Fashion Quickie With Kim Gieske
A former model herself, Kim Gieske definitely has what it takes to hang with the fellas of Hott and Handy. The top interior designer is the glue that holds the gang together as she dreams up the stunning solutions to their clients' home renovations. Find out more about the beautiful brunette below. Then, catch her tonight on the series premiere of Built tonight at 9/8c on Style!
How would you describe your personal style?
Northeast preppy with a modern twist
Who is your style icon?
What do you like to spend your money on in terms of fashion?
I spend most of my clothing budget on shoes and bags! I'm dying for a Givenchy Antigona bag right now.
What do you look for when shopping for a jacket?
I'm obsessed with Stella McCartney jackets. I have two, and I have worn them TO DEATH! Most jackets feel so restricting and uncomfortable, but Stella McCartney's are cut in some amazing way that you forget you're even wearing it! They cost an arm and a leg, but they're SO worth it!
What's in your eyewear collection?
What's your signature scent?
Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia by Aerin Lauder
What is your must-have travel essential?
Crème de la Mer
What's your favorite object or conversation piece at home?
My Persepolis wallpaper by Quadrille. Every single person who walks into my house wants to know where it's from!
What's the object of your techno-lust?
The Apple TV!!! When is it coming out already???
What would you consider is your most memorable splurge?
My most memorable splurge was when I renovated the kitchen and all the bathrooms in my house. It was pricey, but so worth it!
Catch the series premiere of Built tonight at 9/8c on Style!