Maison

MAISON: FROMAGE À TROIS

December 10, 2016

Originally published March 10, 2015. Image taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Introducing the savory version of the multi-level cake centerpiece for entertaining. This three tiered tower is the cheese connoisseurs idea of an entertaining essential. Glamorously hosting events à la maison is an art form, and as in all art, innovations are to be desired. Cake tiers as of late have been excessive, but this fromage tower as …

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LIFESTYLE: CREATE A FLOWER RUNNER

February 23, 2016

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme  by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme Part III of the LA-themed party series covers the most difficult aspect of this party: a DIY flower table runner. FLOWER RUNNER The flower runner was our biggest task. Because it was a formal dinner, I wanted to make sure the table setting was très chic. Creating a table arrangement that I hadn’t seen elsewhere would be key. I decided …

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LIFESTYLE: THE ULTIMATE DESSERT TABLE

February 15, 2016

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme  by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme As Part II of the “LA” themed party series, it is only right to discuss the most delicious detail of any party: the dessert table. DESSERT TABLE Fortunately, when you have co-hosts that make delectable food, you don’t have to worry about main dishes for your event. Otherwise, I usually cater. And that is what I …

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MAISON: INTRODUCING RESTORATION HARDWARE’S RH TEEN

September 7, 2015

One store to describe Meme’s home aesthetic, whether in Los Angeles, Britain or beyond, would be Restoration Hardware. Maybe because it is a California-born brand like Mademoiselle Meme, and thus its laid back, neutrals palette speaks to our West Coast spirit. CEO Gary Friedman has perfectly blended a 21st-century California mood with European 16th-century influences. RH’s rustic homewares and furnishings are classical in style, with …

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MAISON: VINTAGE SOUNDS

April 22, 2015

With summer just around the corner (Memorial Day being the unofficial marker) it’s time to start gearing up for the warmer weather. Prepare for a season of entertainment with these Restoration Hardware speaker systems. Not only are they very chic and hipster-approved, but they also serve as a decorative talking piece in any home. There’s no eyesore like a bulky sound system, so upgrade with these …

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BOOKS: ASSOULINE COLLECTABLES

April 8, 2015

Whether you are building your library or need a gift for a housewarming party, Assouline has the premier selection of all luxurious collectable books. Assouline’s first book was La Colombe d’Or, based on a small hotel in the south of France. It was not merely a book about a hotel, but a visual literary experience. Since that point, Prosper and Martine Assouline, the founders, have not simply published books, but pieces …

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MAISON: CRYSTALLIZED

February 24, 2015

Baccarat, the French authority on all things crystal, has been a personal go-to for home decorating and gifting. The Eye Vase in particular has been a piece that I’ve gifted numerous times for housewarming parties. The geometric crafting with patterned undulations throughout makes for a timeless piece in any home. Eye Vase, Baccarat

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