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It’s the Fourth of July holiday weekend but it doesn’t feel as celebratory this year especially since many people can’t travel or see their family. I’ve put together some things to get you through this weekend whether you will be spending it at home or the beach. My first trip post quarantine was to Sag […]

Interior designer Remy Renzullo loves to entertain and collects antique china to set his table. He is such an avid collector that he reached out to me on Instagram last summer when I posted photos from the Nantucket Antiques Show to find out which vendor was selling plates in one of his china patterns. The […]

Sag Harbor Stunner

06 . 29 . 20

I always look at real estate listings when I visit Sag Harbor. When I was trying to find a certain house, I came across photos of another house on Main Street that I pass multiple times each day when I walk to and from Baron’s Cove. This one is not for sale but it was […]

Quarantine felt like the slowest time ever but now it feels like summer is flying by. The Fourth of July will be here in a week and a half and if you need anything patriotic for your family, I’ve got you covered. You can never go wrong with a Ralph Lauren Cotton Flag Sweater. Striped […]

There have been many overblown stories about how everyone is leaving New York. While some people have already moved away, there is no mass exodus. But if you are looking to get out, let me recommend moving to England and buying Cecil Beaton’s old abode Reddish House. The 16th-century Queen Anne style English country house […]

I apologize for the radio silence this week. I started a few interior design posts but just couldn’t get them together. It’s still so hard to find inspiration in quarantine but I’m hoping that a change of scenery next week will help get me back on track. I was lucky enough to receive one of […]

The Net-a-Porter Sale has started today and I could not be more excited. I was just about to buy the blouse above when it went on sale so I already placed my order. This sale would have normally started before Memorial Day weekend but everything is off schedule this year. But better late than never! […]

Since most of us don’t even know what day of the week it is anymore, you might have forgotten that Father’s Day is coming up on June 21st. I tried to put together a gift guide this year that takes into account our present circumstances of being at home and not traveling very far this […]

Sears Cottage

06 . 10 . 20

Some of you might remember that my friend Grant Gibson spends time in Maine every summer. I asked him today if he still planned to go since they have a two week quarantine for anyone coming into the state. I have read they might change this since most of the businesses in the state depend […]

Last year flew by because I traveled so much. I probably don’t have to tell you how long the last three months of quarantine have felt. New York City has just entered Phase One of reopening so I hope this means we are close to getting back to a more normal feeling life again. I […]

Pearls of Wisdom

06 . 03 . 20

I had originally planned a post on pearl jewelry for this week since pearls are the birthstone for the month of June. Even though my birthstone is diamond, I prefer the luminosity of pearls. The post didn’t seem as relevant after the events of this week until I came across a feature on 55 Black-Owned […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Perfect Panacea

05 . 12 . 20

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]