“Rawness and refinement are not opposite ends of a luxurious spectrum. They are two complementary features with which to populate a luxe environment.”  Kelly Weartsler
"It is true, as they say, that the blossoms of spring are all the more precious because they bloom so briefly."  Murasaki Shikibu
"The differences that separate human beings are nothing compared to the similarities that bond us together."  Sophie Gregoire Trudeau