What better way to highlight Tod’s new shoes and bags than to use my store Blue Carreon Home in Manila on the background?
For the past several days I have been trawling the internet for a Lalanne piece that I can afford. Francois Xavier and Claude Lalanne are known for their surrealist and whimsical pieces of furniture and home accessories.
Every time I read about what inspires today’s rising decorators, almost always the names of grand ladies who led fabulous lives come up. Names that read pretty much in verbatim Truman Capote’s Swan list: Lee Radziwill, Babe Paley, Marella Agnelli, CZ Guest. And so the birth of this new series on the blog on Grande Dames In Grand Homes.
By this time it’s pretty obvious that I wear a lot of Tod’s what with the shoots I have done of me wearing Tod’s in Hong Kong and in Los Angeles. For Tod’s new collection, I took the pieces from the collection for a spin at home in Manila