April 22nd, 2020
At Home

Organizing With Style

Heather Clawson of Habitually Chic complimented my bookshelf styling — huge coming from the master stylist herself. The CNBC anchors are reporting from home and I love checking out their bookcases and stuff in the background. Andrew Ross Sorkin’s books are arranged by color, a trend discussed in FT’s How To Spend It magazine.

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SAINT LAURENT

Suzanne medium hobo bag in smooth leather

JIL SANDER

Nia gathered-neck belted midi dress

GUCCI

Cotton and wool tweed midi dress

RAG and BONE

Parker leather sandals

JW ANDERSON

Merino wool sweater

NILI LOTAN

Jenna cropped cotton-blend slim-leg trousers

MARNI

Crossover leather wedge sandals

JIL SANDER

Twill midi dress

SUICOKE

Cel-V two-strap neoprene sandals

BRUNELLO CUCINELLI

High-rise skinny jeans

PRADA

Wool top

MACKINTOSH

Dunkled putty bonded cotton 3/4 coat

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  • Your floors are divine too!

    LisaApril 22nd, 2020  9:06 AM

     
  • Oh that does look pleasingly calming! I just snuck a peek at Habitally Chic and she has mentioned Fracois Halard’s Instagrams documenting his isolation posts. I think you would like those if you’re not following him already!

    disneyrollergirlApril 22nd, 2020  9:11 AM

     
  • I love this room Preston…you’ve kept the heritage feel adding elegant modern twists, brilliant!
    The bookcase with a window is a wonderful focal point. I want to curl up on that sofa !!!
    I worked for Brunschwig & Fils for many years, so my eyes went to your Bird & Thistle sofa pillows.
    Susan

    SusanApril 22nd, 2020  9:15 AM

     
  • Susan, Bird & Thistle is my all-time favorite. Love the green colorway, too. xp

    PrestonApril 22nd, 2020  9:30 AM

     
  • I love this room! I have bookcase envy. I’m on the hunt for a smallish bookcase as my new downsized home will only allow for a small bookcase. Or I will have one made to look tucked in similar to your look. I love Heather as well. You and she are two bloggers I have followed consistently from way back.
    Alicia

    AliciaApril 22nd, 2020  12:29 PM

     
  • The Dutch door is nice. An homage to the Dutch roots of NYS.

    M. Kirk OkayApril 22nd, 2020  7:28 PM

     
  • I love the simplicity.
    I actually though your dog was a sculpture underneath the table!
    Peaceful.

    Lisa FordApril 23rd, 2020  12:24 PM

     
  • Building your bookshelves around your window was a brilliant idea! PBS staff are also working from home and William Brangham is reporting from his elegant and cozy living room with stunning bookshelves on the wall behind him. Often, one of his cats will be on the sofa!
    Barbara, Canada

    Barbara YeamanApril 25th, 2020  12:57 PM

     

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