A beautiful book from California-based designer Erica Tanov.
It’s always good to have a refresher on how to properly set a formal table.
Updating the faucet and hardware in my kitchen is my next project and I’m considering brass—it looks so fresh right now.
Move over stainless—black appliances and cabinetry look chic in the kitchen. Jenna Lyons’ apartment is a perfect example.
This 1868 colonial with a separate cottage has breathtaking water views across Long Island Sound to Connecticut.
I know that it seems an odd time of year to be thinking about hostess gifts, but when I see something great, I’ll pick up a few and save them. H&M home has some nicely priced items.
I’m a big fan and having just one in a room is quietly impactful. They are great on a sconce and chandelier, too.
My old friend Brooke Metcalfe’s historic English manor is in AD and I love every piece in it—especially the botanical prints and wallpaper.
Writer Christine Lennon pieced vintage rugs together to create this runner–it’s an inspired idea.
This bright and spacious Upper East Side pre-war apartment is a gem. The colors and fireplace in the dining room are perfection.
It’s time to bring the garden indoors and I don’t like to have plants on every surface in my house. This is something I’ve wanted to try.
Hamish Bowles visits with Alexis and Trevor Traina at their magical Napa home and Oberto Gigli’s pictures are terrific.
In the last 48 hours, the most reposted story award goes to designer Hillary Thomas’ Presidio Heights home in AD—and with good reason, it’s phenomenal.
This is a big topic in my house, especially with my daughter’s focus on food waste. She’s discussed the ‘ugly food’ movement on her blog, BakeLogic, so I was happy to see it covered in GOOP’s Home Detox Guide.
Vogue asked a number of interior designers for their 2018 design predictions and chintz topped the list of trends.
The Tory Burch blog profiled Jane Scott Hodges, founder of Leontine Linens, at home in New Orleans.
My family gave me these Swedish eco-friendly dish cloths and they are amazing. I love that they can be reused up to 200 times!
A “meaningful gift giving” post from the owners of Gray Antiques and Interiors in Baltimore. Vintage finds, even from my own pantry, is a really good idea.
Green is my favorite color (okay, pale yellow, too) and these handpainted Murano wine glasses and bowl are lovely.
This always looks great, when someone else does it—I don’t seem to have the knack, or chairs.
I confess, I did not follow Marie Kondo’s tidying up credo, but I am going to try many of the the suggestions in Remodelista: The Organized Home—they are really simple, chic, and practical.
These Tory Burch dishes are so pretty and would be great hostess gifts.
I love an all-white bathroom with colorful D. Porthault towels, but a fab shower curtain is the same concept and would be super impactful—especially in a guest bath.
This dreamy kitchen is from The Mine — I especially love the chairs.
After 20 years casting models for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and fashion shows, I wanted to spend more time with my daughters. In 2010 I launched the fashion and lifestyle site Keep it Chic so that I could work from anywhere. Now, welcome to Palais, an interiors-focused sister site to kic that will include home decor and real estate—I can't be the only one who likes to peruse chic properties online the same way I shop for shoes, handbags, and table linens.