A Conversation With… Thomas Jayne

May 14, 2012 Designers We Love
Thomas Jayne - So Haute

A while back I paid a visit to the office of decorator, antiquarian, design historian and author Thomas Jayne. Thomas is best known for his scholarly knowledge of design history, his expertise in historic preservation and his classical interior design work. (And at 6’7” he’s also known for being the tallest decorator in the biz!) With a background in architecture, art history and decor …

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Gideon Mendelson & Trad Home’s Top 10 New Trad Designers for 2012

March 6, 2012 Designers We Love
Gideon Mendelson (2)

A bedroom designed by Gideon Mendelson

Traditional Home has just announced its list of top 10 New Trads of 2012 who will be featured in it’s sister publication Trad Home and this year they tapped design bloggers to submit nominations for the honor. “Design bloggers have always been integral in helping us identify emerging trends, ideas and new designers,” said Ann Maine, Editor in Chief …

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Inside Kelly Wearstler’s Flagship Boutique on Melrose

February 9, 2012 Designers We Love
Kelly Wearstler Boutique - So Haute

As  a designer Kelly Wearstler has conquered nearly every category imaginable. From magnificent residences, hotels, resorts and restaurants to fabrics, rugs, tabletop, bedding and home accessories, she has brought her signature style of modern glamour to the masses. Last Fall she added fashion designer to her list of credentials with the launch of her first ready-to-wear collection and s …

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Haute Shop: Rummage

August 25, 2011 Designers We Love
Kishani Perera - Rummage Home Storefront

My friend, interior designer Kishani Perera, recently opened up a lovely little shop called Rummage on Beverly Blvd in LA that’s full of one-of-a-kind vintage treasures re-worked with Kishani’s colorful, whimsical magic. It’s no secret that Kishani is the decorator of choice for Hollywood celebrities like Kate Bosworth, Josh Duhamel and Molly Simms, but now anyone can get a piece of he …

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