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I’m going to be honest, I don’t love Miami but I’ll take warm weather where ever I can get it in in the middle of winter. I’m not into the nightclub scene though so I try to find outings that appeal to my more refined aesthetics which is why I love Vizcaya Museum and Gardens […]

It looks like the weather is finally going to warm up this week. I think we can all use a little spring right now but after seeing the new Weekend Max Mara Nantucket collection, I want to jump directly to summer. The collection modeled by Hailey Baldwin Bieber is a collaboration with interior designer Anthony Baratta […]

I can’t imagine a better design education than growing up in Venice and working for Jacques Garcia in Paris. Interior designer Alvise Orsini did just that and took this experience to his own firm based in London. It’s no surprise that his apartment in London is elegant sophisticated. It was in desperate need of renovation when […]

Spring is not only a good time to refresh your closet but also your walls. I’ve been rearranging my art and adding new pieces from Artfully Walls in new color schemes. Artfully Walls is a chic, contemporary, and affordable way to shop for art prints from a carefully curated group of artists from around the […]

Le Chardenoux

03 . 04 . 19

I don’t think I’ve ever been to the 11th arrondissement in Paris but after seeing photos of Le Chardenoux, I wonder why. The restaurant owned by chef Cyril Lignac has reopened after a renovation by Martin Brudnizski designed with charm and heritage in mind giving the traditional interiors a modern twist. The decorative foliated ceiling and marble […]

We’re expecting 5-8 inches of snow Sunday night into Monday morning but that is not stopping me from buying spring clothes. Luckily, we can shop in the comfort of our own homes instead of going outside in bad weather and Sézane is one of my favorite places to shop online. I’m always amazed that my […]

70s Chic at Celine

03 . 01 . 19

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in. The minute I get myself all worked up for spring, I see the new Celine collection for fall 2019 and all I want is winter clothes. I was definitely not happy when LVMH decided to replace Phoebe Philo with Hedi Slimane and neither […]

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m loving lavender right now. It feels like the breath of fresh air we need to start the month of March. I realized that the pinker shade is more lilac than lavender so I’ve put together some of my favorites in both shades. If none of these strike your […]

As you know, I travel a lot. I’ve stayed in every conceivable type of hotel from tiny boutiques to five star resorts. I’ve experienced the best and the worst that the hotel industry could dream up. I’ve been known to move furniture and obsess over design details that I wish I could change. I can […]

It’s not quite warm enough for spring clothes in New York yet but the weather is sure to be gorgeous in Charleston when I travel down south for my birthday in April. Funny enough, the new Halsbrook catalog was also photographed in Charleston. The great patterns and colors of their spring fashions look perfectly at […]

It was a sad week with death of Lee Radziwill followed up with the passing of Karl Lagerfeld and Marella Agnelli. I noted on Instagram that we’re losing all the elegant ones this week and my friend Starrett followed up by saying, “It’s like elegance stood up this week, looked around, didn’t like the room […]

I have a degree in art history with a concentration in 18th-century European paintings. I did study the Renaissance and even had to take my senior seminar on “Caravaggio and the Caravaggesque Artists” (I’m still made I didn’t get Gauguin like they did the previous year) but wouldn’t say it’s in my wheelhouse. I’m regretting […]

When I read in the new issue of Architectural Digest that Derek Blasberg moved to the Upper East Side, I was curious if he lived close to me. I’ve never seen him in the neighborhood but he travels so extensively that it wasn’t that surprising. A quick search not only revealed that he does live […]

I need to plan another warm weather getaway since I just received a beautiful new dress from Danielle Fichera.  I love her collections because every one of her pieces is designed with sustainably sourced fabrics and made in the New York garment district. Danielle is known for her use of fil coupé fabric and I […]

I originally planned to just post Lee Radziwill’s Paris apartment to show her interior design style but then I realized it wouldn’t tell the entire story of her design progression. So I made a deep dive into the archives and spent all day Sunday outlining them. Some of her rooms have become iconic and she […]

I woke this morning to learn that Lee Radziwill (Caroline Lee Bouvier Canfield Radziwill Ross) passed away on Friday. Lee lived on East 72nd Street and it was always a delight to see her in the neighborhood. The last time I saw her was at the Cabana Pop Up party at Bergdorf Goodman last September. […]

This week was not as busy as last week due to snow and the ending of fashion week but I still managed to miss a few things. I’m hoping to catch up on some of them over the long holiday weekend. If put a few new stores and events happening around New York, Los Angeles, […]

Think Pink 2019

02 . 13 . 19

Roses are red, Violets are blue, I hate Valentine’s Day, But I love you! XOXO, HC Do not disturb. Silk crepe de chine blouse Soft Geometry: Pink Structure (Give Yourself the Softest Landings) Asymmetric wool-blend midi dress Color Space 27 – Pink, Red, Yellow Embellished two-tone patent-leather slingback pumps @meanderingmacaron Balmain Dress Katy Perry wore […]

The same day that I posted Kyle Richards’ Perfect Spring Suit, I saw model Hilary Rhoda wearing this amazing lilac outfit at King to celebrate the spring collection from Zimmermann. I’m obsessed with this shade of lilac for warmer weather but since it’s snowing today you could wear these pieces now with knee high stacked […]

When legendary interior designer Mario Buatta died last year, His last project was just published in Architectural Digest so this seems like the perfect time to remember the cheeky and talented designer. I remember sitting next to him at a dinner at least 10 years ago and being unaware of what was in store for […]