the day I land in Paris, I would have revised my travel plans. But thanks to the wonders of technology, we can all see everything online and even bid remotely. Although, I think I will walk over to Sotheby’s today […]

Model Chic

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Model Stella Tennant is the granddaughter of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire and it looks like she learned a lot from her chic grandmother.  Stella and her husband live in a beautiful home on a farm in Berwickshire, Scotland featuring de Gournay and Cole & Sons wallpaper and even a tepee in the backyard.  Stella has also […]

I should have mentioned in my last post about the Chatsworth House attic sale that my follow up would be about Deborah Mitford, The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire.  Without her guidance, Chatsworth House would not have become one of the finest English manor homes.  She was instrumental in its restoration and created the Chatsworth Farm […]