Identical to Josefina, you have bought a light soul, songs will make your heart sing, and you have a soft place for florals. There is nothing you love far more than currently being surrounded by bouquets and amassing an assortment of vases, ceramics, and pottery vessels to arrange them in. (You also discovered how to prepare dinner with them, no massive deal.) After you finished deep cleaning just about every inch of your apartment when the planet shut down and lockdown started, you begun an account on Instagram to document your blossoming abilities. Now, you’re jogging your have florist business enterprise. Relatives is very vital to you and that’s a major part of your decor character form, which means that you proudly include pieces of them into your home. Whether or not it’s an heirloom that has been passed down by the generations, postcards and pictures on the fridge, or a memory box properly concealed in your nightstand, family is usually on your intellect. — SG
Samantha (1904): Victorian Stylish
Most people in the AG universe is aware of that Samantha Parkington is bougie A.F. dwelling with her rich grandmother in Mount Bedford, New York, through the Victorian period. You know you are channeling Samantha’s divine strength if your dwelling has a gallery wall with framed portraits, prints, and other valuable products that you discovered in a bin at Anthropologie. “She enjoys to maintain minimal letters and mementos from her mates all through her life and screen these in a popular way,” states Lydia. “That’s a definitely crucial aspect of her, simply because she likes to cherish things.” Like Samantha, you are unapologetically girly, so your shade palette would require shades of pink with brass accents and lace details—you seriously lean into the frills of femininity. You probably extravagant the finer points in existence when also making the most of things to do like painting, examining, and catching butterflies. You also have a library whole of initially-edition books by authors like Jane Austen and Joan Didion because you have taste, but you have never ever opened them.
Your furnishings are pricey, but every little thing is classic and you possibly acquired it from a family member’s estate. (As Barrett describes it, the vibe is incredibly “old revenue.”) You have relocating products and services on pace dial for all your home furnishings deliveries and have in no way lifted a finger to rearrange everything. You shamelessly have a mirrored bar cart in the corner showcasing glass decanters, champagne coupes protected with Gohar Earth doilies, and bottles of Veuve Clicquot. You’re so elegant that in its place of owning a birthday cake you serve petit fours from Cakes4Activity. Ceramics had been your pandemic interest of option which you turned into a worthwhile profits stream, but resolved to donate all the proceeds to charity mainly because you are generous like that. — SG
Package (1932): Thrifty Lit Chick
Margaret Mildred Kittredge, far better identified by her nickname Package, is the OG investigative journalist we all aspired to be. Like any excellent reporter, Kit is intrepid, resourceful, hardworking, and adventurous—you form of have to be when rising up during, ahem, unparalleled instances like the Great Despair. She’s consistently chasing journey and stories about all those impacted by the historic situations taking place all-around her (especially the housing disaster), and enjoys clacking out her stories on her trusty typewriter. We think about a person like Kit living in a loft that screams grandmillennial. “Her total characteristic is like she’s kind of thriftier, but I also consider she truly liked that things,” explains Barrett. “She would perhaps be a tiny grandma not in a tremendous chic way, but she would have a great deal of florally matters and vintage decoration.… She would likely have some cute, mismatched china plates and points like that.”