I am headed out the door to see these beauties… SOCO Gallery is presenting Karine Laval‘s exhibition, Artificial by Nature, opening tonight. I wanted you to share this show, featuring works from her most recent photographic exploration- a series entitled Heterotopia. Artificial by Nature presents a series of chromogenic prints that transform and question our experience of the natural world.   SOCO curators.. read more →

One of my favorite Etsy stores, Beadspoint, is having a rare sale with code JULY4. I have many of their pieces that I mix and match on various length chains and leathers cords for a casual chic look.   I am enamored with their new enamel pieces too.  I saw this in a store in.. read more →

This beauty is too good not to share.  I am always a fan of Meg’s colorful work layered with textiles and wallpaper.  Designer Meg Braff Energizes a Classic Southampton Getaway via Cottages & Gardens By Haniya Rae | Photographs by Tria Giovan In the living room, a Paris cocktail table by Mr. & Mrs. Howard.. read more →

I am thrilled to introduce you to a talented local artist. We share a mutual love of animals and she captured me with her recent show. She has morphed into a lady farmer of sorts with a menagerie of creatures as well as, a new budding creative career in photography that is getting highly esteemed.. read more →

We are in a prickly pickle! Our lovely, amazing & wonderful BOOKKEEPER/OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR of 12 years is retiring and moving to the beach.  It is certainly well deserved and exciting for her.  Her knowledge and skill set has been an invaluable part of the business.  I am looking for a new member of the team.. read more →

My habit of saving articles to read later is a bad one.   I have a LONG list to get through.   Since my kids are headed to camp, I am about to have a lot more time to catch up. Here a a few recent favorites:  Bathroom Love…24 Bathrooms with Luxurious Tubs 10 Best.. read more →

  I have been a pinning fool recently.   It still proves to be the best for inspiration, and organization of images I love.  I can spend hours searching my pins & boards and others for the sheer beauty of it all… Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get.. read more →

Wow! Back to the real world I go.  I am kinda dreading the next 7 days.  We are en route home from vacation.   I have to in the next 48 hours pack 3 kids for camp for a month, do/go to a horseshow on Sunday, drive to the mountains for camp drop-off and prepare.. read more →

22 Jun 2017
June 22, 2017

Summer Uniform

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I have noticed a theme to summer dressing especially in Nantucket this week. It is a  classic East Coast style that is charmingly chic.   Nothing seems to be chicer than a simple red, white, and blue wardrobe. Dresses, white jeans, eyelet tops, stripes galore and more are the uniform that fits for the whole summer.. read more →

As I enjoy the beauty of Nantucket and the classically chic East Coast architecture and interiors, I want to share a press preview of a wonderful new book, Out East. It is a visually stroll through the most beautiful interiors and gardens of the Hamptons as introduced by Jennifer Ash Ruddick (also of favorite book.. read more →

Sneaker love! More sneakers I cannot resist…I had to share these cuties before the sell out. Distant waves, palms, a rainbow of umbrellas stretching out across the sand. The new collection reunites Gray Malin’s captivating photography with Sperry’s iconic American style, capturing the essence of summer wanderlust. Pastel suedes paired with images of South Beach,.. read more →

Vinyl flooring is back and more fun than ever! Modernise your living space in a new and imaginative way with Altafloor’s geometric vinyl flooring collection. Their minimalist geometric patterns in striking, bold colours are perfect for those that are very design-conscious when it comes to their interiors. Give your home an innovative, contemporary feel that is.. read more →

I never tire of grasscloth.   It provides such great texture and dimension to a room. Thibaut has a great new collection that I cannot wait to use, especially this blue flame stick printed on raffia.  Check it out! Adding to an extensive array of natural wallcovering offerings, Grasscloth Resource Volume 4 is a collection.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a Nantucket artist that I discovered last summer at Samuel Owen Gallery (If you are on island be sure to check out my favorite gallery).  I am such a fan of his colorful and clever work. Enjoy getting to know Charles Patrick Nantucket, MA & Greenwich, CT What.. read more →