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  • Is that it, no half-time caviar and gold-leaf toilet roll?

    Dominic Matteo

  • The gold-leaf mirror with baroque carvings had no one to talk to.

    What a Little Lace Can Do

  • More than 15 types of lace were featured on the clothes, and it seemed everything was dipped in gold-leaf embroidery, including the models' hair.

    PHOTOS: 15 Types Of Lace & Dramatic Slits At Jason Wu

  • Architect Hugh Hardy restored the gold-leaf glory of Radio City Music Hall in 1999, returned Bryant Park from dereliction to Parisian-style elegance and spurred the revival of 42nd Street by reincarnating the New Victory Theater and the New Amsterdam.

    Designing a Dramatic Era

  • In two relatively brief scenes, McKean captured the vulgarian's egotism — he's constantly being followed by reality-TV camera — but had little time to scratch below the tacky gold-leaf surface.

    Cheers & Jeers: Castle Trumps Michael McKean

  • Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal The couple decided to retain the blue and gold-leaf columns put in place by previous owners, Mr. Lung says.

    An Eastern-Influenced Co-op

  • A ceiling from 16th-century Spain has been cleaned and lit with more spotlights to better show off its effusions of geometric patterns and gold-leaf tendrils.

    A New Home for Arab Treasures

  • The villa's decorative wooden doors and shutters are accented with gold-leaf patterns.

    Resort Living in Chiang Mai

  • He had a major's gold-leaf insignia plate on his vehicle.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • The show may be about the exploits of people working at a Madison Avenue advertising firm, but its faithful depictions of the styles of the late 1950s to '60s -- down to the gold-leaf trim on cocktail glasses and the ubiquitous ashtrays -- threatens to steal the spotlight in each episode.

    With Silver Spring home, family wins Washington Post's Mad Men Look contest

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