Virtual Vacation – NYC

I can’t believe it has been nearly 2 weeks since I posted anything, sorry about that.  I was clearly needing a blog vacation.  Actually, I need a real vacation.  That isn’t in the cards for us right now, so I decided I would plan a few Virtual Vacations.

First on the list, New York City.  I have been there as an adult only for business.  This would be a trip for design-nerd pleasure.

First, for some shopping:

Henri Bendel

Henri Bendel

Donghia Showroom at the D&D building

Ralph Lauren - Madison Avenue

Kate Spade

Bergdorf Goodman

Next a little culture:



SATC stalking:

Carrie Bradshaw's Apartment

Breakfast at Tiffany’s stalking

Holly Golightly's Apartment

Touristy stuff:

Empire State Building


Central Park


More shopping:

ABC Home

Where to stay?

Royalton Hotel

Robert DiNero's The Greenwich Hotel

Robert DiNero's The Greenwich Hotel

Robert DiNero's The Greenwich Hotel

The list of places to eat is overwhelming, so I didn’t include it.

So you wanna join me?  What have I missed?



About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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One Response to Virtual Vacation – NYC

  1. Keri says:

    um, duh! Of course I want to join you. Maybe we can bring Raina too 😉 I was very bummed that my possible NYC trip turned to Tampa – boo! I was hoping to shop for some fabrics!

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