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Jackie Kennedy and Lee Radziwill in Ravello, Italy, 1962

If you haven't read T Magazine's interview with Lee Radziwill yet, I highly recommend it. For those who don't know - Lee Radziwill is the younger sister of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Lee and Jacqueline were born into a life of luxury, summering in the Hamptons and hobnobbing with the American upper class. Soon Lee was married a Polish prince, making her a European Princess. Her sister was first lady of the United States, and they both fascinated the American public. (Her daughter in law is Carole Radziwill of NY housewives fame - Lee famously gave her that amazing Le Tigre sofa - … [Read more...]



Thought we could all use a sight for sore eyes. Paris Apartments are always just the ticket, aren't they? This is the home of fashion designer Giambattista Valli. It has the classic Parisian herringbone floors, plaster moldings and high ceilings, mixed with iconic design pieces from the midcentury and beyond. Of course, it has that decorated undecorated look that looks effortless. Propping artwork on every surface, leaving books in happy stacks, using furniture that is held together by sometimes nothing more than "because I liked it", collecting things, is how you get it. On mixing styles … [Read more...]

Exploring Dover Street Market.


COMME des GARCONS  store in New York is located in a 103-year old building in Murray Hill which used to be the New York School of Applied Design for Women and Touro College. Dover Street Market is seven levels of crazy town, kind of like the fashion world version of Alice in Wonderland. Rei Kawakubo, the brilliant designer behind Commes des Garçons, has designed the store to have feature mini stores within the store giving each brand a small piece of real estate that they can design however they please.  Looking to make the store a showplace for the work of artists with strong, often … [Read more...]

Brad Pitt’s photos of Angelina Jolie.


Who knew Brad Pitt was a photographer? Brad was approached by W Magazine to take the photos of Angelina. In the interview with Jolie, she says, “I love his photography. Some people have a hobby, and they find the quickest way to it and are very pleased with the outcome right away. But he’s someone who will really study the camera—he’ll get the most complicated one and really understand the science behind it. And he’s very critical of his own work.”  I'm laughing at that quote a little bit, but Brad does seem like he takes all his hobbies very seriously. I do love this photo series. One … [Read more...]

World leaders with Man Buns.


This made my day. Obama and Lincoln being my favorite. See the rest of them HERE. HA. … [Read more...]