Get the Look: Masculine Glamour

gideon mendelson

{Gideon Mendelson}

If you’ve read La Dolce Vita for a while now, then chances are, you’ve probably seen me refer to my personal style as slightly more masculine than feminine. While I can appreciate good design of all types, I’m not a fan of anything chintzy, frilly, or over-the-top feminine in my own life. Like with anything else, I prefer a sense of balance mixing vintage and modern, traditional silhouettes with more streamlined ones, and yes, tempering feminine style with a bit of masculinity. Don’t get me wrong, though– I am addicted to glamour and always find a way to add a touch of it. I suppose that is part of the fun, incorporating elements one might not expect! I have rounded up a group of rooms that serve as inspiring examples of masculine glamour and have also included some pieces for achieving a similar look with West Elm’s new collection. We can’t leave “high and low” out of the essential mix!

jon call

{Mr. Call Designs}

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{Pepe Leal}

disc interiors

{DISC Interiors}

david collins studio

{David Collins Studio}

john huniford

{James Huniford}

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{Gideon Mendelson}

lauren liess

{Lauren Liess}

peter mikic

{Peter Mikic}

stephen gambrel

{Steven Gambrel}

steven gambrel

{Steven Gambrel}

tavern

{Jeffrey Alan Marks}

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  1. I love this post! I am a single female but I definitely love a touch of masculinity when it comes to design. Structure and simplicity mixed in with just enough hints of glamour! Beautiful!