20 Questions for Howard Slatkin

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Howard Slatkin

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My Style

Your astrological is… Libra

If I weren’t a decorator, I would be… a Psychiatrist

You are most inspired by…The past and tastemakers such as Nancy Lancaster and Pauline de Rothschild.

My Favorites

Movie Interior: Brideshead Revisited—the miniseries, not the movie!

Album: Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits

Style Icon: Hubert de Givenchy

Cocktail: Vodka with elderberry syrup

Restaurant: Le Grand Véfour in Paris

Hotel: The Ritz Paris

Flower: Rose

Hostess Gift: NEST Fragrances scented candle


Fabric: Le Manach in Paris

Florist: Zezé in New York

Upholsterer: Jonas Workroom in New York

Favorite Local Shop: Bardith in New York


Favorite Paint Color: Mauve

Favorite Room to Decorate: The bedroom

Decorating Cheap Thrill: Slipcovers

Go-to Decorating Trick: Adding green to every room

You’ll Never See Me Using: What’s in fashion or what is “hot”

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