Oceanview Vistas

August 27, 2009 Stylish Spaces


A home designed by Martin Lawrence Bullard

Since I’m fresh from vacation and still have the beach on the brain, a post on beach houses seems in order! I always say that one day I will own a beach house of my own. I love everything about the beach…the sun, the sand, the surf…there’s just something about a being near a beach setting that puts me at ease. If I were lucky enough to live …

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Ethnic Inspired Fabrics I Love

August 26, 2009 Fab Finds


A Peter Dunham Designed room featuring fabrics from his signature line.

I absolutely love ethnic inspired textiles, particularly prints and patterns that are emblematic of Central Asian countries like India, Turkey, Uzbekistan, etc. I especially have a thing for Indian paisleys and florals. Here are some of my favorites:

Indian Pear, Robert Kime

Rajmata, Peter Dunham

Kashmir Paisley, Pe …

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Back from Paradise!

August 25, 2009 Travel

So I’m back after my week long vacay in the Dominican Republic. With a lot going on in my personal life combined with the stresses of my demanding job and the daily rigors of living in New York, I really needed to get away and this trip is just what the doctor ordered! The island was beautiful and I took great pleasure in being a beach bum all week.

A gorgeous sunset on Bayahibe Beach in …

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The Domino Spread That Never Was

August 10, 2009 Stylish Spaces

A few months before Domino folded I heard some gossip that the magazine had recently shot the home of socialite and fashion PR maven Annelise Peterson. A frequent boldfaced name, Peterson spent years in New York working in the PR offices of top fashion brands such as Calvin Klein, Valentino and Alberta Ferretti before moving to LA to launch her own fashion and lifestyle consulting firm earli …

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Happy Birthday to Me!

August 10, 2009 Notes from Nicole

Photo via AmyAtlas.com

Today marks the 28th year of my existence!! I celebrated over the weekend with a fun rooftop party. Tonight after work I’m keeping it low key. Dinner at a great Indian restaurant plus a trip to the movies to see Julie & Julia. My idea of a perfect night! As a birthday gift to myself I am taking a trip to La Romana in the Dominican Republic. I’m going with my broth …

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