The Well Appointed House blog was created by Melissa Hawks, who founded The Well Appointed House, LLC retail site in 2002. The company sells luxuries for the home, furniture, gifts, decorative accessories and is based in Greenwich, CT. The blog covers home decor, fashion and runway trends, style and beauty topics, parenting and travel.
The Well Appointed House has been featured in the Harper's Bazaar 2010 Holiday Gift Guide, Martha Stewart's April 2011 issue, Southwest Spirit Airlines Magazine coverage, the 2011 Vanity Fair online Holiday Gift Guide, the 2011 Traditional Home Holiday Gift Guide, Matchbook Magazine, Oprah Magazine in 2012 and has received press on CNBC, in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, In Style Magazine, US Magazine, Domino, Blueprint and many (many!) others. To view more press, click here. For information on products or for press requests, please contact customerservice(AT)wellappointedhouse.com or mhawks(AT)wellappointedhouse.com
Jenny Levin has been a Contributing Editor to The Well Appointed House blog. She is the former Senior Fashion News Editor of Harper's Bazaar and the author of Style. She is currently living in Hong Kong.
Gabby Katz is also a contributing editor who started her career at The Well Appointed House. She went on to work in fashion PR and is currently employed with Oscar de la Renta.Guest Bloggers - we have partnered with various guest bloggers from the interior design and fashion communities such as Hallie from The Glam Lamb and Tamara Matthews-Stephenson from Nest by Tamara. If you're interested in becoming a guest blogger, please contact us!
The Well Appointed House Blog was started by home décor and lifestyle expert, Melissa Hawks, Founder of The Well Appointed House (http://www.wellappointedhouse.com). The blog was formed in 2010 as an extension of the retail brand to cover news in home décor, design ideas, DIY projects, fabric and runway trends and lifestyle musings on travel, shopping, living well and parenthood. It has had over 750,000 unique visitors. The blog has a daily readers from over 350 cities around the world. (Data from Google Analytics) The blog has become about having a Well Appointed Life. Melissa Hawks and her Contributing Editors give a daily and weekly dose of what current and emerging trends are in fashion and décor. One recent interview was with interior designer, Mary McDonald. Another was with designer Alexander von Furstenberg on her new line of furniture. We welcome submissions by designers for consideration.
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Our brands strong online presence includes a retail web site (The Well Appointed House – http://www.wellappointedhouse.com), popular design blog (http://blog.wellappointedhouse.com), weekly e-newsletter with about 10,000 subscribers, and Facebook and Twitter accounts that have a combined audience of about 19,000 fans and followers. The Well Appointed House welcomes submissions from guest bloggers with design expertise and submissions by Interior Designers and authorities in the field for inclusion in interviews and features on the blog.
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