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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

"Sex and the City" Brunch



I'm back and feeling like a lighter version of me only with a higher dosage of happy pills. I give credit not to my psycho-pharmacologist, but to my recent trip to New York. The alarmingly hectic, albeit wonderful, year of 2009 left me feeling a little spaz-tastic and weary, but my new year has begun with a renewed sense of excitement and lots of plans for the coming months.

In the next several posts I will be sharing photos and experiences from our trip as well as presenting plans I have for The Vintage Laundry, the blog, and other endeavors. But first, I'd like to share this:


2009 brought many opportunities, one of the most valuable being the chance to not only meet Stan Williams, but be given the gift of his friendship. The second day of 2010 was spent with Stan and Veli at their home in the NoHo neighborhood in Manhattan. Stan whipped up a very "Sex and the City" brunch - armed with relentless joie de vivre, his favorite vintage printed tablecloth, his 1970s mushroom tray from J.C. Penney, cheese, crackers, scones, muffins, coconut macaroons, and lots of tasty Prosecco champagne. Truly a master thesis on "effortless hospitality" - A "vintage glam" time was had by all!! Stan, you are one of the most clever, wickedly talented, dearest creatures on this planet - I'm so grateful that you are in my life and I hope 2010 has even more marvelous things headed your way!!



Photos courtesy Olivia Stephenson.
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6 comments:

The Elegant Thrifter said...

Oh goodness! I was honored! And had I realized a photo was going to be taken, I would have moved the computer off the dining room table....two offices in one Manhattan apartment...you think one is put away and another pops up! Thank you for your visit. You have instantly boosted my new year!

Gypsy Brocante said...

I'll be watching ; ) ... can't wait to see what The Laundress will be 'unfolding' this coming year!!
All the best to you!!
xo
Jill

Greet said...

I would love to get a "Sex in the City" breakfast! Lucky you!
xx
Greet

Pinecone Camp said...

Looks like a blast! Can't wait to see what you up your sleeve for 2010.
Happy new year!

Sonya --Dime Store Thrift said...

What a BLAST! I wish I could have been there, you all look like a marvelous lot to hang with:) And I am glad you are 'back'. Hugs, Sonya

Lee said...

truly glam fun...even with the computer. Lived in style....
how fun is that?

Lee