Q&A from Inspired Styles
What’s Your Favorite….
Actor: Richard Harris in Camelot
Artist: Picasso, Horst, unknown artists of the mid-century
Bar: The bar at the Hotel Bel-Air, L.A.
Book: Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, Carrie Fisher’s
Postcards from the Edge, Tolstoy if I have to
Chair: Our Medici chair. It’s proportions are odd, and it is the perfect combination of great scale and history. It has an elegent heirloom feel to it.
City: Monte Carlo
Color: Any variation of blue, from deep indigo lacquer to palest silver.
Fashion designer: Lanvin for a parent-teacher conference, Ralph for classic, Marc Jacobs for play, Marni for girly whimsy, Oscar de la Renta for texture, Gucci for handbags, and Richard Tyler for sexy, YSL for pure decadence - and by all means mix all of the above with jeans and ballet slippers for day. NEVER wear one designer from head to toe.
Flower: Peony in any shade of pink
Guilty pleasure: Trouble is, I don’t really have much guilt
Hotel: Hotel du Cap in Antibes, France
Lamp: Without a doubt, the sexiest lamps ( I am partial to
pairs ) are the bronze hand-sculpted man and woman in
the style of Giacometti by Therien Studio.
Memory: The moment my first child was born
Movie: Shirley Valentine, Harold and Maude
Singer:Michael Franks, Billie Holiday, Enya
Time of day: Early morning for myself
Wine: Veuve Clicquot Rosé with raspberries
WINDSOR SMITH is truly a lifestyle architect. A lover of treasures, traditions
and architecture of the past, she has expanded from collector to one of the
leading talents in the interior design and restoration of some of the finest
estates in Brentwood, Bel Air and Beverly Hills.