Letter from the Editor

It’s white jean season!

Dear Friends,  As the song says “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.  June is a bustling transition month with schools out, camps on, families heading out of the city for summer travel.  Hilary and I will keep sending our savvy fashion advice as we comb the shops for the latest & greatest in seasonal styles.   Summer is here and we plan to get every shimmering drop of sun and fun we can.   Planning travel?   Here is a complementary link to Packing for Travel, chock full of travel tips and packing list to help you on your way!   xxookk

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, Frieze New York, NY City Ballet… 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 flurry of activities taking place this season – the Whitney Biennial, lunches, book parties, gallery openings, galas, and spring break travel far and wide.  We will be ready for it all  as we shop for stylish trench coats and blossoming spring… Read More

Dear Friends, we’re in the mood for love, especially in February, with Valentine’s and Galentine’s galore. Coming up this month we will be posting on events both north and south as Hilary braves it out in the city and KK holds down the fort in Wellington. The calendar is chock a block with activities and… 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 mental challenges, and physical activities like tennis & golf .  It is such fun to embrace the season… Read More

Dear Friends, December is here in all its glory!  Breathtaking decorations abound while the lilt of seasonal tunes escalates the  excitement.  Social life is in full swing and the cause for great cheer – lunches, cocktails, dinners, hooray1    Company parties are also here with great gusto – don’t miss our post on Do’s and Don’ts. … Read More

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… Read More

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