French girls might have given us the secret to perfect skin
definitely schooled us on the art of Sunday brunch, but when it comes to achieving summer-ready style, no one does easygoing better than a Spanish girl. In the same way style-savvy Parisians
seem to have effortlessly mastered the perfectly imperfect, the Spanish girl’s equally-covetable design aesthetic is also based on the fearless principle of leaving much of the home up to chance.
Unlike her neighboring friends to the north, however, the Spanish girl is directly influenced by the diverse landscape and dynamic destinations that surround her. From the shores of Ibiza to the peaks of the Pyrenees—and back again through the bustling streets of Toledo and Barcelona—her design perspective is the result of the casual mingling of urban fervor and rural respite; of coastal calm and downtown cool. Ahead, a peek inside the homes of the Spanish bloggers, artists, and entrepreneurs that are inspiring us right now. Plus, all the interior tips and tricks we’re bookmarking for our own spaces.Pair Down Luxe Decor
Among the many defining characteristics that separate Spanish girls from their European counterparts, is the careful blending of the ornate and the rustic, which sets them in a league of their own. Blogger and globetrotter Paula Ordovas’ bedroom
is an idyllic example of what it means to strike the perfect balance. Here, sophisticated touches—like blush pink accents and intricate metallic accessories—peacefully coexist alongside more primitive pieces, like the worn wood bench at the foot of the bed.