Like A Magpie — Keep it Chic by Preston Davis
February 15th, 2014
Rooms

Like A Magpie

When I spy with my little eye something gilded, I’m like a magpie and want to make it mine. This gilded grapevine, in the dining room of 1rstdibs founder Michael Bruno’s Tuxedo Park home featured in the WSJ. magazine, is divine. The Eero Saarinen chairs are pretty good too, as are the animal dioramas.

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Fleet cotton-canvas jacket

SONIA RYKIEL

Crepe midi dress

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Satin sandals

MARKUS LUPFER

Printed silk-chiffon midi dress

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Cross-body bag

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Cashmere sweater

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Striped silk shirt

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  • What I’m coveting is that beautiful floor. Gorgeous.

    LilahFebruary 15th, 2014  11:37 PM

     
  • Are the dioramas professionally done? An artist? A natural history project? They are so cool! Chicago’s Art Institute has a huge (permanent) collection of historical interior decoration dioramas, beautiful little furnished homes and gardens.

    PaulaFebruary 16th, 2014  1:39 AM

     
  • I can’t stop looking at that room! I agree about the floors, and the chairs, and the grapevine that looks like it unfurled on a Cocteau set, but also the window and the mouldings………love.

    SueMFebruary 16th, 2014  11:07 AM

     
  • A stunner!
    Wish there were more photos in the WSJ Mag.

    AbigailFebruary 16th, 2014  11:22 AM

     
  • i am a magpie myself. What a weekend for fashion reading. WSJ, first issue of Porter and NYT’s T magazine featuring Phoebe Philo. I need to fill my magpie nest.

    Mary Lou EvansFebruary 16th, 2014  12:03 PM

     
  • Love love the location!

    VFebruary 16th, 2014  4:52 PM

     
  • A fine example of classical interior design. So fresh, so . . . classical! It’s not always necessary to do something entirely new. Massive accumulation of expensive stuff doesn’t add up to a beautiful home. This is such a well-edited home–a very stylish result.

    paulaFebruary 17th, 2014  12:21 AM

     

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