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As the weather and seasons change, it’s a good time to take stock of your beauty products and see if anything needs updating. I’ve just tried a few new products that I love and wanted to share my reviews in case you need a change too. I have been trying the cult creams from Augustinus […]

Spring in Central Park

04 . 12 . 19

Sorry for the lack of posts the last two days. I had a lot going on this week including a sore throat that luckily didn’t turn into anything more. I’m also trying to finalize all my plans for my birthday trip to Charleston next week. I did manage to take a walk in Central Park […]

Back in December, I had the opportunity to attend a sneak peek preview of the Drew Barrymore Flower Home collection for Walmart. Actually, I didn’t know who I was going to show up and see because it was a secret. I was a little nervous but was excited to see it was Drew who couldn’t […]

Spring in Bloom

04 . 08 . 19

It was a beautiful weekend in New York and the trees and flowers are just finally starting to bloom. I took a walk in Central Park with the entirety of New York to take in the daffodils and magnolia trees. We’re finally catching up to what feels like the rest of the world, as witnessed […]

After my press preview at Hermès yesterday, I decided to walk the entire length of the High Line to check out the first phase of the new Hudson Yards shopping and event complex. I had delayed visiting when it first opened due to the crowds and location. I wish it was more conveniently located because […]

On Thursday morning, I headed downtown to preview the new Hermès store in the Meatpacking District. The area used to actually be where they packed meat in New York. You would almost break an ankle on the cobblestones when you went to Pastis or Florent. Now those iconic places are gone and the cobblestones have […]

A reader contacted me yesterday with a fashion conundrum. She bought a navy dress I recently posted and was looking for suggestions on what shoes to pair with it for a casual work environment. I sent her a few options for which she was grateful and decided it might be nice to put together some […]

Happy April 2019!

04 . 01 . 19

April is my favorite time of year since it is the month of my birth and the beginning of spring. The flowers and trees will burst into bloom this month and I can’t wait to take a daily walk in Central Park to see their progression. They are already seeing daffodils pop up across the […]

I’ve always had an affinity for Easter since it heralds the beginning of spring and often falls around my April birthday. This year, I’ll be returning from a birthday trip to Charleston on Easter but I still hope to create a pretty table top for a late meal. If you need any help planning for […]

Castello di Potentino

03 . 26 . 19

I fell in love with the story of Castello di Potentino in T Magazine this weekend. If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a villa in Tuscany, this story is a bit of a cautionary tale of just how much work it can take to bring back a “bedraggled historic estate” to its former glory. Charlotte […]

I find Pinterest incredibly frustrating lately. Just because I save one photo of a car doesn’t mean that I want to see a million photos of cars for the next week. I never even see pins from anyone I follow anymore so I have to go to their profile to see if they’ve posted anything.  […]

While I’ve been adding navy and lavender to my spring wardrobe, I also love wearing neutrals. One of my favorite go to outfits is a trench or blazer paired with an ivory blouse, jeans, and flats. I actually wore this exact outfit on Friday when we had a brief warm up to 70 degrees. If […]

London based interior designer Virginia Howard has a project featured in the new April 2019 issue of House & Garden which led me to look for more of her work. I found her own London flat that also happened to be included in an old issue of House & Garden magazine. I’ve said it before […]

The Upper East Side is sometimes an under-appreciated neighborhood but those of us who live here understand how much it has to offer. James Hirschfeld, co-founder of Paperless Post, understood the appeal of the UES when looking for his first grown up apartment. “A lot of my friends have settled downtown or in Brooklyn, but […]

Although we’re not completely out of the winter woods yet, the warmer and sunnier weather this week has everyone excited for spring. I’ve been getting my wardrobe ready for the change of season so I thought I’d share a few of my finds with you. It’s also a good time to go through your closet […]

I was very saddened to hear that Sir John Richardson died today at the age of 95. I just received an advance copy of his new book John Richardson: At Home last week and I was hoping to meet him at a signing or attend a speaking engagement. His loss is sad because his level of […]

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 […]