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The Beauty of Home and Entertaining with Aerin and Alice

Friday, February 3rd, 11 AM

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Aerin Lauder

A designer, tastemaker, and working mother of two, Aerin Lauder is a modern day style icon. Committed to living life more beautifully, she founded the luxury lifestyle brand AERIN in 2012. With a love for interiors and a talent for creating warm, inviting spaces, Aerin’s elegant, effortless aesthetic is a reflection of her unique upbringing. As she says, “Beauty is my heritage, but home and accessories are my passion. There was an opportunity in the market for a lifestyle brand based on feminine, modern and effortless products with strong heritage. I decided to launch AERIN and make the whole concept of beauty part of the way we live today.” Aerin brings ease and beauty into all aspects of life and, as a dedicated philanthropist, into the lives of others. She is passionate about her work with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and an active board member of the Education Committee for the Board of Trustees at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, Foundation for Art & Preservation in Embassies, and Gods Love We Deliver. Aerin was presented with the Golden Heart Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2013 God’s Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards.

Alice Naylor-Leyland

Launched in November 2019, Mrs. Alice is the world’s first Tablescape brand founded by entrepreneur Alice Naylor-Leyland.

Offering enchanting, elegant tableware to take the hassle out of hosting, Alice’s “Tablescape In A Box” was the first product of its kind, making the art of Tablescaping accessible worldwide.

Designer, businesswoman & Vogue contributor, Alice Naylor-Leyland divides her time between Cambridgeshire and London with her husband Tom, and their three children.

Born in Switzerland, Alice grew up in London with her Mother Serena, whose passion and flair for entertaining, schooled her in the art of hosting and table decoration. After attending Edinburgh University, Alice picked up her love of aesthetics again, studying Fashion at Istituto Marangoni.

Having created products in collaboration with Aerin Lauder, French Sole, Fenwick and Misela, her new homewares brand, “Mrs. Alice” is the first time she has designed a collection of products in her name only.

With her characteristic emphasis on whimsical, elegant design, Alice is excited to share with you a curation of her lifelong passion and hopes you will be inspired.
New collections of Limited Edition ‘Curated Tablescapes’ will be launched each season.

Alice Naylor-Leyland

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