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More photos from a recent visit to my mom’s house. This time, several eye-catching objets d’art paired with their runway equivalents from the Fall 2012 Ready-to-Wear Collections…

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My mom may not realize it, but her house near Philly is always a treasure trove of inspiration for me. The last time I visited, however, was over the winter holidays so I was definitely due for another trip up I-95. Although my recent stay was only three days long, we had a lovely time […]

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By now, you have probably heard about the late Dr. Albert C. Barnes and his multi-billion-dollar art collection that was, up until a few months ago, housed in a mansion in the Philly suburb of Merion. The eccentric Doctor filled the walls with works by Renoir, C├ęzanne and Matisse…

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My favorite blog Design*Sponge does a weekly feature called “Living In…” They take a film like The Talented Mr. Ripley or Lost In Translation and cleverly select accessories, clothes and furnishings that evoke its style, mood and location. Several months ago they did a post about the movie Pollock, and I was thinking I could […]


During the whirlwind that was our home purchase back in February, one thing that we ended up sacrificing was a real summer vacation this year. And when I say real, what I mean is beach. The scent of saltwater mixed with Coppertone…