HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS

As much as I love looking through the Neiman Marcus holiday catalog, let's get real here - most of us are not purchasing Aston Martin's for our nearest and dearest!  I often hear people saying how difficult it is to find hostess gifts, stocking stuffers and small but chic presents. Well fear not - there are actually a lot of cute options out Continue Reading

SPARKLY SPOTLIGHT ON BOSTON RING AND GEM

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One of my besties, Ani, is a member of the Zargarian family which owns and operates Boston Ring and Gem (BRAG) in Boston’s Jewelers Exchange Building. They are a family business, run by seventh generation jewelers; Rafi (father) and Sevag (son) are there to help you decide on or design your purchase. They actually manufacture all of Continue Reading

FASHION CLASSICS

There is nothing that feels better on a winter day than cashmere against your skin (it actually feels pretty good against your skin on a cooler summer night as well, in it's single ply version). It is luxurious investment, but well worth it as it actually becomes softer with age and should last a lifetime.  A cashmere sweater is perfect on its Continue Reading

THANKSGIVING TABLESCAPES

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Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away?  We are not hosting Thanksgiving this year, but if we were, I would choose a combination of elegant and rustic simplicity for my table setting.  I love a formal gathering as much as the next girl, but my vibe is more casual elegance than classic formal. When I planned the cocktail Continue Reading

PARISIAN SHOPPING TRIP

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It was during our Parisian vacation that I fell in love with two French labels that I have been meaning to tell you all about:  A.P.C and Comptoir des Cottoniers.  Both feature chic and urban-cool designs that are thoroughly wearable and modern. For those of you lucky enough to live in NYC, they both have stores there. For the rest Continue Reading