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Deeda Blair: Part Deux

02 . 22 . 21

I had a great response to my first Deeda Blair post about her elegance and New York apartment and I’m following it up with a look at her Georgetown home. She and her late husband William Blair purchased the 1930s red brick Georgian home in the late 1960s when Mr. Blair “was named the first […]

I’ve been thinking a lot about elegance lately. Propriety is another thing that’s been on my mind due to thirst trap photos and Generation Z telling us where we can part our hair. As Justin Sylvester said today, “Why should we take advice from kids who are still on their parent’s family plan?” Why are […]

I wrote about philanthropist and art collector Jayne Wrightsman who died April 2019 at the age of 99 and her home at 820 Fifth Avenue last fall. Mrs. Wrightman was a scholar of 18th-century art and furniture and had an eye for the best pieces. Now many of her furnishings and art will be sold at Christie’s October […]

Remembering Oscar

10 . 21 . 14

Every single person who commented on the passing of  Oscar de la Renta described him as a true gentleman. Perhaps this was due to his early training from Cristóbal Balenciaga and at Lanvin in Paris or his years heading Balmain. He was one of the last greats from a different time but he never forgot where he came from […]