Category Archives: Houses of the rich and famous

Houses of the rich and famous

CELEBRITIES BEING BESTIES: Gwyneth Paltrow saves Meryl Streep’s Thanksgiving dinner

CELEBRITY BESTIES: Meryl Streep and Gwyneth Paltrow - New York neighbours - Tribeca apartment

 

What happens when you’re an award-winning actress with a family arriving for Thanksgiving dinner and your oven doesn’t work? You ask your equally famous actress neighbour if you can use her oven…

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FASCINATING FOLK: Ben Bradlee (1921–2014)

PHOTO: Ben Bradlee, Washington Post

 

Sadly, there has been another famous death this week. This time, it’s the former Washington Post editor, Ben Bradlee, aged 93…

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A LUSCIOUS TRIBUTE: Oscar de la Renta

PHOTO: Oscar de la Renta

 

UPDATED: A private funeral mass for Oscar de la Renta will be held on November 3, 2014 at 11am, at the Church of St Ignatius Loyola at Park Avenue and 84th Street in Manhattan. 

Like many who adore fashion, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Oscar de la Renta yesterday, aged 82.

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HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: George and Amal Clooney’s Mill House in Sonning Eye, Oxfordshire

George and Amal Alamuddin Clooney's new home in England on the River Thames

 

CELEBRITY HOUSES: George and Amal Alamuddin Clooney have bought an island home on the River Thames, outside London. Take a look at these photos…

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LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: Houses from the films of Nancy Meyers – It’s Complicated and Something’s Gotta Give

INSIDE MOVIE SET HOUSES: Nancy Meyers movies - It's Complicated kitchen - Merryl Streep's house

 

*UPDATED* 

The house used in the film “Something’s Gotta Give” has sold for $41 million – details below…

 

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – August 29, 2014

LUST-HAVE: Thela Bag in soft stone by Meli Melo

Thela Bag in soft stone by Meli Melo

 

QUICK READS: Some of my top picks for stories relating to fashion, interior design, architecture, entertainment, celebrities and travel, including JK Rowling, Downton Abbey and Paris news…

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DESIGNERS AT HOME: At home with Sarah Richardson in her colorful Toronto home

DESIGNERS AT HOME: Sarah Richardson's home in Toronto, Canada

A COLOURFUL LIFE: Curious about how interior designers create their own homes?

Then take a look at the home Sarah Richardson shares with her husband Alexander Younger, and two daughters, Robin and Fiona, in Toronto, Canada…

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LUSCIOUS LOVES: Chinoiserie wallpaper

Luscious Chinoiserie photo via mylusciouslife.com

 

Today I’m dreaming about being able to decorate our bedroom in a luscious Chinoiserie wallpaper from Gracie Studio. Sadly, we’re living in a rental so this will have to wait.

In the meantime, like me, you can check out these posts:

Natasha xx

 

 

ROYALTY: Highgrove House, the country home of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, in Tetbury, England

ROYAL FAMILY PHOTOS: Highgrove House - Prince Charles, Princess Diana, with William and Harry

ROYAL FAMILY HOUSES: Prince Charles and his first wife Princess Diana, with William and Harry, outside Highgrove House in Gloucestershire in the 1980s…

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LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments by Geoffrey Lynch

LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: Manhattan prewar apartments - Geoffrey Lynch - Manhattan Classic_p168

BOOK TO BUY: Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments by Geoffrey Lynch…

 

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