We have some rad pieces that really come to life with just a tad bit of simple styling. Every now and again we’ll post some styled looks to help get the creative juices flowing with ideas on how to style some of our unique vintage items. This is our Starsky Hutch- its super versatile with different drawers, shelves and a drop top. We styled it with some vintage books, cameras + clocks using it as a desk/book shelf. It can be used as a cabinet, desk, bar or stellar display piece! We can’t wait to see what y’all do with it, the options are truly limitless with this hutch!
We LOVE our clients, and are always blown away by their talent. This shoot was brought to us by Nicole from All Who Wonders + Amber Gress. They cooked up a badass winter styled shoot at one of our fave venues, The Foundry. With the greens from the ivy walls, the mix of the industrial moments and the pops of deep red tones, this shoot turned out elegant with an edge to it. Nicole did a stellar job designing this one and Amber’s photos always knocks our socks off!
Check out that bun Stacey from Styles on B sculpted- its perfection! She also put a nice touch on the grooms curls. Jessa Blades killed it with the make up, giving the bride a subtle smokey eye and a deep ruby lip to match the grooms velvet jacket.
They brought Sue from Synderela on board to make this edgy black jumper with a detachable skirt, giving brides another winter look to add to the list. Suitable joined in with that drop dead AMAZING velvet crimson red blazer.
Those gorgeous florals that we can’t stop gushing over were done by Days of May Florals.
Those beautiful gold brushed cakes were designed by Sweet & Flour. So simple, yet crazy elegant!
Nicole styled our Bedford table with a beautiful floral centerpiece along side with antlers giving it a warm wintery feel. The Lola sofa was placed in front of this beautiful ivy brick wall with a few frames behind it. We love that pair of ram antlers in the center frame!! The Beni rug allows the Lola to pop, along with the red bits in the florals. We are in love with how Nicole styled this vignette– it looks like it lives at The Foundry!
The gold calligraphy was done by ink revival- we love the gold on black with the added sage leaf details!
A little while back we did a bourbon infused styled shoot with all our favorite warm and lavish pieces to create fancy man cave vibes. We wanted to take each vignette from the shoot and break it down to show y’all what we used to create each look. It’s really easy to put it all together, just follow the recipe below, add some plants and greens, and you’ve got a sweet spot to hang. You can check out all the items used in the shoot on our collections page too.
2. Deer Abby
4. Brass Vases
Bollare Communications touched base with us + asked if we would deck out the cabana for their summer preview. This freezing cold weather has left us desperate for some summer lovin’ so we of course jumped on board for this project. Since they were previewing their clients swimwear + beach gear for summer, we all put our heads together to come up with a sweet beach vibe to get everyone on the summer train. It was super fun working with these babes and the turn out was pretty killer!
The palm spring love seats represent tropic summer vibes so they were automatically added to the list.
We threw the hammock up with a variety of our favorite pillows along with some fabric + paper lanterns to complete the look.
We are diggin’ everything plum this time of year so we started collecting some new killer plum vintage pieces. Check out our newly upholstered Professor Plum twin chairs and Velvet Underground Sofa we have available now for rent! Join us in our newly found plum addiction + get your plum on!!!
Wedding Invitations by: Kate Linder
Hair Photo by: Brooke Schultz Photography
Tux by: Roberto Cavalli
Florals by: Wine Country Flowers
This year we’ll be looking to hire a few good people who want to work in a small creative studio environment free of bureaucracy and bullshit. We are a passionate group who work hard, and thrive on pushing through the boundaries of possibility. As a result, we grow individually and together as a company. We are looking for people to grow with us, specifically a Client Services team member as well as 2 Interns.
CLIENT SERVICES: Client Service is not just a department at Patina, it is our purpose. We are looking to add a kick ass Client Services person who understands the importance of going the extra mile to make our clients exceedingly happy. We are looking for someone who can show our Social Event Clients the love they deserve- the Patina way.
