À la mode: Tying your fashion and interior design together
Last August, Britt Barkwell came across a classic Edwardian home in Toronto’s Rosedale neighbourhood. The house, which she purchased with her husband Aaron, a lawyer, was filled with natural light. It definitely had good bones but a previous renovation left the space without the clean lines that Barkwell craved for her family.
Barkwell’s sense of style, honed over more than a decade of working in fashion retail, favours subtlety and nuance. Over the past year, she oversaw a renovation that carries the minimalist aesthetic of her wardrobe through the house. The process afforded her a crash course in interior design and a thorough understanding of the power of staying true to your look.
Winnipeg-born Barkwell started her career in New York at Club Monaco where she was part of the …
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