Audrey Hepburn’s son, Luca Dotti, has edited a book about his famous mother. “Audrey In Rome” has over two hundred photographs, many of them never published before, taken during the time Ms. Hepburn lived in the Eternal City. Ms. Hepburn was a resident in Rome for over twenty years after marrying, Dr. Andrea Dotti, an … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Audrey Hepburn In Rome
Last week my friend Courtney and I went to see the new Helmut Newton exhibit at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. There are two hundred photos covering three legendary books by Newton. This blockbuster show runs until July 21st. Newton forever changed fashion photography and is considered one of the most influential photographers of the modern … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Helmut Newton Exhibit At Palazzo delle Esposizioni
Seven years ago I traveled to Rome for the second time. The first time was a revelation and I fell hard for this crazy city. It didn’t make sense. Nobody in my family is Italian and I was not an Italophile by any stretch. I loved London, Paris, and Amsterdam. When I was in junior … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – A View From Positano.
What a week. Just when you think Italian politics couldn’t be more confusing or bizarre, they are. I have no idea what is going to happen now. Maybe we’ll have new elections. The Pope said good-bye yesterday. The city is packed with tourists who came to see him for the last time. Cardinals are flying … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Shower – Monteverdi, Tuscany
Design, fashion, and lifestyle bloggers have gone crazy over Miranda Brooks’ Brooklyn home which was featured in the January issue of American Vogue. I completely understand why. Brooks, a landscape architect/contributing editor at Vogue and her French husband, architect Bastien Halard, have created a beautiful home. It’s stylish but not stuffy. How much do I … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – A Little Bit Of France In Brooklyn