June, 2012

Jill Heller

Jill Heller

A longtime collector of vintage pieces Jill Heller also designs mega gorgeous jewelry. Her collection from the 1960′s and 1970′s are the ones I adore (and she sells them here http://www.jillhellerdesigns.com/).

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Walk in New York

Walk in New York

There is nothing better than a walk in New York.  Living in the West Village I am surrounded by so many historic and beautiful townhouses. The city is famous for its “stoops” and this is a beautiful example.

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Vintage Cars

Vintage Cars

Hamptonites love vintage cars. I think my favorite aspect is that they’re not locked up in garages. Winding streets and endless roads to wander on all the way out to Montauk make the East End prime time for classic car sales. Dean Silvera owner of Aventura Motors is the guy to go to. The selection of cars is excellent and his body shop that he does repairs in is top notch. He specializes in Mercedes, Porsches and Jaguars from the 50′s and 60′s. The best part is that he’s always there and in the summer so too is his adorable daughter Sedona. She answers the phones. I used to “work” in my dad’s stores on Madison Avenue when I was a child so it’s especially sweet for me to see this.

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Hermès Timepiece

Hermès Timepiece

All eyes are on Hermès when they have a watch launch. I was invited to a very VIP private dinner for this Hermès Timepiece launch. The dinner plates were drizzled to look like watches and the timepieces were hanging in trees.

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Berry Delicious

Berry Delicious

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are berry delicious in their purest form. When lined up on a gorgeous platter with a vintage silver spoon to serve them with the ordinary becomes extraordinarily elegant.

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