Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Matter Of Perspective

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Some matters on style are hardly serious (my post yesterday, for instance); and although it’s all important to me, I recognize that a manifesto on belts is not going to change lives. My work with clients is the same. They’ll humor me when I unleash a tirade against capri pants, all the while recognizing that… [Cont.]

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Home Humor

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Pottery Barn’s Summer sneak peak is available online, and I am obsessed with this Palm (Beach or Springs) sheet set. Those of you familiar with my interior design philosophy know the importance of humor; guest rooms (bath and bed) are the ideal place to make these statements, as they’re separate from the main living quarters and… [Cont.]

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What’s Your Style?

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Determining your individual, personal style can be a deceptively difficult task, as the simplest questions are often the most complicated to answer. The following are a few of the factors influencing why we dress: Location– Where you grew up can have a pronounced effect on your style preferences. From different time zones to coasts to countries, you… [Cont.]

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Heat Wave

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I’ve never believed in keeping a good thing all to myself.. I can’t take credit for finding this gem. My esteemed colleague in style, Jessica Helson of Chelsea, gifted me this lipstick after reading that it, quite miraculously, looks amazing on everyone. And if you’ve been paying attention to the Spring fashion ads, you’ll recognize… [Cont.]

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A staple piece for every woman’s closet, the leopard scarf becomes increasingly important as we near Spring. Its unusual pairing with navy, hot pink, bright orange and the other dynamic colors of the upcoming season is unpredictable and, in short, good style.

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The Right Rug

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It’s hard to get excited about rugs. As a child, I happily accompanied my mother on shopping trips, but when it came to rug shopping, I was dragged.  For one thing, the sheer volume of options feels very overwhelming. For another, as something that lays on your floor and gets dirty, rugs are expensive! These factors… [Cont.]

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Mixing Prints

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Leave it to J.Crew to get it exactly right… I’ve spoken about mixing prints before, specifically that stripes are a great neutral print to pair with something bolder. From the newest catalogue, J.Crew demonstrates how to take that one step further: with a third print. The key aspect to pulling off this look? Simplicity. Each… [Cont.]

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