Tag Archives: Newport

75lb Chairs and Kids Drinking Wine in a Marble House

marble-house party

(Newport, RI) Arranged marriages to Dukes, high society divorces, scandalous underage drinking, and lavish parties are all part of Marble House’s history.  And who owned this 50 room mansion? A Southern born woman named Alva… Continue reading

Details are the Ultimate Luxury at the Gilded Hotel

The Gilded Hotel in Newport brings the Age of Opulence
to the 21st Century

-courtesy of Gilded Hotel

-courtesy of Gilded Hotel

Newport, Rhode Island-In a world where we have access to almost all of the same sources and stores, creating something different is the definitive in luxury. I love what designer Alexa Hampton says, “When details are done right, they don’t stand out, but they draw you in.” Continue reading

Gilded & Grace

“It seems cruel,” she said, “that after awhile, nothing matters…”

     “Yes, but meanwhile…”

“Ah-meanwhile-” -Edith Wharton Continue reading