I have a soft spot for rom-coms, and since two of my favorite actors, Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway, are the stars of “Love and Other Drugs,” I’ll definitely be taking in a matinee over the Thanksgiving weekend. In the previews, I was struck by the expansive loft that Maggie, Anne Hathaway’s character, calls home. READ MORE »
I can’t help but wonder how Carrie Bradshaw would be living today with all of this talk about recession, stimulus packages and financial woes. Would her apartment be just as fabulous, or would she forgo the updates and spend her hard-earned cash on more shoes?
I’d hope her apartment would stay just as chic… READ MORE »
We asked top designers to share their secrets for creating a sexy bedroom. And their answers? Let’s just say these sultry solutions are the way to undeniable romance. They go through the room essentials piece by piece: bedding, flooring, window treatments, lighting and color, as well as some all-important personal touches. Go ahead; show some… READ MORE »
If your sex life is a snooze, your home may be the culprit. We ask a designer, a sex columnist, a feng shui expert and a marital counselor to share a few sexy house tips to get you back in bed.
Whether you’re married or testing out the waters, sharing a home with your… READ MORE »
What’s your favorite room? In the first episode of our new series “My Favorite Room,” Design*Sponge’s Grace Bonney invites us into her Brooklyn apartment to tour her favorite room: her bedroom! See what makes it so special. Watch it … … READ MORE »
I should have been satisfied when my boyfriend agreed to get rid of his forest-green pleather couch — with matching love seat! — before we started living together. But I wasn’t. I’d finally gotten my apartment just the way I wanted it. It was a carefully curated nest of thrifted furniture and vintage Pyrex. Every… READ MORE »
True story: I moved from Brooklyn, NY to Kansas City, MO for an apartment. After sharing tiny spaces with roommates and (shudder) large bugs for nearly nine years, I was lured back to my hometown by real estate. Huge, cheap real estate.
On a visit to Missouri to promote my cookbook, I happened upon… READ MORE »
Those of us with a soft spot for nostalgia or a pirate’s-level enthusiasm for buried treasures know there are few greater joys than whiling away a Sunday at an overstuffed flea market. If it weren’t for these indoor and outdoor bazaars brimming with vintage finds, my sister and I would have a lot less to… READ MORE »
Looking to stage your own bedroom makeover? Take the opportunity to.create a space that’s sexy — without being cheesy. There’s no rose petals or satin sheets in this bedroom makeover but can promise that these ideas will make your master bedroom feel more like a destination rather than just another room in the house. Read… READ MORE »
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is packed with inspirational runway shows and enviable front-row outfits. Safe to say, this is a week where everyone involved is spending a lot of time in their closets. So to celebrate the fun, we’re sharing a few of our favorite designer closets, courtesy of ELLE DECOR! Check out these closets… READ MORE »
Many women dream of owning a pair of sexy Jimmy Choo stilettos. Tamara Mellon? She has over 1,000 pairs. But it’s only fair, considering she’s the one that discovered Mr. Jimmy Choo back when he was a London cobbler and turned his name into a must-have label for glamorous ladies. Read more … … READ MORE »
IKEA has helped many young college students and families get their homes furnished on the cheap. It’s also helped us organize our offices, furnish our bedrooms, stock our kitchens and prepare for the real world. IKEA’s catalog is a wonderland of visual inspiration and, for me, little Post-it bookmarks! Oh yeah, they also make great… READ MORE »