In this position you will:
-Build and manage relationships with some of the most awesome social event planners in NYC
-Provide Impeccable customer service consistently through phone, social media, email, and appointments
-Manage the entire process from inquiry right through to delivery & return making sure the client is exceedingly happy through every step of their journey
-Expand reach to social event planners through word-of-mouth initiatives, promotional events and creative outreach
-Guide clients through the creative process and help them choose the best setup for the space and their objectives
-Build relationships and understanding of NYC event venues
-Place client orders using our internal inventory system
-Keep inventory system up to date with accurate quantities and measurements
-Work with our operations and deliveries teams to ensure successful execution of scheduled deliveries to your clients
-Manage deliveries and logistics onsite with clients
-Manage any styled shoot or promotional event requests
-Work with content marketing team to develop content that serves our clients
This Job might be for you if:
-You have delivered amazing customer service in the past and have the references to prove it.
-You are friendly, authentic, fun, and easy to work with.
-You pay attention to the details. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.
-You like helping people. If you don’t know the answer, you’ll find someone who does. You get high off the thought of providing the best customer service possible.
-You can roll with the punches and think on your toes. You love taking on difficult challenges and finding creative solutions.
-You are a pro at clear communication and setting expectations.
– You have event experience.
-You’re going to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference.
-You are motivated and driven to help our clients succeed.
-You can get shit done, this isn’t a cushy sales position, this is a start up with some hard working, passionate people who respect our clients, respect each other and enjoy the work we do.
Sound like you? Send your resume to corrin at rent patina.com
WE are also looking for 2 interns!
INTERNS: We are looking for 2 get-shit-done kind of interns 2 days a week for a 3 month period to help out around the Studio on various projects in the areas of client service, event planning, and inventory management. Send resumes to corrin at rentpatina.com
Last month, we partnered with one of our favorite designers Christian Benner to design his first retail location. The collaboration with Christian, who is as kind as he is talented, was one of the highlights of our year. Not only did we make a good friend in the process, we had so much fun being able to blend fashion and interiors for one of the most badass brands around.
Christian’s pieces are all one of a kind, he takes vintage band t-shirts and applies all manner of distress to them whether it be by flame, bleach, paint or scissors. He also creates the most dope custom motorcycle jackets on the planet- hands down. They are hand painted, hand studded and full of soul. So when it came to designing the space, we wanted it to reflect the process behind the fashion and infuse it with soulful rock n’ roll styling .
During our first meeting in the space (which was a plain vanilla box at the time like this) the ideas were flowing, we spent a few hours brainstorming and came out with a plan. Because we wanted to get the store open by the holidays we went right to work. We chose a gunmetal paint for the walls and ceiling, ripped up the existing floor to reveal the raw concrete beneath it, and started distressing the brick walls and installing and distressing a tin dividing wall.
Christian got to work hand lettering the walls in his signature style and wallpapering the front wall with some images from vintage punk books and old magazines.
Then, we worked to curate furniture collection that shared the same values and aesthetic as Christian’s pieces. We pulled some things from our collection that fit the vibe, and sourced some new pieces and selected some of Christian’s art collection that would work well with the concept. We used furniture and decor that had the same elements of the clothing, distressed leather, studs, splashes of paint, industrial combined with luxe. This collaboration also marks our first venture into retail for Patina, all of the furniture and decor in the store is for sale. Get it.
Our team had so much fun working on this project- it wasn’t easy with the timeframe we had to pull it off, but we are super proud to be a part of it and can’t wait for the world to see it. Check the rest of the tour below- or better out the store at 189 Front Street in South Street Seaport. You’ll walk away with some sweet new t’s. Trust.
What a year 2014 was. In many ways it is hard to believe we’ve only launched 2 years ago, and sometimes it feels like we are still the tiny startup that launched in our barn Upstate. It’s been a whirlwind of a year to say the least. We’ve learned so many things, and continue to learn everyday but there are 3 things that have become a big part of our culture in 2014 that I believe have helped us not only get through, but thrive in this wonderfully insane year. These are 3 of the things we’ll bring into 2015:
1) Celebrate small wins.
