THE ELEGANT LIFE OF CORDELIA DE CASTELLANE

THE ELEGANT LIFE OF CORDELIA DE CASTELLANE
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Every now and then I discover someone on Instagram and get lost down a rabbit-hole of elegance. This happened recently when I stumbled across the account of Cordelia de Castellane - artistic director of Dior Maison and Baby Dior. Cordelia lives a charmed existence in her country home just North of Paris - this is a world of passed-down-antiques, outdoor dining under the stars, rooms layered with fabric and textiles, an abundance of flowers fresh from the garden - basically a romantic lifestyle that is rooted in simplicity and tradition.

Let’s take a peek inside Cordelia’s world.

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I am crazy for stone! The archway on the left dates back to the 15th century.

I am crazy for stone! The archway on the left dates back to the 15th century.

The table is set with fine linens, flowers, and china

The table is set with fine linens, flowers, and china

The kitchen is a French-country dream. I just love all the objects which bring so much character

The kitchen is a French-country dream. I just love all the objects which bring so much character

Another view of the kitchen shows an area for dining.

Another view of the kitchen shows an area for dining.

An eclectic sitting room oozes comfort with it’s layers and squashy seating. I especially love the chandelier and the framed prints on the wall.

An eclectic sitting room oozes comfort with it’s layers and squashy seating. I especially love the chandelier and the framed prints on the wall.

Layers that make a house a home

Layers that make a house a home

The bedroom is an elegant retreat, again layered with interest and charm

The bedroom is an elegant retreat, again layered with interest and charm

I just adore this bathroom with the green wall covering and mix of antiques. I always say that a bathroom should feel inviting and not clinical.

I just adore this bathroom with the green wall covering and mix of antiques. I always say that a bathroom should feel inviting and not clinical.

Blue and White under the shaded tree - heaven!

Blue and White under the shaded tree - heaven!

Elegant but simple borders in the gardens

Elegant but simple borders in the gardens

I hope you’ve enjoyed this peek inside a world of elegance and charm! To read more about Cordelia, CLICK HERE.

All photographs courtesy of Architectural Digest.