Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Detail of the Week


A dramatic, sweeping staircase.

I've always had an infatuation with beautiful staircases, whether they be narrow, old, wrought iron, or ultra-cool, minimalist modern. This one is particularly striking, isn't it? The high-gloss black with white, curvaceous treads and the beautiful, sweeping feel it creates makes such a statement. The drapey curtain just adds to the romanticism in my mind, as I picture walking down this gorgeous staircase in a beautiful evening gown, as seen above...

( scanned via Kelly Hoppen's book, "Style" )

8 comments:

  1. she's really such a textbook jolie laide. These shots are something else.

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  2. all i can say is WOW. this is one of my favorite details to date.

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  3. Design Darling -- thank you! That Kelly Hoppen is so talented, isn't she?

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  4. Love this beautiful gloss - it looks superb and extremely classy!

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  5. It's gorgeous...definitely something for me :-)

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