Baiyina's Eclectic Minimalism in Miracle Mile

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Name: Baiyina Hughley
Location: Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, California

I live in an 800 square foot 1930s apartment in Miracle Mile in Los Angeles. I love how sunny the space is, the great views and the sound of birds chirping and lawns being mowed — it's my own private oasis of calm in the city. My style is elegant eclectic minimalism, influenced by a long-time passion of flea market shopping yet refined by ability to finally restrain myself from impulse buying.

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My years spent working with Oly Studios also refined my palate to lean towards the elegant and feminine. As much as I love color I am happiest in minimal, somewhat neutral spaces and I love the feeling of everything having its place.

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My white sofa was one of my first purchases, found at a thrift store and had it reupholstered. I try to balance the feminine classic pieces with modern to keep it young and fresh. I think I've managed to achieve a high-end yet relaxed feel and I'm happy with where it is right now.

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I'm always inspired by Parisian style apartments — there's an element of couture — they seem to love mixing classic with modern and I swear they can make a ripped IKEA sofa in room with classic architectural detailing look amazing.

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Thanks, Baiyina Hughley!

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(Image credits: Baiyina Hughley)