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Talking Top Tens: Erin Gates

Founder and Editor, Elements of Style


Erin Gates is the founder and editor of Elements of Style, a popular daily blog focusing on interior design, lifestyle and fashion. She also is the principal designer at Erin Gates Design, an interior decorating firm in Boston, MA. Her first book will be released October 7th from Simon & Schuster. Follow Erin on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

And more with Erin Gates…

Your greatest achievement:

Writing a book.

What do you love most about your work?

I have a great variety of creative endeavors going on right now, but you also can’t knock making your own schedule. Even though I work harder than I ever have, I can take a day off when I want to.

Your most recent culinary discovery and obsession:

Champagne gummy bears. Seriously.

Skincare product you can’t live without:

Every winter I buy a jar of Crème de la Mer because it moisturizes my skin like no other!

Go-to workout song on your most recent playlist:

Coldplay - Sky Full of Stars.

A secret talent we should know about:

I’m an awesome parallel parker.

Your go-to power outfit:

You decompress each day by:

I’d like to say yoga but really it’s reading Daily Mail celebrity gossip with a glass of wine.

Where does your credit card get the most use?

Ordering furniture, fabrics and accessories for my clients.

Your celebrity crush:

I’m a stereotypical woman, and I love me some Ryan Gosling.