If you like it, then put a monogram on it…

23 Nov

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To monogram or not to monogram?

I’d monogram ______ if possible, so my entirely biased opinion will not …

Some of my favorites…

NECKLACES (from Ross Simons)

*Single initial monogram necklace:


*Circle Pendant with Monogram Center:

*L.L. Bean Boat and Tote:



*Wedding Invitations:



*Linens:

[LEONTINE LINENS DUVET & SHAMS]

*Shoes — Jack Rogers Monogrammed Sandals:


*Barware:

*Silver Baby Cup:


Designer Profile: Madeleine Weinrib

23 Nov

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nytimes.com

The fabric of memory

23 Nov

In a loving tribute to her elegant, clotheshorse-of-a-mother, Jeannette Montgomery Barron, peels away layer by layer of memories of her mother by unveiling her enviable wardrobe.  At once loving, poignant, funny and heartbreaking, Barron demonstrates how one’s wardrobe reveals the person within and defines them …. ?

-what garments have you saved of loved ones…

-connection b/w furnishings and wardrobes…outward representations of how we want to be seen by the world, reflections of how we see our selves/our best selves

MORE…

“The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”

23 Nov

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Designer Profile: Michael Aram

23 Nov

Book of the Week: “Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits”

11 Nov

DRAFT

(pub date: 10/12/10)

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Book of the Week: “Lars Bolander’s Scandinavian Design”

6 Nov

DRAFT

(pub. date: 9/1/10)

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Book of the Week: “Alexa Hampton: The Language of Interior Design”

4 Nov

DRAFT

(pub date: 10/5/10)

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Books of the Week: Jonathan Adler

1 Nov

(both to be published: 11/2/10)

AND

Book of the Week: “Bunny Williams’ Scrapbook for Living”

25 Oct

DRAFT

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