February 11, 2013

I ♥ Your Home Style: Lee Radziwill

Inspired by Sofia Coppola’s excellent mini-doc of Lee Radziwill for The New York Times, I decided to revisit some old favorite “Lee” images in my archive. While I was doing some additional research to round out an homage to her, I discovered something even more pressing – pictures of her houses from the last few decades. She had many houses, from many phases of her life, during the administration of many husbands, throughout a handful of countries. There’s the London flat in the 60’s, the 17th century Queen Anne house called “Turville” in Oxfordshire, England, the New York City penthouse duplex on Fifth Avenue, the smaller apartment a bit later on Park Avenue, and her most recent flat in Paris. Many houses, spanning many decades. Yet there are pictures from each place in this post, and shown together they show a concise history: a love of print (mostly florals and paisleys), and a combination of formality and freedom, traditional and bohemian. The overall effect? Beyond chic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Elsa May
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4 years 3 months ago

Marvellous – thank you!

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4 years 3 months ago

Love your blog, your style and your insights. But, these interiors are horrendous…

Amy Anderson
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4 years 3 months ago

You have the most lovely blog of them all and this post was beautiful!

Tian
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4 years 3 months ago

These are such lovely interiors!

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