JUNE was a VERY BUSY MONTH!
WE attended a wedding in HEALDSBURG and saw GORGEOUS PEOPLE from DOWNUNDER!!
I’m looking DOWN at THEM as my computer is not uploading any of their images!!!!!!
I am a bit BOTHERED by THIS but will continue……….
This is what it is saying and I know they are THERE!
DOES THIS MEAN THEY ARE IN THE CLOUD????!
I received an email about ALI MACGRAW being in CHICAGO and sent my INSTAGRAM BUDDY TO MEET HER!
Love it when PEOPLE LISTEN TO ME!
WE ALL get a THRILL out of it!
She actually got to speak with her for about 10 minutes and was in the front row!
Of course, I said GET A PHOTO FOR ME!
THATS OUR FRIDA IN MY CLOSET on instagram!
IF YOU ADORE CLOTHES and the GIFT of VOCABULARY FOLLOW THIS ONE!!!
Zucchini Flowers were made almost every weekend!
The GARDEN BLOSSOM!
INDIA HICKS BOOK SIGNING IN MY TOWN!!!!
The BEST was I didnot know where we were going as MY GIRLFRIEND rang me on her cell phone while driving and I couldn’t HEAR HER!
I just said YES!!!!!!
TRIVIA FACT:She was in PRINCESS DIANA’s WEDDING !
She was ONE of the LITTLE GIRLS in white!
Her GODFATHER is PRINCE CHARLES.
I TOUCHED ROYALITY!
BEATRIX OST CAME FOR DINNER and had SPECIAL TIME WITH BANKSY!
Here we are headed to the CHICKEN COOP!
His eyes OPEN and hers closed………..
Love this SHOT!
The ITALIAN with BEATRIX making cocktails!
Isn’t she LOVELY……….Do you know she has BOOKS OUT?
SHE grew up in BAVARIA during the war……….
She has also been on VOQUES BEST DRESSED LIST!
I know her through THE ADVANCED STYLE MOVEMENT!
DO YOU HAVE THOSE TWO BOOKS?
A THIRD ONE WILL BE OUT IN DECEMBER ON ADVANCED STYLE COUPLES!
I FOUND TWO OF THE COUPLES FOR ARI SETH COHN’S Third BOOK!
JUST AS GOOD AS BEING IN THE BOOK!
This IS ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITE PHOTOS!
GRAHAM THOMAS ROSE in the GARDEN!
SIR WINSTON on the SPANISH STEPS!
These steps are in full bloom during much of the SUMMER!
MY BOY WINSTON WHO WILL NEVER LEAVE HOME!
GOOD BOY WINSTON!
YOUR CONTESSA with her COUSIN down in Southern California.
WE found a few minutes to pop into TONY BUCCOLA shop in Newport Beach!
ANOTHER DESIGNER I FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM.
( Seems the THREE of us have the same taste!)
THE ITALIAN WAS LUCKY I DID NOT DRIVE!
MY SONS………another favorite photo!
DO THEY LOOK LIKE ME?
Heidi Michele and I met up at FILOLI over the summer.
She was one of the GUESTS at my Instagram luncheons!
I CALLED THIS FOLLY AS MY OWN!
THIS WILL DO!
THIS WAS OUR LUNCH COMPANION……..HE FANCIED US!
WE FANCIED HIM!
THE CONTESSA SQUEEZED INTO THIS AFRICAN TWO PIECE ENSEMBLE!
FOUND THIS IN MY CLOSET AS I WAS SEARCHING FOR OTHER THINGS!
IT WORKS…………ESPECIALLY WITH MY South African HAND~MADE SHOES BY COAST & KOI!
LOVE THE NECKLINE!
I think I paid $60.00 for this………..if you did not know I’m a BARGIN SHOPPER!
THIS YOUNG THING STAYED WITH ME FOR TWO WEEKS THIS SUMMER!
IT’S SO FUN TO GET MY GIRL FIX!
SHE TOOK SOME GREAT PHOTOS OF THE GARDEN AND A FEW OF ME BUT HER BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT WAS INTERVIEWING ME FOR A VIDEO!
ONCE I SEE IT AND IF I LIKE THE SOUND OF MY VOICE I WILL SHARE HERE!
SHE HAD 14 SCREWS REMOVED FROM HER BACK DUE TO A SURGERY OF TWO YEARS AGO!!
LET ME JUST SAY SHE DID GREAT!
(OR I WAS A GOOD NURSE!???!)
SHE EVEN ASKED TO KEEP A SCREW AS A SOUVENIR!
THE SURGEON IS HAVING IT PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED THAN WILL MAIL it to HER!!!!!!!
ME AND TZIPORAH SALAMON.
SHE FOUND THAT HAT IN HER ROOM!
OUT SHE CAME MODELING!
I LOOK A WEE BIT TIRED HERE!
MORE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS for NEIGHBORS!!!
USE THE GOOD STUFF PEOPLE NO REASON TO KEEP IT IF YOU DONOT USE IT!
ROSE, THE BIRTHDAY GIRL AND TZIPORAH WHO WAS IN TOWN FOR ONE OF HER SEMINARS ON DRESSING!
SHE IS ANOTHER ADVANCED STYLE LADY I MET FROM ARI’S BOOKS!
WE have new NICKNAMES for each other………Did any of you watch I LOVE LUCY?
Well, LUCY and ETHEL are who we are to each other!
Guess who is who?!!
SUMMER HAS BEEN DOABLE WITH FOOTWEAR!!
COAST & KOI
PURCHASED FROM LA BELLE FIFI CALIFORNIA IN CORTE MADERA,CALIFORNIA.
THEY HAVE STOCK but one must try them on as all are hand~made.
SO, what that means is a trip to MARIN COUNTY and perhaps I can meet you there!
THERE IS MORE BUT WE BETTER STOP NOW…………….TIME TO MAKE DINNER FOR THAT ITALIAN!
I LOVE SUMMER AND FEEL IT ALL GOES BY SO FAST!
NEXT POST WILL BE AN AGELESS STYLE DAME FROM THE United Kingdom DON’T MISS THAT ONE!
HER GREY HAIR IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!