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There’s nothing more anxiety producing than wondering if you’re going to catch the Coronavirus or whether your city might be the next to be locked down. In the meantime, everyone seems to be going about their business as usual with more hand washing. I’m vacillating between calm and panic so I’m shopping to make myself […]

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There’s a feeling of concern in the air in New York right due to the Coronavirus threat. I don’t have enough food purchased stockpiled in case I have to quarantine at home for two weeks but I do have enough beauty and skincare products to keep me occupied thanks to the Dermstore Beauty Refresh Event […]

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I didn’t realize that interior designer Mario Buatta was such a hoarder. I was going to call him a collector but after I read that the first floor of his Gothic Revival home in Thompson, Connecticut collapsed under the weight of the furniture stored inside, he was upgraded to hoarder status. Although, he was definitely […]

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02 . 27 . 20

George Wythe House

I spent a very busy summer traveling last year. So busy in fact that I still haven’t even had a chance to go through all my photos. I had been thinking about finally getting to them and starting with a post on the George Wythe House in Colonial Williamsburg when interior designer Caroline Gidiere mentioned […]

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Just when I had decided that my spring and summer wardrobe would consist exclusively of neutrals, navy, and black, the new Emma movie comes out and makes me want to wear pretty pastry colored pastels. I suppose I could add in a few pieces or wear them on my Southern trips or I could just […]

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Someone online asked if we really needed another version of Jane Austen’s Emma but this one is the colorful, amusing, charming, and delicious version we didn’t know we needed. Time declared that it “strikes just the right balance of modern and authentic” and I have to agree. Since my first post on Emma last week, […]

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Caroline Gidiere‘s Mountain Brook, Alabama home should be designated with landmark status as it is one of the most photographed houses in the area. I took my own photo of the Georgian style home in October 2016 while touring the neighborhood with my Birmingham based interior designer friend Andrew Brown. When it proved impossible to […]

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The newest film version of the 1815 Jane Austen classic Emma hits theaters in the United States tonight. I’m very excited to see the movie based on all the beautiful images I’ve seen so far from director Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation of Emma. According to AD, “de Wilde explained to her production crew that the […]

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Restauranteur Keith McNally is known for creating restaurants that look like they were plucked directly out of Paris. Balthazar, Augustine, and the recently resurrected Pastis, all include aged tiles and authentic details that would fool even the most discerning French person . If he spends an obsessively amount of time designing his restaurants, it was […]

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02 . 16 . 20

Once Upon a Time…

I have been off my blogging game this month so I thought I would post some fun things over the long President’s Day weekend. If you followed me on Instagram Stories during award season, you know I posted a lot of photos of Brad Pitt. I think people thought I was more obsessed with him […]

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I came across P. Johnson Femme tailors on Instagram today and immediately fell in love with their chic jackets as well as their look book that was photographed in Paris. The collection of single and double breasted blazers and trousers are part of the women’s tailoring line from P. Johnson Tailors for men who are […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day and President’s Day weekend! I know a lot of people will be leaving the city this weekend but there are a lot of things happening for those who have decided to stay or those who will be visiting. I’m not really that into orchids but Jeff Leatham, famed artistic director of the […]

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