January 2008

Front Row Chic

I was perusing one of my favorite celebrity gossip blogs and came across this photo of Dita von Teese, Claudia Schiffer and Victoria Beckham sitting front row at Roland Mouret’s Spring/Summer 2008 Haute Couture show in Paris last week. With their makeup, the lighting and their nearly identical poses they sort of look like plastic dolls. And I’m not sure how well they can even see the clothes through their dark shades! Still, I have to admit they look tres chic! What do YOU think?…


I travel to Boston for work quite a bit and every time I go I make sure I stay at one of my all-time favorite hotels, XV Beacon. The intimate and uber chic boutique hotel is located in downtown Boston in the historic and charming little enclave known as Beacon Hill. The tree-lined, picturesque streets are filled with red brick Victorian and 20th century colonial town houses, many bearing American flags on their facades. Home to the likes of John Kerry and other prominent residents, it’s one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country and one its most notable …

Chic Bedroom

My dream bedroom. Room by II BY IV Design Associates, photo via Desire to Inspire.

I am an addict…a design blog addict. I’ve been utterly obsessed with them ever since my accidental discovery of Apartment Therapy a few years ago. I now have close to 100 bookmarked on my browser and must confess that keeping up with all these blogs is starting to decrease my productivity! I can’t help it…I absolutely love interior design!

My love and appreciation for beautiful interiors was cultivated long before I discovered design blogs or even the internet. My mother, now a custom …