Phoebe Howard is all about graceful, welcoming style, pink light bulbs (“they flatter everyone”), and a simple but effective mantra: “Keep it pretty.” Guided by a discerning eye and a passion for antiques, she scours the world for interesting and beautiful objects, combining old items with new for a timeless look that will never look dated. In addition to her popular blog, Mrs. Howard Personal Shopper, Phoebe recently published her first book, (Abrams).
Antique Provençal-style settee with ornately carved wood frame.
Settee has been refinished and newly upholstered by Mission Avenue Studio in Lemon from Duralee's Fairview Velvet Collection. Down pillows in Hinsdale Woven Stripe Coral/Olive by Brunschwig Fils. Pillows, 24"L x 24"H. ...
Antique walnut French settee, circa 1890, newly upholstered
in Scalamandre "Marly" cut velvet with nailhead trim. Ample room for two people to sit comfortably. Original springs retied and wood frame has a coat of English Fiddes wax.
Antique French Provençal settee made of oak. Upholstered
in Kravet Meachem Stone fabric with two pillows in Scalemandré fabric lined with yellow piping. Small cabriole legs have acanthus leaf details on the knees and finish in spade feet. Lacquered in ...