I had the pleasure of catching up with my cousin, the talented Ashley Whittaker. She invited me and my Charlotte friend and designer, Cathy Austin, to join her for the book launch party for Ricky Lauren's new book, The Hamptons Food, Family, and History.  I lept at this invitation.  The party was truly the peak.. read more →

Double RL Ranch, as seen in Architectural Digest, is a majestic sprawling piece of heaven! I would love to have a 17, 000 acre ranch outside Telluride, Colorado too.  We can all dream. An interesting Vanity Fair article sheds insight into the design legend, Ralph Lauren. Ralph and Ricky certainly look the part. The views.. read more →