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Guest Restrooms

I hope all of you that entertained this weekend had a successful, fun time!  When having guests, there are certain items I always stock up on.  I’m a firm believer that guest restrooms (whether they be in your home or at a venue) should have nice products.  Pump soap and hand lotion, good quality linen-like […]

Fantastic Passed Hors D’oeuvres Idea

During a food tasting for an event in St. Barths, I had one of the most innovative passed hors d’oeuvres that I have tried in a long time. It was a Frozen Bloody Mary. It’s not for everyone but I give it an A for creativity. It’s a great concept for outdoor weddings in warm […]

Design Fantasy – Drippy Nickly Chain!

One of my fantasies is to install a giant version of this over a dance floor in a room that is basically a black lacquered box.  I love the silver drippy nickel chain!  It is designed by Barlas Baylar for Hudson Furntiure. http://www.hudsonfurnitureinc.com/2007/

The Finest Event View in New York

In terms of jaw-dropping views of New York, no event space compares to Ellis Island.  You look onto the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline while sitting on the Hudson River.  It is also incredible to watch the views change as the sun drops over the horizon and the NYC’s bright lights come on.  […]

5th Avenue Armani Store

I am always looking for new gift ideas.  On a recent tour of the Armani Store on 5th Avenue, I found so many great items at varying price points. Their chocolate boutique, Armani Dolci, is filled with unique ideas and is really well done.   I was equally impressed by their home accessories collection.  I really […]