Holly Holden on YouTube

Holly is tickled pink to introduce you to her new channel, Holly Holden on YouTube!

Holly is delighted to be sharing her experience and timeless advice on classic interior design, elegant entertaining, and gracious living each week. Classic design can be formal, as well as fabulously fun with Holly!  She is overjoyed to share her secrets. You will be introduced to stupendous guests and products in stunning locations. Far from intimidating, these videos will feature the same level of style and sophistication that you have come to appreciate. Holly is simply elated to have her daughter-in-law, Karen Holden, featured in many of the videos, offering her unique NYC design expertise!

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Charming Collections and Petite Vignettes

Released on Thursday, January 3, 2019

From Staffordshire spaniels lovingly carried back to Farmington from England, to Chinese porcelain pillows from Taipei, Taiwan, to beloved Limoges boxes and Herend figurines — Pieces like these add interest, charm and conversation to a house! Today Holly is providing a little peek at some of her most favorite treasures and why they are so important to her.

Classic and Charming Children's Shoes

Released on Thursday, December 27, 2018

What goes best with precious children's clothing? Precious shoes, of course! Holly and Karen are introducing us to two of their favorite lines of footwear for little ones. The best part is that they have either Velcro or snap closures, so children are able to happily put them on without assistance... just ask Miss Charlotte!

Easy Holiday Recipe- Cheese Blintzes

Released on Thursday, December 20, 2018

Holly, Karen and Miss Charlotte enjoy a lovely holiday afternoon together in the kitchen at Fox Hall making Cheese Blintzes! This is a recipe from Holly's dear friend from the Junior League, Nancy Wall, and is simple and scrumptious. Perfect to enjoy in the morning, for an afternoon nibble, or even at a dinner party, these blintzes are winners!

Classic, smocked children's clothing

Released on Thursday, December 13, 2018

Holly and Karen are most excited to introduce you to their very favorite line of children's clothing, Shrimp & Grits Kids! Founded in 2007 by Megan Hewitt, all of her designs are inspired by her two daughters, and her lovely surroundings in South Carolina.

Easy Holiday Appetizer — Holly's Spiced Southern Pecans

Released on Thursday, December 6, 2018

Just in time for the holidays, Holly is sharing her recipe for Spiced Southern Pecans. So scrumptious and simple, these nuts are the perfect little nibble for a cocktail party, to serve to impromptu guests, or even to give as a hostess gift!

Pretty Petite Purses

Released on Thursday, November 29th, 2018

There is nothing more pretty and proper than a small pocketbook! From Chanel to Goyard, Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci and Judith Leiber, Holly has a petite purse for every occasion. Today she is showing Karen how to pack her most favorite Louis Vuitton, with all of her essentials for a night (or day) out!

Perfect, Yummy Popovers

Released on Thursday, November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours! We are so grateful to all of our subscribers- thank you for your support. Holly's Perfect Popovers are a delectable addition to any meal, holiday or otherwise. They are so delicious and so simple- only 5 ingredients are needed!

Holiday entertaining with Classic North Fork Clam Dip 

Released Thursday, November 15, 2018

Karen is showing us how to make her mother's classic recipe for delicious North Fork Clam Dip! Perfect to serve at your upcoming holiday parties, this warm, cheesy dip is so yummy that it might just become a staple for you and your family! 

Christopher Spitzmiller Lamps

Released Thursday, November 8, 2018

Christopher Spitzmiller creates some of the most elegant, handcrafted lamps with washed glazes, in scrumptious jewel-toned colors! Holly and Karen are here to show you two of their most favorite lamps by Christopher, both classic yet contemporary. 

Introducing one of our favorite designers!

Released Thursday, November 1, 2018

Holly and Karen are thrilled to introduce you to one of their favorite clothing designers, Nina McLemore! Focusing on professional women who seek beautiful, timeless ensembles with wonderful pops of color, all of Nina's collections are made in New York from fine natural fabrics.

Celebrating the Charms of The Charlotte Inn

Released Thursday, October 25, 2018

This week Holly and Karen are bringing you a very special episode! They have traveled to Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard and are staying at The Charlotte Inn, an internationally acclaimed destination.

Decorating for a Sweet and Spooky Halloween!

Released Thursday, October 18, 2018

Holly and Karen are decorating for Halloween and showing you how easy it is to incorporate items that you already have and re-purpose them to create a sweet scene for Halloween! From Imari plates to Staffordshire Spaniels with bows, to silver gravy boats, you will be surprised how simple and timeless holiday decorating can be. Holly, Karen, and Victor the Vulture approve! 

