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Meet the Assistant: Lauren Larson & Pamela Duque of Sara Story Design

Pamela Duque (L) and Lauren Larson (R)

Sara Story is an interior designer best known for creating timeless yet modern spaces infused with bold accents and a global sensibility. Her eponymous design firm which opened its doors in 2003 is headquartered in an airy Soho loft with a staff of six and a fast paced, energetic vibe. At any given time, the firm juggles an average of 10 projects and with such full workload, Sara relies on her two senior designers, Lauren Larson and Pamela Duque, to help bring her designs to life. Lauren, 25, is originally from Portland and …

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Haute Hotel: The Parker Palm Springs

This past summer my girlfriends and I packed our bags and headed to Palm Springs for a relaxing long weekend where we enjoyed a fabulous stay at The Parker Palm Springs. Designed by Jonathan Adler, the Parker is full of personality and makes you feel as though you’ve been transported to a retro 1960s movie set. The vibe is colorful, whimsical and the entire guest experience embraces Adler’s “happy chic” philosopy. Every second of our stay was perfect…from the amazing breakfasts at Norma’s and refreshing poolside cocktails to one of the best massages I’ve ever had at Psych – …

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Shop My Tastemaker Tag Sale on One Kings Lane!

Mark your calendars because tomorrow night I’ll be hosting my first Tastemaker Tag Sale on One Kings Lane! I’ll be selling a curated selection of chic vintage furniture and accessories along with several other notable design bloggers. Below is a sneak peek at some of my items that are for sale. You won’t want to miss it! If you’re not a member of One Kings Lane, click here for an invite to score deals of up to 70% off fabulous designer goods for your home!

Faux bamboo Hickory Chair armchair covered in a Kelly Wearstler linen fabric.


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Kelly Wearstler Boutique - So Haute

Inside Kelly Wearstler’s Flagship Boutique on Melrose

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 stunning retail boutique in West Hollywood which serves as a showcase for the world of Kelly Wearstler. The 2,800-square-foot shop on Melrose brings her fashions, home goods and interior design together under one roof and, of course, Kellly designed every inch of …