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09 . 28 . 16

The Chicest Chateau

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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 […]

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The weather has finally turned cooler which means it’s the perfect time to curl up in cozy knits and cashmere from Hatch Collection. For fall, Hatch was inspired by Parisian chic style and even photographed their collection in the City of Light. But the brand works as well in the country as it does in […]

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09 . 26 . 16

Hampshire Vicarage

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A vicarage in England has traditionally been the residence of the vicar or parish priest. They’ve since become home to lay people and many interior designers. Since they are much smaller than a typical English manor home, they lend themselves to a more relaxed and comfortable style. While I was on the House & Garden UK […]

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It was sweater weather in New York this morning making it the perfect time to pull out my new fall clothes from J.McLaughlin. Beacon Sweater – The perfect navy sweater for layering over a shirt or under a jacket. The gold shoulder buttons make it a more exciting than just a plain sweater. Lois Plaid […]

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09 . 23 . 16

Place of Peace

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The East Hampton home where Jackie Bouvier Kennedy spent her childhood summers can now be yours. The 11-acre estate on Further Lane known as Lasata which is a Native American word for Place of Peace was designed by architect Arthur C. Jackson in 1917. It was purchased by Delphine and Reed Krakoff in 2007 and was extensively […]

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Tomorrow is the first day of autumn although it feels like summer is not giving up without a fight in New York. Everyone I know is looking forward to crisp weather, changing leaves, apple picking, and cozy sweaters. Here’s a little autumn inspiration to get you in the mood for fall. Wool Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater […]

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One of my friends worked for Robert Duffy, the founder and deputy chairman of Marc Jacobs International, for many years so I always love seeing his home featured in magazines. His latest is Ferncliff Estate, an old Astor estate near Rhinebeck in the Hudson Valley that is in the October 2016 issue of Elle Decor. He […]

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09 . 16 . 16

Brown Bag It

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Fashion week just ended in New York and there was a lot of great street style this season. One chic trend that appeared were tan clutches and bags. This classic color is perfect for fall so here are a couple of options if you don’t already have one in your closet. Loewe T Large Pouch […]

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09 . 14 . 16

California Cool

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After years of bi-coastal living, Chance designer Julia Leach finally decided to give up her New York apartment and move to Venice, California. Any New Yorker who tells you they don’t think about moving somewhere else is totally lying. We all think about it, especially when it involves sunshine and fresh air. Julia didn’t waste […]

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Since almost all of fashion week moved downtown, it’s extra special when something is scheduled on the Upper East Side. On Sunday, Veronica Beard co-designers and sisters-in-law Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard partnered with interiors and lifestyle designer Ken Fulk to create the ultimate throwback experience on the lower level to celebrate the brand’s first store […]

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