Party Crashing: Christie’s Interiors

February 29, 2008 Design Scouting

Last night I attended the Young Collectors Night preview of the upcoming Christie’s Interiors auction hosted by Elle Decor. There were lots of boldfaced names in the house as well as plenty of amazing furniture, art and one-of-a-kind decorative items. Below a few photos I took from the event including a few my favorite pieces. (Please forgive my poor photography skills!) You can view all o …

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Diane von Furstenberg’s Oscar Moment

February 26, 2008 Fashion & Beauty

This year I watched the entire broadcast of the Oscars and I actually thought the show was pretty entertaining. Rather surprising given that this year’s show almost didn’t happen due to the writer’s strike…not to mention the fact I that always find the Oscars to be such a bore. Usually I just watch the pre-show red carpet coverage and then tune-in to the last half hour to see who win …

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{Haute Paper} Look at What Susan Spotted in Paris!

February 26, 2008 Entertaining Essentials

Stylish Susan!

The uber chic Susan Cernek from Glam.com (see my previous “Sartorialist’s Subjects Revealed” post) has a fabulous blog, GlamChic…one of my favorites and a daily must-read. Susan is currently in Paris covering the shows and earlier this week while walking the streets of the 6th arrondissement, she spotted samples of Francis Ford Coppola & Charlotte Gainsbourg’s person …

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Inspired by Fortuny…

February 24, 2008 Fab Finds

I was browsing CB2′s website last night and came across this $99 floor lamp that seems to be inspired by design legend Mariano Fortuny.

CB2′s “Photography Floor Lamp”

The authentic Fortuny reflector lamp, created in 1907, sells for $5,000 at DWR and other retailers. As you can see in the photo below, it is BEYOND gorgeous but unfortunately its hefty price tag makes it unattainable fo …

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Kanye West’s Hollywood Hills Home

February 23, 2008 Stylish Spaces

Since the subject of Kanye West is fresh in my head (see my post from yesterday) I thought it was appropriate to discuss his very cool, ultra modern Hollywood Hills home. Many of you may have already seen the home featured in the August issues of Harper’s Bazaar and Interior Design. The 4,200 square foot, three story home was designed by Desiderata Design out of LA. It’s look is very sta …

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Mother-Daughter Style

February 22, 2008 Inspiration & Ideas

The other day Style & Grace had a really great post about how she & her mom used the same Schumacher Chang Mai fabric in different colors to make pillows for rooms in their respective houses. It made me think of an article I loved that was featured in the premiere issue of Domino called “Are We Turning Into Our Mothers.” The story featured rooms in the homes of three mothers and daughters …

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