MOUNTAIN DREAM- Aerin Lauder in Aspen

this past week i visited my dear friend jenn and her family in boulder, colorado. every time i travel anywhere new or distinctive i always plan what my house would look like there in my head. well, my boulder home would be exactly like aerin lauders aspen home. mountain top luxurious simplicity at its finest- modern, cozy, casual, and certainly chic!

aerin’s ski chalet was featured in vogue and photographed by the very talented francois halard. architect and interior designer daniel romualdez worked with aerin on the house.

white walls with reclaimed cypress and wire brushed oak accents creates the modern and cozy foundation throughout the house. white upholstery mixed with modern pieces like hans wegner hoop chairs and george nakashima angular wood tables are the simple and clean furnishings. a neutral color palette highlighted with luxurious accents like cashmere lined coyote and fur throws. very simple, very chic, very luxurious, most importantly, very family!

aerin is a gorgeous, smart and talented woman with amazing style- classic, simple, all american and another one of my picks for a modern day swan. it’s ironic that she comes from one of the worlds most famous beauty dynasties because she wears little or no makeup and her hair is always stick straight. her look is relaxed, modern, simple and of course, chic- just like her chalet! dont forget a little little cashmere and fur- she is a park avenue princess after all.

welcome to aspen and to my mountain dream home! enjoy the trip!

this is dedicated to jenn, adam, lucy and my awesome godson, theo!


aerin lauder’s ski chalet set in the midst of white aspen trees- chic!

modern day swan

light filled living room featuring jean michael frank sofa and luxurious fur throws- gorgeous!

a george nakashima table in the living room- simple!

aerin lounging in danish furniture maker hans weger’s  hoop chair

the library with wire brushed oaks shelves and perfectly arranged books- amazing!

master bedroom with low oak bed and luxurious fur throw

master bath with views of the aspen mountains

jack and will, lauders sons, oak lined bedroom

game room- very cozy, very simple, very family!

semi covered deck with david sutherland teak furniture

perfectly appointed mud room

family fun

aerin lauder- classic, simple, all american! 

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