's legendary creative director, self described "hoarder," and cat enthusiast Grace Coddington invited The Wall Street Journal
to tour her New York home
and we're loving the photos. The Chelsea-area apartment is naturally filled with chic details: fashion photography from the likes of Bruce Weber
,Â Chanel and Louis Vuitton blankets, and, according to the mag, copious amounts of HermÃ¨s and Balenciaga boxes.
Yet, the slightly rustic and altogether homey abode is a bit of a surprise -- we had sort of expected the creative genius to reside in a sleek, glamorous apartment filled with glittering surfaces but on second thought, our shock subsided. Chockfull of said meaningful photos, mementos, and plenty of cat paraphernalia, the home reminds us of Coddington's childhood home -- a bed and breakfast in Wales which she describes in detail in her memoir Grace
See more photos of the cozy apartment at The Wall Street Journal
Photographs:Â Arthur Elgort