I am obsessed with all things Katie Ridder after my recent visit to her Millbrook house. Her sense of style, layering and use of color is without compare the best in the biz! Here are a few favorites I have on the brain via Katie Ridder.  I need more walls and windows in my.. read more →

Last week I took a jaunt to Millbrook, NY to visit my cousin-in-law, Ashley Whittaker. She was the ultimate hostess. We visited exquisite homes of designer friends with The Decorators Club and shopped the best antiques in the area with Hudson being a favorite stop.  Katie Ridder & Peter Pennoyer’s home is beyond magical as.. read more →

I am always drawn to color, whimsey and great art. This latest find has it all. I particularly taken with all the work of artist Andy Dixon whom I featured HERE.  Tour Mindy Kaling’s Cheerful Los Angeles Home via AD The actress worked with interior designer Katie Ridder to complete the renovations and design and.. read more →

Brush off your bookshelves and cocktail tables. I have a new design stunner you must add to your collection. A House in the Country shares the genius and bold designs created by a well matched pair of creatives. Designer Katie Ridder and her architect husband, Peter Pennoyer create unexpected magic i their country home.   I was sold.. read more →

Chinoserie chic at it's best.  I am always a fan of this Asian inspired motif in design.  I even did my final paper and studies at Sotheby's Institute in London on the Chinese bedroom by John Linnell from Badminton Estate.  Here are a few pagoda favorites you too can incorporate into your interiors.  Manual Canovas Pagoda Luciana.. read more →

I so love doing the dress pairings but, I left out a favorite. I adore how the turquoise is set off by the glowing dress.  This one has lots of pairings for gold and turquoise.  Such a classic combo! Naeem Khan on Leslie Mann Lucas Studios via Via Via Via Drake Design Associates Via Katie.. read more →

A lazy night watching the Emmy awards and my recent Napa trip gave me the idea of wine and food pairings translated into Emmy ensembles and rooms.  Here are some of my favorites looks of the night with rooms I adore.  I hope you are as inspired as I am by these fabulous fashions.  Monique Lhullier is a.. read more →