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The Socialite Family

Have you checked out the newly launched bilingual (French/English) site called The Socialite Family? Founded by the amazing French journalist and stylist, Constance Gennari, whom I know from Milk magazine, the focus here is on creative families. It’s actually laid out a lot like Berlin-based Freunde von Freunden, only the focus is on families whereas FvonF tends to focus on singles and couples. I like that!

Socialite site

Socialite site

Socialite site

Socialite site

Socialite site

Socialite site

Socialite site

I loved finding amongst their many home tours the Nantes-based stylist, Aurélie Lecuyer, who happens to be one of my favorite bloggers from Le dans la.

What do you think of sites like this? Blogs acting as online magazines? Do you think we’ll be seeing more blogazines like this? I do, for sure. I love them!

(images: the socialite family)

Posted by decor8 in Bloggers on April 17, 2013

Your comments...

  1. Rebekah commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 2:51pm

    Just subscribed!
    Rebekah´s last blog post ..Floral Chairs

  2. Kimberly Darke commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 2:54pm

    I HOPE to be seeing more blogazines. I agree with you and just love them. Socialite Family is a great blog, so fun to see how creative others can be – inspiring! Thanks for posting this.

  3. Tracy A. commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 2:55pm

    Lovely concept! It took me longer than it should have to figure out how to switch it to English (sometimes the obvious eludes me!) – Once I did – I thoroughly enjoyed looking through it.
    Tracy A.´s last blog post ..“Savor a world of authentic cuisine.” ~ Saveur Magazine

  4. Mariela commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 3:13pm

    Thank you so much for the info., I didn’t know about this wonderful site!!, love everything!!

    Have a good day!

    Mariela´s last blog post ..Time to read

  5. Charlotte | Anknel and Burblets commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 3:45pm

    Love the dark charcoal grey and white rooms – my current absolute favourite colour scheme.
    Charlotte | Anknel and Burblets´s last blog post ..Baileys Home and Garden

  6. Rosa Paula commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 4:11pm

    Absolutely loved it and already subscribed! And it is a great way to practice my french too ;-)
    Rosa Paula´s last blog post ..Perfume embalado em tecido * Wrapping with fabric

  7. Tania Welch commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 4:36pm

    I’m smitten! I just adore being able to snoop into the homes of others, especially creative families. This site has that element like Freunde von Freunden of being able to capture a feeling, which is usually a lived-in, well loved home with heart. One more site to bookmark…thanks for sharing!
    Tania Welch´s last blog post ..Renovator’s Notebook: Kitchen Faucets

  8. Rincy K commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 5:02pm

    Holly! I love this. That last image with the little elephant hanging out with the framed photography…Perfection.
    Rincy K´s last blog post ..Flowers in the Green

  9. Kate commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 5:45pm

    A great website. Just discovered the Hotel Edgar on there and it looks wonderful – I’d kill to know where they got the floor tiles from!

  10. Aileen commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 6:48pm

    Lovely! The first image is my favorite. Love the herringbone floors in the second image too.
    Aileen´s last blog post ..Yarn Decorating Ideas (That Don’t Involve Knitting)

  11. Vero Palazzo commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 7:58pm

    I actually discovered it this week, via another argie blogger (small world!) and liked it. I will check FvonF.

  12. Ma commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 8:23pm

    I absolutely love it!!

  13. Ute commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 10:01pm

    Die Wohnung sieht zwar nicht nach Familie aus, aber der Flur mit den vielen Ballonlampen ist ein schöner Hingucker.

  14. Ria commented
    April 17th, 2013 at 10:32pm

    Hello Holly!
    Very nice. I like to see, that living with kids not must be only practical and washable. I believe, if you show the love of design to your kids, they will love it, too. Just bookmarked the site for more inspiration in daily living.
    Thanks, for sharing! Greetings, Ria
    Ria´s last blog post ..Visual Shopping Tour – society6

  15. Ryan commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 5:50am

    Luuuuvvv the coffee table in the first picture, want!

  16. Vi commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 10:33am

    I’m in love with the first photo! Lovely coffee table!

  17. Marianne commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 1:16pm

    I love this site. I just discovered it myself, and was really happy to find that it felt a bit more ‘relevant’ to me than FvF. It’s always nice, like another commenter pointed out, to see that living with children does not have to mean “wipe-clean”, but can be a great inspiration to be playful in your interior design.
    Marianne´s last blog post ..The big room

  18. Cortney commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 1:30pm

    Thank you SOO much for introducing me to this site. I LOVE sites such as this and LOVE the use of colour and the beautiful homes highlighted.

    You always seek out and find such great places to look at online. Thanks so much for always sharing such great places and resources!!

    Your site is truly a magnificent gem!

    Cortney´s last blog post ..Spring is in the air – FINALLY!

  19. Farrel Jaden commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 1:46pm

    love all the wall color it’s lovely to look at and it’s very elegant..nice place to stay for the whole family , very relaxing indeed!
    Farrel Jaden´s last blog post ..Lorem Ipsum Text

  20. Danette commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 5:36pm

    I tend to like blogs like this especially when they’re interactive.
    Danette´s last blog post ..The Perfect Hummus

  21. Photographer Lethbridge commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 8:21pm

    I love blogazines – and I really love the ceiling in this house!
    Photographer Lethbridge´s last blog post ..FREE Boudoir Sessions in Lethbridge!

  22. Viviane commented
    April 18th, 2013 at 10:08pm

    So cool! It’s a proof that it’s also possible to live in a stylish, contemporary environment even with kids! Would be great to see where those families go on vacation. Because it’s so difficult to find affordable contemporary kids-friendly hotels…

    Best, Viviane

  23. LeLaboratoireDeco commented
    April 19th, 2013 at 9:50am

    You’ve created a lovely blog with wonderfull pictures. I just discover it. Thanks !

    Vous avez créé un joli blog avec de superbes images. Je viens de le découvrir. Merci !

  24. aurelia-m commented
    April 19th, 2013 at 4:01pm

    I like a lot this interior. Not so much the dark grey wall because it’s now too commun. But the carpet with the coffee table is great. The idea of all the balls lights in the corridor is also very nice!!
    aurelia-m´s last blog post ..Bulletin météo: tendances 2013 du salon du meuble à Milan, beau fixe!!

  25. Sandra commented
    April 19th, 2013 at 5:05pm

    Holly you always share great things here with us. I didn´t know this webite so far but I already like it. I love people portaits and I lOVE to see how other people live.
    Sandra´s last blog post ..Bunte Altbauwohnung von Daniel und Anika

  26. Maria Neuman commented
    April 23rd, 2013 at 5:30pm

    Oooh, all these pictures make me swoon. That rug in the first picture is just gorgeous!

  27. Lidia commented
    April 23rd, 2013 at 10:13pm

    Very much in love with the site, thanks for sharing.

    Inspired Lidia

  28. Bex commented
    April 25th, 2013 at 1:26pm

    This will definitely be going on the ‘regulars’ list. Just scrolling through the pics in your post I have spotted so many gorgeous things!

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