The Color Combination Aerin Lauder Swears By

The tastemaker shares her favorite way to make a room, or outfit, instantly elegant

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Aerin Lauder cuts hydrangeas in her Southampton garden.

unquestionably inherited significant style from her grandmother, Estée. A style that, she's now made all her own, effortlessly extends to all aspects of her life—what she wears, what she puts on her skin, and what she fills her homes with. One of the easiest ways to achieve elegance à la Aerin is to incorporate some blue-and-white into your life. "Blue and white is part of my decorating DNA," she says. "I love it in any way, shape, or form."

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Aerin's Southampton bedroom that is still decorated as Estée had it with wall upholstered in blue-and-white Pierre Frey Toile de Nantes print.

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Blue-and-white porcelain ginger jars line her mantel.

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Blue-and-white wildflowers fill a vase in her bedroom.

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AERIN for Lee Jofa .

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AERIN for Lennox .

Top four photographs by Simon Upton for Aerin Lauder's book .

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