In WSJ. Magazine

‘High Fashion Shows Its Wild Side’

By Bibi Cornejo Borthwick, photographer, for WSJ. Magazine | Styling by Kate Phelan

A stunning story in this weekend’s WSJ. Magazine. Model Sacha Quenby in the most covetable looks on location in Portugal = perfection.


What's New


Racer leather slingback pumps


Diamond Tilda 45 embellished patent-leather slingback pumps


Cargo twill midi skirt


Le 5 à 7 Small leather tote bag


Leather penny loafers


Fulman cropped down jacket


Everett leather tote bag


Caged satin minaudière


Vokayo high-rise straight-leg jeans


Laser-engraved logo belt


Belted leather biker jacket


Cropped leather jacket

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To Give and Receive

These are a few of my all-time favorite gifts to give and receive. I bought From Scratch because I love the cover (shallow much?) and it turned out to be a terrific cookbook. Carrière Frères candles, good olive oil, maple syrup, topiaries, and Rustic Bakery Gingerbread Tile Cookies on a beautiful plate are always appreciated.


Chanel: Beige Polish

Last week I ran into Andrea Quinn Robinson, Beauty Director at Vogue when I first got there.  Andrea left soon after to join Revlon where she created and launched The Nakeds Ultima II line in 1989 — The Nakeds palette of beiges, nudes, browns, etc. was ground-breaking. The new Chanel Vernis colors reminded me of how chic a beige polish can be.


What Goes Around, Comes Around

While scrolling through Net-a-Porter’s “What’s New” email, I spied this Valentino dress and I swear my heart stopped. My mother wore the first iteration on the left when I was a little girl, then in the ’90s I borrowed it to baptize my daughters. It took a village to zip me in this morning, but I’m glad I held on to her Valentino dresses. Mother’s shift is navy with cream piping and ’60s-style buttons — the Rockstuds and both pockets on the waist make the updated version modern. #Don’tOverPurge

It Item

The Simple Slide

It’s a loafer! It’s a slide! No hardware or fur, these Manolo Blahnik slippers are just right.

On My Radar

New Line To Know: Attersee

Yesterday I went to see Attersee, a line founded in 2021 by former T magazine Digital director Isabel Wilkinson Schor. Attersee is “a brand that offers considered essentials designed to elevate the daily ritual of getting dressed.” This Duchess Satin Evening Shirt over a trim pant is as elegant as it is chic.

M Le Magazine du Monde

‘Le Ballet De Gisele’

Photography by David Sims Styling by Emmanuelle Alt

A gorgeous story in last weekend’s M Le Magazine du Monde. I hope we see more editorials on Gisele, she looks incredible.


On My Inspiration Board

My Personal Style Reminder

As my inbox gets bombarded with markdown emails, I keep this collage on my desktop to remind myself of the clothes that I’ve been wearing a lot this fall — I don’t want to fall prey to a ‘really good deal’ that will sit in my closet. Brown, pleated skirts, and classic wool coats have been my focus. However, if I spy a fun item on sale that I’ve had my eye on (zebra, pale yellow, Commission sequined skirt, etc.), I will have won the fashion lottery.



For the next month I allow myself to get a bit twee, it is the holidays after all. I have a thing for plates decorated with deer and have coined it deerware. I brought the red pieces out this morning and have my eye on a few in green, too.

Gmundner Keramik single stag, Vietri Mistletoe serving bowl, Mrs. Alice Woodland dinner plate.

On My Mind

Gobble, Gobble!

Last weekend I did a test run of Ina’s recipe for turkey roulade — it was easy and delicious. I have faith that the second time will be a charm. A very happy Thanksgiving to everyone!