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Spring is taking it’s sweet time getting here and now it’s grey and rainy in New York. I am so ready for color and flowers and sunshine. Since that’s not happening, I figured this was a great time to revisit Kate Rheinstein Brodsky‘s family apartment filled with color and flowers put together in the most […]

Italian Getaway

01 . 21 . 18

As soon as I saw Jacaranda Caracciolo di Melito Falck’s Italian getaway in Architectural Digest magazine, I knew I wanted to share them with you. I love the relaxed elegance and rooms filled with books and dogs. Jacaranda inherited the house from her father Carlo Caracciolo whose sister Marella was married to Gianni Agnelli. Roman interior designer […]

The most depressing day of the year has been declared as Monday, 15 January 2018. Blue Monday supposedly signifies the day when the holidays are over, the bills for presents are piling up, your waistline is increasing, and the weather is cold and grey. It also happens to fall on the Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

Richardson Repeat

12 . 26 . 17

I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday! I had grand plans to post all weekend including a recap of my Christmas doors of New York. But then I decided to just take some time off. You can see many of my favorite doors in my Christmas Highlights on Instagram which is only available on the […]

Traditional design often gets a bad rap but in the right hands, it can look fresh instead of fuddy duddy. The clients who hired interior designer Miles Redd and architect Gil Schafer to design their San Francisco home actually suggested the look and had Pinterest boards to help convey their vision. The wife said, “Antiques are […]

I’m back from Boston and had a wonderful weekend. Until I have time to edit my photos, I’m leaving you with this lovely historic home in the Loire Valley that was brought back to life by Tino Zervudachi. The chateau just featured in Architectural Digest dates from the 17th and 18th-centuries and was acquired by the […]

Milan Meets Manhattan

10 . 23 . 17

The marble bathrooms in this Central Park West apartment reminded me of Villa Necchi in Milan before I read that the iconic home was actually the inspiration before much of the design by Fawn Galli and Douglas Wright. The Pre-War apartment hadn’t been renovated since the 1970’s and was broken up into small rooms that […]

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 […]

Fade to Black

08 . 16 . 17

The cooler weather in New York last week and San Francisco over the weekend had me reaching for black. It’s usually the first way I start to transition to fall when I’m sick of bright colors and patterns. If you’re feeling the same, here’s some inspiration for you. Joya Composition No.6 scented candle Bow Tie […]

It came as no surprise that CeCe Barfield Thompson worked for interior designer Bunny Williams when I saw that drinks table perfectly placed next to an armchair in her apartment feature on One Kings Lane today. “I learned so much in Bunny’s office, but I’d say what I really took away is the importance of […]

Paris Blues

07 . 06 . 17

One of the things I learned while living in Paris is that some of the most elegant homes in Paris can be found on rue de Varenne in the 7th arrondissement. It comes as no surprise that the 18th-century apartment of Pierre Sauvage of Casa Lopez is located on this very chic street. It’s featured […]

Shifting into Neutral

05 . 22 . 17

I’ve never been one for bright colors, especially not when it’s insanely hot as it was in New York last week. As the temperature rises, I find myself pulling out anything white and light. I also appreciate neutral decor in the summer too. It’s as cool and refreshing as a scoop of ice cream. Vanilla […]