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At Home With... Mona Bismarck
Mona Bismarck once earned the title Best Dressed Woman in the World, an honor that hasn't been bestowed on anyone else since. Such was her devotion to style and fashion that the legendary Diana Vreeland had said that Bismarck, upon hearing of the closure of Cristobal Balenziaga's atelier, did not leave her room for three days. In the photos in this post, you can see just how incredibly stylish Bismarck was.
The photographs were taken by Cecil Beaton who was as fascinated by fashion as he was by interiors. And you can see in these portraits just how Bismarck's...
At Home With... Pauline de Rothschild
Gucci's stores are all decorated with a chinoiserie wallpaper at the moment. A glorious mix of birds and flowers on a pastel background. The kind that you will find at Gracie or de Gournay and very reminiscent of the interior decor style of Pauline de Rothschild.
What interior design lover cannot reference the photograph of Pauline de Rothschild peeking through a jib door of her bedroom that is covered in a sea foam color chinoiserie wallpaper?
De Rothschild was so proficient in anything that had to do with design and was so singular in her style and...
Valentine's Day Gift Idea: Linked In
Connect with the one you love the most and give them our Alhambra Quatrefoil Chain Link this Valentine's Day.
Made from black and white stone inlay, this decorative piece is just the right accent for your coffee table or bookshelf. Shop the Alhambra Quatrefoil Chain Link HERE.
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Required Reading: Venice's Palazzos, Vignettes, Rajasthan And More...
From the colors and textures of India to the modern and serene interiors of Vicente Wolf, a list of exciting new book releases.
The Four Elements of Design: Interiors Inspired By Earth, Water, Air and Fire. Design guru Vicente Wolf guides us through his decorating approach informed by the natural elements.
Inside Venice: A Private View of the City's Most Beautiful Interiors. The Old World grandeur of Venice's palazzos and private apartments are laid bare through lavish photography. Anyone interested in design and craft must get this book.
Rajasthan. Palaces, colors, intricate patterns, history, culture - everything about...
At Home With... Me Via Lonny
My home in Manila is featured on LONNY.com this week. You can check it out on their site.
Designer, fashion editor, and man about town Blue Carreon imbues his Philippines apartment with patina and tradition... Get the full tour at LONNY.com