Things we would have considered big wins 2 years ago, like an email from an awesome new prospective client, happen on a daily basis now. It’s important to celebrate those wins even when they are happening every day. When you have clear goals, you can celebrate all achievements against those goals with everyone- don’t keep it to yourself, share each others wins loudly, give credit high fives and hugs. Small accomplishments can do big things for a company, they are important to recognize, reflect, and keep on going. Not only do we recognize these wins in the office each day as they are happening but we have weekly meetings that review all of our wins from the week prior, and its a great practice.
2) Be brave enough to embody the truth.
Honesty takes bravery. It isn’t the easiest route, but is the only route I will follow. After many years of working in companies’ where there were lots words spoken and not one bit of truth, it feels good to found a company where truth is one of our fundamental tenets. We are a small team with a lot to do so fully trusting that others will do as they say they will, or that others will be honest about what they can’t do is the only way to work. And more importantly we practice it with our clients. It isn’t easy to tell them we’ve messed up, its pretty shitty actually, but we work hard in the end to make things right and being honest and truthful allows us to come up with the best solutions together. Impeccable Customer Service is the number one most important priority at Patina and we can’t serve our customers best of that service, and our culture is not rooted in trust.
3) Let go.
I’ve worked countless hours over the years to build this company, I’m obsessed with every bit of it from the brand, to the voice, to the way we hold our meetings to the way we work with clients to all of the thousands of details that it takes to run the company. Clearly, I couldn’t, or wouldn’t ever dream of doing all of these things myself I’ve articulated what Patina stands for, what we believe in, and put some systems and structures in place to support those beliefs, and found some awesome people to interpret what that means- freely. To experiment with what we can do, or where we can go when we are rooted in this belief system. To try new ideas and express the brand in different ways on their own- to test their ideas, to try, to fail and to try again. I work with some truly amazing people who have taken the company to places I would have never dreamed, to try things I couldn’t even fathom, and who have taught me so much and have opened my eyes to where things could go. As a result, they’ve grown, I’ve grown and Patina has grown, A healthy, growing, successful company has been the result of letting go.
We had a hell of a year, we’ve reached our aggressive revenue goals, we’ve added new people to our company, and we’ve worked with some superstar clients which we truly respect and admire. I am extremely proud of what we’ve all accomplished together in this last 2 years, but 2015 is incredibly exciting as we build upon all we’ve created and grow from where we’ve rooted to elevate ourselves terms of delivering impeccable service, building a healthy and sustainable company, and sharing new collections, new ideas and new inspiration. I’m leaving 2014 feeling grateful and entering 2015 feeling inspired. What an intoxicating combination. Watch out.
We wanted to do a fall inspired shoot which was inspired by one of our favorite drinks. We put our heads together and came up with a storyline of a quirky gentlemen’s club gathering in an eccentric overgrown but well kept Brooklyn apartment. We were lucky to hook up with a neighbor here in Bushwick who welcomed us into his hidden treasure of a space. The weathered olive green tin walls and exposed beam ceiling was SO perfect for this styled shoot. We styled a few vignettes with some of our favorite pieces.
The gentleman’s office made up of our PJ Hardy chair, Industrial Desk and Library Card Catalog. We accessorized it with some of our favorite props: vintage typewriters, a brass floor lamp, globes, trophies, ram antlers, extraordinary gentleman portraits and a vintage clock. We got great use out of our new iron bookcase propping it about with vintage books, science flasks, and other odds + ends. Threw some vintage runners and rugs under it, a few plants, added Ernie the Bear to the mix and boom- Mr Fancy Pants office was complete.
Next to the office was the reading quarters. The handsome spencer chair became the ultimate shiner for the reading chair. We propped this with our striking gazelle: Tupac Shakur, next to a distinguished sailor gent portrait. We used our letterpress unit, small card catalog, + lucky 7 industrial shelf to display our vintage cameras. Threw in some ivy for good measure and of course our fiddle leaf fig tree is quite the looker in the background.
