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Cynthia Rowley

Fashion Designer

NYC-based designer Cynthia Rowley has garnered legions of fans who appreciate her witty take on women’s fashion and colorful, versatile pieces. Named a CFDA Designer of the Year, Rowley continues to innovate with a global brand that has grown to include fitness, eyewear, and handbag collections. A passionate art collector, Rowley has collaborated on projects with Richard Phillips, Rachel Feinstein and Will Cotton, and, together with her husband Bill Powers, founded the art-retail site Exhibition A. Having shared her style wisdom on the likes of Project Runway, The Late Show With David Letterman and the Today show, this week she brings her expertise to 1stdibs, selecting her favorite picks and offering her Top 10 Design Commandments on our blog, The Study.

Top Picks

Discover Cynthia Rowley's favorite pieces
William T. Georgis, "Whalebone Marquise", Armchair, USA, 2014
William T. Georgis, "Whalebone Marquise", Armch...
21st Century and Contemporary American Armchairs
Right Angle Chair by Russell Buchanan
Right Angle Chair by Russell Buchanan
Russell Buchanan
21st Century and Contemporary American Corner Chairs
Extraordinary Carpet In Hand-knotted Wool By Annie Frykholm
Extraordinary Carpet In Hand-knotted Wool By An...
Annie Frykholm
Vintage 1930s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs
A Brutalist Bronze Sculpture/Stool
A Brutalist Bronze Sculpture/Stool
Vintage 1960s American Sculptures
Marc Bankowsky, "Pieds de Bouc", Stool, France,...
Marc Bankowsky
21st Century and Contemporary French Stools
Wonderful Set 7 English 19th Century Coloured G...
Antique 19th Century English Glass
McCollin Bryan Tinted Lens Table
Mccollin Bryan
21st Century and Contemporary British Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Turkish Angora Oushak Rug Tulu Stripes
20th Century Turkish Tribal Turkish Rugs
Small Coffee Table by Danny Lane
Danny Lane
21st Century and Contemporary British Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mid-Century Set of Six Gold Foil High Ball Glasses
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Barware
Chic 1970s, Italian Murano Art Glass Decanter
Luigi Onesto
Vintage 1970s Italian Glass

Sandra Davolio Vessel

By Sandra Davolio
Sandra Davolio Vessel
Sandra Davolio
21st Century and Contemporary Danish Ceramics
"Red Wall Loop" by Merete Rasmussen
Merete Rasmussen
21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Sculptures
Ceramic, Stoneware
Brutalist Torch-Cut Brass Wall Sconce by Tom G...
Tom Greene, Feldman Lighting Co.
Vintage 1970s American Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Steel
18k Gold & Black Enamel Cartier Pocket Lighter
Vintage 1960s Modern Tobacco Accessories
Pair of Blowball Crystal Sconces in the Manner ...
Emil Stejnar
20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Crystal, Gold, Brass

Comme Des Garcons Wool Stripe Top

By Comme des Garçons
Comme Des Garcons Wool Stripe Top
Comme des Garçons
1990s Blouses
Salt and Pepper Shakers by Ward Bennett
Ward Bennett
Vintage 1970s American More Dining and Entertaining
Brutal Planter By Paul Evans
Directional, Paul Evans
Vintage 1970s American Brutalist Planters and Jardinieres
Gucci Backgammon Sets
Vintage 1970s Italian Games
Lucite, Brass and Glass Bar/Tea Cart
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Carts and Bar Carts
Vintage Belgian Bicycle with Fender Skirt
Vintage 1930s Belgian More Furniture and Collectibles
'Tells-U-How' Style Art Deco Cocktail Shaker
Vintage 1930s British Art Deco Barware
Set of Six Kosta Boda Glass Paper Weights
Kosta Boda
Vintage 1970s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Desk Accessories
Blown Glass, Glass
Jean Vendome Diamond Gold Bracelet
Jean Vendome
Vintage 1960s Cuff Bracelets
Diamond, 18k Gold
Patchwork Coffee Table by Paul Evans
Paul Evans
Vintage 1970s Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mixed Metal
Bartolozzi & C. Sterling Silver Cup
Bartolozzi & C.
20th Century Italian Sterling Silver
Pair of Paul Evans Cityscape Hexagonal Chairs
Paul Evans
Vintage 1970s American Club Chairs
Brutalist Mid-Century Metallic Tray in The Mann...
Paul Evans, Don Drumm
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants