With summer finally around the corner, my attention inevitably drifts to booking weekend trips to my favorite east coast destinations (definitely not ready to brave the August heat in Texas!). I’m heading home to Connecticut in a couple weeks for my brother’s high school graduation and have a few trips to Nantucket in the works that honestly cannot come soon enough! I stumbled upon this home tour of fashion designer Rebecca Taylor’s Shelter Island summer house and it instantly put me in a summer state of mind. Whitewashed floors, rattan chairs, and tea parties in the backyard… Totally fodder for your dream home file if you ask me!
“We like things that are meaningful, not expensive,” says Taylor of her decorating style. Don’t you love that? Here are a few pieces (including a print by her husband Wayne Pate) to help you recreate their relaxed nautical look chez vous:
Take the full home tour here.