ELLE DECOR September 2019

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Is it time to upgrade your living room sofa? Consider this Sulley Comfort Sleeper sofa by American Leather, upholstered in a Sunbrella performance fabric with a queen-size gel mattress hidden within. One lucky winner will receive this sofa via white-glove delivery—an $8,200+ value. See page 130 for sweepstakes rules, and visit comfortsleeper.elledecor.com for your chance to win. ON THE COVER Aerin Lauder, wearing Valentino, in the living room of her family’s Paris apartment, which was designed by French architect Antoine Stinco. E-mail: elledecor@hearst.com Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @elledecor Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/ELLEDECORmag Write to us: Mailbox, ELLE DECOR, 300 W. 57th St., 27th Fl., NY, NY 10019 Visit service.elledecor.com to order a print subscription, pay your bill, renew your subscription, update your mailing and e-mail addresses, and more. Or write to: Customer Service Department,…

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EDITOR IN CHIEF Whitney Robinson EXECUTIVE MANAGING EDITOR Jeffrey Bauman STYLE DIRECTOR Parker Bowie Larson EXECUTIVE EDITOR Ingrid Abramovitch CHIEF VISUAL CONTENT DIRECTOR, HEARST MAGAZINES Alix Campbell DESIGN DIRECTOR Jennifer Donnelly SENIOR EDITOR Vanessa Lawrence ARTICLES EDITOR Charles Curkin VISUAL DIRECTOR David M. Murphy INTERNATIONAL DESIGN EDITOR Cynthia Frank CONTRIBUTING ART DIRECTOR Dian-Aziza Ooka MARKET EDITOR Laurel J. Benedum ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR Lillian Dondero COPY CHIEF Jennifer Milne EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Samantha Swenson MARKET EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Kate McGregor DIGITAL IMAGING SPECIALIST Kevin Arnold HEARST VISUAL GROUP ASSOCIATE VISUAL EDITOR Nelida Mortensen DEPUTY VISUAL DIRECTOR Don Kinsella VISUAL ASSISTANT Tenney Espy ELLEDECOR.CO DIGITAL DIRECTOR Elizabeth Angell HOME DECOR EDITOR Monique Valeris ASSOCIATE EDITOR Maggie Maloney EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Lucia Tonelli ELLE DECOR CONTRIBUTING EDITORS CONSULTING EDITOR Daniel Boulud CONTRIBUTORS Ariel Ashe, Cara Barrett, Chesie Breen, Farhad Farman, Ken Fulk, Claudia Mata Gladish, Lori Goldstein, Genevieve Gorder, Nancy Hass, Kathryn M. Ireland, William Li, Beatriz Pasquel (Mexico City), Jana Pasquel, Sophie Pera (Europe), Stephen Pulvirent, Judi Roaman, Adam Sachs, David…

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GENEVIEVE GORDER Contributor “September is more than just a month; it’s a rhythm. I look forward to hosting at home, cooking, and the fashion! Textures and layers, boots and bangles, all with summer-kissed skin.” HOTEL ESCONDIDO “To escape city life and connect with the divine in nature, this spot in Mexico is pretty close to perfection.” Rooms from $226 per night. hotelescondido.com YOTHAKA ARMCHAIR “I’ve been chasing this chair for months. It’s traditional but artisanal, familiar but stylish.” Price upon request. yothaka.com TEMPAPER WALLPAPER “This removable wallpaper is a step forward for the entire industry. Now you can fearlessly play with walls.” $125. tempaperdesigns.com NELIDA MORTENSEN Associate Visual Editor “London, here we come! My daughter, Emma, is attending the Courtauld Institute of Art this fall, which is the perfect excuse to visit often and stay for a while.” GUERLAIN ABEILLE ROYALE OIL “I love the feel…

fashion lives here

EACH SEPTEMBER, THE STYLE WORLD DESCENDS ON New York, London, Milan, and Paris for fashion month. Despite the changing retail landscape, runway shows remain one of the most important ways for luxury brands to communicate their stories. The late Karl Lagerfeld understood the power of this messaging: Just look at the fantastical backdrops he created for Chanel at Paris’s Grand Palais—a tradition that continues with his successor, Virginie Viard, who showed the fall/winter couture show inside a three-story circular library set resembling the British Museum’s original Reading Room. Meanwhile, Louis Vuitton unveiled its cruise 2020 show inside an architectural treasure: Eero Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport (now a hotel), and Fendi set its last couture show amid the ruins of Rome’s Colosseum. The clothes, too,…

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WHEN THE LEGENDARY FRENCH fashion house Louis Vuitton tapped six contemporary artists to design special-edition handbags for its latest collection, Artycapucines, the label searched as far away as South Africa to find the perfect collaborators. But at the recent global launch of the collection in Beverly Hills—and the debut of Louis Vuitton X, a 22,000-squarefoot exhibition of the brand’s history on Rodeo Drive—one person in particular seemed to embody the spirit of the occasion: Alex Israel, the Los Angeles artist whose pop-culture tropes and Malibu-sunset palette epitomizes California cool. In true Hollywood fashion, Israel proved elusive. I had arrived from New York for a few nights of festivities to launch Artycapucines, which also includes limited-edition handbags by Urs Fischer, Tschabalala Self, Nicholas Hlobo, Jonas Wood, and Sam Falls. Fashion and lifestyle…

the must-see exhibitions that are on our fall calendar.

Vera Paints a Scarf At the Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan, this exhibit of the work of artist turned textile designer Vera Neumann (above) shows why her printed scarves and boldly colored floral textiles for home and fashion made her an American design icon in the 1950s and ’60s. Through January 26, 2020. madmuseum.org Venice Glass Week A festival celebrating the art of glassmaking, Venice Glass Week encompasses more than 180 events—from exhibitions and guided tours to film screenings and receptions—across Venice, Murano, and Mestre in Italy’s Veneto region. The festival features local artisans, including Amy West, who will be performing live glass-printing demonstrations and offering hands-on workshops. September 7–15. theveniceglassweek.com Correspondences by François Halard A look through interiors photographer François Halard’s lens (below) at Christian Liaigre’s Paris showroom. Through October 4. liaigre.com…