Name: Jim & Doris Location: Honolulu Size: 14,000 square feet Years lived in: Owned It's always fun to get a sneak peek into really spectacular homes, and today's tour certainly fits the bill. Tucked away on the island of Oahu, Jim and Doris created a retreat from everyday life that's as remarkable as it is immersive. As you move through the rooms, it's hard to believe this house is located in the USA.
It's #nationaldepartmentstoreday - While we have many items in #Doris Duke #fashion collection from the best #couture houses of Europe many of her clothes were purchased from department stores like #saksfifthavenue #bonwitteller #bergdorfgoodman and I. Magnin. She bought this 1970s silk jumpsuit with sheer sleeveless over robe from Chicagos Marshall Field and Company.
Rough Point in Newport, Rhode Island was the home of tobacco heiress Doris Duke. The English Manorial style home was designed by architectural firm Peabody & Stearns for Frederick William Vanderbilt and was completed in 1892. In 1922 James Duke purchased Rough Point and renovated the home and added two new wings. Doris Duke inherited the house in 1925 upon her father's death. Doris Duke passed away in 1993 and the the home is currently owned by Newport Restoration Foundation.