August 2014 archive

Real Inspiring

By Christa Sorauf

There was a whole lot of crazy going on this season with The Real Housewives of New York City — did you see the finale when Aviva threw her prosthetic leg? Every year, I swear I’m not going to watch this train wreck but the saving grace this season was the fabulous makeover of Carole Radziwill’s SoHo apartment by Wayman Robertson Studio. The new apartment features many of our favorite design trends, starting with this stunning foyer in leather and nailheads…

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The living room is gorgeous and of course, we love animal prints — just check out the glam sofa in Scalamandre’s Le Tigre fabric…

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And the silver leaf ceiling and velvet sofa tucked underneath the floating stairs are incredible…

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The photograph of Marilyn Monroe is amazing…

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And the black and white striped floor is striking. I just completely changed the look of my living room with a black and white striped rug…

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I think the only reason I still watch any of these shows is the interiors, I just wish BRAVO would bring back MILLION DOLLAR DECORATORS. Happy Monday!

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