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What began as a website that played to our voyeuristic side, letting us peek into the designer-laden digs of tastemakers, The Coveteur has evolved into a more varied chronicle of all things behind-the-scenes. From lifestyle to fashion to culture, this site examines the creative process, inspiration, and influence of the individuals who are defining our times.
The folks over at The Coveteur love playing to our voyeuristic side, and each week, the OG closet invaders will let us peek into the designer-laden digs of their — and our! — favorite tastemakers. Just one warning: The lust-worthy displays may cause an undying impulse to hang your jewels on your kitchen sink’s faucet. Now, let the swooning begin!
We all remember this name and face, right? Lauren Conrad grew up before our eyes as star of MTV’s Laguna Beach and The Hills. From her love triangle with the Kristin and “Ste-phen!” (we can just hear Kristin saying it now) to her days at Teen Vogue, LC has gone on to do many more notable endeavors beyond the small screen. The Hills was just a sneak peek at Conrad’s prolific design career to come. Two years after launching The Lauren Conrad Collection in 2007, she debuted her second line, LC Lauren Conrad — a diffusion collection exclusively for Kohl’s. Her latest design project, Paper Crown, is a perfect translation of Conrad’s signature style into a specialty line of vintage and lingerie-inspired pieces. Although she’s a self-declared "non-romantic," the super feminine collection definitely reeks of romance and ethereal goodness — a thread that continues throughout her personal space. And L.C. has a few other reputable things on her resume aside from designing.
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Her first novel, L.A. Candy debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Sellers List, as did her second scribe, Sweet Little Lies. All in a day’s work. It’s clear that the TV star-turned-designer-turned best selling author has an amazing sense of entrepreneurial skills, which we truly admire. We’ve been big fans of LC since the days of MTV's The After Show, co-hosted by our boy, Dan Levy. But, the fandemonium goes both ways here; Conrad was known for rocking our very own Erin Kleinberg's namesake clothing line since the brand's beginning. So, we weren’t surprised when we got a taste of the rest of her Chanel-filled closet. Conrad's a true Cali girl at heart — whimsical maxi dresses, crochet crop tops and blush-coloured pieces: Sounds like a hazy daydream, no? That said, let us whisk you away…