As I hop the pond tomorrow evening to visit London for a few days I thought I should share the quirky cool home of a renowned English designer… Ashley Hicks Revitalizes His Father’s Beloved London Apartment via AD The designer puts his own provocative stamp on the high-style apartment that was his famous father’s pride.. read more →

 I am currently on inspiration overload as I have arrived home from a dreamy trip north. I visited NYC museums and showrooms, had great meals, visited friends. I then went to Millbrook to visit and tour some spectacular homes.  I am so inspired and this new book added to it…It is a design library must!.. read more →

It is no secret that I admire all things David Hicks.  The new Groundworks David Hicks Wallpaper Collection by Ashley Hicks is no exception. Here are my very favorites out of the 38 wallpapers in the collection.  I am always drawn to the signature geometrics such as La Fiorentina.    Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. read more →

I have babies on the brain especially with the new royal Prince…Baby Cambridge as he is currently called.   via and my dear assistant, who is about to POP!  I started wondering what I would use if I had a little boy nursery to decorate. a fab Zebra rocking horse… Hinson splatter wallpaper on the ceiling… a.. read more →

VIA I am clearly a color girl but, this week I have been drawn to dark and gold in particular. Here are my favorite PINS of the week. VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA Please make sure you "like" The English Room on Facebook. Follow  @theenglishr on Twitter   Follow Holly Phillips.. read more →

Haley Schultheis, of Nonsense & Sensibility, reached out to me for an interview.  She is a superstyish blogger and style maven from Dallas. We have many common loves in design and fashion and as she said "we are kindred spirits."  She has recently interviewed many of my style icons such as Garance Dore, Dylan Lauren,.. read more →

I cannot wait for the launch of Tila March's David Hicks inspired handbags.  They will be available at Barneys NY and Net-a-Porter online.  They capture the graphic nature of David Hicks to a tee. All images via Collette in Paris I am a bit of a bag junkie….a few other I covet. An orange nylon Chanel…chic.. read more →