20 Questions for Allegra Hicks

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Allegra Hicks

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Photo by Richard Hicks

Photo by Richard Hicks

My Style

Astrological Sign: Taurus

If I Weren’t a Decorator, I Would Be a: Painter

Most Inspired by: Nature

Photo by Richard Kelly

Photo by Richard Kelly

My Favorites

Favorite Movie Interior: Auntie Mame

Favorite Album: The White Album by the Beatles

Favorite Museum: The British Museum

Style Icon: Mademoiselle Chanel

Favorite Cocktail: Bellini

Favorite Restaurant: Mattozzi Europeo in Naples

Favorite Hotel: La Sirenuse in Positano, Italy

Favorite Flower: Peony

Hostess Gift: One of my fabric trays

Photo By Richard Kelly

Photo By Richard Kelly

My Resources

Fabric: My own!

Decorative Accessories: Les Couilles du Chien on Golborne Road, London

Bedding: Pratesi

Furniture: Pimlico Road Design District, London

Lighting: Tom Dixon

Florist: Eric Buterbaugh in LA and John Carter in London

Upholsterer: Chelsea Upholstery & Interiors in London

Favorite Local Shop: Erickson Beamon, on Elizabeth Street in London, has the most extraordinary costume jewelry.

Photo By Richard Kelly

Photo By Richard Kelly

Decorating

Favorite Paint Color: Cooking Apple Green by Farrow & Ball

Favorite Room to Decorate: The bedroom

Favorite Pattern: My Ikat Drops pattern

Decorating Cheap Thrill: Portobello Market, London

Favorite Decorating Trick: Dimmers and great lighting

You’ll Never See Me Using: Fake antiques

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