Gift Guide for the Glamorous Gallivanter

Luxurious gift ideas for the glamorous gallivanter on your list.  I share a few of my favorite finds from my trip to Venice as well as a few things that evoke beautiful memories of my trip to Italy such as the Bitter Orange home fragrance from Agraria Home. 1/ Sent Sisters' Bubble Glass Necklace at MOMA 2/ Bitter Orange PetitEssence from Agraria 3/ Slow Venice Tours 4/ Dream of Venice ...

Express Your Signature Personal Style at Home with Ambella Home

Translating your personal signature style to style at home has just gotten that much easier thanks to Ambella Home’s new furnishings collection that debuted at the fall 2014 High Point Market. The style-filled, beautiful and glamorous furniture channeled four distinct signature styles: Boho Chic, Neo-Trad Glam, Tailored Classic and Eclectic Sophisticate all of which align perfectly with their respective fashion styles. BOHO CHIC STYLE Earthy, comfort-imbued style with breezy, casually elegant ...

W. Schillig’s Spot on Color Direction for 2015

Furniture's fashion week, as the High Point Furniture and Design Market is oft referred, put on quite the show this October rivaling the spectacular couture performances that graced the catwalks from Paris to Rome to New York.  On show at the High Point fall market were several unmistakable trends both in design and color. Three of the hottest color directions for home design 2015 that caught my eye were: ...

Oscar de la Renta’s Exquisite Fabric Collection for Lee Jofa/Kravet

Lee Jofa, a Kravet Fabric company, has announced that legendary and iconic haute couture designer, Oscar de la Renta has designed a second wallpaper and fabrics collection for the brand. This announcement comes two years after the very successful  launch of de la Renta's first collection for Lee Jofa. According to Lee Jofa the new Oscar de la Renta collection will delight with, " new embroideries, saturated ikats and ethnic-inspired patterns, ...

Poetic Architecture: Alberto Alfonso’s Fragmentary Blue Rooftop Bar at Streamsong

"This place really is in the middle of nowhere!"  I mused to myself upon arrival at  the  Streamsong Resort,  Yes, the resort is in a remote area, a very, very remote area in the heart of central Florida surrounded by thousands of acres of land sparsely dotted with a few phosphate plants and nothing else visible for miles.  Even the up to date GPS in my car couldn't find it when I set ...