Calistoga: Calistoga Ranch
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Calistoga: Calistoga Ranch

I was recently treated to a an amazing stay at the very exclusive Calistoga Ranch. It is the perfect, private hideaway and I have always wanted to visit. After a gorgeous drive through wine country, I arrived and was promptly greeted by friendly valet attendants and welcomed with a complimentary glass of chardonnay. The check-in process was […]

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RT @VVFriedman: Givenchy is swapping Paris for NY next fashion week — and showing on September 11. Complicated, that.

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La Liste: Mai

Mill Valley, California as a travel destination; Stay the weekend at the Mill Valley Inn at 165 Throckmorton Ave in Mill Valley (this intimate, European-style boutique hotel features charming rooms & creekside cottages); Molina at 17 Madrona St. in Mill Valley (this cozy yet contemporary eatery specializes in seasonal Californian cuisine, wood-fired dishes & unique wines – perfect date […]

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Cannes 2015: Diane Kruger in Prada
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Cannes 2015: Diane Kruger in Prada

Some of the chicest red carpet moments happen when Hollywood goes to Cannes! Diane Kruger made her red carpet début at the ‘Maryland’ premiere at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival* last Saturday. The stylish star chose an elegant Prada halter design. The beautiful gown boasted sequin-embellishments, a dramatic train and sheer details. The actress finished […]

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La Liste: Avril

Calistoga, California as a travel destination; Stay the weekend at Calistoga Ranch at 580 Lommel Rd in Calistoga (this is a gorgeous resort with stunning views and peaceful surroundings – a very special experience!); Make an appointment at Spring Mountain Vineyard at 2805 Spring Mountain Rd in St Helena for a wine tasting (the scenery is picturesque & the vino is elegant and delicious); This […]

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La Liste: Mars

Montreal as a travel destination; Mourad at 140 New Montgomery St in San Francisco for Moroccan fine dining with a California twist in a swanky setting (be sure to order the basteeya – it’s so delicious!); Benjamin Cooper at 398 Geary St in San Francisco (this tiny cocktail bar hidden away inside the Hotel G boasts a vintage feel with creative drinks); If you enjoy bubble […]

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Stella McCartney AW 2015
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Stella McCartney AW 2015

Stella McCartney’s season-defining AW 2015 collection exuded an irresistible nonchalance with supremely chic yet wearable clothes. Think nipped in, belted waists and structured silhouettes. The first look was an impeccably cut wrap jacket with a squared-off handkerchief hem and flared trousers to match. It was clear that Stella was paying meticulous attention to the drape and feel […]

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Chloé AW 2015
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Chloé AW 2015

Clare Waight Keller, the Creative Director at Chloé, has designed gorgeous, accessible fashion since her appointment to the French house in 2011. She delivers clothes that are not only photo shoot ready, but are serious wardrobe contenders for the modern woman. Keller described elements of Chloé’s AW 2015 collection as about the “gentlewoman – gentle on the […]

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Isabel Marant AW 2015
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Isabel Marant AW 2015

Isabel Marant excels at designing clothes that evoke a particular nonchalant elegance – looks that are put together yet utterly effortless. Marant has an instinctive approach to design. She makes clothes that real women want to wear. Isabel returned for AW 2015 with a hit collection that featured a new must-have piece. Skinny, super-high-waisted jeans! The fashion […]

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