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Art historian and biographer Sir John Richardson passed away in March of this year at the age of 95 leaving behind a legacy of wonderful books and beautifully designed homes. His Connecticut estate already sold and now his New York apartment and studio has just come on the market with Compass for $7,200,000. The 5,400 […]

I had something else planned to post today but then I learned that it’s the 80th birthday of Ralph Lauren so decided to revisit his beautiful home in Bedford, New York. The Norman-style stone manor built in 1919 is the perfect reflection of the Ralph Lauren English manor house style that includes antiques mixed with […]

One of the most highly anticipated events of the fall season in New York is the auction of The Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill at Christie’s on 17 October 2019. The sale “offers a glimpse into her fascinating life, spanning her years as a prominent socialite, princess, designer, and witness to a momentous era in […]

Château d’Aunoy

09 . 19 . 19

I have to be honest when I say that I haven’t loved T magazine as much since Deborah Needleman left. It seems to cater to the hipster crowd now which is definitely not my domain. When they do feature something traditional, it’s only because the owners have added something contemporary but I guess I’ll take […]

I love my apartment and all my antiques and paintings but sometimes I dream about painting everything white and parring things down. The perfect example of this chic minimal look is the Connecticut home of Michael DePerno and Andrew Fry who are owners of the store Plain Goods in New Preston, Connecticut. I posted their home last […]

I just returned from Nantucket and while I get resettled, I’m revisiting the New South Wales, Australia country home of interior designer Cameron Kimber. It’s one of my all time favorite homes that I could easily move into without changing a thing. I’ve found more photos on Instagram since it was first published in House […]

Paolo Moschino Chic

07 . 29 . 19

If I had to choose another interior designer to decorate for me, Paolo Moschino would be on the short list. He learned his trade under Nicky Haslam and even bought the Nicholas Haslam brand in 1995 which makes this a little confusing since Nicky Haslam is still decorating but under the NH Design moniker. But […]

You can’t grow up near Pittsburgh without hearing about the Heinz family although I wasn’t that familiar with Drue Heinz. She was philanthropist and supporter of writers who was married to Henry J. ‘Jack’ Heinz II and died lasts year at the age of 103. Her collection of art and antiques from her Sutton Place […]

I’ve been following Hanna Seabrook of Gadabout Creative on Instagram for years where I would see snippets of her houses so I was happy to see one of them featured in Southern Living. Hanna and her family had moved to Louisville, Kentucky for her husband’s job for a few years and this is their home […]

It’s that time of year again. The Kips Bay Decorator Show House opens to the public tomorrow and I had a full walk through yesterday. Since I stared in coverage in 2007, I always like to start at the top and work my way down each year. There is always a younger designer given a […]

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.  […]

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 […]