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Bunny’s New Abode

12 . 09 . 19

Light is one of the reasons I’ve stayed in my apartment in New York so long and it’s one of the reasons that Bunny Williams moved to a new apartment on a higher floor in her same building. The apartment she shares with husband John Rosselli can be seen in the January 2020 issue of […]

This holiday season is mostly in full swing in New York but the late Thanksgiving has pushed some things back. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was just lit yesterday and the Park Avenue Tree Lighting is scheduled for Sunday night. The Bergdorf Goodman “Good Times” holiday windows have been for a week. I don’t think […]

Cynthia Frank at Home

11 . 24 . 19

Cynthia Frank is one of the chicest magazine editors around so it was no surprise to find out that her home is as well. The Upper East Side abode she shares with her husband Donald is an ode to France that makes her feel like she’s in Paris. It’s featured in the December 2019 issue […]

I can’t believe today is November 1st. Where has the year gone?! The next two months will be busy with events and holidays so I’m taking a little R&R in Sag Harbor this weekend at Baron’s Cove where I always stay. It’s a little quiet off season but everything is open in town and the […]

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 […]

Now that it looks like hot summer weather has finally abated, I feel like I can finally reorganize my closets. I love my apartment and my closets but if I had known I would stay in it as long as I have, I would have opened up the closet doors to the ceiling for better […]

I’m not supposed to play favorites but Carlos Huber was one of the most creative and interesting people I profiled in my book Creativity at Work. The architect turned perfumer creates scents for his line Arquiste that based on a certain time and place in history that he meticulously researches down to what wood might […]

It’s starting to look a little bit like fall in New York but it definitely still feels like summer. I’m off on a field trip today but here are some things to do and places to go and this weekend. My new iPhone 11 Pro is scheduled to arrive this weekend and I could not […]

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 […]

Today is the first day of autumn and it’s going to be 88 degrees in New York. Climate change is real so here’s some fall inspiration for when you stop sweating. Via Ralph Lauren Classic Houndstooth Girlfriend Blazer Wool-Blend Houndstooth Coat Checked wool midi skirt Via Ralph Lauren Design by Steven Gambrel Faux Leather Coat […]

The Carolina Herrera boutique on Madison Avenue just received the chicest renovation and redecoration. The store opened in the year 2000 so it was overdue for a refresh. The neutral interiors are now full of light from the new windows and colorful furniture that I suspect is attempt to lure in younger shoppers and not […]

This post was supposed to go up yesterday but my internet had other ideas. Strangely enough, a technician from Spectrum was here on Wednesday and ran a new cable from the roof to my apartment to help my spotty wifi connection. On Thursday, my wifi and television went out completely and when another technician came […]

Sea Roost

06 . 12 . 19

No one does beach and nautical chic like photographer Matt Albiani and Ron Brand. Matt has an entire book devoted to the subject, Lifeguard on Duty, and the duo own the Mate Gallery store in Montecito curated with maritime accessories, book, objects, photography, and more. Now you can experience their aesthetic in a summer rental […]

What a week! There seemed to be something off about this week which culminated in my website going down last night. It was due to the fact that all the domain renewal notices went to my Spam folder instead of my Inbox. This has definitely been a lesson to make sure I have important dates […]

Le Jardinier

06 . 05 . 19

The French are spoiled with restaurants designed by architect Joseph Dirand and now New York can experience his work while dining at Le Jardinier at 610 Lexington Avenue in one of developer Aby Rosen‘s newest building. The light and airy space is filled with shades of cream and green that looks like a breath of […]

I had such a busy and enjoyable week and now that the sun is finally out, it feels like all is right with the world again. There were lots of events and openings as everyone tries to get things on the calendar before people start leaving for the Hamptons and summer vacations. But if you […]

Spring in Central Park

04 . 12 . 19

Sorry for the lack of posts the last two days. I had a lot going on this week including a sore throat that luckily didn’t turn into anything more. I’m also trying to finalize all my plans for my birthday trip to Charleston next week. I did manage to take a walk in Central Park […]