Avec Amour

Did you ever admire someone from afar and feel you should be friends.  This is the cut reaction I receive as I learn more and more about Aerin Lauder.  The connection must stem from her New York heritage, sense of style, and abiding respect for the family.  This month Elle Decor has highlighted her families…


Forever Ralph: RL50 Home

I came across an article in a 2007 issue of Town & Country titled Ralph Lauren his Life and Legend. As I prepared my thoughts for this tribute I re-read the story and found amazing comparisons to present-day editorials celebrating his unwavering vision of fashionable contributions.   Ralph Lauren is one of the great men from the Bronx who have developed a passion…


Sibling Sweet Sophistication

To celebrate the spirit of summer I thought I would revisit a charming weekend hideaway featured in the May issue of Elle Decor.  The Connecticut home belongs to sisters Ariel Ashe and Alexi Ashe Meyers. This family affair would not be complete without Alexi’s funnyman husband Seth Meyers and their two beautiful children. Ariel a…