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UPDATE: We're still poring over this impressive collection of home tips. Use the rest of the weekend to get crafty! This article was originally published on Jun 17 2013.
Decorating in New York is quite the feat. On top of dealing with crazy layouts (hello, showers in the kitchen), furnishing a minuscule space can be utterly confusing. What pieces will really showcase your aesthetic? That's where the Hovey sisters, Hollister and Porter, come in. Fresh off publishing their book
Heirloom Modern, which highlights heritage-style interiors, the design-duo gave us the inside scoop on nesting and how to make your pad feel truly, well, you. Click on for their amazing decor tips and you'll be investing in that gorgeous sofa faster than you can say, "Home, sweet home."
Photographed by Alice Gao
Halloween is ultimately what you make of it. Some spare no expense crafting the perfect couple's costume while others play the holiday on the cheap — embracing their thrifty side with drugstore buys and repurposed clothing that they already own. If you're in the former category, Charlotte Olympia's limited edition "Trick read
While definitely mild compared to the East Coast chill, L.A.'s winters are super fickle. Temps drop dramatically at night, forecasts are way off, and you can pretty much always count on an unexpected rainstorm. All of this to say that, no, indulging in winter fashions when you live in L.A. isn't totally ridiculous. As a read