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” Rodeo Drive is the most important fashion street in the world “

Published on April 4, 2009

Tweet April second, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California, USA Valentino receives his Walk of Style award


Sold out? Not even SRO?

Published on April 2, 2009

Tweet Who knew that a cupcake challenge could command such exclusivity! But there it is, right on top of the page: SOLD OUT. I suppose I’d best be more proactive about my cake tasting plans next year! For now, I’ll just read up on what it’s like…


Meeting Mr. Chow

Published on March 18, 2009

Tweet Celebrity Encounters today in the hood: While I was trying to take a photo of the jewels in the window at Martin Katz to send to the Out and About Section, I looked up as a very attractive Chinese woman was succumbing the the killer charm of The Critter, who was not too patiently […]


You get what you pay for…

Published on March 13, 2009

Tweet I really think that if you changed the words “writer” and “writing” for “interior designer” and “interior design”, that I could’ve written this post by Audacious Ink. And the spa she refers to, no doubt, is the same spa that wanted interior design services for a pittance. I had almost forgotten about how icky […]


And speaking of the rich…

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Tweet This trailer for the film KIDS + MONEY by Lauren Greenfield is disturbing and provocative. Her work will be on exhibit at The Annenberg Space for Photography as well.


Redefining the DNA of Oscar

Published on February 16, 2009

Tweet I was thrilled to read here that the 2009 Oscar set is being designed by my professional crush Mr. David Rockwell himself. I’ve always admired his work in the hospitality design field and love it that he is so diverse, with a portfolio including Emeril’s revamped flagship restaurant, W New York, and the theatrical […]


More reason to keep the Critter away from Barney and Spongebob…

Published on September 13, 2008

Tweet …which I’m convinced are evil. REM and the B-52’s however, are the BOMB! I’ve been rocking out to them since they were selling it on vinyl. I love the Kate Pierson muppet so much!


The 2008 Olympics – the designer’s color commentary

Published on August 10, 2008

Tweet “Where is everybody?” I wondered yesterday, as the Critter and I mosied around the triangle on his Kettler yesterday morning. Then, like a V-8 moment, I realized that people are watching the Olympics! It should come as no surprise to my readers that I am no follower of sports. I am often grateful that […]


EARTHQUAKE!!!!

Published on July 29, 2008

Tweet The Atelier was rocking! Yikes! Earthquake information here


Cool design thingy to express yourself – in so many words…

Published on July 16, 2008

Tweet Design Nomad is always coming up with this stuff – she made a wordle for me with words from my recent blog entries – told you it was cool, right?