WENDY'S STYLEFILE

Wendy King Philips

"In imagining and creating our collection, I look to fashion, architecture and global culture for inspiration. I’m always striving for elegance in the home AND the closet."

Wendy King Philips

Wendy King Philips

Creative Director, Interlude Home Trendspotter, Businesswoman, Explorer. Foodie. Step-Mom. Wife.

  1. One would think this conversation would not be taking place in the United States of America. Children need to eat. Healthy, consistently and with zero food insecurity. Kids should be wondering what their parent or adult will be putting on the table, not if there will be something on the table. But, that's not the way it is, and that my friends is what needs to change.

    So, after al fresco drinks with friends, and a fabulous Labne Dip with Sizzled Scallions & Chile I made (thank you Alison Roman), Carl got to thinking. How can we help children during this pandemic and after? One of our friend's that night happened to be a noted restauranteur, so we reached out to ask him which charities he supported that fought diligently, passionately and without partisanship to help children receive food. His answer was, No Kid Hungry, a division of Share Our Strength. So

  2. There's nothing like walking into your bedroom and feeling a sense of calm, especially now. When I design Carl's and my bedrooms, I try and channel environments where I've felt truly swept away, so often luxurious hotel rooms come to mind. And, right about now I'm missing traveling more than ever (ohhhh, Hotel Lutetia, The Upper House, Hotel de Russie,... how I miss you).

    In that vein, it's important to kick-up every piece in the room, so everywhere you turn is beautiful, textured and tactile. Bedside Chests play a huge role, kind of like jewelry for the bed (our custom beds are extraordinary, but more on that later). Of course, some of you need more storage than others, and scale is clearly a determining factor, so we tried to design something for all, in our signature neutrals and mixed materials. So, crack open that can't put down book, stow your phone, lip balm & eye mask and take a deep breath*. Right about now, we all need a good night's sleep.

    *My per

  3. What we witnessed yesterday was a blemish on our great country. Shameful, hateful and dangerous.

    It all made me want to crawl into bed and “get comfy cozy” as I say to the kids. We crave beauty and solace as a respite from the vitriol. Thankfully, we have new, stylish beds (in four different colorways!) to aide in the escapism.

    All are available to ship in March, which thankfully is right around the corner. Here’s to better days, and certainly to a great night’s sleep.

  4. It’s a strange time right now, one filled with uneasiness and for many, unbridled anxiety. I’ve tried to consciously acknowledge and address it although it still seems to seep into my dreams. Here’s to the vaccine hopefully rescuing all of us; it cannot come soon enough.

    The silver lining has been the attention to detail everyone is placing on their home environments. It’s as if the moment arrived (all at the same time!) where people had to face their long-neglected décor and make swift decisions to turn their rooms into sanctuaries. I won’t even mention workspaces, that’s a given.

    We've gotten to know so many of you, even more intimately than we already had. Hearing your stories and your client’s needs (and worries) has helped us become even more attuned to what’s essential. So, with over 90% of our designs in-stock, we’re ready to safely ship while taking care of our co-workers and in-turn, you. Happy shopping and please stay safe.

  5. I’ve been struggling with what to write about as it’s such a weighty time in our lives. The pandemic has thrown curveballs at us at a rapid pace affecting everyone in such different ways. For those of us with kids, at any age, their lives are upside down, our parents or elderly family members stifled and scared, and we are just trying to keep on keepin on, safely.

    It does seem however, that our homes have taken on the utmost importance, and upgrading, changing and editing our décor is making a lot of people happy and comfy. As we enter into the cold season, it’s time to snuggle up and see the positive, as we now know the end is in sight. Kudos to all the scientists who have been working at a breakneck pace, with dedication, perseverance and love to bring the world a cure for this dangerous disease. Here are a few chic, comfy designs sure to bring you a little luxe, after all, we deserve it.

  6. Ok, so August is upon us which means gorgeous tomatoes (there’s nothing like a late summer tomato sandwich), fresh corn, billowing veggies and juicy, sun-kissed fruit. All the while, we can enjoy the outdoors and sit socially distanced from our loved ones. I implore everyone to recognize this gift, which we never, ever thought about before – just the chance to sit with our most favorite people.

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