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State of Mind: May 2020

State of Mind: May 2020

May marks the ninth week of the Stay Home Mandate. This is a moment when the creative and crafty will prevail to design restained summertime routines. Regardless of the limitations, Mother Nature continues to bloom and we get more and more anxious to be outdoors. Perhaps the one blessing in all of this is the…

Crayola Chic

Crayola Chic

I was thrilled to receive this month’s Architectural Digest to discover the editorial about Katherine Rheinstein Brodsky. Kate is a New York Interior Designer and the owner of KRB. She has established a signature style that I like to classify as Crayola chic. A mixture of the Influence of her talented Mother and admiration for…

The Art of Simplicity

The Art of Simplicity

Staying home has turned into an excellent opportunity to catch up on the things that get lost in the everyday hustle. Like most, I have been living in a world based on simplicity.  Fortunately, I believe and practice a less is more, and quality outweighs quantity lifestyle.  A mindset that has served me well during…

Global Dress Code

Global Dress Code

The cover of April Vogue showcases their story about the universal camaraderie found within the modeling community. The piece encompasses runway professionals from all over the world to share their all-around personal style. A well-timed project as we are all linked together to face the worldwide pandemic. Besides, highlighting the trade’s global growth, the styling…

Sagaponack Soul

Sagaponack Soul

As we continue through this chaotic journey I look for the beauty that will inspire my current tainted vision.  The recent editorial in Elle Decor about the home of Marc Glimcher and Fairfax Dorn offered this promising perspective.  Based on the images it is no surprise this partnership is highly regarded within the contemporary art…

State of Mind: March 2020

State of Mind: March 2020

March has a reputation for being extremely temperamental.  As they say, in like a lion and out like a lamb.  Unfortunately this year the end of the phrase is yet to be determined.   As we venture into this unprecedented moment in life the world is paused to adhere to  CORVID-19. As with every challenge…

Treasured Trinkets

Treasured Trinkets

To start the new decade Town and Country dedicated its first issue to the jewelry that has made a significant impact in fashion throughout the years. The magazine explored the importance of these treasured trinkets based on craftsmanship, monetary worth, and sentimental value.  It was the article by Stellene Volandes titled “Aerin Lauder on the…

Sunshine Daydream

Sunshine Daydream

As the winter blues set in most of us dream about the warmth of a sun-filled paradise.  Travel might not be in the cards so finding creative outlets will have to serve as a mood-lifting influence. Last month I was taken by the stunning sophistication of Elle Macpherson’s new Floridian oasis in Architectural Digest. The…

Greatness is Everywhere

Greatness is Everywhere

This year’s holiday season seems to have come to life in true New York style.  The streets were filled with the exuberance that shows off Manhattan’s awesome celebratory customs. As always the main event is the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. The hometown crowd and tourists alike flocked to 49th Street to experience the magic of…

Dare to Dream de Gournay

Dare to Dream de Gournay

As a young girl my Mom always said I was drawn to quality.  I had an instinct for excellence and authenticity in outstanding craftsmanship. I sought out a unique type of beauty that offered originality in all categories from apparel, accessories, jewelry, and home interiors.   The October issue of Architectural Digest showcased the London…