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I know many of you will be visiting New York this holiday season so I wanted to share a few great pop up shops and one permanent store open now. When you run out of time for online shopping, you still have a lot of wonderful options in the city. It was a fun treat […]

Traditional design often gets a bad rap but in the right hands, it can look fresh instead of fuddy duddy. The clients who hired interior designer Miles Redd and architect Gil Schafer to design their San Francisco home actually suggested the look and had Pinterest boards to help convey their vision. The wife said, “Antiques are […]

If you follow me on Instagram, then you will have seen these photos already but I wanted to make sure I share Roman and Williams GUILD NY with everyone. GUILD NY is the new lifestyle space by Roman and Williams at 53 Howard Street that includes a flower shop, restaurant, and mercantile space that all meld […]

Not only do we have to think about what presents to buy for the holidays but what to wear to all the parties, events, and travel. And then there’s New Year’s Eve. If you’re as stressed out as me, Halsbrook has you covered for any eventuality. I’ve put together some of my favorite pieces to […]

Thinking of California

12 . 11 . 17

I’ve been thinking about California a lot lately and my friends in Los Angeles dealing with the fires. One friend posted a video on Instagram of all the burned out homes in his parent’s neighborhood. Miraculously, his parent’s home was the only left standing and untouched. A true Christmas miracle. The new home of Nate […]

Savannah Bound

12 . 08 . 17

I’m headed to Savannah for the first time this weekend. I’m looking forward to antiquing and eating and just enjoying the city. Hundreds of people left suggestions on places to go and things to do on Instagram but if you have any last minute recommendations, please let me know. And as always, you can follow […]

Shopping online is easy but if you want to find presents in person, I suggest heading to Jayson Home in Soho. They are full of books, candles, objects, furniture, and more. I love visiting their Chicago store and we are so lucky to have them in New York now. Stop by and say hello or […]

I can’t believe there are only 20 days left until Christmas. If you’re behind on your shopping, I’m back with another gift guide to help you check everyone off your list. I think the best gift you can give someone is something that you know they will love or something they might not buy themselves […]

I think we can all agree that it’s been a stressful year. If you want to go to bed and pull the covers over your head, you can now buy some very chic and reasonably priced bed linens at the new Hill House Home store on Bleecker Street. The line was founded by Nell Diamond […]

Reading

12 . 03 . 17

“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” ― W. Somerset Maugham   Photo via Timothy Whealon

As I mentioned in my second favorite things gift guide, Heidi Wynne cashmere scarves make the perfect gift. I wear them all year round since they are also perfect for plane travel. The straw bags are perfect for your warm weather resort trips this winter as well. To help you get ready for the holidays, […]

I saw Jenna Lyons at the goop pop up shop party Monday night. She was surrounded by admirers so I didn’t get a chance to talk to her to find out what she’s up to now. My question was answered by the feature in the December 3rd issue of T Magazine which is online now. […]

I love a place that allows for one-stop shopping for the holidays and beloved-British brand, The White Company, is the perfect place to get gifts for everyone on your list this year. They offer elegant and affordable gifts for women, men, children, and home, as well as gift wrap, ribbon, tags, decorations, and more. The […]

The holidays in New York are always magical and this year is no exception. I took a tour of some of the decorations this past weekend and the Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows were the standout. The “To New York With Love” themed windows celebrate New York cultural institutions such as American Museum of Natural History, […]

There is nothing I find more overwhelming that creating gender and age specific holiday gift guides. Instead of doing it the way everyone else is doing it this year, I’ve decided to create a few favorite things gift guides inspired by Oprah. This one mixes gifts for everyone on your list so you can get […]

Call Me By Your Name

11 . 27 . 17

The continuous negative news cycle has me seeking out beauty in movies, books, and museum exhibitions. It’s one of the reasons I made it a point to see Call Me By Your Name this past weekend. As I mentioned in my post Upcoming Oscar Worthy Films, the film is getting the most Oscar buzz right now. […]

Black Friday 2017

11 . 24 . 17

Black Friday refers to the time when stores would go from the red to the black as shoppers took advantage after Thanksgiving sales. It’s also an excuse for me to put together my annual black color compilation post. Hope you find some great bargains this weekend! ANN TAYLOR – 50% off everything with code GOPINK […]

After you’ve stuffed yourself with turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s time to think about holiday bargains. Mytheresa.com has started their Black Friday Sale early to help you get a jump start on your shopping. Enjoy 30% off select items with the code BLACK30. I’ve put together a few of my favorites to help get you […]

Giving Thanks

11 . 22 . 17

The best thing about Thanksgiving is that it’s a holiday about cooking and food, hence the kitchens, and giving thanks. This year, I’m grateful that I wasn’t in any of the man made or natural disasters this year and that I can afford to help those who were. I’m grateful to be able to travel […]

I wanted to begin my gift guides this year with some of my favorite things. (Yes, like Oprah but not as extensive.) These gift ideas could be for host/hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, or items for anyone on your list, even yourself. There is no store as overwhelming in a good way like Fortnum & Mason […]