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Courtney Cachet

Gift or Regift? Man Up Edition

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.18.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Just a few more days before we all end up in the proverbial dog house if we don't have the right presents under that tree! Guys are the hardest to shop for, I think.

Gift or Regift? Little Johnny Edition

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.14.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Gone are the days where a cute little outfit from Baby Gap or a Monopoly game would suffice. Nope. Now we've got iPads, 3S and dolls so pretty it just...

Gift or Regift? Ladies Edition

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.13.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

As we slide into the home stretch that is The Holiday Season, one should never be in a crowded, smelly mall left wondering, "What the hell am I going to get *insert gift recipient here* this year???"

How Not to Decorate for Christmas: 5 Easy Tips!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.04.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

In the beginning, like 15 years ago, they were kind of cute. One Santa, singing "Jingle Bells" or something. Now we have Harley Davidson Santa, Hip Hop Santa, Sax Playing Santa, Key West Santa and yes folks, there is a Farting Santa.

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings From a Frenchman, of Course!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 01.22.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

I'm not a wine expert and I don't play one on TV, but I know people. That's why I called in the big guns for their expert advice on what to serve with your Thanksgiving meal.

How to Look Like a Celebrity? Advice From the Pros

Courtney Cachet | Posted 01.14.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Perhaps not everyone has the financial means to "look like a celebrity", so to speak. But, you can always take full advantage of the advice those who work their magic on the celebs have to offer. These are my go to guys.

How I Made an Ugly Office Into a Man Cave on VH1!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 12.28.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Nowadays, offices are not the same rooms they were even just ten years ago. We live by laptop, cell phones and Red Bull. We are "on" more hours of the day but with less stuff. Besides, he's a host of a VH1 show, not a corporate exec on Wall Street.

Fall Decor... Isn't It Time For Something New?

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.15.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

How can you make your home feel like fall without succumbing to the orange drenched-pumpkins everywhere-brown is a must-cheesy decorating trends offered in $1.99 magazines? Easy! Substitute brown for violet.

From Novice to Tastemaker: Don't Be Afraid of Antiques

Courtney Cachet | Posted 11.13.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

If you know how to mix antiques and other styles together you can create spaces that truly highlight who you are and how you got there. It's not that hard.

Bad Ass Back to School Must Haves

Courtney Cachet | Posted 11.07.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Whether you live in Tribeca or Topeka, everyone wants the coolest gear for back to school... I'm just here to help you go broke in the process. Broke and fabulous is the new norm for most grads anyway, right?

Old Money Grandeur At The Breakers

Courtney Cachet | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

In the past decade, The Breakers has put $250 million into the property's 140 acres and it shows.

10 Hurricane Prep Tips From a Miami Girl

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Courtney Cachet

You should never mess with a hurricane, and you should never underestimate its wrath. The hurricane will win. Here are simple, easy tips I learned in my 15 years in Miami.

Greasing Up and Partying Down at The Borgata in Atlantic City

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

The nightclubs are pumping, the crowds are thick and whether you like 80's rock or deep house, you're good to go. Spray tans and micro-mini skirts are everywhere.

Fall 2011 Trend Report: Fashion and Home

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.09.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Year after year, something I always speak to is the direct relationship between fashion and the home.

MTV's Jersey Shore: Inside The Italy House

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.03.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

2011-08-03-Screenshot20110803at4.03.57PM.jpg The Jersey Shore gang is at it again. This season, we get to see how they inevitably tortured the residents of Florence with their seemingly never-ending drama.

Haute Lunch: Miami In July

Courtney Cachet | Posted 09.27.2011 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

Everyone I told I was heading down to Miami in July gave me the requisite eye roll, as if to say: "Oh, you poor thing!" But I love it here in the summer.

The Fabulous Kids Birthday Party ... Minus the Cheesy Effect

Courtney Cachet | Posted 09.06.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Is it possible to throw a three-year-old a birthday party and still keep it up to snuff for the Chic Mama? You better believe it! Here's how.

Rich & Tacky in the Suburbs Is a Design Style?

Courtney Cachet | Posted 08.28.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Like anything in keeping fresh, the line between tacky and trendy can become a delicate dance to the untrained person, no matter your resources. Make sure to do a heavy amount of research to guide your interior design ideas.

Living Large in Small Spaces

Courtney Cachet | Posted 08.27.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Just like fashion, less is more -- especially when it comes to a tight space. The more items in view means the more crowded and cluttered the room appears.

"Who's Your Daddy?" Father's Day Gift Guide!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 08.09.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Father's Day has the widest array of tacky, unneeded gifts than any other holiday. Do people really buy those shirts that say, "I'd Rather Be Golfing!"? I think you can do better.

What the F*ck Is a Mom Cave?

Courtney Cachet | Posted 08.01.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

I am a designer. I am not someone who simply loves and appreciates pretty furniture and writes about it. I've designed celebrity homes, I have multipl...

Host a Fab Memorial Day Party with Almost No Cooking

Courtney Cachet | Posted 07.24.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer season, grilling season, bikini season and no-cook summer recipes! If you're slaving away in the kitchen or standing at a grill all day, you're not enjoying the party, so what's the point?

It's A Green Home If It Saves You Money, Right?

Courtney Cachet | Posted 09.28.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

There are some ways to go green that are so effortless, so easy, so less toxic and so less expensive that you'd be foolish not to do them. Here are four easy ways you can go green and save money without sacrificing a thing.

7 Fab Spas... Something for Everyone!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 06.19.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Spa Week might be over, but there is no shortage of fabulous places to get a killer body treatment, an incredible facial or just some good old fashioned ass kissing and pampering.

The New Bal Harbour: Young, Hip and Fabulous

Courtney Cachet | Posted 05.31.2011 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

As a teenager, I walked around Bal Harbour, hoping I would grow up to be just like those ladies with all the shopping bags. The Bal Harbour I visited last weekend still possesses all it's fabulousness but with hotter, younger crowds.