2008, Harper’s Bazaar photographed the picture-perfect New York City Upper
East Side apartment Tinsley Mortimer shared with her picture-perfect (former)
husband Topper. After a shocking split in 2009, Tinsley moved to Chelsea,
stared in a reality TV show called “High Society” (RIP) and wrote an adorable book “Southern
Charm” described as a as a “pink Ladurée macaron of a
novel” by The New York Times.
to an old-guard Virginia family, Tinsley’s Southern roots are apparent in her
decorating style. I absolutely love every single detail of her apartments! I am also crazy about her self-proclaimed
“girly girl” atire. Let’s take a look
here is Tinsley’s classic Upper East Side apartment.
Scalamandré- fabric floral chairs, chairs with Clarence House blue velvet, and
a glass coffee table from Mrs. MacDougall at Hinson & Company. Image courtesy of Harper’s Bazaar
like pretty things around. I like it to be prissed up. Then I feel at least
something is sane in my life,” said Tinsley.
in Scalamandré’s Chi’En Dragon. A
Badgley Mischka deco dress hangs on the door. Image courtesy of Harper’s Bazaar
on her Schweitzer Linen monogrammed sheets. Her Scalamandré-covered
headboard is by Joseph Hercules.
SIDE NOTE: How cute are those Chihuahuas? Here is my three-pound bundle of joy, Phoebe! Phoebe Chihuahua, adopted last spring,
currently serves as editor of The Glam Pad. 🙂
antique dresser, chintz and animal print upholstery. Image
And here is Tinsley’s current Chelsea apartment!
elements. I also love a lot of Asian influence, so with the foo dogs, the blue
and white Chinese porcelain, as well as a lot of the fabric choices that I have
are also very Asian-inspired,” said Tinsley.
cloth above. Which do you prefer? Click
here to see an interview Vogue conducted with Tinsley, and note the Peacock
Bebe and Bambi (a rescue Chihuahua). Pillows are covered
in Scalamandré’s Le Tigre. Image courtesy of Chinoiserie Chic
Image via my iPhone – from HGTV’s “Celebrities at Home”
of Chinoiserie Chic
and namesake. Image via my iPhone – from HGTV’s “Celebrities at Home”
from HGTV’s “Celebrities at Home”
at Home.” Which of the three paint selections do you prefer? The light blue, white or navy?
be jumping up and down with joy too, if I had this de Gournay wallpaper in my
home! Image courtesy of TinsleyMortimer.com.
do you think of Tinsley’s décor? I think it is perfection, and I will be copying
a few of her fabric selections and color combinations!