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As soon as I saw the new Frances Valentine Pre-Fall 2019 Lookbook, I immediately recognized that it was photographed at the Hannibal French House in Sag Harbor. I would have recognized it regardless since it has a very distinct Italianate exterior but I also just walked by it every single day last week. When I […]

Palazzo Nasciaro

06 . 04 . 19

I came across an article about Palazzo Nasciaro on House & Garden today and was blown away by its beauty. It’s actually an old story from around 2016 when the property was for sale but it’s still inspiring. British millionaire author Paul Golding bought the 18th-century palazzo on the remote island of Malta around 10 […]

After the over the top monstrosities of the Met Gala yesterday, I think it’s time for a palette cleanser. I can’t think of a better refresh than with the “Room of her Own” designed by Sarah Bartholomew for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House this year. It’s a calm and soothing respite from the craziness […]

Do you want a place to get away from it all or are you in need of a new home? Jeffrey Bilhuber is selling his historic Locust Valley house. The 17th century property at 34 Birch Hill Road had served as a private school, an inn and tavern has been painstakingly restored and includes lovely […]

I had originally planned a different post today but I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge the devastating fire at the Cathédrale de Notre-Dame de Paris yesterday. Everyone was in shock that a structure that was built in the 12th-century that had survived the Revolution, World War II, and the elements could be struck […]

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 […]

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 […]

It snowed a few times in New York last week and now it’s really feeling like Christmas. I love how red pops against the snow so it was the perfect excuse for a color compilation post. Merry Christmas! XOXO, HC Red Textured Leather Tote Wool Blend Midi Dress @leontinelinens @rubyandb Red Leather Shoulder Bag @zoedegivenchy […]

Giving Thanks

11 . 22 . 17

The best thing about Thanksgiving is that it’s a holiday about cooking and food, hence the kitchens, and giving thanks. This year, I’m grateful that I wasn’t in any of the man made or natural disasters this year and that I can afford to help those who were. I’m grateful to be able to travel […]

The Net-a-Porter sale has just begun and there are so many great pieces available for 50% off right now. I’ve put together a few of my favorites to get you started including the cable knit sweater above. Happy Shopping! Wool and mohair-blend wide-leg pants Aquazzara Loafers Tasseled Leather Shoulder Bag Oversized Duchesse Satin Coat Roksanda […]

I’m really trying not to buy too many new books because my shelves are at maximum capacity but I might have to make an exception for Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast. Hamish Bowles and Chloe Malle have carefully curated 36 homes and gardens that have been featured in Vogue over the years with many images […]

Grey Day

10 . 16 . 17

It’s a grey and chilly day in New York that is reminding me Paris. It’s also time to finally pull out my grey sweaters and coats, my fall and winter uniform. I’m nothing if not consistent. Gucci Bamboo mini two-tone leather tote Oversized ribbed wool turtleneck sweater Small leather shoulder bag Belted Cashmere Coat Grey Suede […]

October 2017

10 . 14 . 17

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

I’ve been wanting to try Victoria Beckham Beauty since it debuted because I thought it looked very chic and intriguing. I finally got my hands on some products this week and while I knew I would like them, I wasn’t expecting to love them. It’s easy to write off celebrity beauty lines but what I […]

I consider La Réserve to be one of the most beautiful boutique hotels in Paris. I knew it was part of a group of La Réserve Hotels but I didn’t know there was one owner and that his home is also available for rent. La Chartreuse is the private residence of Michel Reybier and his family that is […]

The Fold London

10 . 10 . 17

I’m not sure what I bought that put me on the mailing list for The Fold but I’m very happy I received their autumn catalog. I find it extremely difficult sometimes to find well made clothes that are appropriate for work meetings and evening events. Trying to find a dress with sleeves to wear in […]

Jayson Home, the beloved Chicago store, has just opened in downtown New York. It is so exciting to have their mix of new and vintage finds in the City that Never Sleeps. You can now find anything you need for your own apartment, a client project, or the perfect gift at their new location. You […]