VERANDA is a forum for the very best in living well. Always gracious, and never pretentious, we keep readers abreast of the finest in design, decorating, luxury travel, and more, inspiring them with beauty and elegance. VERANDA is both an ideas showcase and a deeply pleasurable escape, a place where homes feel as good as they look.
SOUTH FOR THE WINTER • We’re ringing in the new year by migrating to Palm Beach in search of sunshine, style, and seriously good shopping. Join us as we uncover the true gems of Florida’s most radiant enclave, from Mediterranean-inspired manses surrounded by lush gardens to chic, seashell-festooned retreats.
CREATIVE CLASS • Collector Beth Rudin DeWoody is transforming Palm Beach into a haven for contemporary art.
SUNSHINE STATE • Sparkling stones and luminous floral motifs take a starring role in resort-ready accessories worthy of a place in the sun.
SHORE THING • A fresh, unbuttoned Palm Beach vibe inspires Mish Tworkowski’s new seaside-chic jewelry line.
STYLE field notes
SHELL CHIC • Intricately patterned shellwork has enraptured everyone from the ancient Greeks to Marie Antoinette—and still feels stylish today.
BRANCHING OUT • Coral- and seaweed-inspired patterns can be subtle or showy—and are charming seaside, countryside, and absolutely everywhere in between.
THE V LIST • Our distillation of fine new products that are both pretty and practical—and oh-so-Veranda.
DREAM WEAVERS • Prized by a bevy of tastemakers, Bonacina rattan is exquisitely handmade in Italy—and captures a pretty, Palm Beach-y panache.
THE NEW PALM BEACH • A panel of local experts dish the scoop on the shopping, cultural, social, and dining scenes—and share the many reasons we love the gilt-edged resort town now more than ever.
Shell Games • FROM SEASHELL PINKS TO GARDEN GREENS, BUNNY WILLIAMS’S GLAMOROUS REFRESH OF A MEDITERRANEAN-STYLE VILLA TAKES ITS COLOR CUES FROM THE HOME’S LUSH SETTING.
FLIGHT of FANCY • TIRED OF CHICAGO WINTERS, TWO SNOWBIRDS HEAD TO FLORIDA AND ENLIST A NATIVE, DESIGNER PHOEBE HOWARD, TO FEATHER THEIR GETAWAY NEST.
Court of Appeal • AT HER PALM BEACH HOME, BETSY SHIVERICK PAIRS OLD-WORLD GRACE WITH NEW-WORLD REPOSE.
Original Thinking • GIVEN THE RARE OPPORTUNITY TO UPDATE A FABLED 1920S PALM BEACH MANSION, DESIGNER SUSAN ZISES GREEN DEFTLY PRESERVES THE HOME’S AUTHENTIC DETAIL WHILE USHERING IN THE SUN.
World View • A globe-trotting antiques dealer and his artist wife build the West Palm Beach house of their dreams, filling it with sunlight, sumptuous color, moments of whimsy, and treasures gathered on their travels near and far.
THE VERANDA SOURCEBOOK • Information on featured products and firms
PINK & GREEN • Escape into a Palm Beach–inspired palette that’s sweet and sophisticated.