ISSUE 39  |  Refined Simplicity

Shopper’s Diary: Shabby Chic

September 22, 2008 6:45 PM

BY Julie Carlson

I hadn’t thought about Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic line for a while; recently, a new store opened in Marin and I wandered in. Ashwell has started to mix more minimally styled pieces into her familiar line of overstuffed, boudoir-ready upholstered pieces; she also has some good lighting choices.

Below: The Ceramic Pendant Lamp comes with a brown cloth cord; $180.

Below: The Nolita Sofa starts at $2,872.

Below: The Malibu Nesting Tables are made from unfinished solid elm; $425.

Below: New Zealand Sheepskin Rug; $100 for the small size, $450 for the large.