As a celebrated stylist, globe-trotter and avid collector, it's no surprise that Sibella Court's latest book, Bowerbird, is one of our favorites. Filled with beautiful imagery and captivating anecdotes, Sibella explains her artful approach to showcasing her beloved collections, which range from portraits of mustached men to loofahs. After spending a decade of her career in New York styling for iconic brands such as Bergdorf Goodman and magazines like Gourmet and Vogue Living, Sibella returned to Australia to launch her retail site, The Society Inc. We caught up with the busy Aussie to inquire about her very favorite things. Keep reading to find out what made the list!
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I spotted this photo in the portfolio of interior stylist and designer Sibella Court, and was wowed by the hanging light fixture. To me it looks like a lampshade was simply attached to a basic Lamp Cord Kit ($12), and then dangled from the molding. The shade would probably need to have a bulb clip top fitter, too. I love the juxtaposition of the lowbrow lamp cord with that debonair black bell-shaped shade.
I'd love to try this at home. I'm thinking of making my own with a shapely lampshade frame and a reproduction Edison bulb. What do you think?