B is for Bergdorf: Kelly Wearstler, the interior design world’s “it” girl, has opened shop.
Published in The Atlantan magazine.
No one epitomizes glam décor like Kelly Wearstler, the only interior designer able to mix brass elephants with bold geometric rugs and still have it look sexy. But while some Wearstler fans content themselves by poring over her books (Domicilium Decoratus and Modern Glamour) and watching reruns of her on Bravo TV’s reality show Top Design, others are gearing up for a pilgrimage to her latest venture: The Kelly Wearstler Boutique, a 250-square-foot chic shopping mecca on the seventh floor of Bergdorf Goodman in New York. The shop opened a few weeks ago and is Wearstler’s first boutique, and a happy addition to the BG Restaurant, which she also designed in the same building. Between that, her eponymous firm, her residential and hotel design projects, and second retail rug collection that debuts early next year with The Rug Company, Wearstler’s plate is full. We caught up with her on the road to get the low-down on her style, projects and family time.
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