MDS- What is your favorite Flower?
MR- Just one? Come on! Peonies, sweetpeas, and garden roses.
MDS- Currently, What is your favorite Color?
MR- For walls, Benjamin Moore Silver Cloud. My bedrooms in NY, Maine and Key West are all painted this color. It’s really more blue than grey. I also love blush tones and a certain shades of green.
MDS- What is your favorite Book?
MR- Charlotte’s Web, Fantastic Mr Fox, and Christopher Buckley’s Losing Mum and Pup. Also, Joan Didion’s The White Album. As for more recent releases, 30 Girls by Susan Minot.
MDS- What is your favorite Restaurant?
MR- For lunch, the Nougatine room at Jean Georges. Dinner, EN Japanese Brasserie. 10th Avenue cookshop for either.
MDS- Who is your favorite Designer?
MR- wear a lot of Vera and Dries. I order made- to- measure by Vito Emanuel, W 27th St.
MDS- What is your favorite Gift to give or to receive?
MR- Rigaud candle in “cypress’, and i can find something for almost anyone at Creel & Gow.
MDS- Who is your favorite Artist?
MR- John Singer Sargent.
MDS- What is your favorite Indulgence?
MR- Jewelry by Maja DuBrul.
MDS- What is your favorite Store?
MR- Being a New Yorker, I love a large Supermarket, the kind we don’t have here.
MDS- What is your favorite vacation spot?
MR- Maine. I’m in summer countdown mode.