Monthly Archives: March 2013

Meet BuDhaGirl | More than Just Beautiful

In the crowded world of fashion and luxury, sometimes it’s not only about being beautiful. And indeed, the new jewelry line BuDhaGirl offers something significantly more.  As was discussed last fall at the Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit, many upscale consumers are looking for more than merely the transaction.…
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Meljac at the Architectural Digest Home Show 2013

I fell in love with Meljac as soon as I stumbled on their booth at the Architectural Digest Home Show last week. Exhibiting for the first time at the show, the upscale French company‘s beautiful electrical hardware was a magnet to design detail junkies like me.…
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Stylish Shopping Bonus at Gerald Bland

As with our last Stylish Shopping episode with Alexa Hampton, our cup runneth over with sage advice and creative ideas from Alex Papachristidis. So Susanna Salk and I are delighted to present a bonus mini segment as the dapper designer indulges in a little fantasy shopping at the über chic Gerald Bland shop on Madison Avenue.…
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DIFFA Dining by Design Continued

There were many glamorous tables at this year’s DIFFA Dining by Design. Luxury living was exemplified at Inson Wood‘s table for Manhattan Magazine featuring Fendi Casa. With a love of all things Italian, acquired after a stint living in Rome, the designer has a definite appreciation for the handmade in Italy craftsmanship of the line.…
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DIFFA Dining by Design 2013

DIFFA is a cause close to the members of the design community’s hearts and Dining by Design always brings out the best in them. There were some especially creative solutions this year from elegant to outrageous. One of the more flamboyant designs was the creative collaboration of the Rockwell Group with Maya Romanoff to celebrate the April 4th opening of producers Daryl Roth’s and Hal Luftig’s new Cyndi Lauper Broadway musical Kinky Boots.…
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DIFFA Dining by Design 2013 at the AD Home Show

I’m sure many of you know that since 1984 DIFFA has been one of the nation’s largest supporters of people with HIV/AIDS. And Dining by Design, now in its 16th year is not only one of the industry’s most anticipated events, but has raised over 16 million dollars for the cause.…
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Architectural Digest Home Show and Dining by Design

After a long day at the AD Home Show that segued directly into DIFFA Dining by Design, it is too late to write a proper post but I wanted to give you a little preview taste of what’s to come. Some lovely new discoveries in several categories and lots of table top eye candy from the DIFFA event to be featured.…
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Out and About in NYC with BlogTour and More

It’s a busy design week in New York. As an alumna of the Modenus‘ original BlogTour trip to London in 2011, I was kindly invited to tag along on their second NYC trip yesterday. It was wonderful to see old friends and finally meet some longtime online connections.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Alex Papachristidis

To quote my video partner in crime, Susanna Salk, Alex Papachristidis is just yummy. And it’s so true! His enthusiasm and love for his craft is incredibly infectious and makes you envy his lucky clients who are the beneficiaries of his passionate dedication.…
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Anna Trzebinski | The Luxury of African Chic

You know when you see a certain woman on the street who just has that special something? That unmistakable style of someone who has access to secret fashion sources? Who exudes an undefinable global style that can’t be found in a department store?…
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