Posts Tagged: Entertaining

Setting a Holiday Table with Christie’s

Designer Alex Papachristidis and I share a love of tabletop so we were delighted when several weeks ago Christie’s asked if we would like to collaborate on setting a holiday table using lots from their upcoming Living with Art sales. Merging a wide range of categories and styles, the sale focuses on how both fine and decorative art live successfully together in our homes. …
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2016 Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala Creel & Gow 2016 Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala

While last week was chock full of design happenings, I was thrilled to be able to at least sneak a peek at the glorious tables for the 2016 Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Gala. Always a favorite event of the season, this year the gala honored long time board member Audrey Gruss for her leadership and generosity.…
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Lela Rose and Susanna Salk At Home with Susanna Salk and Lela Rose

Lela Rose is not only an acclaimed fashion designer, with eponymous ready-to-wear and bridal collections, but, as seen in her new book, Prêt-à-Party, a passionate and creative party-giver. In fact, her Tribeca apartment, where Lela lives with her husband and two children, was custom built around her love for entertaining.…
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best rosés What to Serve on the 4th | Antonio Galloni Recommends the Best Rosés of the Season

With the holiday weekend ahead, it’s time to think about entertaining essentials. And while traditional meal options may range from burgers to BBQ or lobster, no drink has become more synonymous with the summer season than Rosé. With its light bright color and flavor, Rosé is a perfect choice for cocktails, pairs wonderfully with fish and seafood and the fuller flavored varieties are ideal with heavier and even spicy food.…
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Hermes Voyage en Ikat and St. Louis The Chic Table | Hermès Voyage en Ikat

While many of the recent introductions from tabletop market will not be out until late summer, one stellar debut is available now for setting a chic table. Even those of you who are feeling jaded from the proliferation of ikat in the design marketplace will be enchanted by Hermès’ new Voyage en Ikat, proving that in the right hands a classic can be reinvented and reinterpreted into something fresh and exciting.…
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Creel & Gow Lenox Hill Garden of Eden gala table Lenox Hill Garden of Eden Gala Sneak Peek

The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House annual benefit is one of my favorite spring events. With 50 tables decorated by noted interior designers, it is a festive evening of stylish entertaining for a wonderful cause. Over the last severals years there have been many memorable tables, a few seen in the collage below.…
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Susanna Salk and Laura Slatkin At Home with Susanna Salk and Laura Slatkin

Whether at home, at work as founder and CEO of NEST Fragrances or contributing to philanthropic causes of autism and mental health, Laura Slatkin is always drawing on her interconnected worlds for inspiration. Since launching her line of home fragrances in 2008, Laura has built NEST into an enormously successful luxury lifestyle brand.…
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William Yeoward Spring Entertaining

Since we finally have had signs of warmth and sun, we can start looking forward to time outdoors and spring entertaining. Products from the fall tabletop show are now available, so it is a good time to consider what you might want to add to your collections. …
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Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch lettuce ware Dodie Thayer for Tory Burch

In the Slim Aarons era of Palm Beach life, potter Dodie Thayer was a name known to all fashionable hostesses. Self taught and using a second-hand kiln in her garage, she hand-made ceramics molded from lettuce and cabbage leaves, many pieces taking up to two weeks to complete.…
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stylish entertaining with Danielle Rollins at the Veranda NYBG Orchid Dinner Stylish Entertaining at the NYBG Orchid Dinner

The tables at the Veranda NYBG Orchid Dinner were amazing in their diversity and creativity. Some designers focused on the splendor of the floral centerpieces while others chose to exhibit their talents for stylish entertaining. Veranda contributing editor Danielle Rollins has long had a passion for the latter as seen in her pieces for the magazine and her book Soirée.…
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