The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

At Sotheby’s auction house there is more than just art for sale. The Emporium, on view in their flagship New York location, is a new retail destination featuring luxury selections of mostly fashion items that are also works of art. The selection of handbags, jewelry, watches, clothing, sneakers, scarves and other curated items represent well-crafted… Continue reading The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

Former Flagship Pays Homage to Fine Art

The Winter Show 2022 (in spring) of fine art and antiques is held this year at the former flagship location of Barney’s New York at 660 Madison Avenue. The 68th edition of the Show runs through April 10, 2022 featuring over 60 exhibitors across four floors of the sprawling building. Walking through the exhibition, the… Continue reading Former Flagship Pays Homage to Fine Art

A Genius In His Hands

On his 87th birthday this year Lino Tagliapietra announced his retirement from active glass blowing. It has been an extraordinary 75-year career of craftsmanship where glass in his genius hands made way for many breathtaking designs. At Heller Gallery in NY the Journey exhibition showcases many of Tagliapietra’s brilliant works over the years. Featured image:… Continue reading A Genius In His Hands

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Easily one of the best museum shows of 2021 – Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the Brooklyn Museum, on view through February 20, 2022. It chronicles the design house from the beginning under Mr. Dior himself and all the other designers that followed – Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf… Continue reading Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion

The Costume Institute’s In America: A Lexicon of Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art features about 100 men’s and women’s ensembles by a diverse range of American designers from the 1940s to the present. Featured image: Gypsy Sport – top synthetic plain weave embroidered with cotton thread; shorts of cotton and synthetic plain weave.

Hampton Designer Showhouse 2021

The 2021 Hampton Designer Showhouse presented by Hampton Cottages & Garden returned this year at the historic Woolley House in Southhampton. Over 20 designers created wonderful spaces with all the proceeds going to Stony Brook Southhampton Hospital. Featured image: Katherine Elizabeth Designs ceiling detail

Topping Rose House

Topping Rose House, the only full-service luxury resort in the Hamptons is a renovated 19th century mansion and estate. The resort has 16 guest rooms and 6 one-bedroom suites featuring Frette linens, bath towels by Matouk, bathrobes by Chadsworth & Haig, and bath amenities by Farmaesthetics. There is also a fabulous Jean-Georges restaurant with indoor… Continue reading Topping Rose House

Holiday House Hamptons Tabletop Event

It was a great tabletop event to benefit Breast Cancer Research at Holiday House Hamptons Fabulous tabletop ideas from some of the leading interior designers in the beautiful setting of the Topping Rose House, Bridgehampton. Featured image: Root Cellar Designs

Home Decor as Art

For those who love a well designed home, no matter the size (or the size of your bank account), you can add great functional pieces that does double duty as art. Using the right mix of pieces will enhance any home making it even more beautiful. Especially with this past year people are paying more… Continue reading Home Decor as Art