All The Trimmings
“I have several pairs of oven mitts that match my outfits—I love to greet guests at the door with them on. I think that signals that it’s going to be a fun night,” laughs Rose, who ventures to the Union Square Greenmarket three times a week—on her bike, no less—to gather ingredients and inspiration. “I bought these Osage oranges and then thought of what textile I’d pair them with, and the outfit I’d wear to the party,” she says. “I rarely decorate with flowers—I don’t like that they die after a day!”