Thursday, October 9, 2008

The Cindy Factor

Cindy Crawford in her Malibu home, designed by Michael Smith.

Could a supermodel-turned-mass-market furniture designer be the cause of our Wall Street woes? Carl Hiaasen provides an interesting hypothesis regarding the "Cindy Factor" in The Miami Herald.

Photograph by Simon Upton from Elle Decor So Chic. More pictures of Crawford's home can be seen here.

13 comments:

Sara said...

Hmm. I wonder how he figures. (I guess I'll just have to read the article!)

hello gorgeous said...

That was just so hilarious! It might be even funnier if it weren't so true...

porter hovey said...

Cindy Crawford is just amazing. Shocking that she has remained the same age since 1990.

Domestic Diva said...

Amen! It is so true...yet so sad!

phoenix said...

That was hilarious!

Pigtown-Design said...

He's hilarious! His brother Rob writes for the paper in Baltimore.

Visual Vamp said...

The Cindy Factor has been a come on in furniture stores since the year one. I never understood the idea of buying houseful, or roomful of furniture at one time, and paying it off with payments. It always seems like crappy furniture that would wear out before the last payment was made.
And the real Cindy sin is that ugly, boring, sterile, cheaply made, over priced furniture she attaches her name to.
xo xo

Brilliant Asylum said...

Agreed. I would rather live with an "early attic" anything than make payments on a piece of furniture.

viera said...

Not sure about the furniture range. Actually do not like it. But love her Malibu house

Sabina said...

Hilarious -- Cindy does look good!!

London Calling said...

Great article. A cerebral chuckle.

Ashley L. said...

Oh! Those flowers and those pillows! Very pretty!

Anonymous said...

Carl Hiaasen is very pretty and a amazing designer.

-Zane of ontario honey