The snow is gone, and spring is here, hopefully for good. So let’s start planning for some outdoor fun. Good food, strong drinks and cool design is all a summer party really needs. Here are […]

May, 02 by Lauren DeVault.


I recently stumbled upon the new Balenciaga store on Mercer street and had to go in and check it out. I just couldn’t wait to share my find with you. P.S, I am already in […]

Apr, 08 by Lauren DeVault.

Hostess Gift Ideas for a Weekend Getaway

The summer is starting to wind down as we head towards Labor day and the last good weekends of the summer are upon us. For those of us living in the cramped hot confines of […]

Aug, 14 by Lauren DeVault.

Cool Shops: En Soie

I love this new boutique in the hip area of Silverlake in Los Angeles. Stocked full of their own gorgeous silk dress designs, custom jewelry, ceramics and even wine. Check it out if you’re in […]

Apr, 17 by Nina.

OCHRE Showroom Styled

I had the pleasure of working with the lovely and talented staff at OCHRE last year. I’m constantly inspired by their gorgeous furniture designs so it was great to learn more about the pieces of […]

Feb, 04 by Nina.

Wedding To Home: Black & White

I had so much fun pulling together a guest post for Newlywish - a wedding gift registry service started by my friend Amanda who goes way back to our Fordham days. I’m so happy she’s providing […]

Jun, 13 by Nina.

ICFF Highlights

Every year, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) provides a great opportunity to get together with my design friends, ohh & ahh over beautifully designed furniture & meet some amazing craftsmen from around the world. […]

May, 23 by Nina.

Brimfield Antique Show Highlights

Every year, me and some of my best girlfriends head up to Brimfield, MA for the East Coast’s largest antique fair. We map out our favorite fields, weave in and out of the tents & […]

May, 09 by Nina.

Soho Window Displays

I love walking around SoHo – it’s one of my favorite NYC neighborhoods. The architecture is beautiful, brick streets & there’s such a wide variety of shops with creative & lovely window displays. Here’s a […]

May, 04 by Nina.

The Canvas / Jason Wu Collaboration

A few of my favorite things: Jason Wu + Canvas + clean lines + a little glam. If you’re with me then get excited. The 29-year-old fashion designer has teamed up with Andrew Corrie, founder […]

Apr, 17 by Nina.

Another Sneak Peek on Design*Sponge!

I’m so excited for friends Karen & Chandler’s home to be a featured Sneak Peek on Design*Sponge today! Karen is a good friend of mine and a truly talented photographer who has a gift for capturing […]

Apr, 16 by Nina.

ABC Home & Carpet Visit

As a designer, regular visits to ABC Home & Carpet are a must. I love strolling through and looking at all the beautiful displays, unique pieces of furniture, delicate plate ware & soft linens. I’m […]

Apr, 12 by Nina.

Retail Therapy: Orla Kiely NYC

Seasons come and go and in New York City, and so do stores. One day they are in and the next day, well you know the rest. So we’re excited about the recent opening of […]

Mar, 13 by Nina.

Favorite Xmas Window Display

Was up early this morning working in SoHo when I walked passed this lovely holiday window display at the rag & bone store. It made me stop in my tracks and really take it in. […]

Dec, 21 by Nina.

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market

I stumbled upon the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market yesterday and of course, had to stop and take a gander. I love weaving in and out of the booths. You never know what you’re going to […]

Dec, 05 by Nina.

Road Trippin’: Hudson, NY

I’ll use any excuse I can to drive upstate. The landscape alone is enough to make you forget the stench you left behind in NYC – the rolling hills, the valley, the river, the fresh […]

Nov, 27 by Nina.

Thanksgiving Menu

Yey, Thanksgiving! What a wonderful holiday to spend with family and friends…and good food, of course. We’re hosting family & friends again at our place this year. And with various people’s tastes, I’ve try to put […]

Nov, 23 by Nina.

Sunday Drivin’

I love NYC but the crazy can get to anyone living here. We have family near Poughkeepsie so we’re up there quite a bit visiting. The Hudson Valley is rich with history and charming towns […]

Nov, 22 by Nina.

Favorite Vintage Store Opens Online!

My all-time favorite vintage store Wasteland has finally opened an online store today! I’ve been hitting up their stores on Haight Ashbury in San Fran and Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles for years now. Every […]

Oct, 26 by Nina.
New: Dwell Studio Furniture!

New: Dwell Studio Furniture!

I’ve always been a big fan of Dwell Studio – their textiles, bedding and accessories are always fresh and lovely. They add a lil’ something special that I know my clients will love living with. […]

Sep, 07 by Nina.
End of Summer Dinner

End of Summer Dinner

Hooray for bank holidays! That extra day off always does me good. This year, we hosted a little dinner party that payed homage to some of our favorite summer treats. I put together a simple […]

Sep, 06 by Nina.

Styled: Saratoga Getaway!

I’m so excited to finally share a photo shoot that I styled in Saratoga, NY! A Victorian-styled vacation home to some of my dear friends, I’ve always loved coming here. They’ve made a lot of […]

Jul, 19 by Nina.
Summer Entertaining & Pink Cocktails

Summer Entertaining & Pink Cocktails

Hope you all had a lovely weekend! Shawn & I hosted a fun lil’ dinner party for our good friends Jim & Laura who are moving to Brooklyn. With a simple seasonal menu, a little […]

Jul, 11 by Nina.
Happy Long Weekend!

Happy Long Weekend!

I’m so thrilled about the photographs Eric Morales and I worked on together last week. Here’s a sneak peak at a few that I hope represent this weekend – gathering with friends, getting out of […]

Jul, 01 by Nina.