Not everyone knows about Smythe. But trust me when I tell you that Smythe jackets are like a perfect red-soled Louboutin high heel, an Hermes scarf, a Cartier watch: timeless. So when one goes on sale, you bet that this is the place that’s gonna let you know about it. They run small, so if… [Cont.]
Monthly Archives: June 2010
Today’s find comes courtesy of Target. When I entertain, my platters are a mix of glamorous and rustic, and this root serving platter is as good as any I’ve used. Fill it with crudite, fruit, olives, or different hummus flavors and pair it with a tray a little more polished, like this one from Jayson… [Cont.]
For those of us lucky enough to live in Colorado, we know how inexpensive Orchids are. To compare, the standard size single plant Orchid that Whole Foods stocks in bulk about once a month, selling for $20? They cost at least 3x that in New York City. Orchids are one way to add a bit… [Cont.]
These sandals, from Barneys, are adorable, and in hunter green, a nice alternative to the usual summer colors.
Now that most online stores have marked items down 60%, here are a few of the best: These shoe boots are by Loeffler Randall, a line known to be incredibly comfortable and sturdy. While a little on the edgy side, these boots can still be worn with everything. I would recommend pairing with a strapless,… [Cont.]
There is a lot that can be said about this topic and, unfortunately, not enough steadfast rules of age-appropriate dressing. Aside from the length of clothing (it’s rarely appropriate to wear skirts above the knee once you are 35 and above), it’s really all a grey area. However, there is one rule I follow and… [Cont.]
Flowers look beautiful in anything, but presenting them in a galvanized metal milk can (from Pottery Barn) adds character, creates contrast and takes your presentation to the next level. Generally, the more romantic the flower (roses, peonies, lilies), the better.
Our introduction to this new blog feature comes courtesy of Bayleaf, a charming boutique in West Pearl. Known primarily for their higher-end culinary merchandise, Bayleaf also has great gifts, which we’re highlighting here. Coffee Table Book- books like these typically display in a small stack on a coffee or side table. If you aren’t 100%… [Cont.]
Ashtrays have come quite a long way. Use them on a coffee or side table to hold display your matchbook collection, in the bathroom to hold jewelry, or in the guest room for candy (I prefer Hershey’s Kisses).
When it comes to gift giving, there are so many options. I love these boxes because they are beautiful and will add glamour and sophistication to a tablescape, bathroom or boudoir.