decorative accessories

A Soft Touch at Home

Plush velvet makes household basics not so basic.

November 15, 2023

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A Lunar Thank-You

China’s ancient innovations left a major style imprint on the rest of the world.

January 19, 2023

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Boo Who?

Adults have clearly taken over Halloween, and some decorations can become year-round decor.

October 3, 2021

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The Promise of Easter Dinner

The question becomes, Can I get my dust bunnies out of the way to make room for chocolate bunnies?

March 29, 2021

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Virtual Museum: Jeanne Lanvin, at Home in Paris

These rooms are a distillation of Art Deco luxe.

October 30, 2020

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Beat the Cooling Trend

How dining outdoors can go year-round.

September 16, 2020

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Picnic Fair

Dining is an outdoor activity these days, so let’s make it festive.

July 31, 2020

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Focusing the Outside

Sometimes it’s the non-living elements that pull a garden together.

May 29, 2020

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Critter Bar

Insects and reptiles and booze, oh my!

May 14, 2020

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Virtual Museum: No Stone Unturned

Some Hillwood treasures are precious . . . and semi-precious.

April 23, 2020

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What We Want to Have Now: 2.14.2020

Critters and Chinoiserie. So much to covet!

February 13, 2020

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Aga as in Aga, T as in Tiffany

Ultimate Christmas gift suggestions from Tiffany’s.

November 24, 2019

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Belly Up to the Bar Cart

Necessary? Maybe not. Sophisticated? You betcha.

November 20, 2019

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The Treasures of Radziwill

Lee Radziwill’s stylish furniture and collections were sold at auction.

October 17, 2019

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Gift Ideas for Summer House Guests

15 suggestions to amuse and/or show your appreciation to your host.

June 27, 2019

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Natural Light

FOR EVERY action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Most of us remember that from high school. It applies to interior design as well. Now that it seems as if every contemporary interior is topped off with a wild splash of Star Wars–worthy light sabers, here comes the visual relief: humble, homey-looking globes and […]

June 20, 2019

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There’s ever more chic plastic (and whimsical plastic) for outdoor entertaining.

May 30, 2019

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Scents and Sensibility

Perfume is serious stuff, but its containers can be quite amusing.

March 21, 2019

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