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Jamb-tastic

10 . 29 . 13

I was uploading photos of the home of Jamb Limited antiques dealer Will Fisher when his PR person emailed asking if I’d like to visit him while I’m in London.  I mean, how’s that for serendipity?!  These are old photos from when he was about to sell most of his antiques at Christie’s so he […]

I’ve never been one of those people who wear sweatpants on a plane.  You never know who you might see or which handsome man you might be lucky enough to sit next to so it’s important to look your best. As I prepare for my November trip to London and Paris, I’ve already started setting […]

London Calling

10 . 22 . 13

In the midst of trying to finish nine million projects, I’m also finalizing trip to London and Paris in November. I haven’t been to London in an embarrassingly long time so I’m looking forward to drinking lots of tea and visiting as many museums and stores as time allows.  I plan to stop by by […]

Fan Favorite

09 . 22 . 13

Each of us on Thursday’s panel discussion worked independently so it was a fun surprise when Sara Ruffin Costello and I both included London interior designer Veere Grenney in our slides.  His old London home (see it here) is still one of my all time favorite interiors and the new home he shares with David […]

I’ve been a huge fan of Anya Hindmarch since I bought my first pair of her shoes at Harrod’s on a trip to London in 2005. They were petrol colored calf hair and came in a box so beautiful that I’ve kept them to this day. Her tiny store on East 60th Street was she […]

The good thing about getting older is that everyone you know is doing something fabulous with their life.  The bad thing is that people you know and admire start passing away unexpectedly.  Today I learned of the death of one of my favorite London based interiors designers, David Collins. To say he was talented would […]

Pembridge House

02 . 03 . 13

I found the photo above on Pinterest and of course had to find the whole house.  Turns out the London townhouse was designed by Peter Mikic and featured in the April 2012 issue of Elle Decor.  You can read the whole story here as well as other photos. The designer studied fashion design before finding […]

The Hogwarts House

12 . 20 . 12

I learned of another great designer recently, Rose Uniacke, whose London home is featured here.  She is not only an interior designer but the owner of a chic shop on Pimlico Road.  A love of antiques seems to run in the family.  Her mother, Hilary Batstone, also owned a shop for which Rose bought pieces […]

European Eclectic

11 . 14 . 12

I had planned to work on this post from the plane yesterday but the wifi had other ideas.  That’s what I get for flying Delta instead of Virgin America.  But I digress.  I was catching up on my magazine reading when I noticed how much I loved Harper’s Bazaar UK editor Kim Hersov’s London home […]

London Calling

09 . 19 . 12

I feel like something must be off in the universe if the street style photos from London are more normal than the ones from New York. I’m so over everyone’s technicolor dream coat outfits of nine different prints and crazy get ups.  While some here have mixed patterns I think it’s done in the best […]

Tom’s Townhouse

05 . 31 . 12

I always wonder why we don’t see Tom Ford‘s homes published in more magazines.  Perhaps he doesn’t want us all peering into his private spaces or maybe there were published in foreign magazines and I just didn’t see them.  Whatever the case, you can see some pics of his Mayfair townhouse in London that was […]

DVF for Claridges’s

07 . 13 . 10

I’ve been dying to see one of the 20 rooms at Claridge’s hotel in London designed by Diane von Furstenberg and finally I found one online at the Times magazine. I love the double headboard effect and the patterned fabric. It’s pretty chic and stylish but then again, I didn’t doubt that Diane would create […]

You really didn’t think I would post about Valentino without also posting photos from one of his fabulous homes did you? I’ve been saving images of his Jacques Grange designed London home for a while and was delighted to find even more on Studio Annetta. The home was originally published in the UK edition of […]

David Collins at Home

01 . 15 . 10

I happened to pick up the December issue of Spanish AD this week and was left swooning over the London apartment of designer David Collins. Of course, I can’t read a word of Spanish so I can’t help you with any of the details but I think the photos speak for themselves. Mr. Collins has […]

Since I returned from Paris, I’ve been busy and so I just realized that I haven’t posted any interiors. I been focusing on a lot of other things that I have going on right now but decided to go back through my files where I found one of my all time favorite inspiring interiors. I […]