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05 . 31 . 14

There is no price set on the lavish summer,And June may be had by the poorest comer. – James Russell Lowell, The Vision of Sir Launfal Photo of Hotel de Sully by moi. 

It’s been one of those days. Since I didn’t get a regular post up, I’m leaving you with a few shots from my instagram that illustrate that spring has finally sprung in New York.  About time too.  “Our spring has come at last with the soft laughter of April suns and shadow of April showers.” […]

Emerald Isle

03 . 17 . 14

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, a little green inspiration and hope that spring won’t be far behind.  I love this dress and green bag on Maggie Betts via ELLE.  Chateau Marmont Hotel keys via Conde Nast Traveler. Cameron Diaz’s kitchen via Elle Decor.  Garden by Miranda Brooks.  via Elle Japan.  via Elle Decor Photo […]

Printemps in Paris

03 . 11 . 14

When spring comes to Paris,  the humblest mortal alive  must feel that he dwells in paradise.  – Henry Miller Spring might not have sprung in most of the U.S. but Paris is already blooming. I’m tres jealous but thankful that we can live vicariously through the French via Instagram. Le sigh. via @inesdelafessangeparis via @privategg Top […]

Your Coming Year

12 . 29 . 13

Uptown at Christmas

12 . 22 . 13

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,  and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.  – Norman Vincent Peale All photos by me via Instagram

Refreshing Rinse

08 . 17 . 13

Summer is a great time to visit art museums,  which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools –  only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art. – Jerry Saltz  Art by Koshiro Onchi


08 . 10 . 13

Know what you want to do,  hold the thought firmly,  and do every day what should be done,  and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal. ― Elbert Hubbard Photo by me in Montauk.


06 . 29 . 13

Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly…. – Pablo Neruda Photo by me via instagram

Some of you have criticized me for not giving you enough of a heads up as to when the WSJ magazine is going to be published.  The new issue with Woody Allen on the cover will be included in the Saturday, June 29th issue of the Wall Street Journal newspaper.  Now that you have been […]

Summer Afternoon

06 . 22 . 13

Summer afternoon—summer afternoon;  to me those have always been the two most  beautiful words in the English language.  – Henry James photo by me via instagram

Great Things…

06 . 10 . 13

Great things happen when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling on the street. – William Blake I’ve been in Southwestern Pennsylvania recharging my batteries in the country the last few days.  I’m currently sitting in the airport waiting for my delayed flight back to New York where I will soon be […]

What’s in My Bag?

06 . 09 . 13

Even though I’m back from Paris, my bag still holds French treasures.  In addition to souvenirs and a few leftover Euros, my Reed Karkoff clutch is also home to the super chic new Alber Elbaz limited edition eye collection for Lancôme. I’ve always worn Lancôme mascara and now it has a cute new illustrated tube. The eye palettes […]


05 . 22 . 13

“Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity.  Any activity becomes creative when the doer  cares about doing it right, or better.”  – John Updike  I was busy the last few days preparing for a little photo shoot in my apartment today.  Now I feel like I need a break.  We’ll be back tomorrow with […]

Bon Weekend

05 . 18 . 13

“Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty  outvalues all the utilities of the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844 Photo by me via instagram


03 . 17 . 13

It was one of those March days  when the sun shines hot  and the wind blows cold:  when it is summer in the light,  and winter in the shade.   – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Photo by me via Instagram

Weekend Inspiration

03 . 15 . 13

I was pinning images on Pinterest the other day and started to notice a pattern.  Bon weekend! all images via pinterest