athome with Miles Redd
This dapper designer dishes out the details on his life and work
My style is… traditional, with a strong sense of color and a little bit of fantasy.
When in Connecticut, I never miss… The Antique & Artisan Center, and my great friend Mari Ann, who runs the place with style and flair.
What I’m looking forward to this spring… I love the fresh lettuce greens of spring.
I love a home filled with… a personal collection of curious things, and always fresh plant material.
What I’m reading now… Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, and it is a page-turner.
One thing you might not know about me… I am an exercise nut, can never get enough!
My guilty pleasure is… a bath every morning.
On Saturday night, you’ll find me… at a movie.
My favorite book is… Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford.
My motto is… “Seize the day.”
My first job was… working for a film producer.
What I can’t live without… running water.
Best advice I ever got… Show up.
Every room needs… a little bit of pale blue.
My style icons are… Oscar and Annette de la Renta.
My new book is… I hope, inspiring.
How I define glamour… a casual excess.
Favorite thing in my home… my drawing of a black panther.
The place I love the most is… Fire Island.
I knew I would become a designer when… I went to work for John Rosselli.
One of my favorite, go-to style tips is… consider doors and lampshades.
My favorite part of being Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta Home is… getting to learn from a master.
Miles Redd, LLC