Apartment Envy: A Sophisticated Feminine Loft


A neutral palette of black, white and grey gets a dose of feminine glam with splashes of emerald green, brass accents and chic wall art in this fabulously styled loft by Caitlin & Caitlin.  The lovely duo behind the California-based interior design company that conceived this fabulousness are serious up-and-comers.  Check out their portfolio, it’s pretty insane!

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And the Pantone Color of the Year is….

Emerald Green!  An emerging favorite in fashion and decor, this lush jewel tone  is popping up everywhere.  Whether it’s a fabulous pair of trousers (hello, fancy pants) or a stunning evening dress, emerald tones add a luxe feel to a tired winter wardrobe.

Emerald Green - Blair Eadie Pants

How cute are these trousers on Blair Eadie?  For a similar look, try J.Crew’s Cafe Capri in Jade Jacquard.  Emerald is also a striking color for evening–I mean just look at this Gucci stunner worn by Natasha Poly at Cannes!

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If you’re still hunting for the perfect holiday party dress, do check out this Shoshanna sequin shift.  I’m obsessed–so much so that I actually just ordered it for an upcoming event from Rent the Runway (my first RTR experience).  I’ll let you know how it works out!

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As a color of nature, emerald shades also transcend pretty seamlessly into the home.   Case in point, Peter Dunham’s fiddle fig leaf is slowly becoming as prevalent and versatile as ikat.

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I’ve also been obsessed with this malachite pillow from society social.  Mixed with a black and white palette, this print would really make an impact.

Society Social Malachite Pillow Slide

And how about this hollywood regency style interior featured in Lonny

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Loving the malachite rug and wallpaper paired with black, white and leopard.  Can you say green with envy!