Across the way, we styled the mantle area with our twin single malt chairs . We layered a cowhide with our Moroccan kilim rugs underneath and threw a sheepskin throw on the ottoman for some texture. Deer Abbey hung high in the arched nook peering down on the single malt goodness below. Our baby got brass bar cart held our decanters and liquor with a gentleman portrait peeking through. I know us ladies here at Patina would love to enjoy a few bourbons in this seating area! The pear trees and ferns bring it to life.
To the right of our single malt set up was our bar vignette made up of our tin bar we designed in house. These bars are quite popular and we made great use of it for this shoot. We love how the tin wall and the tin bar play off of each other here. We styled it with fall inspired fruits + vegetables and some beautiful rotisserie chickens on our vintage porcelain dish ware. Lovely Yesenia is holding our silver tea set and our bell jar is filled with pears from the pear tree. Spencer is sitting in the Spencer chair (we named after him during the shoot) and we have a few gentlemen portraits about the bar vignette, one looking good on our vintage painters easel. Our gilded mirror catches the reflection of the raise the bar stools.
To the right of the mantle set up we styled the beautiful vintage piano that came with the space. We layered some kilim rugs + turkish runners together for that vintage oriental vibe. On the piano, we styled a cluster of vintage brass candlesticks, vintage tray, and some greenery for texture. The study stool was used as the piano chair and the gwen chair gives that rosy mauve blush tone we were looking for- it works so well with the different shades of olive green. A gold stacks on stacks table holds up a plant and the handsome baby got brass cart has a crystal decanter filled with bourbon. It was hard to pack this area up and leave it behind!!
In the center of the room in-between our study, office + single malt vignettes we styled a lounge using our lovely blush Juliette settee + our muted olive green Hendricks sofa. We got great use out of our new brass coffee table over our layered kilim rugs. The twig side tables were used to hold our plants. We love this shot showing the party guests holding a convo in the lounge as the quirky host sits down in his office getting a quick read in.
This was a really fun shoot for us- the day went by so fast and we were super happy with how the day melodically moved! David Toquica, our extremely talented friend, photographed this shoot and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Our dear lady friends, Martha Ellen + Elma over at Headchop put their talents to hair and make up for the models and they killed it with their super star skills. The models looked incredible and were such great sports during the entirety of the shoot. We really couldn’t be happier with the spirits of the day.
When our friend Anthony from Zio and Sons, ( who designed this kick ass Cabana during our Cabana Challenge) invited us to help design his Old New York styled launch party for his new social food movement #gatheringslikethese we jumped at the chance. Not only is he a doll to work with but his taste is impeccable and he rolls with a good crew like Nourish Kitchen , Space 28 and Petal by Pedal. Check out some of the pics and the full story at Domaine Home and contribute to the feed by posting your gatherings #gatheringslikethese.
We love collaborating with brands to create the perfect setting to show off what makes them special, so when Volcom and Azione PR approached to curate a launch of their Spring 15 Women’s line we jumped right in. For their spring collection, Volcom designed a dope collection mirroring 3 different life styles from Brooklyn, San Francisco, and Venice Beach. Let me tell you- the clothes coming up in the spring are amazing. Pulling photos from the lookbook and inspiration boards and matching their colors and vibe to our pieces was so much fun. Check out the city looks we curated for them:
For the BROOKLYN set up we used both our Mali chair and Dope city chair with the Casey Chesterfield sofa and threw the mantle behind it to give it that warmth of a cozy Brooklyn apartment. We layered the sisal with a cowhide rug and used our new Jackson coffee table that has paint splatters all over it- just screams Brooklyn! We propped it with our favorite gold + bronze props and layered some sheepskins in there for texture and wallah! Home sweet home, our beloved Brooklyn vignette was complete!
