|The fabulous mix and match, and mish and a mash living room of Betty Halbreich - I love the pink silk couch!!! All photos by Fred R. Conrad|
There is a terrific article in the Sunday New York Times.
|The fabulous blue dining room - |
For many years, Ms. Halbreich presided over formal dinner parties at a mahogany table that can be expanded to seat 16. The hutch is full of blue-and-white china
|Who doesn't love a butler's pantry? This is a testament to Ms. Halbreich’s knack for setting a table|
|this chest in the living room holds ironed table linens, and don;t you just love the blue Opaline glass collection!|
“This is my favorite spot in the house,” said Ms. Halbreich of the bar in the den. “I keep my vodka in the refrigerator with spearmint in it, in case you are really interested.”
|The master bedroom is draped in fabric|
|Steal this idea!!!! |
“Everybody goes mad for these shoe closets that are built into the back of doors,” Ms. Halbreich says.
Betty describes her décor, like the clothes she selects for her clients, is “mix-and-match, a mish and a mash.”
|"I think if you are 85 and still working, you become interesting. "|
Leah Dunham, who created a huge success with her HBO production of "Girls" is thinking of doing a TV series based on the memoir Betty is writing for Penguin. Betty tells us, "I think if you are 85 and still working, you become interesting. "
Go read the entire article by Dan Shaw. It's fabulous.
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