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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 […]

Behind Closed Doors

09 . 12 . 17

I never tire of seeing photos of the New York apartment of Vogue International Editor at Large Hamish Bowles. The very colorful and traditional home designed by Studio Peregalli will be featured in a new book New York: Behind Closed Doors by Polly Devlin and photos by Annie Schlecter. “I was so delighted to have […]

Modern Country House

08 . 07 . 17

Veere Grenney is one of my favorite interior designers so it was nice to see this modern country house project of his on the House & Garden UK site recently. Again, it’s one of those homes that mixes traditional design and architecture with modern touches to keep each one of the owners happy. Not an […]

When I was in Birmingham, Alabama last fall, interior designer Andrew Brown was kind enough to show me around. We took a lovely drive through some picturesque neighborhood of Mountain Brook where he pointed out many homes designed by James F. Carter. The exteriors were classically elegant and today on Pinterest, I realized that the […]

One Bathroom Two Ways

06 . 08 . 15

The two bathrooms at the 2015 Kips Bay Decorator Show House follow the exact same footprint so it was interesting to see how differently they were designed. The first one was planned as a bathroom and dressing room for an Englishman in New York by Clive Christian. It’s very old school and elegant while the second […]

Regarding Ralph

09 . 11 . 14

They save the best for the last day of fashion week and that includes the Ralph Lauren runway show. It never disappoints, but then again, nothing that Ralph Lauren does ever disappoints.  He hosted a very chic and unique party in Central Park on Wednesday to launch his new Polo Ralph Lauren for women collection […]