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When I wake up in the morning, I look forward to seeing the garden posts on Instagram from those I follow in the United Kingdom. There is nothing better than a lush and green English garden and no one is a better gardener than Monty Don. I find his photos to be quite soothing in […]

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You may have noticed that I haven’t blogged in a week. I don’t think I’ve gone this long in the entire 13 years I’ve been blogging and I’m not even exactly sure why, although I’m sure that twelve weeks of quarantine is definitely taking a toll. Joe Holder, an insanely in shape personal trainer who […]

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer in the US but it’s looking a lot different than usual this year. Since most people can’t travel, many people will be spending time at home or very close by. I’ll be picnicking in the park and going on more walks with friends while observing social […]

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Since it doesn’t look like I’m going to be able to go out to the Hamptons or anywhere else this summer, I am starting to think about lightening up my home decor for warmer weather. It’s time to put away the velvet pillows and cashmere throw blankets and swap them with lighter linen and cotton […]

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I took an informal poll of my friends and asked them if they had any plans to wear heels any time soon. The consensus was no. Most are working from home for the foreseeable future while juggling homeschooling and daily walks for sanity. There is actually no where to go to wear heels so I’ve […]

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05 . 12 . 20

Perfect Panacea

It looks like things won’t open up in New York in time to allow me to make my annual June trip to Sag Harbor. I’m sad but I’ve resigned myself to the fact that we won’t be able to travel for awhile. Until then, I’ll live vicariously through the East Hampton home of Kate Rheinstein […]

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I can’t think of a better time for the new Sézane Lifestyle Collection to launch than during a time when we are all quarantined at home. The floral prints on the wallpaper, tote bags, and pillows sing of spring and new beginnings and are the result of a personal passion project from Sézane founder Morgane […]

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It might be cold today but it will be in the 70s next weekend. Perfect time to think about the house dress, a loose and comfortable dress that can be worn for Zoom calls and a walk around the block without feeling constricted. I’ve put together 20 of my favorites to get you started. I’ve […]

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Since there hasn’t been much new on television since quarantine started, I’ve been watching a lot of films. In the beginning, I could only watch lighter fare and romantic comedies. Eventually, I began to watch old favorites many of which include French films. One that’s been pretty impossible to find anywhere is Les Choses de […]

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As most of us finish up our second month of home confinement, I wonder how many people are currently reevaluating the decor of their houses. I certainly wouldn’t want to live with anything that I truly didn’t love. One person who looks quite happy with his living arrangements is legendary decorator Robert Kime. House & […]

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After a very rainy and grey April, it feels like blue skies are ahead which means we can finally start wearing cute clothes. I’m ready to burn everything I’ve worn so far in quarantine so far and if you are too, I’ve put together some colorful options to get you excited about warmer weather. I’ve […]

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One good thing to come out of quarantine is that we get to see more photos of people’s home since they have nothing else to Instagram. One of my longtime favorite accounts @lacarliere highlights the 15th & 17th century Normandy manor house belonging to @petercopping  @rambertfleurs and their two pretty Siamese cats. I had a […]

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