The Kentucky Derby is this weekend; it will be the 141st time the horses have run for the roses. I think it's a good bet that the jockeys' silks will be far more vivid than these demure hues—magenta and turquoise are more suited for photo finishes than the master bath, where the trifecta of pink, pewter, and baby blue reigned in 1960.
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.