Susan Caba

If you're looking for unique art from around the world, look no further than these three boutiques Read more

Sneak off for an indulgent afternoon and find gifts so unusual, they'll repeat the pleasure for someone you love Read more

To the uninitiated—like me—it's one of those activities where nothing much seems to be happening...but then you fall into another culture—or maybe cult. Read more

Ever hear of the magpie, a bird notorious for hoarding sparkling objects? That’s me. I can’t resist the lure of dramatic jewelry, whether it’s the fire of diamonds or the twinkle of rhinestones. Read more

The ceilings were falling down. The grout was too clean. The chimney was too low. The finials were gone. Restoring a Compton Heights mansion to its original glory was no mean feat for this anesthesiologist. Read more


When Lana and Ted Pepper downsized from their home on Kingsbury Place, they went up in altitude Read more


Courteous yet fiercely individual, Arthur Osver and Ernestine Betsberg made an art of marriage Read more

St. Louisans' Michigan vacations hold the generations together Read more

Refrigerators that look like armoires, oven warmers inside drawers: The common kitchen hides utility behind Old World designs. Read more


With little time to dawdle, some homeowners are investing in shower spas, while others stick to their top-of-the-line tubs. Read more



Photography by Alise O'Brien

June Roesslein designed a home that will last through the ages, and her husband, Howard Chilcutt, built it. Read more