For the SAN FRANCISCO vignette we used a lot of pops of color mixed with black and browns to tone it down. We hung a Moroccan rug behind our Veruca sofa to make a colorful tapestry tieing it together with the colorful but muted Kilim rug on the floor. The mud cloth pillows really tied in the clothing they had on display- It was crazy amazing how the clothing matched each vignette! The leather trunk coffee table was perfect for them to display some accessories and clothing. Our new George Clooney chair made it to the set grounding in the black moments in the Moroccan rug. This vignette really makes me want to buy a ticket to San Francisco!
We were SO excited to design the vignette for the Venice Beach set with all the poppy colors that city screams out. We have been itching to use our illPinto skateboard collection for months and this was the absolute perfect opportunity to have those babies shine! We threw them up on our gold bookcases as a display as well as made a mini shelf with a few stacked for Volcom to use as a shoe display. We never used the Debbie Harry Chaise with the Cobain and the emerald slipper chairs before but we were so stoked to play with color like this! Those teal doors complimented the slipper chairs and kept the vignette balanced through out. Volcom had a dress in this collection that matched our color theory pillows on the chaise to a T!
We are so proud to have been a part of such a fun and creative collaboration with Volcom and Azione PR. Can’t wait to see what we can cook up next time around!
Last weekend the super talented sisters Lizzie and Kathryn of Lizzie Fortunato Jewels launched a new lifestyle collection called FortuneFinds. The new collection is a curated selection of seriously killer finds from their travels, like amazing kilim rugs and pillows, beautiful turkish towels, vintage Japanese tea sets and stunning Native wall hangings. Get your Pin-it fingers ready and check out the goods on the online shop. The new collection kicked off with a pop-up in Soho styled by the amazing Kate Dougherty and we were lucky enough to be a part of it. I love how Kate used our furniture and props to help tell the story and creatively display all of these killer finds.
Back in April we had so much fun channeling our inner surfer with our Cabana, and once it was finished we thought- wouldn’t it be fun to see how others would style it up all pulling from the same inventory?
So, we asked 5 of our favorite stylists to compete in our first ever Cabana Challenge. Here’s how it all went down: we cracked open a bottle, cranked some tunes, and gave each challenger 1 hour and set them loose in the studio to pull anything and everything they wanted to style up a killer Cabana. We had our dear friend David Toquica shoot some photos as well as make stop motion videos of each designer putting their cabana together! And Jackie from Darlington brought by some pretty flowers.
CHALLENGER No.1 ZIO & SONS
Anthony from Zio and Sons showed up ready to rock. He cracked open a beer and got down to business- he was super serious about winning the TeePee- no joke. He had his plan laid out, had already spent time refining his vision and then darted around the studio scouting out specific pieces he had seen on the site. He was focused and on fire. “My vision was to create a surfer beach bungalow. A chic place to relax with a cold beer, between the waves. Inspired by the Tulum and Ralph Lauren lifestyle.
CHALLENGER No.2 OLD BRAND NEW
Dabito of Old Brand New describes himself as a creative creature and a vintage vulture. What he doesn’t tell you is how adorable, fun and all around awesome he is. He’s a blogger and stylist who focuses on modern interiors with a vintage sensibility and he’s a big fan of color, loves velvet and clearly has a knack for interior styling. His regal yet relaxed style shines through in the Cabana he created for the challenge. Vote for his Cabana here.
CHALLENGER No.3 HOUSE OF BRINSON
When Susan and William showed up we knew we were in for a treat. This adorable, high energy, happy couple had so much talent between the two of them- watching them work, and getting to know them was really a highlight of this challenge. They pulled some props that were behind the stacks- flipped rugs over so the back was revealed and worked to tell a story with their styling. I love their work and love what they did with this Cabana. “We love layering and luxury, so the Victorians and discovery are something we wanted to interpret. We imagined how Howard Carter might have lived when he discovered tombs in Egypt. The Victorian look of rug layering, and traveling with all of their household luxuries seems so over the top, yet appealing and the permanency of the furniture and rugs against the temporary tent is something we wanted to explore visually.” Well done House of Brinson! Vote for them here!
