Art in My Pad

Mind you, I would never ever sell anything of mine no matter how much they may be worth, now. I don't buy things to flip or impress visitors or to flip, I buy because I love them.

YSL Eye Event: Artist Brushes x Make-Up Brushes

  On Saturday, May 9th from Noon to 5pm I will be doing portraits of a sort, at Nordstrom in Beachwood as part of the rock the look couture eye event promotion from YSL Beauty. We're talking liners, shadows, mascaras, and all that good stuff! With qualifying purchase you receive a "Lover's Eye" oil painting… Continue reading YSL Eye Event: Artist Brushes x Make-Up Brushes

YSL Beauty and Portraits By Arabella Proffer

If you ever wanted a little portrait of mine while you looked you best, you are in luck if you are in the Cleveland area! I've partnered with make-up artist Elle Gemma and YSL Beauty for this event at Nordstrom at Beachwood Place. Come get your face done by Elle using the new YSL spring… Continue reading YSL Beauty and Portraits By Arabella Proffer

Books on Deck: Beauty, Art, and an Aristocrat

More books on deck of wealthy, stylish people and crazy actresses of Hollywood's golden age. Are you surprised? This book coming out is like Christmas and my birthday combined. I had always wished for Karl to have a newsletter, and this is as close as it gets. No photos, sadly, but still has fun quotes.… Continue reading Books on Deck: Beauty, Art, and an Aristocrat

Chic, and Somewhat Literate

My cats are chewing the spines of my books -- uncle Milkshake (RIP) pre-chewed many and so they think this ok -- however, rather than deal with another book shelf that bows or is ugly, I'm trying to come up with some stacking solutions that look nice but are practical. And, you wouldn't believe how… Continue reading Chic, and Somewhat Literate

Art and Fashion in Ohio City!

Deering Vintage and Cooperative Press present a stylish evening of art, fashion, and vintage finds...with me! Save the date: Friday, September 6th from 5pm to 8pm This will be a mini art show as well as a signing of my book and my art catalog, "Ephemeral Antidotes". Come shop, sip, and learn more about my… Continue reading Art and Fashion in Ohio City!

Trench Coats, Book Covers, and Portraits in L.A.

I am featured on The Style Letters, all about spring wardrobe choices  -- it finally is looking like spring -- and my love of trench coats. Also the story of my new Dolce & Gabbana trench. My husband, Ben Vendetta, has his debut novel coming out later this year. He can't decide on a cover,… Continue reading Trench Coats, Book Covers, and Portraits in L.A.

Shoes*Socialites*Patrons*Gluttony: My Book List

Here are a list of some books I've enjoyed over the past year (there were plenty I didn't care for) and thought they'd make good gifts for anyone interested in culture, art, vapid socialites, decor, history, and so forth. The Louboutin monograph. Jesus! It's huge, and covers all of his collections. It has a photo… Continue reading Shoes*Socialites*Patrons*Gluttony: My Book List