‘I’ve always been a very feminine person — I’ve always loved flowers and pink, and my style has been the same since I was little… maybe without the pink tutu,’ she jokes, ‘so having two boys was a completely new experience for me! Now I don’t know what I would do with a girl. My boys are such boys, and for me it’s fun having that balance at home.’
Lauder’s homeware collection owes much to the style of her own homes: clean and simple but unapologetically feminine. Luxurious materials — from marble and agate, to porcelain and brass — and a natural colour palette with accents of gold punctuate a collection that helps to dress a room for everything from bustling events to laid-back family life.
‘When I was a little girl, my dollhouse was my favourite toy,’ she says. ‘I loved to create different rooms and environments, little parties. I had an amazing imagination and I still do, and I love that creative part of planning and getting dressed up.’ The Style Report learns more.