A Tartan Table & Ensemble…And Mostly Giving Thanks To All of You

Thanksgiving Note

Here are my go-to’s for celebrating in fun and style…

Thanksgiving Table Board

1. Blouse 2. Garland Collection Yellow Gold Link Ring 3. Clutch 4. Pants 5. Garland Collection Vintage Culver Imperial Shoji Glasses (Set of Four Old Fashions and Four Double Old Fashions – Available at Des Kohan, LA) 6. Cocktail Napkins 7. Shoes


Obsessed with Collar Pins

On special occasions, my grandmother wears an antique collar pin that belonged to her mother. Never mind that the marcasite pin is a bold interpretation of her mother’s monogram, letters completely unlike my grandmother’s own. The pin is sentimental and … Continue reading


It’s not a secret that I’m partial to anything gilded. Gold watches, flatware, teeth — I like them all.  And, these days, I’m loving bold doses of silver as well (hint, hint for some new Garland Collection jewels to come). I’ve … Continue reading


I know, I know. I have been gone way too long and I have no one to blame but myself (read: it’s all Mike’s fault. But more on that later). I can’t tell you how much I appreciate the many … Continue reading


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As many of you may have noticed, I’m a bit of a “More is More” kind of a gal. On buying trips, I gravitate towards anything gilded. And OK, sometimes even gaudy…in a good way! Garland Collection necklaces are even designed … Continue reading