In our January/February 2014 issue we feature the gorgeous, ever-elegant
Aerin Lauder. This Fall, the hostess-designer-lifestyle mogul graciously hosted our editors at her family's home in the Hamptons. Here, we feature some of our personal, behind-the-scenes snapshots from the shoot. Read the full story here. 79
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This small shed at the Lauder family Southampton home served as the location for one of our winter entertaining tablescapes.
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The verdant plain that surrounds the property.
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Photographer Francesco Lagnese and his assistant shoot Aerin Lauder and her dog outsider her family’s barn.
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A tablecloth made from
fabric. AERIN for Lee Jofa
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Lauder’s dog walks alongside her family’s barn.
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The ivy-covered shed on her family’s property.
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Inside the small shed an spiral, wooden staircase leads up to a loft.
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A cobweb-covered window inside the shed exudes pure rustic charm.
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Inside the barn, a tiny window high-up in the lofts lets in sunshine.
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A candle from AERIN’s latest collection infused with a fireside and fir bouquet.
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A heart—a favorite motif of Lauder’s that can often be seen throughout her lifestyle collections—is carved into the back of a dining chair.
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A table filled with props for the shoot.
By Sarah Bray