When the place you call home turns cold hearted for at least 4 months of the year, it is beyond a blessing to have the ability to escape somewhere warm. Most often times, this means lighting a few candles and making a scorchingly hot bubble bath, but this past weekend was a little different. This […]

Love. How can someone possibly love another human so much. When the other human does not love them back? Sure you care about them and wish them well and have a place for them in your heart. But what if you cannot mentally and emotionally love – and I mean love… them back? Or at least love […]

In the beginning of December, we said goodbye to a home that has been passed down throughout our family for over three decades. From my aunts and uncles to my sister and I, and the young cousins who grew up spending the holidays here…  at one point there were even six cars in the driveway and […]


Brand new and from Christian Villa’s latest collection, are two little leather handbags that traveled all the way from Italy and into my wardrobe. Over the Atlantic lies the workshop of some of the finest Italian leather artisans. Handcrafted piece by piece, the finest leathers come together using techniques that are already used by famous luxury brands, to form […]

Milane Noir

Happy Friday my dears! I write this from my hometown of Cincinnati as I sit outside around a little gaslit bonfire, sipping some coffee and looking out onto the pond and forest of my backyard. I have never really digressed into the place I call home, so I am going to save that for a very special […]


Clink, Clank, Cheers – some of the many sounds of Halloweekend passing by us. Running around the city of Chicago trying to make each and every fabulous party we were invited to, making sure to see everyone that deserved to be seen. Each night involved taking on an alter ego and adapting a new persona […]