Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

1. Who is your biggest role model? HH: John Elgin Wolf/Robert Koch. They were the forerunners of transforming pure utilitarian items to something more glamorous and architectural. They were multitalented, made a fantastic team and introduced Hollywood and the world to new styles and designs.

1. Fairmont San Francisco Gingerbread House2. Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen, Hotel Healdsburg3. The Ritz Carlton Teddy Bear Tea4. Madeline’s Tea in Bemelmans Bar, Carlyle Hotel5. Afternoon Tea at The Ritz, London6.

1. Who is your biggest role model? George: Oprah. Tony Robbins. Dr. Wayne Dyer – People being of service to others. Cecilia: My parents – both were small business owners and they showed me the value, love and reward of being your own boss.

 1. Who is your biggest role model? My mom. She has overcome so many challenges in her life and has managed to do it with the most contagious smile on her face.

"Sure mom, I'd love to host," you said. "It's no problem," you said. "I totally have everything an adult person would need to serve a party of other adult persons," you said.Regretting some commitments now that the holidays are, like, happening? Relax.

If you think it's impossible to keep the spark alive after 108 years, then perhaps you don't know Eggersmann.

1. Who is your biggest role model? Coco Chanel – she was incredibly independent, innovative and believed in timeless simplicity. 2.

Americans have had a tough week. Top-rated international destinations + over-the-top indulgent spa treatments = your Friday escape. Inhale. Exhale.  1.

Modern design fans flocked to Poggenpohl's Los Angeles showroom on October 20 to celebrate the official kickoff for the WestEdge Design Fair, hosted at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on November 3-6.

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