CHALLENGER No. 4 COCO AND MINGO + LITTLE WHITE WHALE
Jessica the lovely lady behind Coco and Mingo, and Gloria little creator of Little White Whale worked together to create a neutral oasis with pops of color and personality. It was so much fun to watch them work together to form the vision, create the plan and then go grab things and style every last detail within 60 minutes. They did an awesome job. Vote for them here.
CHALLENGER No. 5 STONE FOX BRIDE
Stone Fox Bride is synonymous of sexy, yet understated bohemian style. Molly + Rawan- the ladies behind the brand favor classic shapes and elegance punctuated with boho detaling and dreamy designs. Their cool styling is dreamy and droolworthy so as you can imagine how stoked we were to have them as part of the challenge! Here is their inspiration for the Cabana… “our inspiration was a shangrila hashish den circa 1979 marakesh… think Anity Pallenberg in a ratty caftan, Mick Jagger ina leopard thong smoking a hookah and Marianne Faithful in the corner wrapped in a bearskin doing a wildly interpretive qualude-fueled dervish dance, mixed with an early 90’s Venice Beach love den filled with skate bettys and boarders. A fragrant seaside haven to rinse off the ocean water in between trips to the beach and the half-pipe. The goal was to make it as comfy. laid-back and mellow as possible.”
Gotta love that.
Check out their Cabana and vote here.
Happy Voting friends + good luck to all the talented bloggers that participated in the #PatinaCabanaChallenge!!!!
One of our favorite weddings this season was inspired by Wes Anderson films and took place at our beloved Cedar Lake Estates. When we were approached about rentals for this event we were so SO stoked to be a part of it- what an amazing concept for a wedding!! We all immediately took laps around the studio and made lists of items that reminded us of Wes Anderson. We learned we have an entire studios worth of items that fit this role to a tee! Anything with catchy prints or bold solid vibrant colors were a guaranteed yes for this occasion.
For the ceremony they used our mix + match chairs leading to a teepee on the mountain top that looked like it could be in the next Wes Anderson film!
They put together little vignettes along the inside of the barn each representing little inspired scenes from the films that played off as photobooths.
They even decked out the poolside with our turquoise row chairs and paired the bertoia seats with the palm springs love seats and added the stripey peruvian rug- its so perfect we can’t get enough of these photos!
This wedding was done to perfection and we were absolutely wowed by the outcome of these extremely talented stylists from Glitter + Rye & Social Life Events as well as the extraordinary photographer on board, Pat Furey. All these dreamy photographs of the event caught everyones eye! We are so lucky to have such wonderful & talented clients! And congrats to the newly weds: Meghan & Patrick… and thank you for letting us be a part of your special day.
I’m super excited about our new collection of Moroccan Rugs, Pillows, Floor pillows and poufs. Each of these bad boys came straight from the souks, it was so much fun virtually shopping with the Moroccan buyer but next time I’ll have to go meet her in person and shop together. Morocco is high up there on my hit list.
I love the way these pieces pair with a Mid Century setting just as much as I do with traditional. We’ve been trying them with just about everything here in the studio and there are so many ways you can go with this collection.
Layer the rugs, use them as wall hangings, stack up the pillows and you are good to go.
Our girl Amalia whose official title is fittingly “Studio Gypsy” singlehandedly conceived planned, built, styled and modeled in this shoot. She is one hardworking and talented lady! And David, the same photographer who did our skateboard shoot shot this as well. The kid has skilz to say the least. These guys killed it!
We had the pleasure to take a field trip upstate to Port Jervis, where the whimsical Cedar Lake Estates is located for a styled shoot. We can’t even begin to sum up how kick ass this place is. There are charming cottages & cabins on the site along with barns, pools (both fresh water & in-ground) , an amphitheater and other such accommodations as well as sweet activities to partake in on this 500 acre estate surrounding the lake. Cedar Lake Estate is truly a paradise for those that love the good outdoors!
The root inspirations collected for this shoot was a neo-hippie earthy wedding scenario to compliment the natural woodsy environment of upstate NY. This gave us the most perfect opportunity to let our teepee have its all star moment. We set the teepee up in the amphitheater along with our turkish runners, burlap poufs, Edwin chair, a few lamb skin throws along with a couple floor mats and a few brass candlesticks and it made for such a sweet little boho hippie outdoor lounge over looking the lake.
