Pulse: Style: Personal Best: Eileen McDade
The roost: A rented gatehouse on an estate in Penn Valley, found in the Main Line Times classifieds. “You know Snow White’s cottage?”
Favorite room: The all-white, lofted bedroom, with glass doors onto a garden. “I’m surrounded by so much color during the day that it’s nice to have it all white at night.”
On the bed: White Frette duvet. “I have the Frette robe, too. It lets you take part of your night experience
Favorite flea market: The Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut. “You have to get there
at 7 a.m. to get the best things.”
Where the flowers are: “I always have bud vases filled on the shelves of an apothecary chest in my powder room.”
Favorite swimsuit: Oscar de la Renta three-piece bikini/tankini. “I bought it at TJ Maxx. I’m a bargain bathing-suit shopper and not afraid to say it!”
Always wearing: Hermès belt, Hermès Double Tour watch.
Heels: Vera Wang. “They’re more comfortable than my Jimmy Choos or Manolos.”
Outfits for Lola: A reversible hooded vest by Puppia and a horse blanket coat by Canine Styles.
Personal organizer: Sony CLIÉ. “I shoot wedding locations with it, or e-mail photographs of arrangements I’ve sent.”
Frequent Internet search: The Holland Flower Market, a florist-only site. “If I buy online on Tuesday, I can have the flowers in my shop by Friday morning.”
On the iPod: Billie Holiday, Joss Stone, the Rolling Stones, John Mayer, Eric Clapton.