Seasons Style & Design Fall 2017

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Insider Trading

Want to know what’s tempting high-flying local tastemakers this season? We turn to a handful of the Triad’s top style setters and asked them to give up their go-to goods. By Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, Madcap Cottage

Kevin Cushwa Tapp

Occupation: Creative Director, Hanesbrands Where do you live?: A loft in downtown Winston-Salem Favorite destination: Miami Favorite hotel: Soho House, anywhere House cocktail: A Hendrick’s martini, dirty Trellis or Chinese scenic: Chinese scenic Favorite interior designer of the past: Sister Parish How would you describe your personal style?: Cluttered English country interiors Favorite fashion designer: It’s a “created” outfit for me versus one designer. A great outfit for me is Gucci shoes, cheap Zara pants, and Libertine jackets and shirts. I like antique pins and patches, too.

Carol Gregg

Occupation: Owner, red egg home furnishings Where do you live?: I split my time between High Point and New York City. It’s the perfect balance. Where are you traveling right now?: The Philippines How do you find inspiration for your furniture?: Old movies, current and vintage fashion, contemporary art and local artisans Favorite hotel: My current favorite is Abacá Resort in Cebu, Philippines. House cocktail: In the summer, it’s a gin and tonic. In the winter, it’s Defiant American Single Malt Whisky from Bostic, North Carolina, served neat. How would you describe your personal style?: A mix of classic and Bohemian. I live in denim and love to pair blue jeans with tunics and vintage kimonos in great colors and patterns. Favorite piece of furniture: My Peacock Chair! Favorite Triad design shop: Design Archives Emporium in Greensboro

Alan Henderson

Occupation: Designer/Owner, Alan Henderson Studio Where do you live?: Winston-Salem and Mooresville What’s inspiring you right now?: Alexander Girard. I just saw his traveling exhibition A Designer’s Universe at Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. I’m channeling Girard’s vibrant colors and patterns in my current work. Favorite hotel: W South Beach House cocktail and recipe: Tequila Manhattan How would you describe your personal style?: California surfer meets inkstained pressman Favorite Triad design shop: One of my favorites is right here in WinstonSalem, KLEUR.