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10 Essentials: The Hovey Sisters

Weekends in Upstate New York - "I graduated from Bard College, and we used to escape from the country to the city. Now it's just the opposite. I don't know if there's a prettier part of the country. Even a weekend is just enough to recharge the batteries to face the next week in the city. This little guy was hanging out on the roadside in Chatham, NY."

10 Essentials: The Hovey Sisters

If Hollister and Porter Hovey aren't on your design radar, they should be. Aside from sharing a spectacular apartment, the sisters also founded Hovey Design, a Brooklyn-based design firm that allows the pair to indulge in their passion for exquisite eccentricities and well-made classics. With a newly launched wallpaper design from Anthropologie, and their first book, Heirloom Modern, being released this Spring and available for preorder now, it's hard to guess what these stylish sisters will do next. We caught up with them to chat about some of their favorite things - from toy soldiers to handbags. Keep reading to discover which essentials they couldn't do without.

Photo: Andrew Casey