I know, you are probably thinking, "what design-minded person does not know of her?!" Well, I first learned of her work in the early 90's. From my mother. Who liked her clothes. That's right, I knew of her as a clothes designer, first.
While her fashion firm was short-lived, her tastes are timeless. I've been watching her work for a long time and I love her classic sensibilities. Here is a little tour of her own pad via my favorite section of the New York Social Diary.
Image from NYSD, Models of the World