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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk & Alexa Hampton

In the world of design, Alexa Hampton needs no introduction. Armed with all the right credentials, including an honorary doctorate, Alexa (or should we say Dr. Hampton) has built her own successful career since assuming the role of president of her father’s eponymous firm in 1998.…
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Astier de Villatte at Maison et Objet

Since 1996 Ivan Pericoli and Benoit Astier de Villatte have been producing their furniture and distinctive white ceramics that are now carried in upscale boutiques around the globe. Establishing their charming Saint Honoré boutique in 2000, it quickly became a go-to destination in Paris for chic home accessories.…
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Style inspiration Coming Soon!

Dear readers, time has finally caught up with me this week but I will be working faithfully over the weekend to bring you more exciting style inspiration from near and far. Here is  just a bit of what is on the horizon – some sooner and some later in the coming weeks or months.…
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Midipy and More from Maison et Objet

Among the thousands of exhibitors at Maison, I was delighted to discover Midipy, a French brand looking to revive the heritage of the century old wool mills and weavers’ workshops of the Pyrenean mountain valleys. With skills handed down by generations, they have translated these traditional and authentic goods into a stylish line of beautiful blankets, rugs and leather products.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk & Thom Filicia

I am excited to announce the debut of a new video series, Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk. Each segment will take you behind the scenes to share the experience of shopping with a designated design expert. You’ll learn what captures their attention and why, as we explore exciting design resources.…
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Modern Romance with Miles Redd for Danielle Rollins

The March/April issue of  Veranda is all about Modern Romance and that’s exactly what contributing editor Danielle Rollins was looking for when she hired Miles Redd to decorate her expansive 1920s Philip Shutze house in Atlanta. Danielle RollinsWho better to create a sumptuous manse perfect for stylish entertaining and gracious living than the man whose signature look is a Fred Astaire Top Hat fantasy come to life in his vintage David Adler mirrored bathroom.…
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High Point Market Style Spotters

I am pleased to share that I will be one of the nine Style Spotters for High Point Market this April. High PointThis award winning social media program, created by Cheminne Taylor-Smith, VP of Marketing at High Point is now in its fourth season.…
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Holland & Sherry Hosts New Collections at Deco Off

One of the most appealing aspects of Paris Deco Off is the conviviality of seeing the collections in the showrooms. Whether during the day or in the evening, when many hosted cocktail events (although drinks often seemed to flow at all hours) everyone seemed particularly welcoming on their own turf.…
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BEHIND THE Q | Introducing Lalique Maison

One of the most striking booths at Maison et Objet was that of Lalique with their introduction of a full range of Lalique Maison products. From beds and bars to linens and lacquered accessories, the presentation of the new lifestyle line was impressive.…
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Out and About in Paris

While out and about in Paris between the shows, it’s a miracle I wasn’t hit by a pedestrian-loathing Belmondo look-alike, sneering as I tried to elude his cab’s path while snapping a shot. It was hard not to look like a charm-struck tourist, admiring every enchanting vignette.…
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