Fashion designers are gifted with an undeniable flare for style, which distinguishes one from the other. Their taste is not only reflected in their clothing creations, but also in the interior design choices of their homes. Whether it’s a country house, a city based apartment, a seaside villa, or a property immersed in nature, it is inevitable that a high fashion designer’s property is going to express a distinctive element of luxury and uniqueness. Combine the best of architects and interior designers with the distinct artistic inspiration of the stylists and the result is without any doubt intriguing. Each of the fashion designers have created a unique space that mirrors their lives and their creative vision.
The following are a selection of four elite homes belonging to some of the most famous fashion designers in the world:
A list of fashion designers would not be complete without Coco Chanel as its number one designer. Coco spent the majority of her life in the famous Parisian luxury hotel, the Ritz. However, she did also have a luxury apartment at the following address, Rue Cambon 31, in France’s capital city.
This magnificent residence, exhibits the designers passion for the East: decorated with an abundance of red and gold. The furniture is elegant in style, with many eye-catching sculptures, such as a Buddha found in the residences library.
A distinctive stylistic choice can be appreciated in one of the living spaces, where an entire wall is covered with golden figures on a black setting, amongst which can be noted the designers iconic flower.
Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani, better known simply as Valentino, a lover of all things grand, is of course included in such a selection of fashion designers, with his exclusive castle Château de Wideville.
Situated in Crespières, not far from Paris, the ex-residence of the Minister of Finance Luigi XIII, dates back to the 17th century. The historic villa has a certain air about it: from the architecture to the furniture which recalls a timeless luxury.
Valentino purchased the property in 1998, along with a park of more than 120 hectares. The designer furnished the castle to his taste, a striking Asian inspiration can be noted throughout.
The designer lives with his companion, Giancarlo Giammetti, in this luxurious residence, which represents a piece of his creative vision.
Ralph Lauren’s villa in Bedford, New York, is a dreamlike home.
The property is immersed in a wonderful park, which extends over 300 hectares of land. The fashion designers villa leaves you speechless at a first glance. The elegant interior and furnishing is inspired by the creations of the successful designer, who favors the use of tinted wood, worn leather, and forest green tones.
The property, in which Ralph Lauren resides with his family, is also home to a collection of more than sixty luxury cars, all of which are parked in the spacious garage.
Beverly Hills is famous worldwide for its lavish properties of celebrity status, and the Californian villa of the stylist Vera Wang, fits perfectly into this category. The luxury home has a spectacular swimming pool boasting an amazing view of Los Angeles.
With four bedrooms, an enormous living room, with floor to ceiling windows, a coherent style is found throughout, offering a getaway for the designer to escape from the hustle and bustle of New York city.
The residence is translucent in style with a modern minimalist interior, fitting for an Avant-guard design lover, such as Vera. The stylist invested 10 million dollars in this beautiful contemporary house.
Each of the four individual properties provide an insight into the creative world of the renowned designers. The four contrasting styles display luxury in various forms. The four artistic expressions reflect their creators and their creative visions.