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X Spots The Mark

05 . 13 . 10

The chances of any of us being invited to stay at Valentino’s fabulous flat or chic chateau are slim to none, but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience a Jacques Grange designed interior. The French designer completely overhauled The Mark Hotel on the Upper East Side and now that the new The Mark Restaurant by […]

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 […]

Yesterday was Mr. Valentino’s birthday and of all the wonderful cities in the world he could have chose to spend it, he picked New York. I bet that was an amazing event! In honor of his special day, I’m posting some of my favorite images of the designer and his fashions. At 78, he looks […]

My favorite part of the Valentino: The Last Emperor DVD is the aptly titled special feature A Perfect Life: Around the World with Valentino. In it, we get a sneak peek at what it takes to run Mr. Valentino’s life and homes including his gorgeous chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland. The ultimate treat was getting to […]

Plagarism is Not Chic

07 . 22 . 09

Much of the time, bloggers write about the same people, magazine articles or events. We often use the same photos and source materials. It’s usually no big deal if someone writes a similar post about a similar topic. But when another blogger copies word for word what you have written, that steps over the line […]

All the buzz about Valentino: The Last Emperor had me going back to look at the Paris Penthouse of Giancarlo Giammetti, the business brains counterpart to Valentino’s creative genius. There is luxury and then there is the luxurious and lavish lifestyle of Giancarlo and Valentino. It’s beyond perfection and so is this duplex penthouse a […]

I’ve been hearing nothing but good things about the stylish new documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor and now it’s finally about to make it’s theatrical debut this Wednesday, March 18th in select cities. Andre Leon Tally, the style scribe and editor at large of Vogue will be on hand at the Film Forum March 19th […]

A Fashionable Read

10 . 01 . 07

It’s Paris Fashion week right now so I thought I would start the week off on a fashionable note. There is a gorgeous new book out now that pays homage to the ultimate king of fashion, Valentino, who also recently celebrated his 45th Anniversary in the business with a three days of decadent parties in […]