If you use Pinterest, chances are you’ve come across photos of stylist Jessica de Ruiter’s spectacular Los Angeles home. Designed by mid-century architect Gregory Ain, the fashion maven and her husband Jed (an interior designer at Commune) injected the minimal interior with warmth and style. From the kitchen’s waterfall countertop to the playroom’s Beni Ourain rug, I’d happily move right in. Read more about Jessica’s killer design aesthetic, here.
I love an advertising campaign that has a sense of realness to it — an authenticity that feels like home. This shot from Jack Spade’s fall 2014 campaign drew me in for just that reason. The Moroccan rug, the mohair sofa, his cashmere sweater, her wool socks…all that’s missing is a snoring pug, but then, one can’t expect perfection.
Actress Renée Zellweger just put her 18th-century Connecticut farmhouse on the market and I’m wishing I could snatch it up. The place has incredible bones (those fireplaces, those floors!) and is newly renovated (my dream shower…). The circa 1770 farmhouse sits on a sprawling 39-acre estate and also boasts a pool, guest cottage, and barn. I can already see Alfred curled up by the hearth…a girl can dream!
I’m pumped to be staying at Shoreditch House during part of our stay in London next month. I’m a huge fan of the Soho House properties and the interiors of the East London location above are certainly easy on the eyes. Counting down the days until I’m perched on one of those turquoise barstools throwing back cocktails…