5 The Row-Worthy Design Picks That Have "MK&A" Written All Over Them

The Olsen twins reached next-level "cool grandma" status this past weekend, antiquing at Joel Chen's dauntingly chic L.A. showroom, JF Chen. They turned to Chen and a handful of other local dealers when furnishing the 3,800-square-foot Melrose Place The Row flagship last year, designed in collaboration with architect David Montalba and interior designer Courtney Applebaum.

The boutique, which sells furniture in addition to clothing and accessories, is flush with iconic midcentury design, including pieces by Paul McCobb, Jean Prouvé, and Illum Wikkelsø. And, it seems the twins are still keeping an eye out for better scores. Last weekend, the Olsens were back at it, hitting up Chen's showroom to take selfies and talk shop.

Since the elusive sisters didn't share their haul on Instagram (where's a Kardashian-esque lack of filter when you need it?), we took the liberty of shopping Chen's Instagram feed for five The Row-worthy design picks we think have "MK & A" written all over them.

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"ABCD" Sofa, Pierre Paulin
A louche '70's statement piece in a style currently enjoying something of a renaissance. Louis Vuitton creative director Nicolas Ghesquière is an avid collector of the designer's work; the brand curated a Paulin exhibition late last year at Design Miami.
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Sheep stool, François-Xavier Lalanne
A pair of these little guys once sold at auction for over half a million dollars; a flock of them overtook NYC's Getty Station for a site-specific installation in 2013. Just one is all it would take to get a really cute 'gram of your Céline bag.
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"Gazelle" dining table, Dan Johnson
In case the twins are looking to upgrade from the Jean Prouvé table they currently have in store, the uniquely curved walnut legs and stone top of Johnson's design would nicely offset stacks of cashmere knits.
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Floor lamp, Serge Mouille
Azzedine Alaïa has multiple Mouille fixtures in his Paris apartments, though it only takes one to make a style statement befitting $1,000 silk-blend trousers.
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Drop chair, Arne Jacobsen
It came from outer space! Not really; the Drop was designed by Jacobsen in 1958 for the launch of the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. We see this petite seat perched in the corner of a fitting room.

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