March 2009


Introducing One Kings Lane

One of the perks of working in fashion and living in New York is having access to all of the fabulous designer sample sales around the city! Recently, a crop of great online sites have launched that are bringing designer sample sales to the masses so that people outside of New York can join in on the fun. You’ve probably heard of sites like Gilt Groupe or Ideeli by now. Well, let me introduce you to One Kings Lane, the online sample sale devoted entirely to home decor products!One Kings Lane is a new, invitation-required online shopping destination dedicated…

Barnes & Noble Home Collection

Yesterday while checking out John Robshaw’s new collection for Barnes & Noble I discovered that the book retailer has dipped its toe in the water of the home market with the introduction of the Barnes & Noble Home Collection. The product offerings include lighting, entertaining and tabletop items, desk accessories, wall art and decorative accents such as vases, bowls, candlesticks and more. I was actually impressed with their selection of lighting which included lamps from the best brands in the category like Robert Abbey, Visual Comfort and Arteriors Home. There were also a few vases and entertaining pieces I liked …

John Robshaw for Barnes & Noble

John Robshaw is one of my favorite textile designers so I was excited to learn that he recently launched a collection of eco-friendly stationery and gifts for Barnes & Noble! Below is a look at some of my favorite items. I especially love the elephant notecards! All items are available at Barnes & Nobles stores nationwide or at

Elephant Handmade Paper Notecards, $14.95

Indigo Madura Journal, $14.95

Handmade Paper Wrapped Colored Pencils, $9.95


Metallic Goa Natural Canvas Pencil Pouch, $6.95

Peacock Hand Painted Natural Canvas Tote, $19.95…

At Home With Frankie Foye

Celebrity hairstylist Frankie Foye has been fortunate enough to travel the world with her job which involves styling the tresses of celebrities and supermodels like Shania Twain, Jennifer Nettles, Molly Sims, Adriana Lima and Marisa Miller. Her list of credits includes fashion editorials for Glamour, Numero and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue as well as photoshoots for regular catalog clients including Berdgorf Goodman, Bloomingdales and Victoria’s Secret. Frankie is constantly inspired by the beautiful and exotic places she’s visited and counts Morocco, Thailand, Mexico and India among her most inspirational. This global influence can definitely be seen throughout her bohemian …