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Top Glam Slam Pieces for the Holidays

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2009 | 6:28 PM

With the holidays fast approaching, this is usually the time of year when we start scouting out that one piece we'd like to add to our wardrobes to really kick it up a notch--and it usually involves a little (or a lot!) of sparkle. Here are our top festive favorites...

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Trendspotter: Swiss Dot Stockings

(7) Comments | Posted October 7, 2009 | 2:45 PM

Ever since the point d'esprit body stockings came down the runway at Ruffian's Fall '09 show, I've been dying to add a pair of polka dot hosiery to my wardrobe. And it looks like I'm not alone. In just the past few days, The Sartorialist's Scott Schuman and

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A Guide to Wing Chairs

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2009 | 3:19 PM

When I was growing up, my parents always had a pair of traditional wing chairs on either side of the fireplace. I remember they were frequently recovered when we moved to a new house, or when mom and dad were looking for a change (I guess the apple doesn't fall...

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6 Tips for Dorm Room Decorating 101

(3) Comments | Posted August 12, 2009 | 5:55 PM

My twenty-one year old son (don't expect a photo, he's a very private person, and prefers to stay behind the camera) is heading back to college soon for his final year.

He's living in a small apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with two college friends. It's their first real digs,...

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5 Great Pieces: Dining Chairs

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2009 | 10:24 AM

In the dining rooms I've designed, I usually choose a traditional wood table (fyi: I've never been a fan of glass dining room tables), and to add interest I always surround it with chairs of a different style and/or color. There are so many chairs out there (and so many...

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Top 10 Tips for Throwing a Banging Summer Party

(3) Comments | Posted July 14, 2009 | 12:31 PM

This summer is my mother's 50th birthday, and I'm the lucky party planner. To give you an idea of the kind of event I'm dealing with, here's some background on the birthday girl. Always the hostess, hardly ever the guest, mom worked for Martha Stewart's television show for more than...

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