Brett's First Place

Brett's First Place

Alison Gilbert
Oct 22, 2010

Young, single, wishing you could afford designer digs but making do with what you've got? We've all been there. 25 year old Brett moved into his first "real" apartment a little over 2 years ago and has since been collecting, thrifting and honing his design prowess on his little outdated Los Feliz apartment. From the moment you walk in you are surrounded by Brett's personality – little treasures that tell a story about the kind of dude Brett is. Yes, he knows the difference between mid century modern and hollywood regency style and isn't afraid to mix the two. He appreciates street art and has a nostalgia for Alf.

Brett admits he is working with a "hard core" budget, yet you can tell each piece in his apartment was carefully picked out – from his vintage French lady couch pillows, to his unique bonsai tree creation. He says he probably could have bought everything new with all the money he spent on gas - traveling to and from swap meets and flea markets… but what would have the fun in that?!

Thanks Brett

Images: Alison Gilbert

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