Tea house interior by Elsie de Wolfe

Grand treillage tea house interior by Elsie de Wolfe herself at Coe Hall on the grounds of the Planting Fields estate on the North Shore of Long Island. Certainly not the epitome of good taste, but cool!

Decorator Elsie de Wolfe Took L.A. by Storm in the 1940s Photos | Architectural Digest. A Charles Baskerville mural enlivens Di Frasso’s home. Photo: Simon Watson

Decorator Elsie de Wolfe Took L.A. by Storm in the 1940s

Top Celebrity Homes: Countess Dorothy di Frasso's home: antique chinoiserie villa decorated by Elsie de Wolfe

In 1950, Lady Mendl was photographed, with one of her poodles, in her bedroom at After All. Courtesy of Hutton Wilkinson

The Fabulous Life of Decorator to the Stars Elsie de Wolfe

An absolutely GORGEOUS color rendering of Elsie de Wolfe’s decor for the ballroom of Conde Nast’s Park Avenue penthouse

An absolutely GORGEOUS color rendering of Elsie de Wolfe’s decor for the ballroom of Conde Nast’s Park Avenue penthouse. The brilliantly colored Chinese paper was preserved when the apartment was.

"Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you" — Elise De Wolfe. Elise pictured in her Paris apartment wearing a Schiaparelli cape, late 1930s Photography by Cecil Beaton; Courtesy of R. Louis Bofferding

Elsie De Wolfe: America's First Interior Decorator

* Elsie de Wolfe in her Paris apartment wearing a Schiaparelli cape, late 1930 - photo Cecil Beaton

"The House in Good Taste" by Elsie de Wolfe. One of our 6 design books that stand the test of time.

Six Classic Design Books

"The House in Good Taste" by Elsie de Wolfe. One of our 6 design books that…

Room of the Day ~ amazing dining space by Elsie de Wolfe.  Love the wall art, chairs, chandelier...6.2.2013

thefoodogatemyhomework: “ Drop dead, trompe l’oeil painting, and wonderful bamboo fretwork abound in this dining room by Elsie de Wolfe.

A Summer Ballroom for Elsie De Wolfe in collaboration with Stephen Boudin at the Villa Trianon , perfection !!

A Summer Ballroom for Elsie De Wolfe in collaboration with Stephen Boudin at the Villa Trianon , perfection !

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