Bohemian Rhapsody

bohemian rhapshody irvings

Over the weekend, I came across the Long Island home of Ian and Emilie Irving in the New York Times T Magazine. The home is filled with chintz, antique ethnic textiles, and finds from their extensive travels. It is chic and bohemian, bringing to mind a cottage in the English countryside. Ian and his first wife, famed textile designer and tastemaker, Carolina Irving originally worked on the home together, and I must say, her influence continues to emanate from each room. As life would have it, the house evolved, as did Ian’s life, and he eventually married his second wife, Emilie, a young, chic, beautiful woman who shares his passion for antiques. You can read the full T Magazine article, but in the meantime, I’ve paired some of the images from the article with my favorite looks from the Ulla Johnson Spring/Summer 2016 collection which is currently available for pre-order through Moda Operandi. The collection is chic, effortless, and undoubtedly bohemian and immediately made me think of the Irving’s home.

ulla johnson

{Odessa Dress}


ulla johnson3

{Alice Dress and Nati Caged Heel}


ulla johnson2

{Birdie Blouse and Hugo Trousers}


ulla johnson5

{Dalia Dress}


Ulla Johnson8

{Agne Dress}


ulla johnson7

{Varanasi Dress}


ulla johnson6

{Ruth Pinafore}


Paloma Signature

{Photography by Simon Watson for T Magazine and Moda Operandi}

Shop The Post
You May Also Like...
LDV Edit: My Fall Wishlist
{Celine Cat-Eye Sunglasses | Tory Burch Hollis Tweed Jacket | Theodora Ware Gold-Plated Hoop...
Join us in Houston to Celebrate my Collection with Williams Sonoma Home!
Mark your calendars, Houston friends! On Friday, August 23rd, please join me to celebrate...
Before & After: Our Design Studio and Shop
We recently celebrated six months in our new studio and shop! If you follow...
Sale Alert: PC x WSH Accessories
It has been so fun to see how people have been styling the pieces...
Chic Destination: Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Jamaica
Ever since our trip to Round Hill Hotel & Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica...
A Note on Style: Currently Updating a Few Classics
Hello LDV readers. It’s Karima from A Note on Style sharing with you my...

Tell Me What You Think! leave a comment...