French Romance

May 2003 – Leading Estates of the World, by Pamela Kelsey AS THE GATES OPEN in Holmby Hills, a solitary vision of fairy tale splendor greets you. Seldom in real life does one encounter such beauty, such pure perfection—even in the glamour capital of conspicuous consumption surrounding Rodeo Drive. When renowned architect Richard Landry was […]

Unmasking the Mysterious Mohamed Hadid

March 1988 – Regardies: The Business of Wadhington, by Harry Jaffe THE FIRST TIME Mohamed Anwar Hadid set foot in Aspen, he felt almost weightless. He stepped out of a Citation jet, took a deep breath of the crisp mountain air, and marveled at the wonders that surrounded him: the big sky, the jagged peaks, […]

Aspen: The Call of the Wild

From The New York Times Magazine, Jan. 21, 1990. The sun first peeks over the Continental Divide just after six on New Years Day, and partic­ularly at this hour, it seems there could be no more beautiful place on earth than the Roaring Fork Valley—red-tinged clay, bright white snow and a pure blue in the […]