In The Princess Parlor

“The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling.”   – Henry David Thoreau     Paolo Sebastian Rococo blush  o929leo Magnificent flowers: rhiannonbosse Vera Wang Roxburghe Diamond Tiara  Sold at Sothebys in 2015 to an unknown buyer Georges Chakra Spring 2018 Haute Couture Ritz […]

Ballet Beautiful

Yekaterina Kondaurova as Odette, and Timur Askerov as Prince Siegfried, in Swan Lake  Mariinsky Ballet, 2018 Source: Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin in The Sleeping Beauty Bolshoi Ballet Daria Pavlenko as Giselle in Giselle  Mariinsky Ballet (Source: Katja Khaniukova and Fernando Bufala rehearsing Adagio Hammerklavier English National Ballet Yekaterina Krysanova as Giselle, and Denis […]


TITLE: “SILVER SPLENDOR” BY ZSAZSA BELLAGIO MEDIUM: OIL AND SILVER LEAF ON BOARD DIMENSIONS: 24″   x  36″ DATE: JUNE 2017, SIGNED ANTIQUE SILVER FRAME Approximate Outside Frame Size  29″ W x 41″ H VIEW IN A ROOM: ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING FOR SALE: $1050.00 *plus shipping and handling *shipping prices on international orders may vary […]

Ballet Beautiful

Maria Abashova (Eifman Ballet) Ekaterina Borchenko (Mikhailovsky Ballet) in “Giselle”   Photo: Novkovik via:goodgolly-missmolly88  Alexandra Timofeeva (The Kremlin Ballet)    Photo © Alisa Aslanova for La Personne Magazine Alina Somova (Mariinsky Ballet)   Photo © Natasha Razina Uliana Lopatkina and Igor Zelensky in Diamonds Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell in “Manon”    Maia Malhateli (Het […]

Life Must Have Sparkle: Harry Winston

I simply adore this ad campaign for the luxurious jewelry house: Harry Winston. Though it was from a few years ago– it still is one of my absolute favorites. This amazing photography is by Laziz Hamani. The campaign titled “Exotic Magic” is simply sublime. HARRY WINSTON   The House of Beccaria   Assouline Ink NYC Founded in […]

Cool Factor

Do not chase people.  Be you and do your own thing and work hard. T he right people who belong in your life will come to you, and stay. — Wu Tang Clan Black Dress, Not Chanel by Sainte Maria Givenchy Fall 2018 Couture, Details You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.  […]

Persian Bear

This is pretty cool… “Persian Bear” Life-Size Animals Emerge from Persian Rugs in Perception-Defying Sculptures by Debbie Lawson British sculptor Debbie Lawson works in the space between two and three dimensions, forming wild animals that emerge from old-fashioned rugs.    “Red Bear Head” and “White Stag” (detail) The artist builds her animals from scratch, using chicken wire […]

In the BLUE Room

The Beautiful BLUES today in home, design and art to inspire you. Blue Sofa Chic Melimeli Home Madeleine Wories Royal blue rug adds a real color pop. Architectural Digest Art Accent — blue and green, Barnes, London via:shoot faactory Bold bathroom blue– love it. Architectural Digest Traditional blue ceramic lamp Soft pale blue sofa,,, contrasted by […]