MDS- Currently, what is your favorite Color?
VG- Berber Brown and Temple Pink by David Oliver, Paint & Paper Library in London.
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite book?
VG- I couldn’t possibly choose one, but I am currently reading Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Elizabeth Taylor, Bertie: A life of Edward VII by Jane Ridley and Rumi poetry.
MDS- what is your favorite Restaurant?
VG- The Wolsey in London for breakfast, L’Entrecote in Paris for lunch, El Morocco in Tangier for dinner, or Gero’s in Rio.
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite Accessory ?
VG- Polo Ralph Lauren cologne
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite gift to give or to receive?
VG- Books, books and books
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite Flower?
VG- Dahlias and Paper whites (Narcissus) and any bouquet from my friend, the florist John Carter, which always look as if they have been picked from the garden.
MDS- Currently, who is your favorite Artist?
VG- I adore and am fortunate enough to own some works of Roger Hilton, Ramiro Fernández Saus, Sarah Guppy and Craigie Aitchison.
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite Indulgence?
VG- The Temple, my house in the English countryside
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite Store?
VG- In no particular order, I always find extraordinary antique pieces from the following dealers; in New York, HM Luther and Gerald Bland uptown and Bernd Goeckler downtown. Gordon Watson, Gallery 88 and Rose Uniacke in Pimlico Road, London. Richard James on Saville Row for everything I wear.
MDS- Currently, what is your favorite Vacation Spot?
VG- I am renovating a house in Tangier and this will be the divine view from my bedroom window. Spain is in the distance. Tangier is my favourite vacation spot at present – one day it may be home for six months of the year.