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I normally wouldn’t write about historic homes back to back but this one was too good not to post. Today is Valentino’s best friend and business partner Giancarlo Giammetti’s birthday. Over the weekend he celebrated with a very chic crowd of friends at the Palacio dos Marqueses de Fronteira in Lisbon, Portugal. The privately owned home […]

I took hundreds of photos today at the new One Kings Lane store in Southampton. Until I get a chance to edit them, I thought I’d show you the beautiful lunch that One Kings Lane hosted for us after the store visit at the Wolffer Estate Winery in Sagaponack. It was simple and chic and would […]

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a dinner party with Everything but the House (EBTH) to help celebrate the launch of their online estate sales in New York. A lot of thought went into all the table top details and the guest list and I enjoyed working closely with my dear friend Andrea Stanford […]

I never tire of seeing Aerin Lauder’s Southampton home because it’s so warm and welcoming.  It recently welcomed Garence Doré who photographed her visit which included a look at Aerin’s new Rose de Grasse perfume and a lovely lunch. As Garance mentions, the house could be intimidating because it belonged to Estée Lauder but Aerin […]

While we’re on the topic of Ralph Lauren, can we talk about all the gorgeous blue and white pieces are in the entertaining collection from Ralph Lauren Home.  Not only does it remind me of the summer outdoor decor at Ralph’s restaurant in Paris but it also makes me want to plan a party. Or […]

I posted this photo of my bar on Instagram and had a lot of questions about where to find some of the items. I thought it was the perfect opportunity to share some bar building ideas on the blog because it’s five o’clock somewhere. The glass tortoise ice bucket in my photo is from Aero […]

A little package of green lettuce plates arrived this week and they were the perfect pick me up for this never ending winter.  The plates are Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch and are part of a whole collection of pieces. Dodie Thayer, The Pottery Queen of Palm Beach, originally started molding her Lettuce Ware pieces by […]