Friday, October 17, 2008

more reasons to heart evelyn lee -

she introduced us to SPRINKLES cupcakes:

they are the perfect cupcake.
with flavors like caramel chai and marshmallow bittersweet chocolate,
they are the perfect cupcake.

red purse and green shoes:

madame lee
loves color in her accessories.

i mentioned she is both the most fearless,
and the most frightening persona i know, right?

and the bootie:

she doesn't have THIS one yet,
but give her time.

hatsumomo loves her a killer booties.
don't get in between the geisha and her bootie.

baaaaad idea.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

T is for Tim -

who is learning self-reflection,

and elegance in elevators

and has walked down long halls with me

creating this life.

this week is about being thankful (right, stacy?)
so T
is for Tim

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

it's a high-rise life -

not so "hard knock"
if you could ever afford to live in one of these manhattan beauties,
either in construction, or about to be:

i'm already living there.
in my head.

it's like my earlier tenerife posting,
but in soho.

or this amazing feat, started in midtown,
which will cantilever into the adjoining buildings' air space
to provide views of the park to the upper level apartments:

or my favorite,
by herzog and demueron,
boxes of glass stacked randomly in tribeca:

with an anish kapoor sculpture integrated into the building's lobby:

night night.
i'm home:

Monday, October 13, 2008

i endorse and adore : evelyn lee

more adore than anything.

i've worked with her.  i've traveled with her (remind me to tell you about the time i nearly stayed on the plane after they cleared it out because is was hopped up on anti-anxiety meds and she strolled by and yanked the barney's catalog out of my hand, hauled me into the terminal, and fed me).  eaten out with her, laughed with her, held her hand in hard times and kicked her under the table more times than i can count.

when susan wayne told me she wanted me to meet evelyn lee for a position in the department,
i could never predict that the beautiful woman in the tapestry coat and HIGH heels who came through my office door would turn into one of the strongest allies and biggest supporters of my career.

eating out at water bar this past week, i kept looking out of the water,
at the view we used to share at 2 folsom,

and thought that we are gifted certain people in our lives,

people like evelyn who are graceful under pressure,
amazing leaders,
keen eyes of talent,
yet built with a keen distaste for politics.

people who are laughter and beauty and maturity
during times when those three things are undervalued in our world.

and we need to be aware of the times that someone crosses over from "friend",

to "family".