This article about Ivanka Trump's NYC apartment in an ago issue of Instyle from a million years ago still tops my list of all time favorite lifestyle inspirations. And I still think about it, even five year later. In 2007, I was fresh out of grad school, had just moved to DC, and was charting my own little path through the world. I looked at this article and dreamed about the day that I too would sip morning tea in my adorable nightgown while gliding down my living room wall on my library ladder. Ivanka meets Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Five years later, my dreams have evolved considerably and I'm starting to feel like they might just be achievable (what's that, adulthood? You snuck up on me), but this apartment inspiration still holds top ranking on my list. The library ladder is still on the wishlist, but I did upgrade my teacups: