Tag Archives: paris
Open House Sequel: When Craig Met Matthew

Open House Sequel: When Craig Met Matthew

You might remember today’s Open House star Craig from the now classic post, When Matthew Met Craig, which is either a sweet tale about how true love conquers all or the story of two grown adults who are recklessly wagering their established lives for the flip-of-a-coin possibility that the result will be happily ever after […]

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This Week: Smythson Yeats and the Case of the European Bounty

This Week: Smythson Yeats and the Case of the European Bounty

Smythson Yeats owner Dick Rosen just received the container of goodies he bought during his recent European shopping trip (so help me God, if he complains about his job, I’m puttin’ my dukes up).   Take a look at this gorgeous antique buffet that was spirited out of a Paris flat (above), one of two priced […]

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This Week: Antiquaire

Last week I was driving home from a photo shoot and feeling exhausted, hungry and irritable (just another day). Nothing could stop me from driving straight home and crawling into bed with a bottle of whiskey, my stuffed dog Bow Wow and a stack of design magazines. Nothing except Antiquaire which beckoned like a siren […]

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This Week: Les Tissus Colbert – New Buffalo

When I spent last weekend in New Buffalo I vowed to avoid “work” in favor of eating junk food, reading actual books, hanging with good friends and working on my tan (I’m pasty white, but once I recover from a bad sunburn and the the itchy peeling process, I’m . . . um, well, I’m […]

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This Week: Vintage Pine

Vintage Pine is one of the best-kept secrets in Chicago, a large antique mall specializing in European antiques, located not in the Merchandise Mart, but in an old factory located just south of the bustling North Avenue Shopping District (I’ll never say SoNo and I’ll mock you endlessly if you do). Despite its proximity to […]

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Travel: Hotel Bourg Tibourg

Travel: Hotel Bourg Tibourg

I enjoy staying in hotels just a bit off the beaten path. I can’t imagine staying at a Hilton when for about the same dime, one can have a truly unique experience. One excellent example is Hotel Bourg Tibourg in Paris, France. Hotel Bourg Tibourg sits on a bustling street, Rue Bourg Tibourg, in the […]

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