What makes compiling the annual September Model issue this kind of a creative thrill is that alongside with scouting out superlative residences, the editors are equally intent on presenting a solid of intriguing characters. Take our include duo: Adam Levine is an L.A. legend for his genuine estate acumen in addition to his songs occupation, and Advert100 designer Tommy Clements approvingly describes his consumer as “an obsessive design and style junkie.” In the storied, dreamy Pacific Palisades assets Levine shares with his supermodel spouse, Behati Prinsloo Levine, the pair eschew rock-star trappings, residing in understated splendor amongst their outstanding collection of big artwork and household furniture.
At the reverse conclude of the aesthetic spectrum is the utterly original Amsterdam lair of Rolf Snoeren, just one half of the surrealistic Dutch fashion property Viktor & Rolf. Conceived by structure provocateur Position Smeets of Studio Work, the condominium quite surprisingly calls to mind amusement parks, Disney castles, the Flintstones, and Playmobil.
In Lagos, Nigeria, we pay a go to to nearby style and social luminary Reni Folawiyo, owner of renowned luxurious store Alára, which was made by Sir David Adjaye. Folawiyo’s sprawling duplex penthouse has loads of “wow” component, and her epic terrace, with its breathtaking sights and infinity pool, “has reached near-mythical standing in the megacity,” in accordance to writer Lola Ogunnaike. And which is not all.
The grand Paris condominium of celebrated vogue designer Pierre Hardy, reimagined by Ad100 talent Vincenzo De Cotiis? Yes. A tour of the negligible masterpiece Advert100 architect Vincent Van Duysen established from the floor up for California way of living expert Jenni Kayne? Of course! Instagram energy player and mega influencer Eva Chen at last off-obligation in her family’s weekend getaway? Test! Supercool product Jessica Hart in her beautifully really L.A. house? Yes, yes, sure. Love our fashionable crew, tastemakers just one and all.
-Amy Astley, Editor in Main, @amyastley