Thursday, December 30, 2010

The Spades Castle

“[The] Spades' particular, nostalgic, classically American taste has been massively influential in the past ten years,” recounts Amy Larocca in her well documented piece on the Spades for New York magazine.

And Kate and Andy Spade’s fingerprints can be found all over their Park Avenue apartment. Though big enough for them and their daughter Bea, it’s not enormous. It manages to be preppy without the whiff of the restricted country club—a little goofy, whimsical even while still feeling familiar. From their framed family photo gallery displayed on an end table to their quirky collections, their stockpile of books to their hand loomed oriental rugs, it collectively emanates an honest version of themselves. Todd Selby recently spent some time with Kate and Andy in their Upper East Side apartment documenting their beautiful space. I’ve culled my favorites below. You can see all of the images at The Selby.

“Images via Todd Selby, Words via: Unabashedly Prep

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