Letter from the Editor

John & Karen Klopp

Dear Friends,  November is my favorite landscape of the year and in it the wonderful celebration of Thanksgiving. Hilary and I will be shopping for all things warm and wonderful and starting to compile our gift lists for Christmas.  As a legendary last minute shopper, I am determined to beat the crowds this year.  November also sees an increase of traffic flowing south as snowbirds begin the migration and we will be keeping you up on events and trends both north & south.  Cheers to November – we will raise a glass to all for health and satisfaction.  Don’t forget to vote!   xxookk 

Dear Friends,  October is a stunning month – in both the vibrant shades that flame the trees to the abundance of events that crowd our calendars.   As the temperature drops, it is time to peek into your closets and take inventory of your fall fashion needs. Hilary and I will be shopping nonstop for… Read More

Dear Friends, As September slips in and the days of summer are numbered, I am always of two minds at this time of year, one is a melancholy mood that my most favorable season is on the wane, the other is the excitement of “getting back to it” and hitting the ground running.   The month… Read More

Dear Friends, Glass half empty or half full?   I am going with the latter as we have the entire languid month stretching out ahead.   I cannot get enough of the month that smolders with heat and a wave of sensational soirees. I just returned from a spectacular destination wedding in Deer Valley relishing… Read More

Dear Friends,  It’s July, my very favorite month of the year when we celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, this year our 40th, our great nation, and the long days of summer stretching out ahead.  Breakfast at Wimbledon makes for delightful coffee and computer time.  And the garden is bursting with fresh lettuce and vegetables creating simple and… Read More

Dear Friends,  “June is busting out all over” and what a joy to observe nature at its showy best – peonies, lilacs, irises all blooming in profusion. I am thrilled to be back in NYC with all of its vibrancy and going to take advantage of the city’s new activities like CityPickle, and vow to visit… Read More

Dear Friends,  I am thrilled to be back in  New York City with the streets abuzz with sounds and excitement, the park in full bloom and events galore.  First Monday in May – the Met Ball, first Wednesday in May – the Hat Lunch, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala, Women in Conservation Luncheon, TEFAF… Read More

Dear Friends,  No fooling, April has arrived and with it the promise of the season in all its glory. For those of us who have wintered in the south, it is a bittersweet time of saying goodbyes and packing up.  From our northern friends, we hear of beautiful days and signs of spring in every… Read More

Dear Friends,  March Madness is here – not referring to the tournament but to the seesaw of temperatures and storms that have come to expect.  “In like a lion, out like a lamb” no longer applies for the months exits with the same ferocity as it enters.  We will be ready for it all  as… Read More

Dear Friends, We’re in the mood for love, especially in February, with Valentine’s and Galentine’s galore.  And to make it even more special, granddaughter Louise aka Lulu turns two this month and is coming down south with her baby sister, Bunny,  to celebrate!   Coming up this month we will be posting on events both… Read More

Dear Friends,  January brings a sense of relief of surviving the holidays in good health and spirits.  As we make our way south for the majority of the winter season, I find myself eager to take on new challenges.  Hilary and I are brainstorming ways to improve What2WearWhere.  If you have any ideas, please pass… Read More