Part Proust, Part Vogue's 73 Questions, and Part Colbert Questionnaire, Rudy Saunders, Senior Interior Designer at Dorothy Draper, answers The Daily Grail Questionnaire.
What’s your favorite time of day?
Either afternoons – not too early but also not too late in the day – or very late at night, like after midnight – feels like borrowed time
Last meal: where, what, and with who?
Breakfast in the historic Main Dining Room at The Greenbrier with my closest friends & family!
What is your greatest extravagance?
Princess Cake from Sant Ambroeus (more often than I care to admit)
Song on repeat?
Que Sera Sera by Doris Day
What is your most treasured possession?
Bear Bear, my best friend since day one
I love statement cufflinks!
What’s one thing people don’t know about you?
I have a fear of flying, as well as heights!
Best action movie?
Cartier Tank – I love my Swatches, but maybe someday when I am a grown up!
What is your motto?
“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” – Audrey Hepburn said it originally, but it was a favorite of Carleton Varney’s and has always stuck with me.
1960s Lilly Pulitzer photographed by Slim Aarons - colorful, effortless, and always ready for a party
What do you want to be remembered for?
Making the world more colorful & always having a smile!