Category Archives: FORMAL

OBJECTS: Gifts for the Man Cave

‘Tis the season to drop hints for loved ones about what you want in your man cave! Help out those gifting you by supplying them with a wishlist – or, better yet, treat yourself to one (or several) of the … Continue reading

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OBJECTS: For the Man Who Has Everything

At AROHO, we’re all about the deal, the steal and the DIY project. And as the holiday season launches into full force, we’ll be posting plentifully on the site about our picks for affordable end-of-year purchases and gifts. Today, however, … Continue reading

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SLIDESHOW: The Fall Fireplace

Nothing says Fall quite like a roaring fireplace. What serves as an unused architectural detail for most of the year suddenly becomes a vital part of the home and the centerpiece of any room. This cozy spot is the perfect … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: M. Night Shyamalan’s Library

The library above, photographed by Architectural Digest, belongs to writer/director M. Night Shyamalan. Creator of movies such as The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village, Shyamalan is known for his smart thrillers and intricate mysteries. So it’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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OBJECTS: Vintage Games

As the days get colder and the nights get longer, we’re all spending more time inside, looking for things to do while drinking hot toddies by the fire. Books are solitary, television gets tiring – and what’s an activity you … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: Gilles Mendel’s Dining Nook

There’s a lot to love about Gilles Mendel’s New York apartment. First, its size: a mere 732 square feet, with only one bed and bath. Humble, intimate, petite – call it what you will, it’s decidedly small for a guy … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: Yves Saint Laurent’s Moroccan Library

Fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent once called the library of his Marrakech, Morocco home his “favorite room in the world.” And it’s easy to understand why, especially once you get a glimpse of the Villa Oasis library’s reading nook, above, … Continue reading

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OBJECTS: Mint Julep Cups

What’s the one travel souvenir you can’t leave the South without? A mint julep cup, of course. The classic bourbon cocktail was invented during the 18th century and has since become a symbol of the South. Ditto the mint julep … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: The Mercer Williams House

This week, AROHO heads to the South! In honor of our much-needed vacation, all three posts this week will focus on Southern man cave style in Savannah, Georgia. Above is an image of the drawing room in the Mercer Williams … Continue reading

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IN REAL LIFE: Valentino’s Pigeonnier

Valentino Garavani, the renowned designer behind Italian fashion house Valentino, has one seriously unique man cave. It’s a pigeonnier or, in other words, a cylindrical tower once used to house doves on the Château de Wideville estate, built just outside of … Continue reading

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