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If you follow Ashley Stark on Instagram, you may have seen her weekly posts on the status of her family’s townhouse renovation. Once the house got closer to completion, the posts stopped which was a sure sign that it would be featured in a magazine. And not just any magazine. The townhouse which was gut […]

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 […]

Pitshill House

11 . 28 . 18

As you know, I love a good English home and this one is a show stopper. Of course, Pitshill wasn’t that way before interior designer Edward Bulmer renovated the Georgian house for its owners the Hon Charles Pearson and his wife Lila. You can see the state it was in before he began from the before photos […]

I came across this kitchen on Instagram and it’s definitely one for the future home file. It impressed me even more after I saw the before photos on ArchitecturalDigest.com. Designer Katie Hackworth took the family’s dated kitchen from the 1960’s and brought it into the 21st-century in a beautiful and functional way. The lack of […]

Ritz Paris Reopening

06 . 08 . 16

The Ritz Paris finally reopened this Monday after a four year renovation project by the French architect and designer Thierry Despont. As he told The New York Times,“It needed a redo, but maintaining its essence and strong identity was essential, and my vision was to keep the Ritz exactly as it was but better.” The […]

Chateau Chic

04 . 06 . 14

I’ve been having a lot of conversations about chateaux in relationship to my upcoming trip. Seems I’m not the only one who dreams of buying a fixer upper in France.  When that time comes (after I win the lottery) the first person I will call for advice is designer Timothy Corrigan. He purchased his 18th-century […]

As I sit at my desk in front of my window and watch it snow once again, I am thinking about escaping. I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve never visited Venice.  I hope to remedy this situation this summer if not before and hopefully with a stay at the newly renovated Gritti Palace Hotel. After […]