Delectable Stilton Stuffed Dates

Released Thursday, October 11, 2018

Holly and Karen are preparing an exceptionally simple and delicious recipe for Stilton Stuffed Dates that requires only 3 ingredients. Salty yet sweet, these dates are best served with Holly's famous Holden Punch! From impromptu guests to the perfect party hors d'oeuvres, these stuffed dates are a must.

Hermes Scarf Giveaway in support of Breast Cancer Awareness

Released Thursday, October 4, 2018

Think Pink! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all know someone who has been challenged by breast cancer, and today Holly and Karen are continuing their scarf series and demonstrating a few more easy and feminine ways to tie and wear scarves... in pink, of course!

Introducing Mummy’s Monday Manners

Released Thursday, September 27, 2018

Start your week off polished and poised with Holly's new weekly newsletter, Mummy's Monday Manners! Each Monday you will receive a newsletter directly to your e.mail's inbox, featuring sparkling tips on etiquette and forbidden faux pas. Holly is forever grateful to her mummy for sharing these subtle nuances and customs with her, and she cannot wait to share them with you!

A Touch of Whimsy with Timeless Needlepoint!

Released Thursday, September 20, 2018

Every formal, classic interior needs a touch of whimsy and personality! Express yourself and your style with needlepoint. From pillows, to seat cushions to backgammon boards, the possibilities are endless and so much fun with needlepoint!

The Perfect Party Punch

Released Thursday, September 13, 2018

The secret is out! Join Holly in her kitchen at Fox Hall as shares with you her beloved recipe for Holden Punch, a delicious drink that she serves at every party she hosts. This punch is so simple, so yummy, and is sure to be your new go-to festive cocktail!

The Smart World of Smythson Leather Goods and Stationery

Released Thursday, September 6, 2018

Discover the world of Smythson of Bond Street, a British company specializing in luxury leather goods and stationery. With several Royal Warrants earned, you can be assured that the quality of their pieces are exemplary. From traditional to contemporary, Smythson, established in 1887, is sure to have something to match everyone's taste! They will even emboss leather products for you with a name or initials. With a flagship store in London, there are also shops worldwide!

How to Wear a Scarf: The Joys of Hermes Scarves!

Released Thursday, August 30, 2018

Holly and Karen show you several ways to tie and wear silk scarves (in a 90 x 90 size), a splendid summer accessory! They enhance any plain outfit with elegant hues of color and design, and add a classic dimension to any summer dress!

Easy Appetizers: Simple Pinwheel Prosciutto Roll-ups

Released Thursday, August 23, 2018

Join Holly in her kitchen at Fox Hall and learn how to make a super simple, super yummy hors d'oeuvres for impromptu parties!

Charming Curtains and Dust Ruffles

Released Thursday, August 16, 2018

Discover the benefits and beauty of curtains! Holly and Karen visit a very special little three year old's new bedroom, and discuss why curtains make a room both pretty and proper!

Holly & Karen on Belgian Shoes

Released Thursday, August 9, 2018

Watch as Holly and her daughter-in-law Karen Holden share with viewers their love of Belgian Shoes. These shoes are much beloved because they're not only beautifully designed — they're comfortable too!

Holly at the NATAS Emmys

Released Thursday, August 2, 2018

Being nominated for a NATAS Emmy Award for her first episode of You Are Cordially Invited was so thrilling! Attending the celebratory award dinner in Boston in June 2018 with her husband, and her daughters Alexandra and Caroline, and daughter-in-law Karen from Connecticut, made for a most sparkling evening. We decided to have our YouTube film Director, Jesus Nieves, make a little overview episode of the evening so you can see what it is like to attend this ceremony!

Holly shares the joy of the Parterre Bench

Released Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The Parterre Bench is Bettie Bearden Pardee's personal take on a classic garden accessory. Hand-made of solid mahogany in Newport, Rhode Island, this bench is available to grace the gardens of those who truly appreciate living with style! And bonus, you get to choose any color you please! 

Holly & Karen discuss the charms of Woodbury Pewter

Released Thursday, July 26, 2018

Holly and Karen chat with you about one of their favorite local companies in Connecticut, Woodbury Pewter. Explore the exceptional products that Woodbury has to offer you and your home — no polishing required!

The Glamorous Side of Waste Bins

Released Thursday, July 19, 2018

Join Holly and her daughter-in-law Karen Holden as the two discuss some of their favorite waste bins. You'll be charmed by the details on many of often forgotten room details.

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