September 29th, 2008

Proud Members of Society, by Erin

I know it’s a little early for Halloween and (except for Celest) wearing twelve strands of pearls at once is overkill, but Kimberly and I had the great fortune to play dress up recently, channel our innermost Daisy Buchannans, and venture from the West Village to “West Egg” for a fabulous party. It took some […]

September 23rd, 2008

Picnic, Perfect

I miss Sara. So much so that I’ve taken to referring to her by pet names. There’s “my Sweetest” (a nod to our favorite Regina Spektor ballad I like to imitate poorly), “my New” (a classification, as she is my newest, best friend), “my Rodolfo” (Celest gave us both Tocca candles last Christmas. Mine was […]

September 18th, 2008

His & His, by Sara

Several weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the wedding of my two dear friends, Andrew and Carl, with my two dear friends Kimberly and Celest. I’m of the opinion that weddings are fun as long as there’s music at the reception, and a powerful showerhead in whatever hotel you’ll be staying at afterwards. […]

September 11th, 2008

Strawberry Fields (forever)

I go home for a few weeks every summer. This year I broke it up into two smaller visits, which meant I’d be there first for my family reunion and later for my next-door neighbor’s wedding, a.k.a. first for strawberry season and later for tomato season! Both family events were drama-filled excuses to dress up […]

September 6th, 2008

All in the Family

Whenever I serve a little bubbly in one of my eight vintage champagne coupes (think dainty goblet, not flute), I like to tell the story of the Manhattan wedding of my Great Aunt Frances to my Great Uncle Conrad in the ‘30s. It was, by all accounts, a stylish affair. I explain to my guests […]

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