Just because you’re short on space, it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on style. Interior designer Erin Chow’s studio proves exactly that. There may not be a lot of square footage (or a dedicated bedroom for that matter), but her small space oozes sophistication and, yes, spaciousness thanks to the white and neutral color scheme emphasizing the abundant natural lighting.

Erin has also re-purposed her closet as a bedroom/bedding area, a savvy studio solution if you’re willing to sacrifice some storage — and have the space! Keeping the color palette super white and minimal helps the space seem larger and plays up the gorgeous natural light and vintage details of the apartment. Erin also carefully mixes in trends and distinctive styles where it makes sense, like the peacock-esque chair in the living area. See more of her stunning studio below:

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Elaine Welteroth is, simply put, cool. She’s the editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue (the first black woman to hold the position!) and has an impressive resume of beauty editor gigs at pubs like Glamour and Ebony. So it’s only logical that her apartment is as stylish as she is, and basically features a master class in how to decorate a rental bathroom.

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When Amber Interiors teams up with one of your favorite stylists and designers, pure magic happens… which is exactly the case with Emily Current’s home.

Emily is one half of clothing labels Current/Elliott and The Great with her best friend Emily Merritt, and the duo also have a line at PBTeen and a killer lifestyle blog. Oh, yeah, and she’s a mom on top of it all — the very definition of a girlboss, no?

Interior designer Amber Lewis worked together with Emily to create a family-friendly, California-cool space that reflects her family’s eclectic sensibilities and elevated taste. Or, as Emily describes it: “Laid back, California eclectic, with a touch of rock-n-roll.”

Take a peek at Emily’s enviable home below:

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Libra season is one of my favorite times of year for a few reasons. Selfishly, yes, a large part of it is because I’m a Libra and I think we are the best and worth celebrating, of course. I also find that this time of year is wonderful for goal-setting. It still has that back-to-school fall feel, it’s the start of a new season and cycle, and it’s also the time of the Jewish high holidays … all perfect excuses to reset and refresh one or more areas of your life.

Personally, defining and honing in on my own style (whether it’s home, fashion, etc.) is an ongoing goal for me. It’s actually a super Libra thing to focus on, since we are the tastemakers of the Zodiac. So I really don’t think it’s coincidence that it’s currently Libra season and a bunch of books about style and living well have been released recently, or will be in the very near future. See? Libra season benefits everyone! Here are the stylish tomes that have caught my eye lately:

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Neon, exposed brick, concrete floors, clothing racks…. these are a few of my favorite things. And they are all present in the stunning office of blogger extraordinaire Chriselle Lim of The Chriselle Factor.

I am seriously jealous of her ultra-stylish working space. Could you imagine coming into this office every day? It’s got to be so inspiring. Actually, to be honest, I’d love it if I lived in this office, let alone worked in it.

Chriselle worked with Lulu & Georgia to design the space, and the decor mixes of-the-moment pieces like neon signs with more classic ones like a Chesterfield sofa. It perfectly matches her blog’s aesthetic: neutral, understated, but still trendy and sophisticated. As the neon sign says: “stay chic.” Check out more of The Chiselle Factor office space below:

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