Closet Envy

February 18, 2008 Interiors

So today I spent the morning cleaning and organizing some of my closets. I live in a decent sized (by New York standards) 1 bedroom apartment with four closets but, seriously folks, I’m having a major clothes storage crisis! My front hall and linen closets are just fine but the closet in my bedroom is way too small. Then I have this ridiculously designed extra closet in my hallway that has …

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Madeline Weinrib Does Clothing

February 17, 2008 Fashion & Beauty
Madeline Weinrib Clothing

It looks like our favorite purveyor of ethnic printed textiles, Madeline Weinrib, is branching out. While flipping through the March issue of Oprah I came across this jacket:

Madeline Weinrib’s ikat jacket, made of natural fibers, is featured in an article about eco-chic clothing. I get that its hand woven and all but I really don’t think the $1600 price tag is justified. And I also thi …

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{Haute Style} Linda Rodin

February 16, 2008 Fashion & Beauty
Linda Rodin in Domino

Just before Christmas I ran into stylist Linda Rodin, a long time colleague, at a party and she told me that she was going to be featured on the endnote page in the March issue of Domino. So…when my copy arrived in the mailbox a couple of days ago I flipped straight to the back of the book to read her feature. As usual, Linda looked fabulous! She always wears red lipstick and has on a styl …

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{Haute Homes} Francois Nars’ Private Island Retreat

February 13, 2008 Interiors

In my previous post about St Barths’ Le Sereno I mentioned that Christian Liaigre designed cosmetics tycoon Francois Nars’ private island estate in the South Pacific and it reminded me of this amazing editorial from the Dec 2004 issue of Vogue that was shot on the island. The article featured Canadian model Daria Werbowy and was photographed by Patrick Demarchelier.

The island is called …

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Nate Berkus’ Extreme Home Makeover…

February 12, 2008 Interiors

Nate and the crew that helped the Hale-Jo family build their dream house.

On yesterday’s Oprah show cutie pie interior designer Nate Berkus worked his magic Extreme Home Makeover style for a family who’s overcrowded suburban Seattle home was in need of a top to bottom renovation. In just 15 days Nate gutted, partially demolished and rebuilt the house from the inside out, opening up its f …

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