August 21 2014

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At Home With Simon Doonan And Jonathan Adler


The fashion party circuit was hopping last night, but I couldn’t linger too long at the B Brian Atwood bash or toast Lacoste’s Felipe Oliveira Baptista—I’d gotten an invitation too good to refuse. Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan (left) opened their home last night to a handful of journalists and a lucky few AmEx Platinum cardholders, and we all arrived for dinner, mesmerized by one of the grooviest apartments in town. (To be fair, two apartments combined.) Doonan made his name decorating Barneys’ storied windows, so I was especially surprised to hear that he’d left decor duties entirely to his interiors-guru husband. “Wouldn’t you love to have your house all decorated by Jonathan?” he asked me over cocktails. Of course, I admitted. “Well, me too!” he laughed. “So I let him do it all.”

The house was stocked to the gills with Adler’s whimsical pottery, pillows, and furniture. “Please don’t steal anything; we have cameras everywhere!” Doonan joked during dinner. But Adler took the salesman’s approach. “Everything is for sale,” he corrected. “Everything has a price tag.” The American Express guests looked like they were furnishing their apartments in their heads. And as for me, I had my eye on the gorgeous, boxy Lampert sofa (from $2,950, more information at

Photo: Courtesy of American Express

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