I’m obsessed with these photos of Ellen DeGeneres’s ranch in the Santa Monica mountains. The earthy, rustic feel, the mix of clean and textural elements—fabulous! Great inspiration READ MORE →
Lately it’s been warm enough to start melting the snow, but not today. Zero degrees with the wind chill, the forecast said. I geared up in thermal base layers, heavy boots and arctic-certified READ MORE →
Two more of Kristen’s Saks photos, taken on the snowy porch of our dilapidated farmhouse:
And a behind-the-scenes look at the photo shoot:
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More chic photos from Kristen's shoot for Saks, taken in our antique barn: Rag & Bone, Belstaff, A.L.C, Saint Laurent. Despite the bitter cold, Kristen says she and the crew all READ MORE →
First image from Kristen’s photo shoot is live on the Saks blog! Who knew our ramshackle farmhouse could be so glamorous?
See it at Saks.
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There’s an old post-and-beam barn on our farm, built around 1900. It’s a bank barn, meaning it’s built on a slope, so you enter the main floor from ground level on the street READ MORE →
One of the many things Kristen Somody Whalen does in her fabulous career is photograph shoes for Saks. She showed the Saks people her gorgeously haunting pictures of our antique barn READ MORE →
The last time I saw Kristen Somody Whalen was our wedding day, in June of 2012. She’d shot our rooftop-lounge engagement party in NYC, and everyone—including Philip and me—thought READ MORE →