on friday’s i usually do a post on all my favorite things from the week…i have a few, however, after i got my new french vogue last night there quickly became a change of plans.

david sims shot a huge editorial in the magazine with every super model imaginable, but one model stuck out to me, german model karolin wolter. i mean what a beauty, so elegant and refined, she’s got that something special…..and i don’t know if it’s just me, but doesn’t she look like a modern day lauren bacall? i think so and i’m smitten!

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carolyne rohem has had quite the life- she worked for oscar de la renta, married billionaires, designed her own fashion collection, she’s written books, arranged a lot of flowers and like me she has a passion for blue and white…and also like me, she has a blog…you know what they say,”birds of a feather..”

from all the comments on her blog, i can tell she has quite a following. i guess i’m not the only one that has enjoyed watching her renovate and redecorate her new home in charleston…she just completed her green chinoiserie room, see the whole story here…and of course a chinoiserie room isn’t complete without some blue and white…

i love this room for many reasons, but mostly just because it’s beautiful- so here you are, a chinoiserie room for you, enjoy!

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who could forget last seasons dolce & gabbana’s alta moda fall couture collection when all the models were getting off boats in capri in striped ball skirts….truly amazing….

well domenico dolce and stefano gabbana have done it again, this couture season they showed their collection at the la scala in milan, and this time it was inspired by the ballet featuring roberto bolle…the collection, the setting and the presentation was beautiful- bravo dolce & gabbana you have done it again!

photographs from style.com and vogue.com

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