Interior designer Remy Renzullo loves to entertain and collects antique china to set his table. He is such an avid collector that he reached out to me on Instagram last summer when I posted photos from the Nantucket Antiques Show to find out which vendor was selling plates in one of his china patterns. The […]
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I normally wouldn’t write about historic homes back to back but this one was too good not to post. Today is Valentino’s best friend and business partner Giancarlo Giammetti’s birthday. Over the weekend he celebrated with a very chic crowd of friends at the Palacio dos Marqueses de Fronteira in Lisbon, Portugal. The privately owned home […]
I don’t usually like theme weeks but I have warm weather on the brain this week. It’s partially due to the arctic weather this past weekend and my upcoming trip to Grand Cayman on Thursday. Although, I wish I was visiting Portugal after seeing Christian Louboutin‘s house on the coast. It actually reminds me a […]
This is my last Jacques Grange post. I swear. But I couldn’t post about his guest houses in Portugal without sharing the one that he actually uses while on holiday. This one is definitely my favorite and the day bed is going in my beach house folder immediately. It’s perfection.
If yesterday’s guest house on Jacques Grange’s property wasn’t your style, maybe this one will be more to your liking. I love all the fabulous striped cotton rugs and textiles. But I probably wouldn’t even see them because I’d be sitting outside on one of the chic rattan chairs all day. A girl can dream.
“Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.” – William James August is when most Europeans take a month long holiday. I envy them and vow each year to do the same. It hasn’t quite happened yet […]
Speaking of Jacques Grange, maybe instead of stalking him in Paris, I will stalk him next August at his house in Portugal. Actually, it’s not a house but four traditional thatched roof cabanas that line the dunes on a remote stretch of the coast. Grange says the “landscape, furnishings, carpets, and cushions exert an exotic, […]