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Catch an Expeditious App and Put It In Your Pocket!

Six cities have updated wanderlusting apps from Fodor’s Travel, who has announced the re-launch of their City Guide apps for iPhone and iPad (Nook and Android versions are in the works). The free apps now integrate partner functionality from Expedia, … Continue reading

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The Antiques Diva Does Italia!

We’re speaking Italian on this Travel Tuesday with some exciting news. Our ONLY choice for European lifestyle tours, The Antiques Diva, is expanding to, you guessed it, Italia; and Toma is already working her magic on the romantic language by … Continue reading

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The Luxe Touch

Those of you who know me have heard me whining all week that one of the most fabulous trips I’ve ever been offered to Paris was derailed by a head cold. I know you’re all sick of it, cyber pals, … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wendell…

…Castle at Design Miami in Barry Friedman Ltd’s booth -angel Heart lounger in bleached mahogany.

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Always in Fashion: Hilda Glasgow’s Art

One of my favorite perks from being a design journalist is getting to know the photographers who shoot the rooms that end up looking killer-good in magazine spreads. One such gifted shutterbug is Elizabeth Glasgow, who was the eyes behind … Continue reading

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BeeLine II to Debut Soon

I’m at Bunny Williams’ design studio for a peek at the latest offerings in her furnishings collection, the new introductions called BeeLine Home Collection II, which she’ll launch at High Point in October. She’s been in Honduras working on the … Continue reading

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Channeling Your Inner Diva

When The Antiques Diva tells you that she will have you shopping until you drop, you had better believe her! Accessories goddess Patty Otis Abel and I spent a day in Paris with the daring Toma Clark Haines, the Diva … Continue reading

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On Elegance

The Eiffel Tower As I nestled into my seat on the Air France flight to Paris, the word elegance came to mind and never left it during a six-day trip that was one of the finest adventures of my life … Continue reading

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Marvelous Marqueterie de Paree

Remy Lemoine and Lison de Caunes with the Sogni Tieback One of the most amazing things about social networking (i.e., Facebook and Twitter) is that it’s now possible to meet creative beings from across the globe (and to get to … Continue reading

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