We’re in the studio with Simone LeBlanc, the gift whisperer so many stylish Angelenos rely on for chic, bespoke gift boxes like the one we’re giving away below.
Simone’s sun-washed studio is filled floor to ceiling with fresh florals, cozy home gifts, beauty brands we love and every other sort of dreamy gift we’re craving this season. We’re swooning over the adorable staycation box we’re giving away here – including everything needed for a luxurious night of self-care at home: a rosehip and clay face mask, grapefruit body scrub, crystals, fragrant natural goods and a namesake candle from Simone.
Get our glimpse inside Simone’s studio, and then enter to win it all below…
I’m always ‘on’ so inspiration and sourcing for me are really about editing and deciding what works best where. An object may catch my eye and inevitably, if it doesn’t make sense now, it will at some point down the road. Inspiration can come from composition, color, balance, and quality of materials; an essence of longevity and timelessness are ideas that are essential every day in my business.
FAVE OBJECT IN THE STUDIO:
There is always an abundance of fresh flowers in the studio, which we feature in many of our gift collections and DIY tutorials.
WHEN I’M NOT IN THE STUDIO I'M...
At home in my design studio or exploring and spending time with my daughter.
I STAY BALANCED BY:
Waking up early and taking a walk in the woods with my daughter Lillian (Preferably the redwoods of Northern California). I also love making breakfast as a family, taking a simple trip to the farmers market, and having a few hours to just play.
ITEMS IN THE BOXES I LOVE THESE DAYS:
My favorite gifts of the moment are my Thoughtful Gesture and Staycation gift box collections. They are all about home, comfort, deserved relaxation and of course, showing your gratitude. These boxes are filed with everything from calming bath salts, amazing candles and body oils to delicious chocolates and teas. Everything for the perfect treat yourself or someone special experience.
favorite way to indulge:
I love to wrap up the afternoon at the Korean Spa by myself or host friends for dinner at the house.
FAVE PLACES TO HOLIDAY SHOP:
There are some great shops for holiday gift shopping with distinctive points of view. The must stops for tabletop + home are Garde and Nickey, Kehoe, Tortoise, General Store, Mohawk General, Leif…they all have their own point of view and something to be inspired by.
FAVORITE CURRENT PROJECT:
We have some very specific, very refined collaborations coming up that I can’t wait to share. They’re still under wraps, but you’ll be hearing more about them soon.