Just like Josefina, you’ve obtained a mild soul, music makes your coronary heart sing, and you’ve got a comfortable spot for florals. There’s nothing you’re keen on greater than being surrounded by flowers and gathering an assortment of vases, ceramics, and pottery vessels to rearrange them in. (You additionally realized easy methods to cook dinner with them, no huge deal.) After you completed deep cleansing each inch of your condominium when the world shut down and lockdown started, you began an account on Instagram to doc your blossoming abilities. Now, you’re working your personal florist enterprise. Household is extraordinarily vital to you and that’s a giant a part of your decor character sort, that means that you just proudly incorporate items of them into your property. Whether or not it’s an heirloom that has been handed down by way of the generations, postcards and footage on the fridge, or a reminiscence field safely hid in your nightstand, household is at all times in your thoughts. — SG
Samantha (1904): Victorian Stylish
All people within the AG universe is aware of that Samantha Parkington is bougie A.F. dwelling along with her rich grandmother in Mount Bedford, New York, through the Victorian period. You understand you’re channeling Samantha’s divine vitality if your property has a gallery wall with framed portraits, prints, and different treasured objects that you just present in a bin at Anthropologie. “She likes to preserve little letters and mementos from her associates all through her life and show these in a distinguished means,” says Lydia. “That’s a extremely vital characteristic of her, as a result of she likes to cherish issues.” Like Samantha, you’re unapologetically girly, so your shade palette would contain shades of pink with brass accents and lace particulars—you actually lean into the frills of femininity. You in all probability fancy the finer issues in life whereas additionally having fun with actions like portray, studying, and catching butterflies. You even have a library filled with first-edition books by authors like Jane Austen and Joan Didion as a result of you’ve gotten style, however you’ve by no means opened them.
Your furnishings are costly, however every little thing is classic and also you in all probability obtained it from a member of the family’s property. (As Barrett describes it, the vibe could be very “previous cash.”) You will have shifting providers on pace dial for all of your furnishings deliveries and have by no means lifted a finger to rearrange something. You shamelessly have a mirrored bar cart within the nook that includes glass decanters, champagne coupes coated with Gohar World doilies, and bottles of Veuve Clicquot. You’re so elegant that as a substitute of getting a birthday cake you serve petit fours from Cakes4Sport. Ceramics have been your pandemic interest of alternative which you become a worthwhile income stream, however determined to donate all of the proceeds to charity since you’re beneficiant like that. — SG
Package (1932): Thrifty Lit Chick
Margaret Mildred Kittredge, higher identified by her nickname Package, is the OG investigative journalist all of us aspired to be. Like any good reporter, Package is intrepid, resourceful, hardworking, and adventurous—you sort of must be when rising up throughout, ahem, unprecedented occasions just like the Nice Despair. She’s consistently chasing journey and tales about these impacted by the historic occasions taking place round her (particularly the housing disaster), and enjoys clacking out her stories on her trusty typewriter. We think about somebody like Package dwelling in a loft that screams grandmillennial. “Her entire attribute is like she’s sort of thriftier, however I additionally suppose she really favored that stuff,” explains Barrett. “She would perhaps be a bit grandma not in a brilliant stylish means, however she would have plenty of florally issues and classic ornament.… She would in all probability have some cute, mismatched china plates and issues like that.”