March, 2014

Pink Barn

Pink Barn

Just outside of New Preston, Connecticut is this perfectly lovely pink barn. Set on a somewhat dilapidated piece of property it wouldn’t feel as right as it does if were pristine. The editor in me always wants to orchestrate a glorious photo shoot here. Rust color barns are traditional but it’s the unexpected sweet side here that I love so much.

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Freshmade NYC

Freshmade NYC

Little chefs, my daughter being one of them, truly enjoy getting acquainted with ingredients in a kid friendly environment which is something Freshmade NYC offers. Their team serves up the best healthy cooking and catering classes in a way our wee ones can easily digest. Plus they do catering and events. www.FreshmadeNYC.com

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Bridgehampton Florist

Bridgehampton Florist

As we gear up for another season in the Hamptons my friends always ask me for recommendations, which I love to give. One of the very best florists out east is Bridgehampton Florist. I received these radiant orchid hued roses which miraculously lasted for two weeks and the depth of color is stunning. After all, it is Pantone’s color of the year. www.TheBridgehamptonFlorist.com

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Eskandar

Eskandar

The 4,000 square foot New York shop of London-based designer Eskandar is the ultimate lifestyle boutique. In a city filled with endless shops it’s rare to discover one this grand that is hyper curated. The designers clothes are, of course, for sale there along with jewelry, candles, blown glass and pottery. The shop on 10th street is one of my absolute favorites and now there’s one on Melrose in West Hollywood and Walton Street in Chicago as well. www.eskandar.com

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Coral Cutie

Coral Cutie

I was walking around Southampton one sunny summer afternoon and spotted this vintage coral cutie. The picnic cloth fringed roof and monogrammed seats made me want to transform my entire world and go super retro preppy. It’s not my look, in the end, but you must admit this car is adorable!

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