Orange Delight

Christian Leone's Manhattan LR; Lonny Mag Sept / Oct 2011

To our great delight, the latest Lonny Mag hit the digital stream on Saturday.  We could not get enough (pg.190-202) of the handsome Sutton Place apartment of Christian Leone, a Vice President of Gilt Groupe.  The bold orange lacquer and teal velvet had us at hello.

Leone LR detail; Lonny Mag Sept / Oct 2011

Now our color interest is piqued…what are the specifics on this energetic wall paint, Christian?!  Doesn’t it feel remarkably similar to a new Farrow & Ball color we’ve been eyeing, Charlotte’s Locks, No. 268?

Farrow & Ball's Charlotte's Locks, no. 268

It also reminds us of a favorite lipstick from YSL.  If high gloss orange lacquer walls feel a bit too bold for you, maybe the lipstick is a good first step towards this color!  (And, Refinery29 confirms – an orange lip is having a moment!)

YSL's Orange Magic Lipstick

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6 Responses to “Orange Delight”
  1. 09.12.2011

    Absolutely LOVE!! No need to convince me on the chicness of orange – especially with blue!! Haven’t even had a moment to read Lonny yet – can’t wait!!

  2. 09.12.2011

    I have wanted to try that YSL lipstick…hope orange works for me :)

  3. 09.12.2011

    One of my favorite features of this issue. He mixes colors fearlessly! (love the couch, too)

  4. tiltonfenwick

    Give it a try, Amanda! It’s such a great color :)

  5. Marisa/Stylebeat

    Why yes, an orange lip is having a moment. I should know, I wore it the other night- Nars Heat Wave is the one to wear!

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