Designer Homes to Escape to in Your Quarantine Dreams

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For many fashion designers, their homes are just as fabulous as the collections they send down the runway. Taste is transferable: How you dress yourself and how you dress your home are not all that different. And that includes architectural style, furnishings, landscaping, even tchotchkes in the nooks and crannies. Subtle details—a set of pillows, a heady candle, a colorful vase—all influence the feel of a room. For the below designers, no matter how magnificent their homes are, they never overlook anything seemingly trivial. Francois Nars had Thai and African wood shipped to him because he wanted a particular dark shade. Gabrielle Chanel kept her curtains drawn during the day because she preferred the way her chandeliers looked without natural light. Ahead, we've round up some of our favorite designers and fashion insiders otherworldly homes—estates, resorts, castles—that can provide not only inspiration for making your own space feel special, but also an escape from the ordinary.

Katie Attardo

Katie Attardo is the Accessories Editor at Marie Claire, covering all things fashion and jewelry-related.