In the far right corner we latched our hammock onto the sides of the fencing around the amphitheater, threw a turkish runner beneath it and a few peruvian pillows to complete the look. We all wanted to jump in the hammock and get a nice out door nap in the woods after setting it up- with the lake right there- it was just too surreal for words!
Nina, Kate & Jimi of off BEET productions rocked out stunning photos and captured the mood of the set to perfection. They chose to style the brides in stone fox bride dresses which were incredibly perfect for this occasion playing off the neo-hippie look they seeked to grip. The floral arangements & flower crowns were done by Karma Flowers in which they brought a glowing warmth throughout the story. Stacy from Styles on B conquered the hair styles throughout the shoot and Jeanine Mangan killed it as well with the make up artistry, creating a ravishing natural look for the models.
By the end of the shoot we didn’t want to pack up and come back to Brooklyn- we wanted to camp out in our beloved teepee in the sticks of NY! Cedar Lake Estates is a magical place & we were all so lucky to be able to partake in our festivities for this shoot in that location. A big thank you to the beautiful sisters, Lisa & Stephanie Karvellas, of Cedar Lake Estates for being amazing hostesses!
We’ve had a super busy week here at Patina with over 30 deliveries coming and going in just a few days. Whew- we are ready to blow off some steam. Anyone who is anywhere in the vicinity knows the Northside festival is happening this weekend and the forecast is showing perfect festival weather. We are excited to see some of our faves like Warpaint, Courtney Bartnett and we heard our total fave Parquet Courts will be in town. While you are there, keep an eye out for some of our pieces in the tents- Kim worked with Brooklyn Magazine to design a bright and summer-y boho backyard lounge area. Here’s how they decided to style it…
They combined the Palm Springs Love Seats with the Wonder Chairs, Bertoia Chairs and Liam Chair. The grabbed some Domestic Construction Rope Stools and Hourglass stools and the Slats That Table for some surface area. The Peruvian rugs and Mudcloth pillows will add some color and texture. And the surf boards and croquet sets add some color and fun.
Have a rockin weekend y’all.
The Color Condition collection is a such a fun and easy way to spice up any gathering. There are so many creative things you can do with these pieces. And it is super easy to set up anywhere. We decided to take a field trip to Prospect Park in Brooklyn to play with a few pieces to show how versatile they are in outdoor settings.
The Swags look dreamy flowing down trees.
It helps bring attention to signage so I whipped this one up and hung it on the Swag.
The Swags can also be pinned onto any gate or fence to be sure all guests know where the party is.
The baskets look elegant in trees, flowing in the days breeze. It really sets a magical environment making you want The Color Condition Baskets every time you have a picnic or an outdoor event!
Each these looks took us 5 minutes to put up! Who doesn’t like a decoration that can change the whole look of an area just like that? The Color Condition Collection is a TOTAL game changer for decorating events with so many sweet, sweet ways you can style each piece. We can’t wait to see what creative ways you all come up with to use The Color Condition- send us pics and we’ll post them!
Did you see? We were featured on The Glamourai earlier this month! What an honor, I mean seriously. Erin and Kelly are an amazingly talented, genuine and and overall kick-ass team of biz ladies. We had such a great time shooting in our space with them; add in Reid Rolls, who shot these beautiful looks and is one of the nicest and most enthusiastic people I’ve met, Anna O. who just moved to NYC from Poland to start her modeling career, Ana Sicat the talented and lovely makeup artist, our good friend Bess Wyrick some good tunes, Robertas and a big pitcher of infused cucumber mint vodka and this is what you get! Check out what Kelly has to say about expressing yourself through interiors + fashion and her interview with me here. Here are some of my favorite pics, check out The Glamourai for more.
Our rehab area is filled to the brim with vintage pieces being redone. Stay tuned for more before + afters coming soon.