GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

Tory Burch in her office

Tory Burch in her office

While I am still working on decorating my office – so far I have a rug and a groovy gold-painted hand chair which still sits in my basement (for shame!), and we all know how long I’ve been yapping on about my so-called office – I always have my eye out for other people’s perfect places of business. Continue reading

facebookgoogle_pluspinterestrssfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestrss FOLLOW US
facebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmailfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail SHARE US

STYLE CRUSH: LAUREN SANTO DOMINGO

Wearing Zac Posen source: Vogue

Wearing Zac Posen
source: Vogue

Socialite, erstwhile model, Vogue contributing editor, internet entrepreneur, and fashion icon. Lauren Santo Domingo (née Davis) is all this and more, also being the the sister in law by marriage to Monaco’s Andrea Casiraghi and a mother of two. Continue reading

facebookgoogle_pluspinterestrssfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestrss FOLLOW US
facebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmailfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail SHARE US

HOME ENVY: VALENTINO

Valentino with model Natalia Vodianova at Chateau Wideville

Valentino with model Natalia Vodianova at Chateau Wideville

Last week, while I was posting our story on celebrities and their pooches, I came across the stunning Chateau de Wideville, the home of couturier Valentino Garavani near Paris. This gorgeous 17th century abode, built by Louis XIII’s finance minister and once the home of one of Louis XIV’s mistresses, was purchased by Valentino in 1995 and redecorated by Henri Samuel, Continue reading

facebookgoogle_pluspinterestrssfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestrss FOLLOW US
facebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmailfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail SHARE US

PUPPY LOVE

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

It seems that everywhere I look these days, someone has adopted a puppy.  In Paris, you can’t cross the street without running into a chic Parisian and her pug. In our neck of the woods, the Goldendoodles, Dachshunds and Labradors rule the roost. There aren’t enough words to describe how cute these furry creatures are. Continue reading

facebookgoogle_pluspinterestrssfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestrss FOLLOW US
facebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmailfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail SHARE US

HAPPY BIRTHDAY QUEEN MAXIMA!

max 10It’s hard to believe that Queen Maxima is celebrating her 43rd birthday today. Like a fine wine, she appears to just get better with age. It seems like only yesterday that the king, then still Crown Prince Willem Alexander or Alex to his friends, introduced the out-going Argentinian to the Dutch people. Continue reading

facebookgoogle_pluspinterestrssfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestrss FOLLOW US
facebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmailfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail SHARE US

THE BEST AND WORST OF THE MET GALA 2014

Jay-Z and Beyonce wearing Givenchy Haute Couture

Jay-Z and Beyonce wearing Givenchy Haute Couture

The annual Met Gala, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is arguably the most glamorous, talked-about and prestigious event on the social calendar. If Anna Wintour thinks you’re relevant enough, you’re in. It’s where Hollywood, Park Avenue and Seventh Avenue come together and pull out all the stops. It must be where the phrase ‘dressed to impress’ is most applicable. Continue reading

facebookgoogle_pluspinterestrssfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestrss FOLLOW US
facebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmailfacebookgoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail SHARE US