Chiara, three, July 2011
2. Hearing her say 'I love you mommy' totally unprompted!
3. Our matching family bracelets
4. That she loves going for Japanese food as much as we do (she’s mastered her kiddie chopsticks and can't wait to visit Japan)
5. Seeing her with my husband"
Painting done by Chiar's "Nonna" when she was in college
Kid by 3.1 Phillip Lim: "The most amazing leather motorcycle jackets and knits"
COS KidsSiaomimi Minnetonka boots
Tomas Maier bracelets
Héctor Serrano Monster Hands tattoo, purchased at general home store in East Hampton
On Ramya: Tao by Comme des Garçons dress
"Her bedspread [shown here] is from India. These quilts last forever—the more you wash them, the softer they get."
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Lotta by Astrid Lingren: "Of Pippi Longstocking fame"
This is Rome/Paris/New York/Hong Kong: "Great pictures and city stories which help Chiara learn about new places"
Giraffe bookends from Barneys New York
Taro Gomi activity books: "He's an amazing children's book illustrator"
Miller Goodman wooden blocks: "They're so visual and graphic--adults love to play with them as much as kids!"
Stella Cove swimsuit bought at 25 Park in Bridgehampton