October 28, 2021
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How One Celebrity Stylist Started Designing Homes

By on October 18, 2019 0 183 Views

What started as a job assisting the editor of L’Uomo Vogue in the early 1990s transitioned into a full time job as a stylist which lead to her evolution into interior design. “I used to have fittings at my house,” says Stanley of the Hancock Park home she’s lived in for 14 years. “When clients would come over, they would ask who designed it and they learned I had. They loved how I would be constantly layering or changing the mood of the rooms. I was always redesigning my home and they thought I could do it for them too.” Her first job was renovating the Bel Air home of clients Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, which took a year. “Approachable, fun, humorous, creative, tasteful and unpretentious are some of the characteristics that make me love her so much on both a personal and professional level. Those qualities are what make her homes distinct and interesting,” says longtime client Ashley Olsen.

Stanley wasn’t trained in decorating but has a keen eye for creating interiors that aren’t too sterile or precious. “My goal is to make sure every square inch of your home is used,” she explains ReadMore…