Here’s my piece on talented cellist turned musician Anna Hu – she set a world record at Christies when she sold her Orpheus ring at Christies in Hong Kong earlier this year………
btw.. here’s something I never thought I’d publish on my blog; pics of You Know Who, wearing Anna to the Met Ball..
Not sure all of you will be able to read it unless you have a subscription… but still, just know that if this your idea of heaven……..
………you are not alone.
Wear black tomorrow – here’s why…..
And, just in case you have any last minute gifts to buy…..here are my last words on the subject See below for my favourite panic purchase..
HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND NAMASTE..XXX
When your gran calls to tell you that she hasn’t ‘had a blog from you in a while dear’, then you know you have been truly slack. And so, for my gran (and anyone else who is interested) here’s a smattering of my recent pieces, including: how to dress like you know who…
Why fashion photography is the new collectible.…
The fabulous and truly unique Donna Karan
The farm is owned and run by the fabulous Joseph Mul (above) and his family and harvested by a loyal team of pickers…
When at Chanel’s Jasmine harvest naturally one wears.. Chanel wellies…
pickers at the weigh in–Jasmine flowers overnight and can only be picked during the morning..
the flowers are loaded into trays and the pickers load their baskets into the back of their van and head for their lunch…meanwhile the harvest heads for the processing plant…
where it goes through multifarious processes…. which ultimately create an absolute- the liquid used in the No5 fragrance formula… Other highlights of the day included… the Chanel PRs who naturally.. wore great accessories…
and the Tuberose (which I had never seen growing in fields before). Chanel also grows its own roses for No5 at the Mul’s farm….
I’ll bet he does yoga…..
In the summer when the temperature reaches 90 degrees plus, New York City comes into its own.. as a place of unbearable, unremitting humidity, delicious insanity and occasionally and somewhat incongruously, a haven of pastoral serenity…..
Fishing and Mac’n’cheese in Central Park…
abandoned easel and paints….
Melting Statue of Liberty….
Even the all time greats sometimes can’t make it here… Le Caprice RIP..
Barneys new vast shoe emporium…very cool in more ways than one..
is 45rpm the coolest store in Manhattan/on the planet…? I think it might be…..
JD Salinger‘s The Catcher In The Rye...on sale at The Strand bookshop on 5th at 61st, the book with the chilliest Central Park references….remember how Holden‘s hair begins to freeze at the duck pond?
If you didn’t know, you wouldn’t know this was Central Park – right?-
To find this tiny and very beautiful lake take the entrance at around 60th and Central Park South and head west along the bottom of the park…..