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Clinton Howell

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Clinton Howell of Clinton Howell Antiques clearly loves to read and talk, and he writes an entertaining blog at www.clintonhowell.com, all of which made him great for an interview—even better because […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary’s countryside getaway – Blackberry Farm: Sleep Away Camp for Rich People

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Oh, to be a lottery winner, Goldman-Sachs executive or newly rich! I would peel off a wad of fresh green and jet back to the even greener hills of Tennessee […]... READ MORE
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Jacqueline Coumans

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The brownstone parlor apartment of Jacqueline Coumans, designer and owner of Le Décor Français is without a doubt the essence of all that intrigues us about French style. It’s a confluence of […]... READ MORE
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Bill Brockschmidt

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Bill Brockschmidt, an architect, designer and partner (with Courtney Coleman) of Brockschmidt & Coleman shares a cozy studio with his partner of 20 years architect, Richard Dragisic (pictured left). They also have […]... READ MORE
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Ron Wagner and Timothy Van Dam

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Ron Wagner and Timothy Van Dam have been partners in life and their respective design business for more than two decades. They took the leap from their Chelsea residence to their […]... READ MORE
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Carlton Hobbs

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Carlton Hobbs (pictured with managing director, Stefanie Rinza) is one of the foremost antique dealers in the world, and it is an astonishing experience to walk through the rooms of the Vanderbilt […]... READ MORE
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Washington Social Diary: The White Out

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The Washington blizzard of last weekend was dense and intense, and even beautiful, but the white out of the last 24 hours was brutal and a challenge even for those […]... READ MORE
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Okamoto Studio

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Shintaro Okamoto and his father Takeo Okamoto are the owners of Okamoto Studio, an ice sculpting enterprise based in Long Island City. Shintaro was born in Japan and raised in Alaska, then moved […]... READ MORE
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Sondra Gilman

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Sondra Gilman (photographed with her husband, Celso Gonzalez-Falla) owns, arguably, one of the world’s finest photography collections and it is one of the big treats of this job, that we were able […]... READ MORE
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Sixx Design

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Robert and Cortney Novogratz are self-taught designers (Robert was originally a stockbroker and Cortney trained as an actress) who have been enviably successful at finding bargain properties, reading the taste-zeitgeist very […]... READ MORE
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Gerald Bland

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Gerald Bland has, for most of his life, specialized in selling fine English furniture, having trained at and worked for Sotheby’s. Lately he has shifted gears somewhat and in keeping with […]... READ MORE
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Palm Beach Social Diary: Another Look at Lost Palm Beach

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“We were so young and gay then and we thought we had all the money in the world. It will be sad if the great houses vanish and the Mizner […]... READ MORE

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