Jean Nayar writes about architecture, design, real estate, and art for magazines such as Departures, Milieu, Showboats, Art Basel Miami Beach, and Ocean Drive. She has also written more than a dozen books, most recently Living in Style: Country (teneues). She profiles designer Victoria Hagan on page 166.
Plans for Labor Day weekend: “Relaxing with friends by the ocean near my home in Miami Beach.” Best thing you’ve done this summer: “Spending time with relatives at our family cottage on Comfort Lake in Minnesota over the Fourth of July. There’s nothing like a leisurely pontoon ride around a country lake with people you love to refresh your perspective and remind you of the things that really matter.” Favorite Hamptons restaurant: “Le Bilboquet.” A home trend you’re loving right now: “Clean, modern spaces with a traditional twist— like the beautiful interiors by Victoria Hagan.”