Nantucket Wine Fest is very special to me.  My husband been an organizer since the very beginning and through NWF, I have met amazing people, sipped oh-so-fine wine and had some incredible experiences… Great Wines in Grand Homes Burgundy dinners…DRC & Comte de Vogue with Eric Asimov at La Fete…divine wine & cheese pairings with […]

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While one can have a wine tour of Spain via the tapas bars of Barcelona (which we most certainly did), nothing beats standing in the vineyard with a winemaker in understanding a wine. Much of our travel to wine regions is appointment driven; each year we go to Napa & Sonoma,  Paso & Santa Barbara, […]

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The Michael Kors fashion show for Theatre Workshop took place on August 15 and was, for many the highlight of the summer on Nantucket!  Such a gorgeous setting, a great cause–and the clothes–to die for! Held at a private home in Sconset, it began with photos,shopping & hors d’oeuvres, then a full runway fashion show […]

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The #ClicquotMail Truck rolled off the boat and on to Nantucket in July–first stop, currentVintage! It was a flurry of fun as we popped the corks on Vintage Rosé & La Grande Dame 2004 and posed for photos with the VC photo booth.  That was just the warm up, as the next day, currentVintage staged […]

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Our last post featured highlights from the currentVintage Galley Beach & Veuve Clicquot “Wish You Were Here” Fashion Show… However, can there really be too many  photos of beautiful girls (and a guy) in fabu vintage fashions on a beach?!  Really??

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Most people look to food, art & architecture for insight into a culture when they travel.  I also like to get out into the suburbs to see how the middle class live and possibly pop into a shopping center or mall.  In France, LeClerc is a lot of fun–a Home Depot and Walmart Superstore rolled […]

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This photo haunts me and has haunted me since I flipped open that issue of Vogue in 2009.  The esprit de youth mixed with beauty, $ and the brink of fame is a potent cocktail.  This is my mindseye reference to joie de vivre.

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Not surprisingly, I have always wanted to live in a Slim Aarons photo.  Not surprisingly, because that was the point of Slim’s picture perfect documentation of the beautiful life. This 1970 series of a pool party in Palm Springs is just the beautiful life I long to inhabit–with a name like Helen Dzo Dzo and […]

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I came across a photo archive of Elizabeth Taylor recently.  While it began with recent years and looked backward, I prefer to focus on the beautiful shots of her in the 60s…this one, in particular.  Not the ingenue or widow or aging starlet, but a confident, worldly woman, for whom there were few things that […]

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Summertime on Nantucket…and the living is Busy. There is an endless calendar of social events, a dizzying number of fine dining destinations–and countless tranquil locations to get away from it all when you need a break. If you need to know what’s happening, check out Nantucket’s newest website, NantucketChronicle.com.  It is all things Nantucket–Dining, Real […]

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