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Meg Braff Lookbook

With a special knack for nostalgic seaside prints, she's busier than ever.

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Coastal Cool
Photo: J. Savage Gibson

Coastal Cool

For this Round Hill, Jamaica, home, Braff made outdoor living easy with ceiling fans, lamps, and cushioned rattan furniture for lounging well into the night. Rattan gives this house a modernized midcentury feel and, when treated with a sealant, can withstand Jamaica’s high temperatures, winds, and occasional rainstorms.

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Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.