Second Home Style: Creating the Perfect Getaway

Second Home Style: Creating the Perfect Getaway

Second Home Style: Creating the Perfect Getaway

Homepolish designers know the second home has to be almost twice as stylish as the first. Peruse how they do getaway style, from posh pied-a-terre's to cool and casual beach houses.

Our Designer’s Nontraditional Surf Escape
Designer: Christine Lin
Photo: Helynn Ospina

Designer Christine Lin created a surfer-perfect Airbnb that errs on the side of sophisticated rather than shack. Believe us, you’re going to want to live here full-time.

Modern Meets Bohemia in an East Hampton Home
Design: Veronica Hamlet
Photo: Cody Ulrich.

Let’s be honest, no area is more synonymous with second-home style that the Hamptons. Homepolish designer and textile connoisseur Veronica Hamlet takes the feeling to the zenith by combining boho comforts with sleek modern accents.

A Weekend Retreat in the Big Apple
Design: Amanda Breslow
Photo: Sean Litchfield

For a Philadelphia-based family, there is nothing better than escaping to Manhattan. Thankfully Homepolish’s Amanda Breslow turned their two-bedroom apartment into a welcome retreat in the concrete jungle.

A Contemporary Beach Home in LA
Design: Jennifer Wallenstein
Photo: Tessa Neustadt

In the Redondo Beach area, Homepolish designer Jennifer Wallenstein crafted a sun-washed escape that feels as bright as the mid-day sun.

A “Dream” Apartment in Columbus Circle
Designer: Marc Houston
Photo: Sean Litchfield

When the owners of this cool, cosmopolitan pied-à-terre make it to NYC, they don’t need to visit the museums. Designer Marc Houston channeled artistic inspiration (specifically Henri Rousseau’s The Dream), iconic silhouettes, and bold swaths of color to shape their city escape.

A Backyard Casita in Dallas
Design: Paige Morse
Photo: Cody Ulrich

Designer Paige Morse created her own secret studio in her backyard out from two old sheds. Why ever go back to the main house?

California Cool With a Classic Twist
Design: Ariel Okin
Photo: Seth Caplan

When a California couple wanted a space to visit their NYC-based daughter, Ariel Okin helped them meld the best of casual West Coast style with worthy-of-New-York-society style.

A Bold, Patterned New York Pied-à-terre
Design: Louisa Guy Roeder
Photo: Claire Esparros

For a fashion designer who spends most of her time in India, Louisa Guy Roeder created a colorful space to call home while in NYC.

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