Sarah Wittenbraker is owner and founder of Austin-based Sarah Wittenbraker Interiors. Her combined years in Dallas, New York and Austin create a bold point of view melding Southern traditional, big-city glamour and laid-back modern. Sarah encourages clients to be authentic, original and brave enough to bring out their inner style. This year, Sarah and partner Anne Campbell are also launching Worn + Domestic, an e-commerce site specializing in a curated selection of home and fashion accessories. Follow Sarah on Instagram for design inspiration.
May 26, 2016
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Your biggest fashion faux pas, or a regrettable purchase / style phase:
I was super into the cropped sweater vests in high school. They went great with my matte brown lipstick and liner.
Your current Netflix addiction:
Not quite Netflix, but I’m a Game of Thrones nerd / crazy person. When it ends, I’ll have to go into full mourning, just like the grim aftermath of the Lost finale.
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Your greatest achievement:
My greatest (in progress!) achievement is the birth and raising of my three kids. They are absolutely my favorite people to hang out with.
What do you love most about your work?
My clients rock. The fact that I get to mix colors and patterns to bring them joy is incredibly rewarding.
One piece of advice you would give your 18 year old self:
Trust your gut, be kind, take risks, and surround yourself with people who encourage you to do all those things. It will all work out.
The trend you hope never goes out of style:
I’m thrilled wide-leg jeans and trousers are back…The Annie Hall in me never gave up on them.
Your go-to power outfit:
Jeans, heels, blazer, red lips.
The beauty product found in your bag at all times:
Does Aquaphor count? The ultimate cure all!
If you weren’t [insert career], you’d be a [fill in the blank]?
If I weren’t an interior decorator, I’d most definitely be starring in Hamilton.
Charity/charities you support:
Rick, my husband, and I are cheerleaders for Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, Texas. They are true miracle workers.