The Style Saloniste

Have you seen: THE SYTLE SALONISTE Diane Dorrans Saeks is blogging and she has been posting SUCH great things! I am not sure HOW she finds the time to now write a blog too- with all of the wonderful interior design books that she writes- as well as being an editor at C magazine and […]

Madame Butterfly- La Fenice

WOW! I am back home- had the BEST trip- but I do love my own bed and my apartment (love my internet connection!) and now just getting back to normal again (after driving to Carmel and back yesterday for a very successful installation for a client) One of the highlights of the trip was going […]

TRYING to get back home

Yesterdays easy plan ride from Venice to Frankfurt to San Francisco had a bit of excitement when we flew over Greenland and there became a medical emergency on the flight and we did a u-turn back to Reykjavik, Iceland! Thank goodness the passenger was alright and received immediate medical attention- but it left us with […]

Still having fun!

Sadly we moved into a new hotel on Sunday and the internet has been down and there is no wireless in my room. So I am regretting that I am not able to post more often- but it does make it more relaxing to just get away from it all… Hope to have more pictures […]

Day trip to the Gipsoteca Casa Canova

We started off the day with a water taxi today from the Gritti Hotel and took a day trip to the Veneto to see the Giposteca Casa Conova. Rained all day long- so the perfect day trip. When we arrived back at the Gritti we had bellini with perfect tasting peach juice. Everyone said that […]

Venice produce market

Spend the day all over the place- but one of my highlights was the produce market with all of the fresh produce. Off for a day trip to the Veneto- more later. 3 words: I HEART VENICE!

We interrupt this broadcast with a NEWS FLASH!

KARL LAGERFLED- CHANEL SHOW – VENICE The fashion world is a all abuzz with Karl Lagerfield’s highly anticipated new line at the Chanel show- this week in Venice- for his 2010 line. Why Venice? Coco Chanel was facinated by Venice in her first trip in 1919. This inspired the line for Karl. Talking about a […]

Venice jet lagged afternoon one

I don’t want to start off the trip complaining- but my oh my flying from San Francisco with a layover in Frankfurt is a long day. We left at 2pm Monday and now it is 8am Wednesday in California and 5pm here in Venice. Oh my. My first impressions have be wonderful so far. We […]