Just as I look forward to new fashions when September rolls around, I also get excited by new book releases. I collect a design books and here are four tomes I am most looking forward to:
Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style by Andre Leon Talley. I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. de la Renta years ago, a kind, warm soul. It will be fascinating to read Andre's personal reflections on the life and legacy of this legendary designer.
Carolyn Roehm: At Home in the Garden. I've always said that Carolyn Roehm has the...
If I were in the stage I am now in 2003 when Sotheby's was auctioning off pieces from the home of Bill Blass, I would have placed bids on some items. I wouldn't have walked home with a single item because according to the New York Times report of the auction, pieces went for five times the high estimates. But how thrilling it must have been to witness and to see the fabulous things Blass surrounded himself with.
No other fashion designer has had such a stronghold in the aesthetics of the interior design community than Blass. His...
Our best-selling Galapagos Brass Ants work well as paperweights or wall decor. Have one on top of a pile of papers or have five or more crawl up your wall as an art piece. Another idea is to scatter them on your dinner table set up at your next party. They will surely be a conversation piece.
Our Galapagos Brass Ants on display at Bergdorf Goodman in New York