BEST DRESSED BIRTHDAY

so today is my birthday, and i can’t think of any better way to start my day. i’m in nyc, went to the magazine stand, loaded up, now i’m at the carlyle, sitting in the gallery doing my weekly ‘week of chic’ best dressed list.

this is one of my favorite rooms in the world. Renzo Mongiardino redid it in 1989. i’m pretty happy sitting here surrounded by hand-painted wallpaper by milanese artist enrico brus and sitting on a banquette dressed in antique turkish kilim- i love all the red too!

also, i’m pretty happy that many of my favorite ladies are on this week’s best dressed list- marina munoz, aerin, kate, vanessa, new favorite leandra medine, and of course, my favorite swan- lauren santo domingo (love her best dressed look snagged from instagram. lesson- when you get a flat tire, make sure you look chic!)

happy birthday to me!

Marina munoz in a military jacket at the CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund party at Anna Wintour’s.

Gia Coppola in Salvatore Ferragamo at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts inaugural Gala in L.A.

Diane Agron in Valentino 

newlywed Caroline Seiber in Ferragamo 

Leandra Medine, with Reed Krakoff, in a tuxedo and a tee. 

Charlize Theron at the Annenberg bash in Alexander Mcqueen- love her dress, not so much her hair!

Indre Rockefeller in Oscar de la renta- “seeing red!”

Kate Moss, a new editor for British vogue, in Alexander Mcqueen

Aerin lauder, with Iman, in Michael Kors

Rooney Mara in Proenza Schouler

Vanessa Traina in Céine

‘Week of Chic’ Best Dressed, my favorite swan, Lauren Santo Domingo showing us how to dress when you have a flat tire- ha!

Happy Birthday to me!

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  1. Feliz cumpleaños Mark!! Happy BIrthday! I wish you a wonderful day and a very chic celebration!if you were in London I would happily treat you to my lovely Claridges for a glass of champagne.
    All the best and please do keep inspiring us
    Cristina

  2. not only is that room at the Carlyle heavenly
    but the tea sandwiches are scrum. Sitting there for afternoon tea surrounded by chic old ladies Who live upstairs is such fun

  3. LSD is always stunning but she is not going to be able to fix a flat with battery jumper cables.

    All good wishes for the happiest of birthdays. I look foward to your blog each daY.

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